ISHAM NEWS! (07-01-2015)

Dear , The ISHAM-News team wishes you a pleasant and successful 2015! We hope you stay with us; please renovate your membership here.

This year 4-8 May we have the 19th ISHAM Congress in Melbourne, Australia, which promises to set a new standard in medical mycology, see here here. Here are some messages from the congress:

Registrations for ISHAM 2015 are now open. Early bird registration closes 30th of March 2015. Register online here.

Abstract submissions for ISHAM 2015 are now open. Deadline for abstract submissions is 16th January 2015. Submit your abstract online here.

Start booking for accommodation for ISHAM 2015! Accommodation rates for ISHAM participants has been arranged. To book your accommodation online, please check here.

Attention for all ISHAM 2015 congress attendees! To visit Australia everybody needs a visa! In most cases an application for a tourist visa is sufficient. Please find the following information attached. Please also see here for further information. Please also apply early as visa approvals could be as fast as 1 day or may take several weeks depending in the country your are travelling from. 

Professor Sarah Gurr (UK) will be giving the keynote lecture at ISHAM 2015 entitled ´Threats and Tribulations of Fungi to Humankind´ on Tuesday 5th May. Sarah Jane Gurr is the chair in Food Security, Exeter University, in association with Rothamsted Research and currently sits on BBSRC Council. Please visit for more information about the speakers for ISHAM 2015. 

A PhD position in biomedical research (3 years) is available at Innsbruck Medical University in Innsbruck, Austria. Click here for further information; application closes on 11 January 2015. This is the Horos_website.

The 49th congress of the German-speaking Mycological Society will take place in Jena, Germany, on 16-19 September, 2015. For information, click here here.

The 6th European Conference on Prokaryotic and Fungal Genomics (ProkaGENOMICS) will be held in Göttingen, Germany, 29 September - 2 October, 2015. For information, click the website here.

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