Third Internet Conference on Salivarian Trypanosomes and other
Trypanosomatids (2nd-18th October 2000)
Instructions for poster submission are being progressively included in the
Opening conferences (Millenium overviews)
John R. Seed. African Trypanosomiasis Research: 100 years of progress,
but questions and problems still remain.
George Cross. (confirmed)
1) Biology and Ultrastructure
Keith Gull (confirmed)
Michel Dollet (confirmed)
Paul Englund (confirmed)
2) Biochemistry and Drug development
Glycolytic enzymes as drug targets.
Stefan Kunz, KeWei Gong, Roya Zoraghi, Rahel Schaub and Thomas Seebeck.
cAMP signaling in T. brucei:Cyclases and phosphodiesterases.
The role of the mitogen-activated protein kinase-endothelin-1 pathway in
the pathogenesis of Chagasic Heart
3) Molecular Biology
Control of trypanosome expression sites for Varian Surface Glycoproteins.
Luc Vanhamme and Etienne Pays
Function and regulation of the VSG expression sites of T. brucei.
Wim Degrave et al.
The trypanosomatid genome projects - A current state of play.
4) Immunology and Pathology
Samuel J. Black, Noel B. Murphy, Derek P. Nolan.
Innate and acquired resistance to trypanosomiasis in Cape buffalo.
Patrick T. K. Woo
Cryptobiosis in North American Fishes.
Autoimmune pathogenesis of Chagasic Heart Disease.
Immunological strategies for control of livestock trypanosomosis .
Rick Tarleton (confirmed)
The European Centre for Infectious Diseases, a sorely needed structure
for an efficient control of infectious and parasitic diseases in Northern
and southern coutries.
Peter Van den Bossche
The epidemiology and control of bovine trypanosomosis in southern Africa.
John McDermott and Paul Coleman (confirmed)
Geoff Hide (confirmed)
Charles Beard, EM Dotson, PM Pennington, S Eichler, C Cordon-Rosales, and
Bacterial Symbiosis and Paratransgenic Control of Vector-borne Chagas
The status of research on and control of tsetse flies and other
trypanosomiasis vectors in Eastern Africa: the challenges for the next
Ian Maudlin (confirmed)
Sue Welburn (confirmed)
Conclusions and Recommendations
Alberto M. R. Davila and Kevin M. Tyler