Program 2017-08-29T21:38:02+00:00

Venue of Event: Universidad de Guanajuato, Auditorio “Ma. Elena Morales”,

Departamento de Lenguas, Calzada de Guadalupe S/N;

Zona Centro, Guanajuato, Gto. Mexico

9:00-9:30    Opening Ceremony

9:30-10:30 Sporotrichosis in India. Arunaloke Chakrabarti, Center of Advance Research in Medical Mycology, Chandigarh, India.

10:30-11:30 Sporotrichosis in Mexico. Alexandro Bonifaz, Departamento de Micología, Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital General de Mexico “Dr. Eduardo Liceaga”, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico.

11:30-12:00 Coffee break

12:00-13:00 Sporotrichosis in Brazil. Isabella Gremiao, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Brazil 13:00-14:30 Lunch break

14:30-15:30 Basis of cellular and humoral immune response in sporotrichosis: implications for therapy. Sandro Almeida, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

15:30-16:30 Molecular diagnosis of sporotrichosis: New aspects and recent developments. Anderson Rodrigues, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Brazil.

16:30-17:00 Coffee break

17:00-18:00 AIM-Seq and CIM-Seq: Tools for Forward Genetics in Tractable and Intractable Microbes. Joshua Granek, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

18:00-19:00 Young Researchers and Selected Abstracts

Phylogenetic analysis of clinical and environmental isolates of the Sporothrix complex. Conchita Torrielo, UNAM, Mexico.

Can early treatment of feline sporotrichosis curb the zoonotic transmission of the disease?  Sandro Pereira, Fiocruz, Brazil.

Immunological changes in retrovirus/Sporothrix co-infected cats. Luisa Monteiro de Miranda, Fiocruz, Brazil.

Selected abstract (5 min): Antibody generation against recombinant protein Gp70 from Sporothrix schenckii sensu stricto and Sporothrix brasiliensis. Laura García-Carnero, Universidad Guanajuato, Mexico

Selected abstract (5 min): Phenotyping of clinical isolates of Sporothrix spp. obtained from patients diagnosed with cutaneous sporotrichosis in the Medical Mycology Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Antioquia, from 2004 to 2017. Laura Carolina Álvarez Azevedo, Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia.

9:00-10:00 Differences between Feline sporotrichosis in Japan and Malaysia.  Rui Kano, Nihon University School of Veterinary Medicine, Kameino Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan.

10:00-11:00 Sporotrichosis; From KOH to molecular biology. Roberto Arenas. Department of Dermatology “Dr. Manuel Gea González” General Hospital, Mexico City, Mexico.

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:30 Young Researchers and Selected Abstracts

Cell damage and in vitro susceptibility of Sporothrix globosa and Sporothrix schenckii sensu stricto, due to photosensitizers TPPS4 and TPPS4Zn. Héctor Villalobos, IVIC, Venezuela.

Surgical amputation as a consequence of osteomyelitis due to Sporothrix brasiliensis in two immunocompetent nonalcoholic patients. Andrea Regina Baptista, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil.

Chitin Potentiates Sporothrix schenckii Clearance in Mouse Model of Sporotrichosis via Promoting Fungal Phagocytosis of Macrophages. Huaiqiu Huang, Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, China.

Selected Abstract (5 min): Potential virulence attributes of Sporothrix species: a comparison between culture collection and clinical strains. Pãmella Antunes de Macêdo Sale, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil.

12:30-13:30 To be announced. Julio César Villagómez Castro. Universidad de Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico.

13:30-14:30 Lunch break

14:30-16:30 Poster session

16:30-17:30 Structural differences on cell walls of the dimorphic fungal pathogens Sporothrix schenckii and Sporothrix brasiliensis impact human macrophage recognition. Leila Lopes-Bezerra, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

17:30-19:00 Closing Ceremony. Working Group members get together to discuss the 3rd meeting and future goals.