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About the meeting

Date and Venue

The Institut Pasteur in Montevideo (IP Montevideo), Uruguay will organize the 2nd Institut Pasteur International Network - Americas Regional Meeting on October 28-31, 2012.

The Institut Pasteur International Network is a partnership of research and public health institutes spanning all five continents. Born of Loui...(read more)

Welcome Address

Welcoming Remarks from Luis BARBEITO

Dear colleagues and friends,

We are very pleased to be hosting the Second Meeting of the Institut Pasteur International Network – Pole Americas.

The Institut Pasteur de Montevideo is one of the youngest institutes within the network, and from its inception...(read more)

News

2012-11-29

Photos Available

Photos of the Symposium, the Reception at the French Ambassador's Residence and IP Montevideo are available in the Media Gallery

2012-10-27

IPIN-Americas Region Brochure

If you wish to know more about the Pasteur Institutes of the Americas region, their missions and their acitivities, please visit the media gallery and download our brochure available in English, French and Spanish.

2012-10-26

List of Participants Available

The full list of the participants is available here.

Programme

16:30

Opening Ceremony

Tryp Hotel

Local and Invited Authorities

  • Luis BARBEITO, Executive Director IP Montevideo
  • Marc JOUAN, Executive Secretary, RIIP
  • Gregory RANDALL, Director of the Scientific Research Commission, UdelaR
  • Jorge VENEGAS, Ministerio de Salud Pública
  • Ricardo ERLICH, Ministerio de Educacion y Cultura

17:30-18:30

Presentation of the IPIN Institutes

Directors of the IPIN-Americas Institutes

  • Luis BARBEITO, IP Montevideo
  • Charles DOZOIS, Institut Armand FRAPPIER
  • Claude PIRMEZ, Fiocruz
  • Philippe QUENEL, IP French Guiana
  • Antoine TALARMIN, IP Guadeloupe

18:30-19:30

Plenary Lecture

Chair: Alejandro BUSCHIAZZO

Maria Elena BOTTAZZI, Associate Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine and Head of product development, Sabin Vaccine Institute

19:30-21:00

Welcome Cocktail

08:00

Transport to IP Montevideo

08:30-10:30

Symposium "Collaboration Opportunities in Bacterial Diseases"

Main Lounge

Chair: Arlinet KIERBEL - Co-chair: Javier PIZARRO-CERDA

  • Charles DOZOIS, Institut Armand FRAPPIER
  • Julie MILLET, IP Guadeloupe
  • Paula RISTOW, UFBA and Fiocruz-Salvador
  • Paula RISTOW, UFBA and Fiocruz-Salvador
  • Alejandro BUSCHIAZZO, IP Montevideo
  • Javier PIZARRO-CERDA, Institut Pasteur

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break and Visit to IP Montevideo Laboratories

11:00-12:00

Miniworkshop "Bacterial Diseases" / Simultaneous Poster Session 1

Seminar Room / Hallway

12:00-13:30

Lunch Break

13:30-15:30

Symposium "Collaboration Opportunities in Emerging Viral Diseases"

Main Lounge

Chair: Otto PRITSCH - Co-chair: Claudia NUNES DUARTE DOS SANTOS

  • Juan CRISTINA, School of Sciences, Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay
  • Pierre-Yves LOZACH, Institut Armand FRAPPIER
  • Claudia NUNES DUARTE DOS SANTOS, Fiocruz-Curitiba
  • Vincent LACOSTE, IP French Guiana
  • Otto PRITSCH, IP Montevideo

15:30-16:00

Coffee Break and Visit to IP Montevideo Laboratories

16:00-17:00

Miniworkshop "Viral Diseases" / Simultaneous Poster Session 2

Seminar Room / Hallway

17:00-18:00

Plenary Lecture

Main Lounge

Chair: Juan CRISTINA

Marco VIGNUZZI, Head of the Viral Populations and Pathogenesis Group, Institut Pasteur

19:00

Asado (local Barbecue) at IP Montevideo

08:00

Transport to IP Montevideo

08:30-09:45

Symposium "Collaboration Opportunities in Trypanomiasis and Leishmaniasis" Session 1

Main Lounge

Chair: Carlos ROBELLO - Co-chair: Gerald SPAETH

  • Albert DESCOTEAUX, Institut Armand FRAPPIER
  • Marcelo COMINI, IP Montevideo
  • Alfonso CAYOTA, IP Montevideo
  • Gerald SPAETH, Institut Pasteur

09:45-10:00

Coffee Break

10:00-11:15

Symposium "Collaboration Opportunities in Trypanomiasis and Leishmaniasis" Session 2

Main Lounge

  • Samuel GOLDENBERG, Fiocruz-Curitiba
  • Eliane BOURREAU, IP French Guiana
  • Elisa CUPOLILLO, Fiocruz-Rio de Janeiro
  • Carlos ROBELLO, IP Montevideo

11:15-12:00

Miniworkshop "Trypanosomal Diseases" / Simultaneous Poster Session 3

Seminar Room / Hallway

12:00-13:30

Lunch

13:30-15:30

Symposium "Sharing Molecular Technologies"

Main Lounge

Chair: Hugo NAYA - Co-chair: Rosario DURAN

  • François LEPINE, Institut Armand FRAPPIER
  • Isabelle DUSFOUR, IP French Guiana
  • Marco KRIEGER, Fiocruz-Curitiba
  • Rosario DURAN, IP Montevideo
  • Guilherme de OLIVEIRA, Fiocruz-Belo Horizonte
  • Fernando ALVAREZ-VALIN, Universidad de la Republica-School of Sciences

15:30-16:00

Coffee break and visit to IP Montevideo Laboratories

16:00-1800

Round Table "Partnership and Funding Opportunities within the IPIN-Americas

Main Lounge

Chair: Marcelo COMINI

  • Martín RIVERO ILLA – Uruguayan Agency of International Cooperation (AUCI) 
  • Daniel MECHALLI & Cecilia CASTILLO - Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) 
  • María Laura FERNANDEZ – Research & Innovation National Agency (ANII)
  • Roberto BAZZANI & Lucy GRAY-DONALD - International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
  • Mónica SILENZI, Science, Tehcnology and Productive Innovation Ministry (MINCYT)

18:00-19:00

Plenary Lecture

Main Lounge

Chair: Marcelo COMINI

Philippe BASTIN, Head of the Unit of Trypanosome Cell Biology, Institut Pasteur

19:30-21:30

Reception at the French Ambassador's Residence

08:00

Hotel Check-out - Transport to IP Montevideo

09:00-11:30

Round Table "Challenges and Collaborative Projects within IPIN-Americas"

Main Lounge

Chair: Tony PUGSLEY, Institut Pasteur

11:30-12:00

Coffee Break

12:00-12:30

Perspectives and Closing Remarks

Main Lounge

Chair: Luis BARBEITO, IP Montevideo

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

ALVAREZ Fernando

Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay

BASTIN Philippe

Institut Pasteur

BOURREAU Eliane

IP French Guiana

BOTTAZZI Maria Elena

National Schoolof Tropical Medicine and Sabin Vaccine Institute

BUSCHIAZZO Alejandro

IP Montevideo

CAYOTA Alphonso

IP Montevideo

COMINI Marcelo

IP Montevideo

CRISTINA Juan

Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay

CUPOLILLO Elisa

Fiocruz-Rio de Janeiro

DESCOTEAUX Albert

Institut Armand FRAPPIER

DOZOIS Charles

Institut Armand FRAPPIER

DURAN Rosario

IP Montevideo

DUSFOUR Isabelle

IP French Guiana

GOLDENBERG Samuel

Fiocruz-Curitiba

KIERBEL Arlinet

IP Montevideo

KRIEGER Marco

Fiocruz-Curitiba

LACOSTE Vincent

IP French Guiana

LEPINE Fran├žois

Institut Armand FRAPPIER

LOZACH Pierre-Yves

Institut Armand FRAPPIER

MILLET Julie

IP Guadeloupe

NUNES DUARTE DOS SANTOS Claudia

Fiocruz-Curitiba

De OLIVEIRA Guilherme

Fiocruz-Belo Horizonte

PRITSCH Otto

IP Montevideo

RISTOW Paula

UFBA and Fiocruz-Salvador

ROBELLO Carlos

IP Montevideo

SPAETH Gerald

Institut Pasteur

VIGNUZZI Marco

Institut Pasteur

List of Participants

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