ISHAM NEWS! (11-11-2010)

Dear , The website of the symposium “Power of Fungi and Mycotoxins in Health and Disease”, which will be held in Primošten, Croatia, 19-22, October 2011, is now available, click here. There will be several sessions on medical mycology and pathology in addition to those on mycotoxins.

The ISHAM-affiliated Mycology Study Group (MSG) has launched CME-credited interactive tool entitled “Innovations in Diagnosis and Management of Invasive Fungal Infections”. For information and participation, click here.

The 55th  Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Medical Mycology will be held in Tokyo, Japan, October 21-22, 2011. Information and website will be available soon, or contact Prof. M. Hiruma,

A BSMM Diagnostic Medical Mycology Course is organized at the University of Leeds, 19-23 March, 2011. For enquiries contact Ruth Ashbee,

The ISHAM Working Groups on Black yeasts and Chromoblastomycosis will organize a joint meeting in Curitiba, Brazil, 1-4 December, 2011. We will give you further details as soon as the website is up and running. Organiser is Vania Vicente,

The CBS-KNAW Fungal Biodiversity Centre organizes a meeting on modern fungal nomenclature entitled “One Fungus – One Name”, briefly 1F = 1N, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands 19-21 April, 2011 . There will also be topics on medical fungi. For information and registration, click here.

The German-speaking Society for Medical Mycology (DMYKG) has started an institution for educational activities called “Scientia Akademie”. The website here is still under construction, we will keep you informed. Contact: Gabi Henning,

The 47th Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Society for Medical Mycology (BSMM) will be held in Glasgow, Scotland, 17-19 April, 2011. A website will open soon.

For the CBS Course Medical Mycology in Utrecht, The Netherlands, 7-18 March, a limited number of places is still available, see here for information and registration.

The 12th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate will be held in Austin, U.S.A., June 5-10, 2011. This is the website with all information: here

The 21st ECCMID congress (European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases) will take place in Milan, Italy, 7-12 May, 2011. Information and program can be found here here. This major congress on microbiology will also harbor a number of sessions on medical mycology.

The 22nd ECCMID congress is scheduled in London, U.K., 31 March – 3 April, 2012, see here.