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Symposium poster sessions

List of poster titles, authors and affiliations presented at the 9th Annual Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Symposium on Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 November 2020.

Poster session 1

Tuesday 10 November 2020:  3.20 – 4 pm

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01 Boromycin has potent anti-Toxoplasma and anti-Cryptosporidium Activity
  Jaypee Abenoja and Roberta O'Connor
  Washington State University, Pullman, USA
02 RNAi Screening of the Human Druggable Genome for effects on Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  Alison Daniels, Jürgen Schwarze, Harish. Nair, Jürgen Haas
  Infection Medicine, Center for Inflammation Research, Usher Institute, Infection Medicine
03 Examining the potential role of CMTR1 in infuenza A virus infection
  Susana Keane, Christine Tait-Burkard, Paul Digard
  The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh
04 Two purine salvage enzymes used as drug target in Leishmania donovani
  Jigneshkumar Mochi, Anju Pappachan
  Central University of Gujarat
05 Unconventional rabies contact tracing in rural India: When epidemiology and medical anthropology meet at the temple
  Deborah Nadal
  University of Glasgow
06 Developmental competence in selected and naturally occurring African trypanosome isolates
  Guy Oldrieve
  School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh
07 Role of Riboregulators in Virulence
  Pujitha Raja, Arede Rei, Sander Granneman, Thamarai Schneiders
  College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, School of Biological Sciences
08 A genome-wide RNAi screen to identify markers of isometamidium resistance in livestock trypanosomes
  Pieter Steketee, E. Paxton, E.A. Dickie, R. Ritchie, J. Iremonger, C. Gadelha, B. Wickstead, M.P Barrett, L. J. Morrison
  Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh; Wellcome Centre for Integrative Parasitology, University of Glasgow; School of Life Science, University of Nottingham
09 Modelling optimally to the treatment of Tuberculosis patients  for enhance medical knowledge
  Syahrul Tuba
  Indonesia Defense University

Poster session 2

Wednesday 11 November 2020:  11.20 am - 12 pm

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10 Structural Differences between m6A Machineries Against Zoonotic Influenza Viruses
  Mahmoud Bayoumi and Muhammad Munir
  Division of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom
11 SYBR-Green based RT-qPCR for detection of SARS-CoV2 Receptor binding domain in the swab samples collected from COVID-19 suspected individuals
  Jitendra K. Biswal
  ICAR-International Centre for FMD, Odisha, India
12 Investigating the role of Mce proteins expressed by MAP in host cell invasion
  Rosemary Blake, Dr. Jo Stevens and Prof. Jayne Hope
  The Roslin Institute
13 Characterisation of a host receptor for Plasmodium falciparum-infected erythrocyte rosette formation
  Molly Carlier, J. Alex Rowe
  Institute of  Immunology and Infection Research, University of Edinburgh
14 DGCR8-dependent control of antiviral immunity in human cells
  Priscilla Chin & Sara Macias
  Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK
15 The effect of health status at the start of treatment on adherence to tuberculosis medication
  Mary Flook, Helen Stagg
  Usher Institute, University of Edinburgh
16 Correlating metagenomic analysis of resistance genes in municipal sewage with national surveillance of phenotypic resistance in clinical isolates
  Hannah C Lepper, Mark EJ Woolhouse, Bram AD van Bunnik
  Usher Institute
17 Inside-Out Chicken Enteroids with Leukocyte Component as a Model to Study Host-Pathogen Interactions
  Tessa J. Nash, Katrina M. Morris, Neil A. Mabbott, Lonneke Vervelde
  Division of Infection and Immunity, The Roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Midlothian, UK
18 Characterising HIV-1 Infections in the East Africa SEARCH Trial
  Emma Pujol Hodge, Andrew Leigh Brown
  Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
19 An overview of Canine Adeno Virus type 2
  Nitin Sharma
  Ibt, Patwadangar Nainital
20 Landscape genomics of Escherichia coli in livestock-keeping households across a rapidly developing urban city
  Dishon M. Muloi1,2,3*, Bryan A. Wee1*, Deirdre M. H. McClean1, Melissa E. Ward3,4, Louise Pankhurst4, Hang Phan4, Alistair Ivens3, Velma Kivali2, Alice Kiyonga2, Christine Ndinda2, Nduhiu Gitahi5, Tom Ouko6, James Hassell2,7, Titus Imboma8, James Akoko2, Maurice Karani2, Samuel Njoroge6, Patrick Muinde2, Yukiko Nakamura9, Lorren Alumasa2, Erin Furmaga10, Titus Kaitho11, Elin Öhgren12, Fredrick Amanya2, Allan Ogendo2, Daniel Wilson13, Judy Bettridge 14, John Kiiru6, Catherine Kyobutungi15, Cecila Tacoli16, Erastus Kang’ethe5, Julio Davila17, Sam Kariuki6, Timothy Robinson18, Jonathan Rushton7, Mark E. J. Woolhouse1, Eric Fèvre2,7
  Usher Institute, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom International Livestock Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya Institute of Infection, Veterinary and Ecological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Neston, United Kingdom National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya Research Center for Zoonosis Control, Hokkaido University, Japan Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, United States Veterinary Services Department, Kenya Wildlife Service, Kenya Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden Big Data Institute, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, Chatham Maritime, United Kingdom African Population Health Research Centre, Nairobi, Kenya International Institute for Environment and Development, London, United Kingdom The Bartlett Development Planning Unit, Faculty of the Built Environment, University College London, London, United Kingdom Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy