The purpose of this First workshop on parasitic nematodes is to bring together experts from the C. elegans and parasite biology communities to foster interaction and cross-fertilization of ideas between researchers in these related fields.

This workshop is the first of its kind in the region, and it presents 5 sessions on cutting-edge research on major topics, including: i) parasitic models; ii) development, behavior, and host interactions; iii) natural variation and genomics; iv) chemical and functional genomics; and v) new molecular genetic tools.

For more information on the workshop, abstract submission for posters, and available travel grants, please visit the NYUAD CGSB website.

Image: Nippostrongylus brasiliensis, credit: Claire Hoving

Organizing Committee

Kris Gunsalus, NYU New York and NYU Abu Dhabi

Oliver Hobert, Columbia University

James Lok, University of Pennsylvania

Erik Andersen, Northwestern University

Hala Fahs, NYU Abu Dhabi

Hosted by
  • Center for Genomics and Systems Biology (CGSB), NYU Abu Dhabi

Center for Genomics and Systems Biology

The NYUAD CGSB was established to provide a nexus for cutting-edge life sciences research in the Emirates, with world-class facilities and resources to promote innovative advances in genomics and systems biology.

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