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Sybren de Hoog (Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures, Utrecht, The Netherlands) firstname.lastname@example.org .
November 14 2013
The yearly scientific meeting of the Belgian Society for Human and Animal Mycology will organize its next scientific meeting in Ophain, Belgium, on 14 november, 2013. The theme will be: ‘Health care associated fungal infections: epidemiology and prevention‘. The program is still in preparation and will be announced in a subsequent ISHAM News.
November 18-29 2013
The CBS Course in Medical Mycology will be in Guangzhou, China, 18-29 November, 2013. This course will be in Chinese and partly in English, with synchronous translation of the English sections. General information on the course and the city can be found here, and a tentative program is posted here.
November 25-28 2013
The VII Brazilian Congress of Mycology will be held in Belém, Brazil, located in the northern Amazon region, 25-28 November, 2013. The program will comprise a mix of industrial, clinical and biodiversity importance, covering both basic and applied sciences. The complete program is available on the home page and remaining information can be found here.
November 29-1 2013
The next workshop of the ISHAM Working Groups on Black Yeasts and Chromoblastomycosis will be held in Guangzhou, China. Will have a combined meeting in Guagngzhou, China, 29 November - 1 December, 2013, entitled "The black fungi around us - harm and benefit". Click here for program and further information.
December 1-3 2013
The 8th International Conference on Indoor Climate of Buildings will be held in High Tatras, Slovakia, 1-3 December, 2013. For information and download of registration form, click here.
December 6-9 2013
A conference on health problems in arid climate zones, entitled ‘Current Challenges and Appropriate Solutions’ will be held in Khartoum, Sudan, 6-9 December, 2013. Also fungal topics will be covered.
Januari 9 2014
A one-day workshop on clinical Fusarium and fusarioses will be held on the 9th of January 2014 at the PSG medical college in Coimbatore, India, in conjunction with the SIHAM conference held from 10-12 January. The workshop will consist of a combination of short presentations and demonstrations. For more information you can contact Savitri Sharma (email@example.com) or Anne van Diepeningen (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Januari 10-12 2014
TThe 10th Annual meeting of the Society for Indian Human & Animal Mycologists (SIHAM) will be held in Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India, 10-12 January, 2014. Full information can be found here.
Februari 26-1 2014
The 6th Advances Against Aspergillosis (AAA) will be hosted in Madrid, Spain, 27 Feb – 1 March, 2014. This is a major congress for anyone working with Aspergillus. Information can be found at the website here. It includes the Scientific Committee, hotel information, as well as dates for abstract and scholarship submissions. Please continue to check the website for conference updates as well as the list of faculty and the full scientific and social programs.
March 3-28 2014
The next Spring Course of Medical Mycology of the Institut Pasteur will be held in Paris, March 3– 28, 2014. The course will be taught in English and is aimed to microbiologists (MDs, PhDs and veterinarians) with previous practice in a medical mycology laboratory. The course will be divided into interactive lectures, bench sessions and panel discussions during 4 weeks. Application deadline is Sept. 30, 2013. For information and registration, click here or contact email@example.com.
March 23-27 2014
The 12th European Conference on Fungal Genetics will be held in Seville, Spain, March 23-27, 2014. For full information, click here.
March 26-30 2014
The 12th ASM Conference on Candida and candidiasis will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A., on March 26-30, 2014. The program includes sessions on pathobiology, host-fungus interactions, infection and antifungal therapy; see here.
March 31-3 2014
Micom 2014, an International Conference on Microbial Communication will be held in Jena, Germany, 31 March – 3 April, 2014. Full info can be found here.
April 22-25 2014
The CBS Spring Symposium Week 2014 will start with a masterclass on Methods in Fungal Diversity and Barcoding, organized by the ISHAM Working Groups on Barcoding and on Scedosporium infections. A wide array of methods applied to a single set of Scedosporium strains will be shown. The meeting will take place in Utrecht, The Netherlands, 22-23 April, 2014. Subsequently a meeting is organized in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 24-25 April, 2014, entitled ‘Genera and Genomes’. For both meetings information will be available soon on the CBS website.
May 10-13 2014
The 24th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases will be held in Barcelona, Spain, 10 – 13 May, 2014. For full information, click here.
June 15-1 2014
A training course on molecular mycology and pathogenesis at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, U.S.A., 15 June - 1 July, 2014. For information and registration, click here.
July 4-6 2014
An ESCMID course on pharmacokinetics entitled ‘Bringing PK and PD in Fungal Infections into the Clinic’ will be organized in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 4-6 July, 2014. For information, click here.
July 27-1 2014
The next congress of the International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS) is scheduled July 27 – August 1, 2014 in Montreal, Canada. website
August 3-8 2014
The 10th International Mycological Congress will take place in Bangkok, Thailand, 3 – 8 August, 2014. This is one of the major congresses in mycology, with a significant medical section. This is the website www.imc10.kasetsart.org.
October 14-16 2014
The 8th Cuban Congress on Microbiology and Tropical Medicine will be organized in Havana, Cuba, 14-16 October, 2014, with some mycological sections. For information, click here.
December 11-13 2014
The next MEEGID 12th International Conference on Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics of Infectious Diseases takes place in Bangkok, Thailand, 11-13 December, 2014. Click here for the website.