Monography of Families of Hirudinea (Leeches) with On-line Databasing and Development of Electronic Keys:
A Program to Train the Hirudinologists of the Future


 
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PRESENTATIONS

"A new look at an old medical tool: Leech diversity, bacteriology and anticoagulants" - Columbia University – New York/Presbyterian Hospital - May 16th 2006

"Phylogeny of Glossiphoniid leeches, their endosymbiotic bacteria and implications for understanding the history of bloodfeeding-related bacterial symbionts" Hennig Meeting Paris – July 2004

"A Tree of Life for the Annelida" International Meeting on Evolution, Development and Neurobiology of the Leech – Lille – October 2004

"Glossiphoniidae and their Endosymbionts" International Meeting on Evolution, Development and Neurobiology of the Leech – Lille – October 2004

"Symbioses bactériennes des sangsues" Muséum national d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (March 25, 2004)

"Phylogeny of Leeches and Historical Insights on Bacterial Symbioses" North Eastern Association of Parasitologists, Connecticut, (November 22, 2003)

"Leeches and the evolution of anticoagulants" CUNY, New York (September 22, 2003)

"Assessment of coevolution in the context of scope and scale of problem" Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, MD, (Feb 13, 2003)

"Leeches Suck: Molecular and Ecological Studies on the Evolution of Bloodfeeding" University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (Jan 23, 2003)

"Current State of Leech Systematics and Evolution" Festeschrift for Wilfreid Westheide, Osnabrück, Germany (September, 2002)

"The Worm's Turn - Large Scale Phylogeny of Annelida" International Congress of Systematics and Evolutionary Biology, Patras, Greece (September, 2002)

"Resolution and Independence" International Congress of Parasitology, Vancouver British Columbia, Canada (August, 2002)

"Toward a Tree of Life for the Annelida" Tree of Life Symposium, American Museum of Natural History (May, 2002)

"The importance of taxonomic scope in analyses of phylogeny" University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburgh, South Africa (Sept. 2001)

“Leech Phylogeny and the Evolution of Anticoagulation” Plenary Lecture at Conference of Parasitologists of Southern Africa, Gordon's Bay, South Africa (Sept. 2001)

"Diversity and Phylogeny of Leeches and Their Status as Parasitic Oligochaetes"" University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa (Sept. 2001)

“Scope of study and its effect on macroevolutionary evaluation of parasite phylogeny and coevolution” Plenary Lecture at Annual Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists (June 2001).