Presentations

upcoming presentations 2022

Field K, S Talmage, M Gai, I Steinberg, G Ogata, E Field, B Sewall, G Turner, J Simpson, I Ejotre, L Kurchez, C Wilson, AF Foe, J Schaer, DM Reeder. Transcriptomic responses to coronavirus infections in African and North American bats. July 2022, Colorado, USA.

Schaer J. Haemosporidian parasites of bats – different patterns across a diverse host group. 19th International Bat Research Conference/50th North American Symposium for Bat Research. August 2022, Texas, USA.

Ejotre I, DM Reeder, K Matuschewski, J Schaer. Dynamics of Hepatocystis parasite infections in the bat species E. labiatus in Uganda.International Conference on Malaria and related Haemosporidian Parasites of Wildlife. September 2022, Bielefeld, Germany.

Werb O, B Pejic, J Schaik, C Chumnandee, N Pha-obnga, J Schaer. Molecular investigation of Polychromophilus parasites – data from infections in bat flies of Miniopterus bats in Serbia and in Scotophilus bats in Thailand. International Conference on Malaria and related Haemosporidian Parasites of Wildlife. September 2022, Bielefeld, Germany

Merino CC, DM Reeder, I Ejotre, K Matuschewski, W Stenzel, J Schaer. Histological investigation of Hepatocystis-infected African fruit bats. International Conference on Malaria and related Haemosporidian Parasites of Wildlife. September 2022, Bielefeld, Germany.

Schaik J, L Timm, SP Rosskopf, J Schaer. Molecular investigation of Polychromophilus infection in European bats through screening of their ectoparasitic bat flies. International Conference on Malaria and related Haemosporidian Parasites of Wildlife. September 2022, Bielefeld, Germany.

Schaer J. Malaria parasites of bats feature different patterns in a diverse host group. 5th International Conference on Malaria and related Haemosporidian Parasites of Wildlife. September 2022, Bielefeld, Germany. Plenary talk

Conference presentations

  1. Ejotre I, DM Reeder, K Matuschewski, R Kityo, J Schaer. The silent impact of Covid-19 pandemic on bat conservation in northern Uganda: experiences from bat perception and sensitization studies. 30th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB 2021). December 2021, Kigali, Rwanda.
  2. Mugambi BM, DM Reeder, I Ejotre, K Field, TD Otto, J Schaer. The molecular characterization of Hepatocystis parasites in bats. 1st Women in Malaria Conference. March 2021.
  3. Ejotre I, DM Reeder, K Matuschewski, J Schaer. Baby steps to bat conservation in northern Uganda: knowledge of and relations between bats and human communities. 6th International Berlin Bat Meeting. March 2021.
  4. Field K, J Simpson, I Ejotre, J Schaer, G Ogata, B Ye, K Lenker, DM Reeder. Whole transcriptome gene expression in African fruit bats: life history and parasitic infection. Wild and Comparative Immunology Consortium. December 2020.
  5. Ejotre I, DM Reeder, K Matuschewski, J Schaer. Prevalence and parasitemia of Hepatocystis parasites infecting fruit bats in Uganda. International Online Conference on Blood Parasites of Wildlife, September 2020.
  6. van Schaik J., SP Rosskopf, K Matuschewski, J Schaer. Bats, flies and haemosporidians: co-phylogeography of a host, a parasite and a pathogen. German Bat Research Meeting. Frauenchiemsee, Germany, 2020.
  7. Schaer J. The diversity of bat malaria parasites – an overview. Fledermauskundliche Tagung. Mansfeld, Germany, 2019.
  8. Schaer J, I Ejotre, M Power, DM Reeder, K Matuschewski. Hepatocystis parasites – closest relative of mammalian Plasmodium, but differing life cycle. 14th Malaria Meeting. Hamburg, Germany, 2019.
  9. Schaer J, W Boardman, K Matuschewski, M Power. Phylogenetic analysis of Hepatocystis parasites of the four mainland Australian flying fox species. 18th International Bat Research Conference (IBRC). Phuket, Thailand, 2019.
  10. Schaer J, SP Rosskopf, K Matuschewski, J van Schaik. Molecular investigation of Polychromophilus infection in the bat-fly Basilia nana from Myotis bechsteinii bats across Europe. 18th International Bat Research Conference (IBRC). Phuket, Thailand, 2019.
  11. Reeder DM, JS Simpson, J Field, I Ejotre, J SchaerLife history variation in immune and metabolic gene expression in free-ranging little epauletted fruit bats. 18th International Bat Research Conference (IBRC). Phuket, Thailand, 2019.
  12. Simpson J, DM Reeder, K Field, I Ejotre, J SchaerHepatocystis malarial infection and antiviral immune gene expression in African fruit bats – important zoonotic reservoirs. 68th Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association, California, USA, 2019.
  13. Schaer J, AN Gordon, L McMichael, D Russel, SL Perkins, K Matuschewski, H Field, M Power. Phylogenetic relationships of haemosporidian parasites of Australian flying foxes. Australian Society for Parasitology annual conference, St Kilda, Melbourne, Australia, 2018.
  14. Schaer J, AN Gordon, L McMichael, D Russel, SL Perkins, K Matuschewski, C Smith, H Field, M Power. Phylogenetic relationships of haemosporidian parasites of Australian flying foxes. 18th Australasian Bat Society Conference, Forum & AGM, Richmond, NSW, Australia, 2018.
  15. Klose SP, J Held, M Gmeiner, B Mordmüller, PB Matsiegui, I Eckerle, N Weber, K Matuschewski, J Schaer. Survey of haemosporidian parasites in bats in Ngounie Province, Gabon. DGP-Meeting, Berlin, Germany, 2018.
  16. Klose SP, K Matuschewski, F Mayer, N Weber, J Decher, I Ejotre, DM Reeder, J Schaer. Molecular phylogeny of African epauletted fruit bats. TDFF – Treffen der Deutschen Fledermausforscher. Heidesee, Germany, 2018.
  17. Almarri M, K Matuschewski, J Schaer, TD Otto. Draft genome of bat malaria parasite reveals host switch and adaptation. BioMalPar XIII: Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite. Heidelberg, Germany, 2017.
  18. Schaer J, TD Otto, SL Perkins, N Weber, K Matuschewski. Plasmodium cyclopsi, a parasite species of bats. Annual Molecular Parasitology Meeting (MPM). Woods Hole, USA, 2016.
  19. Schaer J, SL Perkins, K Matuschewski, Reeder DM. African bat malaria parasites – from host specificity to broad host range. 17th International Bat Research Conference (IBRC). Durban, South Africa, 2016.
  20. Schaer J, Reeder DM, I Ejotre, SL Perkins, K Matuschewski. Hepatocystis, a derived parasite genus from mammalian Plasmodium (Haemosporida) – data from infections in African fruit bats. DGP-Meeting, Goettingen, Germany, 2016.
  21. Schaer J, ME Vodzak, I Ejotre, L Kurpiers, F Mayer, SL Perkins, K Matuschewski, DM Reeder. Hepatocystis of African Fruit Bats – Evidence for Continuous and Efficient Transmission Cycles. 45th Monterey, CA, USA, 2015.
  22. Reeder DM, I Ejotre, L Kurpiers, J Schaer, K Field. Gaps in our Understanding of African Bat Ecophysiology – Lessons from South Sudan. 45th Monterey, CA, USA, 2015.
  23. Ejotre I, L Kurpiers, J Schaer, M Swartz, K DeRuff, K Field, DM Reeder. Health and Immunity Differ by Sex and Reproductive Class in the Little Epauletted Fruit Bat. 45th Monterey, CA, USA, 2015.
  24. Schaer J, DM Reeder, ME Vodzak, KJ Olival, N Weber, F Mayer, K Matuschewski, SL Perkins. 2014. Nycteria parasite coevolution with African rhinolophid and nycterid bats. 12th African Small Mammal Symposium. Mantasoa, Madagascar, 2015
  25. Reeder DM, L Kurpiers, I Ejotre, J Schaer, K Field. African fruit bat species differences in health and immunity as a function of habitat disturbance and movement ecology – implications for emerging infectious disease from South Sudan studies. 4th International Berlin Bat Meeting: Movemement Ecology of Bats. Berlin, 2015
  26. Reeder DM, ME Vodzak, J Schaer, K Field. Using Ecoimmunology to examine costs of disease in Old World bats. RCNE Meeting. Woods Hole, MA, USA, 2014.
  27. Schaer J, DM Reeder, ME Vodzak, K Matuschewski, F Mayer, SL Perkins. Bat Malaria – a focus on Hepatocystis in African epauletted fruit bats. 16th International Bat Research Conference (IBRC) & 43rd North American Symposium on Bat Research (NASBR). San Jose, Costa Rica, 2013. Best oral presentation
  28. Schaer J, K Matuschewski, SL Perkins. Diversity of African chiropteran haemosporidian parasites and close affiliation with rodent Plasmodium species. International Conference on Malaria & Related Haemosporidian Parasites of Wildlife. Vilnius, 2013.
  29. Schaer J, DM Reeder, ME Vodzak, SL Perkins. Malaria Parasites of Bats from South Sudan. 3nd International Berlin Bat Meeting: Bats in the Anthropocene. Berlin, 2013.
  30. Schaer J, SL Perkins, DM Reeder, F Mayer. Malaria Parasites of African Bats – Diversity & Phylogenetic Relationships. 2nd International Conference on Biodiversity and the UN Millennium Development Goals. Berlin, 2013.
  31. Schaer J, SL Perkins, KJ Olival, F Leendertz. Records of Malaria Parasites of West African Bats. The International Meeting on Malaria and Related Haemosporidian Parasites of Wildlife. West Virginia, 2011
  32. Decher J, A Hoffmann, RW Norris, J Schaer, B Kadjo, R Hutterer, MD Carleton. A Baseline Survey of Shrews and Rodents at Pic de Fon, Simandou Range, Guinea, with a comparison of small mammal diversity in other areas of the Upper Guinea Region of West Africa. 85th Annual Conference of German Society of Mammalogy. Luxembourg, 2011
  33. Hoffmann A, J Schaer, J Decher, R Norris, B Kadjo, R Hutterer. A Baseline Survey of Bats in the Simandou Range, Guinea. 11th African Small Mammal Symposium. Swaziland, 2011
  34. Schaer J, SL Perkins, KJ Olival. Malaria Parasites of Bats from West Africa – Host associations and evolutionary relationships. 2nd International Berlin Bat Meeting: Bat Biology and Infectious Diseases. Berlin, 2010
  35. Perkins SL, KJ Olival, J Schaer. The Malaria Parasites of Bats. 39th North American Symposium on Bat Research. Portland, 2009

 

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