ISHAM NEWS! (20-12-2012)
|2012 has been a tremendously
successful year, with the congress in Berlin, and several workshop meetings
under the umbrella of ISHAM. Our society now has more than 1000 members and has
proven to be instrumental in coordinating and stimulating research in many
different areas. The launch of the journal Medical Mycology Case Reports adds
to the profile of the society. Stay with us in 2013!
A new, open access journal 'Research in Molecular
Medicine' has been launched by the Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences.
Click here for
full information. The journal particularly welcomes papers on medical mycology
of the Middle East.
The fifth FEBS Advanced Lecture Course Human Fungal
Pathogens: Molecular Mechanisms of Host-Pathogen Interactions and Virulence will be organized in La Colle sur Loup, France, May 25-31, 2013. Full
information and registration details can be found
FEBS, the organizer, is the Federation of European Biochemical Societies.
The Congresses of the International Union of
Microbiological Societies will take place from July 27th to August 1st, 2014 at
the Palais des congrès de Montréal (Montréal’s Convention Centre). The three
congresses will be held simultaneously within one week, one of which is the
XIVth International Congress of Mycology. Click
here for information.
A report of the Second Taiwan Medical Mycology Training
Network (MMTN) can be found on the ISHAM website here. The course was organized
in August, 2012, in Taipei by the ISHAM-affiliated Asia Fungal Working Group.
A latest Fungiscope Update Report, submitted by Maria
Vehreschild and Kerstin Wahlers, can be found here. Fungiscope is an
ISHAM-affiliated working group on registration of rare clinical cases.
The 5th Congress of Asia Pacific Society for Medical
Mycology (2013 APSMM) will take place in Chengdu, China, June 19-23, 2013.
Information can be found here. The meeting congress joins with the 19th
Annual Meeting of Chinese Society of Dermatology (CSD) and with other
The Pathogenic Fungi Culture Collection (PFCC) of Pasteur
Institute of Iran has a unique collection for human and animal pathogenic fungi
as well as soil-borne fungal pathogens and standard strains. The institute is
ready to serve all universities and institutes for research and education
programs. For information, click here.
The 3rd Annual International Symposia of Mycology (ISM-2013) will be organized in: Wuhan, China July 30 - August 1, 2013. For
information click here.
|CBS Fungal Biodiversity Calendar: Battle of the
CBS is initiating
a new (12 month) calendar series, which will focus on the beauty of fungal
calendar is scheduled for 2014, and will subsequently appear annually. To this
end we invite all those making photographs or micrographs to submit their most
beautiful fungal illustrations. Show us your fungi! More info here.
Two PhD positions are
available in Jena, Germany. One project will be part of the research project “Molecular Mechanisms of Candida Sepsis” within the Center for Sepsis Control
and Care (CSCC) and the Hans Knöll Institute (HKI). The second project “The
role of filamentation in the pathogenesis of candidiasis” will be funded by the
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). Full information can be found here.