Keynote Speakers

Dr Sylvain Brisse, Institut Pasteur, Paris
Presentation Title Genomic epidemiology of bacterial pathogens

Francisco J. Ayala, Dept Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Irvine, USA
Presentation Title: Human Nature: Genes to Culture

Michael Bowen, Rotavirus Surveillance Team,  NCIRD, CDC, USA 
Presentation Title: Molecular Epidemiology of Group A Rotaviruses: Implications for Vaccine Introduction into Countries of South East Asia

Robin Gasser, Faculty of Veterinary, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Presentation Title: Exploring the evolution and epidemiology of parasitic helminths in the -omics age

Joseph Heitman, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, USA
Presentation Title: Sexual reproduction of eukaryotic microbial pathogens

Edward Holmes, Sydney Emerging Infections & Biosecurity Institute, The University of Sydney, Australia
Presentation Title: Viral evolution

Nicole Lee Mideo, University of Toronto, Canada
Presentation Title: New tools for detecting drug resistance in malaria infections

Jean-Claude Piffaretti, Interlifesciences, Massagno, Switzerland

R M. Pitchappan, Director-Research  Chettinad University, India
Presentation Title: Human genetic diversity in Asia and the rest of the world

Yong Poovorawan, Center of Excellence in Clinical Virology, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Presentation Title: Molecular epidemiology and evolution of Chikungunya

Andrew Read, Penn State University, USA
Presentation Title: TBC

Gabriele Schoenian, Institute of Microbiology and Hygiene, Charité University Medicine Berlin, Germany
Presentation Title: Molecular diversity and evolution of the Leishmania donovani complex

Andrew Thompson, School of Veterinary and Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Australia
Presentation Title: Molecular epidemiology and evolution of Giardia

Nikolaos Vasilakis, Dept. of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, USA
Presentation Title: From antiquity to present - Dengue, a constantly evolving

Catherine Walton, Computational Evolutionary Biology Group, University of Manchester, UK
Presentation Title: Phylogeography of Anopheles mosquitoes, with special emphasis to South East Asia


Organised by



Supporting publication

Tribology International

Twitter Hashtag