ISHAM NEWS! (04-09-2014)

Dear , Applications are invited for the post of Editor-in-Chief of Medical Mycology, now published by Oxford University Press. The post will become available in summer of 2015 with the retirement of the current Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Ira Salkin.

During the ICAAC meeting in Washington, U.S.A., a satellite meeting will be organized entitled “Clinical Decision Making in Mycology” on 7 September, 2014. Full information can be found here.

The 2015 edition of the "Drug Discovery and Therapy World Congress" (DDTWC 2015) will be held in Boston, U.S.A., 22-25 July, 2015. For full information, click here.

A workshop on Diagnostic Techniques in Medical Mycology will be organized in Manipal, India, on 5-6 September, 2014. Full information can be found here.

The 7th “Trends in Medical Mycology” (TIMM2015) will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, 9-12 October, 2015. For all information on this meeting, click here.

To participate in the ISHAM 2015 congress in Melbourne, Australia, 4-8 May, 2015, there is a sponsoring option for Young-ISHAM members. Check the ISHAM 2015 website here‚Äč.

The scientific symposium of the Belgian Society of Medical Mycology will take place on 24 October in Antwerp, Belgium. The topic is “Fungal infections in pediatrics”. The preliminary program can be found here.

The Summer-issue of the ISHAM-affiliated Mycology Study Group can be found here.

Under the auspices of ISHAM and the European Confederation of Medical Mycology (ECMM), a global Aspergillus terreus surveillance is conducted, see here for information. You are invited to participate and contact Katrien Lagrou in case an Aspergillus terreus infection is diagnosed in your center.

A small meeting on Genomics of Neglected Pathogens will be organized in Utrecht, The Netherlands, 20-21 April, as part of the CBS Spring Symposium Week. For information, contact Sybren de Hoog.

A report of the National Continuing Medical Education Course organized by the University of West China Hospital last March, 2014 in Chengdu, China, can be found here. The focus for this year was “The basics of fungal skin disease and a workshop on clinical research progress”.  

A Germany-language clinical seminar will be organized in Essen, Germany on 19-20 September, 2014 by the Scientia Akademie; click here for program and registration.

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