ISHAM NEWS! (15-02-2010)
Dear ISHAM member, For those of you who cannot
afford ISHAM membership: support is possible for about 10 applicants for
a limited period via the Carolyn Halden Fund. Application for 2011 is now open,
see for conditions at
the membership page.
The Czechoslovak Microbiological Society will organize its 25th Annual Meeting in Stara Lesna, High Tatras, Czechia,
15-18 September, 2010. There will be presentations on infectious diseases,
epidemiology, nosocomial infections, antifungals and yeast biology, see here (in
Czech; English edition will follow in due course).
The 2nd Central European Symposium on
Industrial Microbiology and Microbial Ecology – “Power of Microbes in
Industry and Environment”, with sessions on indoor mycology and antifungals,
will take place in Malinska, Croatia, 22-25 September, 2010. For information,
Two PhD positions are available at the University of Aberdeen to
work on signaling and pathogenesis of Candida albicans. The students will join
the Aberdeen Fungal Group. The role of signal transduction in the adaptation to
the human host and the estimation of the immune response will be investigated,
see here. Information can be obtained from Prof. Neil Gow, email@example.com.
The Croatian Microbiological Society will organize a meeting entitled “Power of fungi and mycotoxins” in Trogir,
Croatia, 19-22 October, 2011. Program sections are fungal disease, antifungals,
and mycotoxins. We will inform when more details on this meeting are
The Winter Newsletter of the ISHAM Mycology Study
Group (MSG) is now available, see at the Working Group page of our website .
The ISHAM Working Group Fungiscope requests your
cooperation with uncommon fungal diseases. Agents are sequenced for
state-of-the-art identification, and data are collected, preserved and made
publicly available. Latest information and explanations can be found here, a report
of recent activities can be found here, or contact Maria Rüping at firstname.lastname@example.org. The
Fungiscope website is www.fungiscope.net.
The Sociétés Française de Mycologie
Médicale, Parasitologie et de la Société de Médecine des Voyages will
organise a joint meeting in Angers, France, 19-21 May, 2010. Full information is
The 20st Focus on Fungal Infections will
be organized in New Orleans, U.S.A., 3-5 March, 2010. Program and
information can be obtained
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