Entamoeba histolytica cysteine proteases facilitate parasite invasion of the colon by disrupting the colonic mucus barrier
1. David Lin: The function of P-glycoprotein in nematodes. 2. Amy Stillar: The effects of pathogens on tight junction proteins
Dr Elodie Ghedin, TIGR, Rockville, Md.
1. Manigandan Lejeune: Role of prostaglandin E2 in the maintenance of intestinal epithelial barrier function. 2. Rémi-Martin Laberge: ABCG2 as a multidrug transporter target
Dr Robert Poulin, Dept of Zoology, University of Otago, New Zealand
Dr Jozef Vercruysse, Laboratory of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University
1. Catherine Ivory: CpG ODN adjuvant enhances the immunogenicity of a Gal-lectin vaccine. 2. Anne-Claude Bourgeois: Trace elements and nematode infections
Structural and functional characterization of the PST-1 glycosomal protein import pathway in the parasite Leishmania donovani
Carrie A. Rentchler, Art History and Communication Studies, McGill
Shake off those post-holiday blues at the YMA 5th anniversary celebration! This year's annual martini night bash is moving to Collection in the Byward Market, but we still promise all those things you've come to expect from YMA over the past 5 years - new friends, old friends and lots of laughter.