Assessing the Plasmodium vivax Research Agenda: Interdisciplinary Workshops

Assessing the Plasmodium vivax Research Agenda: Interdisciplinary Workshops

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Barcelona, Spain
CosmoCaixa

Immediately following the conference Advances in Plasmodium vivax Malaria Research, jointly presented by the New York Academy of Sciences, the "la Caixa" Foundation, B-DEBATE , Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), and the Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB), ISGlobal shall host a series of free, interdisciplinary, satellite workshops that shall review progress on key aspects of the Plasmodium vivax research agendaas they pertain to malaria treatment, control, and elimination.

Morning Workshops: Please select one (1) option from the following three (3) concurrent Morning Workshops

Workshops 1: What is Severe Plasmodium vivax Malaria?

Workshops 2: Diagnosis Issues in Plasmodium vivax: Molecular Diagnosis and Glucose-6-phosphate-dehydrogenase (G6PD)

Workshops 3: OMICS Resources for Plasmodium vivax Biology

Afternoon Workshops: Please select one (1) option from the following three (3) concurrent Afternoon Workshops

Workshops 4: Standardization of Plasmodium vivax in vivo Trials and in vitro Drug Assays

Workshops 5: How to Define and Measure Plasmodium vivax Transmission

Workshops 6: In vitro Culture of Plasmodium vivax

The Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB) – Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) will maintain a waitlist for all Workshops that reach registration capacity. In the event that your Workshop of interest is full, please contact Anne-Sophie Gresle at anne-sophie.gresle@cresib.cat to be included on a wait list.

Registration Pricing

Workshop registration is free. Advance registration is required.Seating is limited.

Register from this page if you are interested in attending this workshop only. Participants interested in attending the entire Advances in Plasmodium vivax Malaria Research conference (May 28–29, 2013) should register at www.nyas.org/Vivax.

Agenda

* Presentation titles and times are subject to change.


Thursday, May 30, 2013

MORNING WORKSHOP

9:00 AM

Participants are invited to select one (1) option from the following three (3) concurrent Morning Workshops

Each workshop will include a 30-minute coffee break.

WORKSHOP 1

What is Severe Plasmodium vivax Malaria?
Workshop leaders:
Quique Bassat, PhD, Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB), Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal)
Marcus Lacerda, MD, PhD, Fundação de Medicina Tropical Doutor Heitor Vieira Dourado
Nicholas Anstey, PhD, Menzies University

WORKSHOP 2

Diagnosis Issues in Plasmodium vivax: Molecular Diagnosis and Glucose-6-phosphate-dehydrogenase (G6PD)
Workshop Leaders:
Luzia Carvalho, PhD, Centro de Pesquisas René Rachou
Iveth Gonzalez, MD (Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics)

WORKSHOP 3

'OMICS Resources for Plasmodium vivax Biology
Workshop Leaders:
Jane M. Carlton, PhD, New York University
Rhoel Dinglasan, PhD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University

12:30 PM

Lunch on Own

AFTERNOON WORKSHOP

1:30 PM

Participants are invited to select one (1) option from the following three (3) concurrent Afternoon Workshops

Each workshop will include a 30-minute coffee break.

WORKSHOP 4

Standardization of Plasmodium vivax in vivo Trials and in vitro Drug Assays
Workshop leaders:
Ric Price, MD, Oxford University
Marcus Lacerda, PhD, Fundação de Medicina Tropical Doutor Heitor Vieira Dourado

WORKSHOP 5

How to Define and Measure Plasmodium vivax Transmission
Workshop leaders:
Ivo Mueller, PhD, Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB), Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), and Walter & Eliza Hall Institute
Jetsumon Sattabongkot Prachumsri, PhD, Mahidol University

WORKSHOP 6

In vitro Culture of Plasmodium vivax
Workshop Leaders:
Hernando A. del Portillo, PhD, Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB), Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), and Hospital Clinic, Universitat de Barcelona
John H. Adams, PhD, University of South Florida

5:00 PM

Adjourn

Speakers

John H. Adams, PhD

University of South Florida

Nicholas Anstey, PhD

Menzies University

Quique Bassat, PhD

Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB)
Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal)

Iveth Gonzalez, MD, PhD

Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics

Jane M. Carlton, PhD

New York University

Luzia Carvalho, PhD

Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou

Hernando A. del Portillo, PhD

Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB)
Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) Hospital Clinic, Universitat de Barcelona

Rhoel Dinglasan, PhD, MPH

Johns Hopkins University

Marcus Lacerda, MD, PhD

Fundação de Medicina Tropical Doutor Heitor Vieira Dourado

Ivo Mueller, PhD

Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB)
Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal)
Walter & Eliza Hall Institute

Ric Price, MD

Oxford University

Jetsumon Sattabongkot Prachumsri, PhD

Mahidol University

Lodging

Suggested Hotel Accommodations around CosmoCaixa

ABAC Hotel
Address: Avenida Tibidabo 1, (walking distance)
Telephone: + 34 933196600
Web: http://www.abacbarcelona.com/eng
E-mail: info@abacbarcelona.com

Hotel Bertran
Address: Calle Bertran, 150 (walking distance)
Telephone: + 34 932127550 / Fax: + 34 934187103
Web: http://www.bertran-hotel.com
E-mail: info@hotelbertran.com

Hotel Alimara
Address: Calle Berruguete 126, (next to the Ronda de Dalt beltway, 20-min car ride)
Telephone: + 34 934270000 /Fax: + 34 934279292
Web: http://www.alimarahotel.com
Email: hotel.alimara@cett.es

Suggested Hotel Accommodations in Downtown Barcelona

Within walking distance of public transportation
There are not many hotels within walking distance of CosmoCaixa, and thus we recommend that participants book a hotel in downtown Barcelona around Plaza Catalunya, which is in close proximity to public transportation (Ferrocalines de Cataluña or bus # 17).

Hotel Jazz
Address: C Pelai, 3, bxs
Telephone: + 34 935529696 / Fax: + 34 935529697
Web: http://www.nnhotels.es
E-mail: jazz@nnhotels.es

Hotel Catalonia Ramblas
Address: C Pelai, 28
Telephone: + 34 933168400 / Fax: + 34 933168401
Web: http://www.hoteles-catalonia.es
E-mail: ramblas@hoteles-catalonia.es

Hotel H10 Universitat
Address: Rda Universitat 21
Telephone: + 34 933427850 / Fax: + 34 933024907
Web: http://www.h10.es
E-mail: h10.universitat@h10.es

Hotel Regina
Address: C Bergara, 2*4
Telephone: + 34 933013232 / Fax: + 34 933182326
Web: http://www.reginahotel.com
E-mail: reservas@reginahotel.com

Hotel Catalonia Duques de Bergara
Address: Bergara, 11
Telephone: + 34 933015151 / Fax: + 34 933173442
Web: http://www.hoteles-catalonia.es
E-mail: duques@hoteles-catalonia.es

Hotel Pulitzer
Address: C Bergara, 8
Telephone: + 34 934816767
Web: http://www.hotelpulitzer.es
E-mail: info@hotelpulitzer.es

Hotel Soho
Gran Vía, 543-545
Telephone: + 34 935529610 / Fax: + 34 9355296 11
Web:http://www.hotelsohobarcelona.com
E-mail: soho@nnhotels.com

Hotel Reding
Address: Gravina, 5*7
Telephone: + 34 934121097 / Fax: + 34 932683482
Web: http://www.hotelreding.com
E-mail: reding@occidental-hoteles.com

Hotel H10 Gravina
Address: Gravina, 12
Telephone: + 34 933016868 / Fax: + 34 933172838
Web: http://www.h10.es
E-mail: h10.gravina@h10.es

Hotel Inglaterra
Address: Pelai, 14
Telephone: + 34 934873939 / Fax: + 34 935051109
Web: http://www.hotel-inglaterra.com
E-mail: recepcion@hotel-inglaterra.com

Hotel Ciutat Vella
Address: C Tallers, 66
Telephone: + 34 934813799 / Fax: + 34 934813805
Web: http://www.hotelciutatvella.com
E-mail: info@hotelciutatvella.com

Hotel Atlantis
Address: C Pelai, 20
Telephone: + 34 933189012 / Fax: + 34 934120914
Web: http://www.hotelatlantis-bcn.com
E-mail: info@hotelatlantis-bcn.com

Hotel Lleó
Address: C Pelai, 22
Telephone: + 34 933181039 / Fax: + 34 934122657
Web: http://www.hotel-lleo.es
E-mail: reservas@hotel-lleo.es