Molecular Biology of Leishmania 2018

22-24 October 2018, Trieste, Italy

This Workshop aims at providing an opportunity for young scientists, especially from least developed countries in endemic areas, for advanced training on the related topics by leading scientists in the field, as well as to establish collaborations with fellow researchers.


  • Overview of Leishmaniasis and its epidemiology
  • Computer based analysis of the Leishmania Genome
  • The Sandfly vector and transmission
  • Virulence factors involved in infection
  • Recent advances in therapy and vaccine development