ISHAM NEWS! (30-09-2015)

Dear , Many of ISHAM’s Members have received an invitation from Insight Medical Publishing to become an Editor of a new journal called Medical Mycology: Open Access, or to submit manuscripts. The ISHAM Council and Oxford University Press would like to inform you that neither this journal nor its publisher have any connection with our journal, Medical Mycology, or with ISHAM. We look forward to receiving your submissions to Medical Mycology – published on behalf of ISHAM by Oxford University Press. Thank you for your support,
Malcolm Richardson: ISHAM President
Karl Clemons: Editor-in-Chief Medical Mycology
Rachel Warren: Senior Editor, Journals, Oxford University Press

The next Spring Course of Medical Mycology of the Institut Pasteur will be held in Paris, 21 March-15 April, 2016. The course will be taught in English and is aimed to microbiologists (MDs, PhDs and veterinarians) with previous practice in a medical mycology laboratory. Application deadline is 1st November, 2015. For information and registration, click here or contact

An interdisciplinary discussion meeting entitled 'Optimizing Outcomes in Invasive Fungal Infections' will be held in San Diego, U.S.A., on 6 October, 2015. All information can be found here.

A meeting 'Histoplasmosis in the Americas and the Caribbean' will be organized in Paramaribo, Surinam, 4-6 December, 2015. Click here for the flyer and this is the contact address.

The next LIFE Newsletter with a lot of interesting notes and announcements can be found here.

The CBS Course Foodborne and Indoor Fungi is organized in Utrecht, The Netherlands, 10-14 October, 2016. Directly hereafter, 17-28 October, the CBS Course Medical Mycology will start. Both courses combine classical phenotypic and molecular identification methods and provide insight into recent nomenclatural changes. Information will be provided soon on the CBS website.

The dermatophyte section of the CBS Course Medical Mycology will be an open event co-organized by the Scientia Academy, to explain the recent fundamental changes in systematics of cutaneous and systemic fungi. This hands-on meeting is scheduled on 28 October, 2016. On 29 October, a Workshop will be organized by the ISHAM Working Group Dermatophytes. Information will be provided soon on the CBS website.

For a full overview of meetings and courses, see the ISHAM website and click Agenda.

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