ISHAM NEWS! (11-12-2015)

Dear , The presentation files from the symposium  “EORTC/MSG definitions of invasive fungal diseases” can be found here. The deadline for sending comments and suggestions  to Sharon Chen has been extended to 31st December.

The 2nd EMBO workshop on AIDS-related Mycoses will be organized in Cape Town, South Africa, 13-15 July, 2016. A flyer can be found here, and further information can be obtained from T Bicanic

The next Workshop of the ISHAM Working Groups on Black Yeasts and Chromoblastomycosis will be held in Viterbo, Italy, 15-18 September, 2016. Click here for information and registration.

The 13th ASM Conference on Candida and Candidiasis will be held 13-17 April, 2016 in Seattle, USA. Latest advances and ideas about the diagnosis and treatment of Candida infections, antifungal drug resistance, the genomics and epidemiology of the fungus, the molecular mechanisms that underpin Candida pathobiology, and the immunological responses of the host to the fungus will be treated. For info, click here.

The 26th ECCMID (European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious diseases) has been moved from Turkey and will now be held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 9-12 April, 2016. This is the website. 

IMMC9, the 9th International Medicinal Mushrooms Conference, will be held in Palermo, Italy, 24-27 September 2017. The website will be opened soon. Flyer IMMC9

An ECMM transdisciplinary workshop on Antifungal Stewardship will be held in Wesel, Germany, 27-29 January, 2016. Click here for information.

The website of ECMM (European Confederation of Medical Mycology) has been renovated; take a look here.

The 4th ECMM Educational Symposium on Ecology and Mycology, to be held in Tel Aviv, Israel, February 14-16, 2016, has decided to reschedule the date for Early Bird Registration and abstract submission to December 15, 2015. The program can be found here.

The Next CBS Spring Symposium entitled "Fungi and Global Challenges"  will be organized in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 14-15 April, 2016. Information can be found here.

The next Meeting of Serbian Society of Medical Mycology will be organized in Belgrade, Serbia, 26-27 February,  2016. This is the announcement.

The abstract submission deadline for MEEGID XIII (Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics of Infectious Diseases) is 15 January 2016. Click here for all info.

The next CBS Course Medical Mycology will be organized in Utrecht, The Netherlands, 17-28 October, 2016. Theory and practice of modern fungal identification will be shown. The course is in English, and personal guidance is provided in many languages. Click here for info and registration.

A multi-authored book on Environmental Mycology in Public Health has appeared; click here for ordering information.

The 1st Argentinian Encounter on Mycetoma will be held in Santiago del Estero, Argentina, 20-21 May, 2016. This is the flyer.

The next meeting of the ECMM/ISHAM working group on Pseudallescheria/Scedosporiuminfections will be held in Bilbao, Spain, 5-6 October, 2016. For information, click here.

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