ISHAM NEWS! (16-07-2009)
Dear ISHAM member, We installed a new educational tool on our homepage: Case
of the Month. Striking cases will regularly be displayed with full
illustration and explanation for ISHAM members on the Forum. If you have
any extraordinary case, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unpublished, difficult-to-diagnose cases may also be presented to members for
A report of the successful ISHAM Satellite meeting in
Beijing, China can be found here.
We may also ask your attention for the web-area on Guidelines and Reviews, where interesting papers are added regularly.
The ISHAM Working Group on Molecular diagnostics has been
quite successful with a publication
that received a special
recommendation by Faculty-of-1000. For info on the Working Group, see here or contact Arun Balajee email@example.com.
ECMM-ISHAM Working Group on Zygomycetes had a symposium and meeting in
Tokyo; a report of the meeting can be found here.
next international CBS Course Medical Mycology will be held at Utrecht,
The Netherlands, 15-26 March, 2010. For information and registration, click here.
ECMM-ISHAM Working Group on Pseudallescheria Scedosporium Infections organizes its next Workshop in Bonn, Germany, 6-8 May 2010. The workshop is
directly linked with a meeting of the Working Group Antifungal Chemotherapy of the Paul Ehrlich
Gesellschaft (PEG). The preliminary program can be found here.
The next Asian Mycological Congress, with some
sessions on medical mycology, will be organized in Taichung, Taiwan,
15-19 November, 2009. For information and program, check the website here.
We are happy to announce that the impact factor of
our ISHAM journal Medical Mycology has increased to 2.156. Info on the journal
with instructions for authors can be found at here.
ISHAM members have free access to all issues of the journal (starting with
volume 1 from 1962) via the member area.
The Austrian Society for Medical Mycology will
organize her first international meeting in Vienna, Austria, 4-5 December,
2009, jointly with the Austrian Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.
Information and preliminary program can be found here.
A CNRS Conference Jacques Monod entitled ‘New and
Emerging Fungal Diseases of Animals and Plants: evolutionary aspects in the
context of global changes’ will be organized at Roscoff in Brittany, France,
17-21 April, 2010. Information will soon be available and announced in a
forthcoming ISHAM News.
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