Student Presentations

Tuesday 2nd September 

Malaria & NTD Student Presentations

 In an Open Competition Six Malaria & NTD Research Students were chosen from UK universities to make short presentations of their work.

Kayla G. Barnes, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Insecticide Resistance: A Threat To Disease Control

 Lucas Cunningham, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine: The little Pigs and the Big Bad Trypanosome.  An Investigation into the presence of a parasite (T. brucei gambiense) in domestic pigs from a Northern Ugandan Sleeping Sickness focus

Deborah DiLibertoPhD Student at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Can malaria interventions lead to health system solutions?  A study exploring the design and evaluation of a health worker intervention in Eastern Uganda.

 Mark Moseley, BVSc  MPHIL, MRVCS, Aberdeen University. The Molecular Epideiology of Leptospirosis in Madagascar

This study is undertaken in conjunction with the Institut Pasteur de Madagascar. Funded jointly by the BBSRC EastBio Doctoral Training Partnership and the University of Aberdeen Environment and Food Security theme.

Oliver Perham Centre for Immunology and Infection – University of York and Hull York Medical School. Immunolopathogenesis of Visceral Leishmaniasis – New Insights in the causes of infection-induced anaemia.

 Waleed Alsalem, PhD student at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.  A public health approach to leishmaniasis control