ISHAM NEWS! (04-02-2010)
Dear ISHAM member, For those of you that still
had trouble with their free login to Medical Mycology from the ISHAM
member area: there are now two working links, you may either use the link in
the text or click on the picture of the journal cover.
A laboratory manual on Fungal
Biodiversity has been published by the CBS. It is the book guiding the CBS
course in general mycology, with a small section on medical mycology.
This book is available at the CBS webshop. ISHAM members may order the book with 10% reduction.
Please specify your ISHAM member number with your order.
A preliminary program of the Scedosporium workshop,
organized by an ECMM-ISHAM Working Group on that theme in Bonn, Germany, 6-8
May, 2010, is now available here. The program is partly shared with a meeting
by the Paul-Ehrlich-Gesellschaft (PEG). You are requested to register quickly
for the workshop here, as well as for the social program.
The ISHAM workshop on black yeasts in Ljubljana,
Slovenia, 14-16 May, 2010, has an impressive program. Much of the material
presented is environmental, but this will certainly add to our understanding of
virulence factors and clinical predilection. You are invited to register here.
The Second International Forum on Zygomycosis,
organized by the ECMM-ISHAM Working Group on that theme, will take place in
Porto Heli, Greece, 28-30 May, 2010. The program is very interesting, click
here for more info. In the same file you will find information on venue and registration.
The ISHAM-affiliated Mycology Study Group (MSG)
organizes its annual meeting in Philadelphia, U.S.A., 7-8 April, 2010.
Information can be found here. Please register by faxing the
completed invitation to Joyce Kanute at
++-1-205-975-9901. The registration
February 19th, 2010.
The 44st Scientific
Meeting of the German-speaking Mycological Society (MYK) will take place in
9-11, September 2010, jointly with the Austrian Society for
Medical Mycology, see here. We will let you know when a preliminary program is available.
Congress of the Brazilian Society for Tropical Medicine (MEDTROP) will
be organized 14-18 March, 2010 at Foz do Iguacu, Brasil, with some important
mycological sections. For info check the website
the mycological youngsters
for the young medical mycologists in India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and
Bangladesh! ‘The Young ISHAM’ team welcomes its new team member Prakash from
India, which is the new ‘The Young ISHAM’ representative for India, Sri Lanka,
Pakistan, and Bangladesh. You can contact him via firstname.lastname@example.org.
services on the Young ISHAM homepage
You find now free ebooks in the member area of
Young ISHAM, such as “The Description of Medical Fungi” generously donated by
Prof. David Ellis “Fungus Fung’sling” generously donated by Prof. Stjepan
Forum: new, user friendly forum;
Thesis library: filled with new thesis.
We want you
send us cool music videos, music, images,
send us your thesis as PDF;
send us your CV;
become a member of the forum.
We want to enlarge ‘The Young ISHAM’ team;
therefore we are searching for Young ISHAM representatives for the regions
Japan, China, Russia, Canada.
Are you an enthusiastic young mycologist that
wants to promote ‘The Young ISHAM’ in his home country at local and
international conferences? Join our team! Write us a short e-mail why you want
to become ‘The Young ISHAM’ representative until the 15th of March (email@example.com).
all items/comments/PDF files/music videos and so on to this e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Young ISHAM’ team,
Ela, Ferry, Ana and Prakash
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