ISHAM NEWS! (11-10-2017)
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
28 + 29
June: Workshop Onygenales.
28 + 29
June: Workshop Veterinary Mycology.
29 June: short course Histopathology.
short course Biosafety & shipping.
4 + 5
July: Workshop Black Yeasts.
4-6 July: Workshop Malassezia.
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
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
An advisory on Candida auris infection from the Indian
Council of Medical Research can be found here.
European Fusarium Seminar will take place in Tulln, Austria, 8-11 April, 2018,
with sessions ao. On virulence and epidemiology. This is the website.
Do you have anything to announce to the active community of workers
in all fields of medical mycology, free of charge? Please send a link to your
event to firstname.lastname@example.org.