Workshop on Bartonella, rodents and fleas
Date: October 16, 2018 at 9:30
Venue: Koret School of Veterinary Medicine – Faculty of Agriculture – Seminar room
10:00-10:20: Shimon Harrus (HUJI), Introduction to Bartonella and bartonellosis.
10:20-10:50: Bruno Chomel (UCD), Bartonella and bartonellosis in dogs.
10:50-11:20: Michael Giladi (TAMC), How do humans acquire cat scratch disease? A study among stray cats and human patients.
11:20-11:40: David Jaffe (UCD), Bartonella in ruminants and bats from Mexico.
11:40-12:00: Yuval Gottlieb (HUJI), Deciphering bacterial function from in silico and in vivo data.
12:00-13:00: Lunch Break
13:00-13:20: Hadas Hawlena (BGU), Manifold implications of host species diversity on disease risk: A community perspective.
13:20-13:40: Ricardo Gutierrez (HUJI), Untangling the knots: co-infection and diversity of Bartonella from wild gerbils and their associated fleas.
13:40-14:00: Carmit Cohen (BGU), Coinfection of Bartonella and hemotropic Mycoplasma in rodents.
14:00-14:20: Ruth Rodríguez-Pastor (BGU), Rodent host, vector and pathogen dynamics in an intensive agricultural landscape in Spain.
14:20-14:40: Ron Flatau (BGU), Wolbachia’s role in mediating its flea’s reproductive success differs according to flea origin.
14:40-15:00: Closing remarks and discussion
*Please note that time allocated for each presentation includes 5 minutes for questions and discussion.
HUJI – Hebrew University of Jerusalem; UCD – University of California, Davis; TAMC - Tel Aviv Medical Center; BGU – Ben Gurion University