Mahabaleshwar Seminars in Modern Biology

A topic based seminar series organized by the Department of Biological Sciences, TIFR, Mumbai

 

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PROGRAM

Saturday - 08/01/2011

1230-1530

Arrival at The Club Mahabaleswhar

1600-1700

Registration

1715-1800

Intorduction

1800-1845

Anna George

Systemic and Mucosal Immune Responses (1 unit)

1845-1930

Pierre Andre  Cazenave

Host Immune System and Pathogens (1 unit)

1930-2030

Dinner

2100-2145

Kanury Rao

Pathogenesis of TB Infection (1 unit)

Sunday - 09/01/2011

0900-1030

Kanury Rao

Survival and persistence of intracellular mycobacteria (2 units)

1030-1100

Tea Break

1100-1230

Amit Singh

Understanding the Role of Oxido-reductive Stress in Regulating Mycobacterium tuberculosis Disease and Persistence (2 units)

1230-1330

Lunch

1330-1530

Student-teacher interactive discussions *

1530-1600

Tea Break

1600-1730

S Vijaya

Lessons from a Smart Survivor : Part I & Part II (2 units)

1730-1800

Tea Break

1800-1930

H Krishna Prasad

Immune Response to Mycobacteria- A Snap shot (2 units)

1930-2030

Dinner

2100-2230

Pierre Andre Cazenave

Immunogenetics (2 units)

Monday 10/01/2011

0900-0945

Shobhona Sharma

Premunition and immunity to malaria (1 unit)

0945-1030

Sulabha Pathak

Sexual dimorphism and clinical malaria (1 unit)

1030-1100

Tea Break

1100-1230

Sylviane Pied

Pathology of cerebral malaria (2 units)

1230-1330

Lunch

1330-1530

Student-teacher interactive discussions *

1530-1600

Tea Break

1600-1730

Christopher King

Effects of Maternal-Fetal Parasitic Infections on Immune Responses Infection Risk in Early Life (2 units )

1730-1800

Tea Break

1800-1930

Huub Savelkoul

Nutritional Zinc and Other Micronutrients: Effects on Indicators of Immune Response to Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in Stunted Children of Tanzania (2 units)

1930-2030

Dinner

2100-2230

Student presentations

Tuesday - 11/01/2011

0900-0945

B Ravindran

Filariasis Infection vs Disease Conundrum (1 unit)

0945-1030

B Ravindran

Modulation of host immune responses by helminthes (1 unit)

1030-1100

Tea Break

1100-1145

Subash Babu

Pathology in helminth infections mediated by host immune response (1 unit)

1145-1230

Christopher King

Co-infections: malaria and parasitic helminthes (1 unit)

1230-1330

Lunch

1330-1530

Student-teacher interactive discussions *

1530-1600

Tea Break

1600-1730

Mark Wilson

Hygiene, Allergy and the Impact of Co-morbid Conditions (2 units)

1730-1800

Tea Break

1800-1845

Christopher King

Co-infections - Malaria and Nematodes (1 unit)

1845-1930

Subash Babu

Pathology in helminth infections mediated by host immune responses  (1 unit)

1930-2030

Dinner

2100-2230

General Discussion

Wednesday 12/01/2011

0900-1030

Anna George

Gastrointesitinal environment and disease (2 units)

1030-1100

Tea Break

1100-1145

Mark Wilson

Hygiene Hypothesis (1 unit)

1145-1230

Huub Savelkoul

Food allergy: basic mechanisms, prevention and treatment (1 unit)

1230-1330

Lunch

1330-1830

Trip to Pratapgadh & Sunset Point

1830-1900

Tea Break

1900-1930

Closing Remarks

1930-2030

Bonfire Dinner

One unit talk is 45 min

* The students and teachers will be divided into three groups and rotated so that each day a different set of students will interact with a different set of teachers