14th ICOPA: International Congress of Parasitology

19-24 August 2018 
Daegu, South Korea

The 14th International Congress of Parasitology (ICOPA 2018) is an opportunity for participants to share information in the areas of parasitology, under the theme “Parasites: harms and benefits”, including discussions on the
possible scientific use of parasites.



The need for new treatments for filariasis to ensure that no-one is left behind

Date: Friday, 24 August 2018
Time: 8:30-10:30

Development of alternative treatments for filarial diseases
Sabine SpechtHead of Filarial Clinical Programme, DNDi, Switzerland




Leishmania and Trypanosoma: Toward new interventions

Date: Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Time: 10:00-12:00

Organizers: Joo Hwan No, Institut Pasteur Korea, Korea, and Jair Neto-Siqueira, University of California San Diego, USA

Catalyzing research and development for neglected patients: the DNDi model
Jean-Robert IosetSenior Discovery Manager, DNDi, Switzerland


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