Leishmania 2018

Workshop "Molecular biology of Leishmania"


Trieste, Italy

22-24 October 2018


Meeting Location

International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology - ICGEB
Padriciano 99
I-34149 Trieste, Italy


Scientific Organisers

Lawrence Banks (ICGEB Trieste, Italy)
Greg Matlashewski (McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)


Meeting Secretariat

ICGEB Meetings and Courses Unit
Padriciano 99
I-34149 Trieste, Italy
Tel: +39-040-3757333, Fax: +39-040-226555
Email: coursesicgeb.org


This Workshop aims at providing an opportunity for young scientists, especially from least developed countries in endemic areas, for advanced training on the related topics by leading scientists in the field, as well as to establish collaborations with fellow researchers.



  • Overview of Leishmaniasis and its epidemiology
  • Computer based analysis of the Leishmania Genome
  • The Sandfly vector and transmission
  • Virulence factors involved in infection
  • Recent advances in therapy and vaccine development


Meeting announcement


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