Program

SUNDAY, JUNE 11


09:00 – 13:30

MORNING PRE-MEETING COURSES

Course 1: Parasite biology, animal models and imaging advances
Rogério Amino (France), Mary Galinski (USA) and Letusa Albrecht (Brazil)

Course 2: Conducting epidemiological studies
Ivo Mueller (Australia/France), Ingrid Felger (Switzerland) and Wuelton Monteiro (Brazil)

Course 3: Conducting clinical trials
Quique Bassat (Spain), Ric Price (Australia/UK) and André Siqueira (Brazil)

 

13:30 - 15:00

LUNCH

 

15:00 - 18:30 

AFTERNOON PRE-MEETING COURSES

Course 4: Understanding omics data and modelling studies
Jessica Kissinger (USA), Michael White (UK) and Gabriela Gomes (UK)

Course 5: Programatic challenges to vivax malaria elimination
Kevin Baird (Indonesia), Marcelo Ferreira (Brazil), Paola Marchesini (Brazil)

Course 6: Scientific publishing
Marcel Hommel (UK) and Judith Recht (Brazil)

 

Guided visits to a limited number of people to the Tropical Medicine Foundation Dr. Heitor Vieira Dourado will happen during the morning and during the afternoon. Buses will be available from/to the hotel. If you are interested please contact Mrs. Ana Paula Souza (icpvr2017@gmail.com).

 

19:30 - 21:00

OPENING CEREMONY

Welcoming words
Marcus Lacerda (Brazil)

Grassi & Feletti Opening Lecture
Chair: Marcus Lacerda (Brazil)

Pedro Alonso (Switzerland)
P. vivax malaria research in the context of elimination

21:00 - 23:00    

RECEPTION (Rio Negro Ballroom)

 


MONDAY, JUNE 12
 

9:00 - 11:00 

TOPIC 1: TACKLING THE HYPNOZOITE AND RELAPSE
Chairs: Dominique Mazier (France) and Cristiana Brito (Brazil) 

 

Dennis Kyle (USA)

Advances in the search for new drugs that target hyonozoites


Sebastian Mikolajczak (USA) 
Plasmodium vivax: Liver stage development and hypnozoite persistence in humanized mouse liver

Oral presentations (3/15 min) from abstracts (TBA)
Turbo talks (3/5 min) from abstracts (TBA)

 

11:00 - 11:30 

COFFEE BREAK


11:30 - 13:30 

TOPIC 2: NOVEL INSIGHTS INTO PARASITE BIOLOGY   
Chairs: Bruce Russel (New Zealand) and Luzia Carvalho (Brazil)


Wai-Hong Tham (Australia) 
Malaria parasite invasion, versatile structural scaffolds and alternate erythrocyte receptors

Peter Zimmerman (USA) 

Plasmodium vivax isolates from Madagascar: Sample collection to in vitro culture

Oral presentations (3/15 min) from abstracts (TBA)
Turbo talks (3/5 min) from abstracts (TBA)

 

13:30 - 15:00 

POSTER SESSION 1 (lunch boxes will be served)

 

15:00 - 17:00

TOPIC 3: SYSTEMS BIOLOGY
Chairs: Zbynek Bozdech (Singapore) and Jessica Kissinger (USA) 


Elizabeth Winzeler (USA) 
Whole genome analysis


Mark Styczynski (USA) 
Integrative systems biology of a rhesus macaque model of P. vivax malaria

Oral presentations (3/15 min) from abstracts (TBA)
Turbo-talks (3/5 min) from abstracts (TBA)

 

17:00 - 17:30

TEA BREAK

 

17:30 - 18:30

TOPIC 4: IS MODELLING ACCELERATING ELIMINATION?                                                                                     Chairs: Gabriela Gomes (UK) and Miles Davenport (Australia) 


Michael White (UK) 
Expanded control and elimination of P. vivax in Papua New Guinea: a mathematical modelling study

Oral presentations (2/15 min) from abstracts (TBA)

 


TUESDAY, JUNE 13
 

9:00 - 11:00 

TOPIC 5: EPIDEMIOLOGY AND SURVEILLANCE
Chairs: Chris Drakeley (UK) and Dionicia Gamboa (Peru)  


Ric Price (Australia/UK) 
Delayed mortality following recurrent P. vivax infection
 

Joe Vinetz (USA) 
Mechanisms of resilient malaria in the Peruvian Amazon

Oral presentations (3/15 min) from abstracts (TBA)
Turbo talks (3/5 min) from abstracts (TBA)

 

11:00 - 11:30

COFFEE BREAK

 

11:30 - 13:30

TOPIC 6: UNDERSTANDING, MAPPING AND NOVEL INTERVENTIONS IN TRANSMISSION
Chairs: Norma Padilla (Guatemala) and Paulo Pimenta (Brazil)


Rhoel Dinglasan (USA) 
Dissecting P. vivax transmission biology through comparative omics, chemical probes and molecular tools
 

Kevin Kobylinski (Thailand) 
Ivermectin mass drug administration for malaria elimination

Oral presentations (3/15 min) from abstracts (TBA)
Turbo talks (3/5 min) from abstracts (TBA)

 

13:30 - 15:00 

POSTER SESSION 2 (lunch boxes will be served)

 

15:00 - 17:00 

TOPIC 7: IMMUNITY, PATHOGENESIS, VACCINE DISCOVERY AND DEVELOPMENT 
Chairs: Chetan Chitnis (France) and Myriam Arevalo (Colombia) 


Christopher King (USA) 
Characterization of functional antibodies to malaria host/parasite interactions utilizing human monoclonal antibodies
 

Arturo Reyes Sandoval (UK) 
A P. vivax pre-erythrocytic vaccine using virus-like particles: towards clinical development

Oral presentations (3/15 min) from abstracts (TBA)
Turbo talks (3/5 min) from abstracts (TBA)

17:00 - 17:30

TEA BREAK

 

17:30 - 18:00

TOPIC 8: LATE BREAKERS
Chairs: Lise Musset (French Guiana) and Takafumi Tsuboi (Japan)

Turbo talks (6/5 min) from abstracts (TBA)

 

20:00 - 21:00

AMAZONAS GUITAR ORQUESTRA (Opera House) - buses will depart from the hotel from 18:30-19:00

 

21:00-22:00

RECEPTION - buses will depart to the hotel from 22:00-23:00

 


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14


9:00 - 11:00 

TOPIC 9: ARE CURRENT CONTROL STRATEGIES AIMED AT P. VIVAX WORKING?
Chairs: Qin Cheng (Australia) and Richard Maude (Thailand) 


Ingrid Felger (Switzerland) 
Limitations of nucleic acid amplification tests for diagnosis of P. vivax in community surveys and possible solutions

Iveth Gonzalez (Switzerland) 
Diagnosis for P. vivax malaria: status and needs

Oral presentations (3/15 min) from abstracts (TBA)
Turbo talks (3/5 min) from abstracts (TBA)

 

11:00 - 11:30

COFFEE BREAK

 

11:30 - 13:30

TOPIC 10: ACHIEVING UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO SAFE AND EFFECTIVE RADICAL CURE 
Chairs: Cindy Chu (Thailand) and Germana Bancone (Thailand)


Kevin Baird (Indonesia) 
How to treat P. vivax infection where G6PD deficiency is common
 

Lucio Luzzatto (Tanzania) 
G6PD deficiency and acute haemolytic anaemia caused by primaquine and other agents

Oral presentations (3/15 min) from abstracts (TBA)
Turbo talks (3/5 min) from abstracts (TBA)

 

13:30 - 15:00 

POSTER SESSION 3 (lunch boxes will be served)

 

15:00 - 17:00

TOPIC 11: TOWARDS ELIMINATION OF P. VIVAX MALARIA
Chair: Ivo Müeller (Australia/France) and André Siqueira (Brazil) 


Brice Campo (Switzerland) 
MMV P. vivax liver stage strategy and advances on projects and countries working effectively towards elimination
 

Scott Miller (USA) 
Filling the toolbox for P. vivax elimination

Oral presentations (3/15 min) from abstracts (TBA)
Turbo talks (3/5 min) from abstracts (TBA)

 

17:00 - 17:30

TEA BREAK

 

17:30 - 18:30

CLOSING CEREMONY

Krotoski Closing Lecture
Chair: Hernando del Portillo (Spain)

Nick White (UK/Thailand)
Relapse

Welcoming words to ICPVR 2019
Chetan Chitnis (France)

Final remarks, oops, drinks....