ISHAM NEWS! (30-03-2010)
Dear ISHAM member, You may have asked yourself: what will be
my advantage of ISHAM membership? A lot! see here.
And more is coming soon. Renew your membership quickly.
A European summer course on fungal biology will be
organized in Szeged, Hungary, 5-9 July, 2010. Information on program and
registration can be found
international workshop on clinical and environmental aspects of Scedosporium
(Invitation) (Program) in Bonn, Germany, 6-8 May is approaching. The program will be highly
interesting; a selection of presentations will be published in a special issue
of "Mycoses". Deadline for Abstract submission is 20 April; abstracts
will be published in full in the Chemotherapy Journal of the Paul Ehrlich
Gesellschaft. Participation in the workshop is free of charge, except for the social
evening at 7 May (€ 30). We can still accept some registrations, please
register quickly here.
An initiative has been taken to start
a Working Group on Veterinary Mycology under the auspices of ISHAM. This
area covers very different practical and fundamental areas, such as development
of vaccines in agriculture, mycoses in poultry, companion and wild animals, equines and other farm animals,
mycotoxins, and research on fish and
amphibian epidemics. Those who are interested to organize international
networks for mutual support and exchange are requested to contact Seyed
Mojtaba Seyed Mousavi Tasieh, email@example.com.
Suggestions on priority topics are welcome.
The international CBS Course Medical Mycology was
held successfully in Utrecht. Participants came from 4 different continents.
For a short report and some pictures, see here. The next course is scheduled
7-18 March, 2011.
Deadlines for the 9th International
Mycological Congress (IMC9) with the theme “The Biology of Fungi” are
closing soon, you are recommended to register quickly. For general information,
Note also the option of bursary applications here.
The Belgian Society for Human and Animal Mycology
will be organize a meeting in Brussels, Belgium, 29 May 2010. The program will be
devoted to mycoses diagnosed by local physicians (dermatophytes, yeasts,
invasive infections, allergy).
The 10th International Conference on Molecular
Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics of
Infectious Diseases will be held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 3-5 November,
2010. Full information is available here.
The Mycology Study Group (MSG ) educational committee
organizes a meeting entitled “Innovations in Diagnosis and Management of
Invasive Mycoses” in Philadelphia, 7 April 2010. Contact address is provided here.
the mycological youngsters
ISHAM team welcomes Anne-Lise from France, as ‘The Young ISHAM’ representative
for France and French-speaking countries. You can contact her via firstname.lastname@example.org
also the updated version of the congress calendar.
visited the “4th Advances Against Aspergillosis (AAA2010)” http://www.aaa2010.org/ and represented Young ISHAM there. See some pictures
gave also a promotion talk about the Young ISHAM at his university in India (Kasturba
Medical College, Manipal University) with a lot of positive response. See the pictures
Searching for representatives
We want to
enlarge ‘The Young ISHAM’ team; therefore we are searching for Young ISHAM representatives
for the regions Japan, Russia, Canada, and USA.
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.
Your ‘The Young
Ela, Ferry, Ana, Hamid, Anne-Lise and Prakash
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interested in becoming a member please complete the on-line application form:
application will be processed as rapidly as possible. On admission to
membership you will be required to pay your first year's subscription fee
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