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Host-Parasite Interactions, Biology of
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Conference Information

Status

Active

Initial Year

1981

Discipline

Biological

Categories

Meeting Cycle

24 Months

Conference Description

Since its inception in 1995, the Biology of Host-Parasite interactions GRC (previously named “Parasitism”) focused at bringing together scientists from different fields of research, but with a common interest in studying the biology of a variety of parasitic diseases such as (but not limited to) malaria, toxoplasmosis, African and American trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, trichomoniasis, giardiasis, schistosomiasis and entamoebiasis. Over the years, the conference has served as a reference to define the current state of various fields, including genetics, immunology, cell biology, biochemistry, vector biology, drug design and gene expression control, as they relate to human and animal diseases.

What is a GRC? Gordon Research Conferences (GRC) are 5-day meetings that bring scientists together from around the world to present and discuss unpublished research with other leaders in their field.

Related Conference

This Gordon Research Conference (GRC) series is related to the "Host-Parasite Interactions, Biology of" Gordon Research Seminar (GRS) series. Although a related GRS will typically be scheduled in conjunction with its parent GRC each time it meets, that may not always be the case. Refer to the individual meetings in the Meeting History section below for more details. For more information about the associated Gordon Research Seminar (GRS) series, click here.

What is a GRS? Gordon Research Seminars (GRS) are 2-day meetings that bring graduate students and post-docs together to discuss their cutting edge research among peers and mentors. Each GRS immediately precedes an associated Gordon Research Conference (GRC), and topics addressed at the GRS relate closely to the GRC.

Meeting History

YearMeeting NameDatesConference SiteChair(s)
2018 Host-Parasite Interactions, Biology of Jun 10-15 Salve Regina University Meg Phillips
Luisa M. Figueiredo
2016 Host-Parasite Interactions, Biology of
Molecular and Translational Advances in Parasitic Diseases
Jun 12-17 Salve Regina University Kasturi Haldar
Malcolm J. McConville
2014 Host-Parasite Interactions, Biology of
Molecular Mechanisms of Pathogenesis and Treatment of Parasitic Diseases
Jun 8-13 Salve Regina University Steve Hajduk
Dominique Soldati-Favre
2012 Host-Parasite Interactions, Biology of Jun 10-15 Salve Regina University Boris Striepen
Keith R. Matthews
2010 Host-Parasite Interactions, Biology of Jun 27 - Jul 2 Salve Regina University Artur Scherf
David Sibley
2008 Host-Parasite Interactions, Biology of Jun 22-27 Salve Regina University Elisabetta Ullu
2006 Host-Parasite Interactions, Biology of Jun 25-30 Salve Regina University Michael A. J. Ferguson
2004 Host-Parasite Interactions, Biology of Jun 27 - Jul 2 Salve Regina University David S. Roos
2002 Host-Parasite Interactions, Biology of Jun 16-21 Salve Regina University Norma W. Andrews
1999 Parasitism
Host-Parasite Interaction
Jun 20-25 Salve Regina University John C. Boothroyd
1997 Parasitism Jul 6-11 Salve Regina University James McKerrow
1995 Parasitism Jun 25-30 Colby-Sawyer College Stephen M. Beverley
1993 Parasitism, Molecular & Biochemical Aspects of Jun 27 - Jul 2 Colby-Sawyer College Diane McMahon-Pratt
1991 Parasitism, Molecular & Biochemical Aspects of Aug 5-9 Colby-Sawyer College Dickson D. Despommier
1989 Parasitism, Molecular & Biochemical Aspects of
Molecular and Immunological Aspects of Parasitology
Aug 7-11 Colby-Sawyer College Elmer R. Pfefferkorn
1987 Parasitism, Immunological & Molecular Aspects of Aug 3-7 Plymouth State College C C. Wang
1985 Parasitism, Immunological & Molecular Aspects of Jul 29 - Aug 2 Plymouth State College Daniel G. Colley
1983 Parasitism, Immunological & Molecular Aspects of Aug 8-12 Plymouth State College Anthony Cerami
1981 Parasitism, Immunological & Molecular Aspects of Aug 3-7 Colby-Sawyer College Alan Sher
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