October 15 virtual meeting on drugs and drug targets:

Sumiti Vinayak, Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA: “Identification and genetic validation of novel drug targets in Cryptosporidium parvum” (Keynote)

Stone Doggett, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA: “Endochin-like quinolones: mechanism, selectivity and efficacy against apicomplexan pathogens” (Keynote)

Dennis Imhof, Institute of Parasitology, University of Bern, Switzerland: “Bumped kinase inhibitors and endochin-like quinolones: individual and combined treatments investigated in vitro and in the pregnant mouse model for neosporosis” (short presentation)

Oksana Desiatkina, Department of Chemistry, University of Bern, Switzerland: “Development of ruthenium complexes as anti-parasitic agents” (short presentation)

Roberto Sanchez-Sanchez, SALUVET, Animal Health Department, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain. “Efficacy of BKI-1294 in a pregnant sheep model of neosporosis”