ISHAM NEWS! (11-10-2017)

Dear , Abstract submission and Registration for the 20st ISHAM congress in Amsterdam are now open. You may register with reduced early bird fee until 12 March. Note that you can also register, directly or in a later phase, for a number of pre- and post-congress events:

28 + 29 June: Workshop Onygenales.
28 + 29 June: Workshop Veterinary Mycology.
29 June: short course Histopathology.
30 June short course Biosafety & shipping.
4 + 5 July: Workshop Black Yeasts.
4-6 July: Workshop Malassezia.

We also recommend to register for the Congress dinner. This takes place in the Royal Tropical Institute, a beautiful building with a magnificent entrance hall. The way we will go there will be a pleasant surprise!

A free 5-day ticket to all means of public transportation is included in the congress fee. Trams and metro compose a finely branched network which you can hop on easily without thinking.

One of the plenary talks will be by Sean Zhang, MD, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of Medical Mycology Laboratory at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Boston, USA. Dr. Zhang has directed large scale diagnostic mycology laboratories in both reference and hospital settings. He has an extensive experience in employing cutting edge new diagnostic tools to improve the diagnosis of invasive fungal infections for better patient clinical outcomes. In Amsterdam he will speak on validation, implementation, and application of next generation sequencing for the diagnosis of fungal infections in clinical settings.

A new congress blog about new nature in the city of Amsterdam can be found here.

An advisory on Candida auris infection from the Indian Council of Medical Research can be found here.

The 14th European Fusarium Seminar will take place in Tulln, Austria, 8-11 April, 2018, with sessions ao. On virulence and epidemiology. This is the website.

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