University of California, Riverside

Southern California Eukaryotic Pathogen Symposium



7th Annual Southern California Eukaryotic Pathogen Symposium

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Genomics Auditorium, UC Riverside
8:45 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

The study of eukaryotic pathogens includes such diverse organisms as intracellular protozoa, helminths and fungal pathogens. The Annual Southern Californian Eukaryotic Pathogen Symposium (SCEP) brings together researchers from more than 15 different labs from Southern California  that investigate the inner workings and host response to these important pathogens. It is the aim of this symposium to bring together these like-minded but individual groups to facilitate interaction and collaboration.

Registration, abstract booklet, parking and food are free!


 8:45-9:25 AM            Check-in; badge and abstract booklet pick up at Genomics Auditorium; set up posters; breakfast.

9:25 AM                     Opening remarks of the 7th SCEP Symposium           

Morning Session: Chair Karine Le Roch

9:30 – 9:45AM         





10:45-11:00 AM      

11:00-11:15 AM      

11:15-11:30 AM      

11:30-11:45 AM      

11:45 AM                   Break

12:10-1:00 PM       Keynote Speaker – P'ng LokeNew York University

1:00-2:30 PM            Lunch. Poster viewing.

                                                                           Afternoon Session: Chair, Meera Nair

2:30-2:45 PM                  

2:45-3:00 PM                  

3:00-3:15 PM                  

3:15-3:30 PM                  

3:30-3:45 PM                  

3:45 PM                            Break

4:00-6:00 PM                   Drinks and Nibbles

Poster Presentation (odd numbers 4:15-5pm; even numbers 5-5:45pm)


Click here to register for SCEP 2017!

Donate to Support the SCEP Symposium

Thanks to the generous support of donors,  vendors and UCR departments, we have been able to provide this conference free of charge in past years. Your donations will help us continue to do so in the future.

Symposium Schedule

  • 8:45 - 9:30 a.m. - Registration and Continental breakfast (poster set up)
  • 9:30 a.m. - Short talks from graduate students and postdoctoral researchers
  • 12 noon - Keynote speaker
  • 12 noon - Poster viewing
  • Lunch 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
  • 4 p.m. - Poster viewing
  • 4 - 6 p.m. - Reception and Awards* Ceremony

$$$ Poster and talk prizes!!!! $$$

Thank you to the following organizations for their continued support:


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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Division of Biological Sciences
B0600 Statistics Building

Tel: (951) 827-5705
Fax: (951) 827-3699