II Symposium of Tropical Health 2013

Scientific program

08:30  Welcome
Dr. Paul Nguewa. Coordinador del simposio y Director del Instituto de Salud Tropical, Universidad de Navarra

08:45   Bacterial c-di-NMPs and the immune system
Iñigo Lasa. Instituto de Agrobiotecnologia UPNA. Spain

09:20    Differential gene expression as a base for third generation vaccines against leishmaniasis
Dr. Vicente Larraga. Investigador del CSIC-Madrid. Spain.

09:55    Meeting the needs of the developing world: towards a new generation of brucellosis vaccines
Dr. Ignacio Moriyón. Instituto de Salud Tropical. Spain

10:30    Quinoxaline and arylaminoalcohol derivatives as new antimalarial agents
Dr. Ignacio Aldana. Química Orgánica. Facultad de Farmacia. Universidad de Navarra. Spain

10:50 – 11:10 Coffee break

11:15    Cunterfeit antimalarials, a public health problem
Dr. José Luis del Pozo. Clínica Universidad de Navarra. Spain

11:40     Novel hybrid selenosulfonamides as potente antileishmaianl agents
Dra. Carmen Sanmartín. Instituto de Salud Tropical. Spain

12:05     Nanotechnology-based strategies against neglected diseases: malaria, leishmaniasis, helminth infections and tuberculosis
Dr. Fabio Rocha. Universidad de Pernambuco. Brasil

12:35    Cellular innate inmunity: a forgotten arm in the design of vaccines?
Dr. Daniel Scott-Algara. Institut Pasteur. París. Francia

13:15 Concluding remarks