First Workshop on Parasitic Nematodes – NYUAD

First Workshop on Parasitic Nematodes – NYUAD

Abu Dhabi, UAE, Thursday 4 January – Saturday 6 January 2018

The purpose of this First workshop on parasitic nematodes is to bring together experts from the C. elegans and parasite biology communities to foster interaction and cross-fertilization of ideas between researchers in these related fields. This workshop is the first of its kind in the region, and it presents 5 sessions on cutting-edge research on major topics, including: i) parasitic models; ii) development, behavior,and host interactions; iii) natural variation and genomics; iv) chemical and functional genomics; and v) new molecular genetic tools. For more information on the workshop, abstract submission for posters, and available travel grants, please visit the NYUAD CGSB website.

Organizing Committee
Kris Gunsalus, NYU New York and NYU Abu Dhabi
Oliver Hobert, Columbia University
James Lok, University of Pennsylvania
Erik Andersen, Northwestern University
Hala Fahs, NYU Abu Dhabi

 

Image credit: Nippostrongylus brasiliensis by Claire Hoving
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