ISHAM NEWS! (21-08-2015)

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The next ECCMID, the congress of the European Society of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, 2-12 April 2016. This is one of the major congresses in medical microbiology. All information can be found here.

MEEGID XIII (International Congerence on Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics of Infectious Diseases) will be organized in Antwerp, Belgium, 10-13 May, 2016. For information, click here.

The scientific discussion meeting 'Tacking emerging fungal threats' will be held in London, U.K., on 7-8 March, 2016. Click here for the flyer, and this is the program.

An online course on medical mycology is now open for enrollment, and is offered at no course fee. Errol Reiss, Ph.D. is the instructor.  Persons wishing to enroll should sign up for a free account at and send an email to‎ Upon receipt, your enrollment will be confirmed. 

A journal JMM Case Reports has recently been launched by the Society for General Microbiology. Click here for the website. 

The open access Journal of Fungi has been initiated by MDPI, click here for the website.

The website of the Infocus meeting in Cordoba, Argentina, 5-7 November, 2015 has been renovated; click here for the latest details.

A book ‘Veterinary mycology’ has been published by Indranil Samanta. For information, see here.

ASM Microbe, the largest meeting on microbiology, will be held in Boston, U.S.A., 16-20 June, 2016. Click here for the website.

The FEBS advanced practical course 'State-of-the-art infection models to study molecular mechanisms of human fungal infections' will be organized in Jena, Germany, 14-27 February, 2016. See here for information.

This is a reminder of the Fungal Cell Wall 2015 conference in Paris, France, 26-28 October, 2015. This is the website.

The 2nd course on veterinary mycology will be organized in Turin, Italy, 26-30 October, 2015 by the ISHAM Working Group Veterinay Mycology. Click here for information.

The Summer Newsletter of the Mycology Study Group (MSG) can be found here.

The program of MYK, the meeting of the German-speaking Mycological Society, to be held in Jena, Germany, 16-19 September, 2015 is now available; click here.

The next meeting of the Belgian Medical Mycological Society will take place in Saintes, Belgium, on 19 November 2015. This is the program.

Full data are now available on the 7th Advances Against Aspergillosis in Manchester, U.K., 3-5 March 2016 and can be found here.

The very informative newsletter of the ISHAM Asia Working Group can be found here.

The 5th Taiwan Medical Mycology Training Network will be held in Taipei, Taiwan, 29-30 August, 2015. Click here for the website.

The 2nd Turkish National Mycology Symposium will be organized in Istanbul, Turkey, 9-11 September 2015. Click here for information.

The 30st meeting of the KNPV working group on Fusarium will be held on 30 October 2015, in Utrecht, The Netherlands. The meeting will cover topics on agriculture to clinical infections. Contributions are welcome. For more information contact Anne van Diepeningen.

The next ECMM Educational Symposium dedicated to 'Ecology and Mycology: from the Environment to the Patient's Bed' will be held in Tel Aviv, Israel, 14-16 February 2016. The program can be seen here.

The first Argentinian Conference on Mycetoma will be held in Santiago del Estero, Argentina, 20-21 May, 2016. More information will follow in due course.

The next Congress of IUMS (International Union of Microbiological Societies) will be organized in Singapore, 17-21 July, 2017. Visit the website here.

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