ISHAM NEWS! (09-01-2014)

Dear , The 9th International Conference on Cryptococcus and Cryptococcosis will be organized in Amsterdam, 15-19 May, 2014. For registration, program and further information, click here.

The 3rd ECMM Educational Symposium: ‘Diagnosis and treatment of rare yeast infections’ will be organized as a pre-congress activity of the Cryptococcus meeting, see here. ┬áIn connection with the same conference, a Clinical Masterclass and a Genome Workshop focusing on Cryptococcus will be organized at the same venue, on May 19, 2014.

For a short report on the recent 5th Congress of Asia Pacific Society for Medical Mycology (APSMM 2013), see the ISHAM website here.

The congress of the International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS) will be held in Montreal, Canada, 27 July – 1 August, 2014. This comprises also the 14th International Congress of Mycology. Registration is now open; for program and information, click here.

The journal Revista Iberoamericana de Micologia, vol. 30-3, 2013 contains a series of clinical recommendations for the management of candidemia, see here.

The congress Indoor Air 2014 will be organized in Hong Kong, 7-12 July, 2014. For full information, click here.

The next English-language CBS Course Medical Mycology will be given 17-28 November in Utrecht, The  Netherlands. Information will be available very soon.

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) will have its yearly meeting in Boston, U.S.A., 17-20 May, 2014. Fullinformation can be found here.

A special issue of the journal Mycopathologia devoted to results of the ISHAM Working Group Black Yeasts and Chromoblastomycosis was published in open access as vol. 175-5 with the title ‘The Rising Power of Black Fungi’. The 18 articles can be found here.

A new open access journal for case reports entitled Case Reports in Clinical Pathology has been initiated. For information, click here.

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