Monday August 12, 2013
2.00 pm– 4.00 pm Nematode Session- Contributed papers I
Tuesday August 13, 2013
8.00 am –10.00 am Nematode Session- Contributed papers II
12.30 pm-4.00 pm Optional Excursion includes box lunches (for those registered at SIP)
Wednesday August 14, 2013
10.30 am 12.00 pm Poster Session (Location TBD)
4.00 pm-6.00 pm Symposium "Symbiont Contributions to Host Fitness"
4.00-4.30. I. Eleftherianos. Drosophila transcriptional response to infection by Heterorhabditis nematodes and their mutualistic Photorhabdus bacteria.
4.30-5.00 N. Waterfield. A systems biology level analysis of human host adaptation of the nematode symbiont Photorhabdus asymbiotica.
5.00-5.30 S. Forst. Natural biology of antimicrobials in symbiotic Xenorhabdus species.
5.30-6.00. F. Bashey Carrying the Right Symbiont: How nematode competitive success is influenced by bacterial interactions.
Thursday August 15, 2013
8.00 am–10.00 am Nematode Session- Contributed papers III
Friday, August 16, 2014
9.00 am –10.00 am NEMASYM Session “Ecology of Nematode-Bacterium Associations”
9.00-9.30. Keynote Speaker: John Dahl, Myxococcal multicellular development as a defense against nematode predation.
10.00-10.20. Matthew Rogers, Center for Vaccine Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Nuclear Wolbachia transfers in the genome of the parasitic nematode Brugia malayi
10.20-10.40. Shelly Michalski, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI, USA. NIH/NIAID Filariasis Research Reagent Resource Center: Reagents available to NemaSym members
10.40 am-11.00 am Coffee break
11.00 am – 12.00 pm NemaSym Business meeting