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Microbiology Conferences

Current microbiology conferences and selected molecular biology conferences. Below is a comprehensive list of microbiology conferences, meetings, workshops, symposia, seminars, congresses and advanced courses including relevant conferences in molecular biology. The conferences in our list are mainly of interest to scientists working in all areas of microbiology including bacteriology, virology, mycology, parasitology and molecular microbiology. Many of the conferences will also be of interest to scientists working in other areas of molecular biology, biotechnology and related disciplines.

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Next year's conferences: Microbiology Conferences 2015

Microbiology Conferences 2014

November 2014

November 05 - 08, 2014   Large Scale Data
Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA   Further information
Cold Spring Harbor Conference. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
November 06 - 06, 2014   STEC and the enterics
Birmingham, UK   Further information
This seminar will look at specific aspects of STEC microbiology, as well as issues with other enteric organisms: The significance and epidemiology of STEC in the UK food chain; Methods for detection and tracking contamination; Strategies for controlling STEC and enterics in the food arena; Issues with Salmonella.
Suggested reading:     Pathogenic Escherichia coli
November 08 - 11, 2014   From Functional Genomics to Systems Biology
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBO Conference. From Functional Genomics to Systems Biology.
November 13 - 16, 2014   1st ASM Conference on Polymicrobial Infections
Washington, DC, USA   Further information
ASM Conference on Polymicrobial Infections
Suggested reading:     Medical Microbiology books
November 18 - 18, 2014   Annual DMS Congress
Copenhagen , Denmark   Further information
DMS. The Danish Microbiological Society.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology books
November 18 - 21, 2014   NZMS Conference 2014
Wellington, New Zealand   Further information
Annual conference of the New Zealand Microbiological Society Inc and the New Zealand Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology books
November 25 - 27, 2014   Annual Meeting. Molecular Biology Society of Japan
Yokohama, Japan   Further information
MBSJ. The Molecular Biology Society of Japan.
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books

December 2014

December 04 - 05, 2014   Digital Pathology Congress Europe
London, UK   Further information
Global Engage Conference. This two day interactive meeting will provide the opportunity to take home cutting edge strategies, analysis techniques, case study examples and methods to allow you to fully understand both the technology and accompanying informatics and image analysis tools and utilize digital pathology to its greatest potential.
Suggested reading:     Molecular Diagnostics

Microbiology Conferences 2015

January 2015

January 11 - 14, 2015   Natural Products Discovery and Development in the Post Genomic Era
San Diego, CA, USA   Further information
SIMB Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. In light of the rapid progress and growing interest in this area, the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, The Korean Society for Microbiology and Biotechnology, and The Society for Actinomycetes Japan are jointly sponsoring a new international meeting on Natural Products Discovery and Development in the Post Genomic Era.
January 11 - 16, 2015   Precision Genome Engineering and Synthetic Biology: Designing Genomes and Pathways
Big Sky, MT, USA   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
January 11 - 16, 2015   The Biological Code of Cell Signaling: A Tribute to Tony Pawson
Steamboat Springs, CO, USA   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
January 11 - 16, 2015   Viral Immunity
Breckenridge, CO, USA   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Suggested reading:     Virology books
January 14 - 14, 2015   SFAM Winter Meeting
London, UK   Further information
SFAM Society for Applied Microbiology.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology books
January 17 - 18, 2015   Immunology of Fungal Infections: Identifying the Common Beneficial Host-Pathogen Interaction
Galveston, TX, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar.
Suggested reading:     Human Pathogenic Fungi
January 18 - 23, 2015   Genomics and Clinical Microbiology
Cambridge, UK   Further information
Wellcome Trust. Advanced Course. Training in the latest laboratory techniques and data-analysis tools for PhD students, postdocs and clinicians.
Suggested reading:     Genomics books   Molecular Diagnostics
January 18 - 23, 2015   Immunology of Fungal Infections: Basic Mechanisms and Translational Implications
Galveston, TX, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.
Suggested reading:     Human Pathogenic Fungi
January 19 - 20, 2015   The Microbiome Forum Asia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Further information
Global Engage Conference. The latest academic and industry research will explore the human microbiome.
Suggested reading:     Bacteriology books
January 20 - 25, 2015   Immunity to Veterinary Pathogens: Informing Vaccine Development
Keystone, CO, USA   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
January 21 - 22, 2015   Pharmaceutical Microbiology conference
London, UK   Further information
Explores key issues in data review and analysis, contamination control strategies, strategies for low endotoxin recovery and best practice in sterile and non-sterile manufacture.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology books
January 22 - 23, 2015   Flow Chemistry India
Mumbai, India   Further information
This meeting is dedicated to the integration of flow chemistry into everyday practice throughout the world by delivering the latest knowledge and making it available for the entire chemistry community.
January 22 - 23, 2015   Microfluidics and Lab on a Chip India
Mumbai, India   Further information
The program will consist of moderated sessions and engaging an expert panel on research themes at the core of Microfluidics and Lab-on-a-Chip technology.
Suggested reading:     Microarrays   Proteomics
January 22 - 27, 2015   Host Response in Tuberculosis
Santa Fe, NM, USA   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
January 24 - 25, 2015   Physical Virology: The Expanding Interface of Viral Characterization and Engineering Application
Ventura, CA, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar.
Suggested reading:     Virology books
January 25 - 30, 2015   Epigenetics and Cancer
Keystone, CO, USA   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
January 25 - 30, 2015   Physical Virology: Integrating Global Significance with Atomic Level Understanding
Ventura, CA, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.
Suggested reading:     Virology books
January 26 - 30, 2015   Laboratory Diagnosis of Human Parasitic Infections
Leiden, The Netherlands   Further information
ESCMID Course
Suggested reading:     Leishmania   Acanthamoeba   Human Pathogenic Fungi
January 26 - 30, 2015   Working with the Human Genome Sequence
Blantyre, Malawi   Further information
Wellcome Trust. Advanced Course. Training in the latest laboratory techniques and data-analysis tools for PhD students, postdocs and clinicians.
Suggested reading:     Genomics books
January 27 - 28, 2015   Diagnostics and Biomarkers: Online Event
Online conference,   Further information
Using a pioneering new platform especially developed for scientific events, this conference will be broadcast to your PC or mobile device on 27th -28th January 2015.
Suggested reading:     Molecular Diagnostics
January 28 - 30, 2015   Genomic Medicine for Clinicians
Cambridge, UK   Further information
Wellcome Trust. Workshops and Summer Schools. Intensive, interactive discussion and hands-on training.
January 30 - 30, 2015   BIA Workshop in Infectious Diseases: 8th HIV Dilemmas Conference
Manchester , UK   Further information
Mixture of challenging cases are drawn from real life, all presented by experts using interactive key pad voting throughout. For anyone involved in diagnosis and treatment of infection in HIV patients.
Suggested reading:     Molecular Diagnostics
January 30 - February 1, 2015   4th UK RNA Splicing Meeting
Cumbria, UK   Further information
Biochemical Society conference.

February 2015

February 01 - 06, 2015   Genomics and Epidemiological Surveillance of Bacterial Pathogens
San Jose, Costa Rica   Further information
Wellcome Trust. Advanced Course. Training in the latest laboratory techniques and data-analysis tools for PhD students, postdocs and clinicians.
February 01 - 06, 2015   RNA Nanotechnology: Converging Disciplines for the Advancement of Inter-RNA Interactions
Ventura, CA, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.
Suggested reading:     Applied RNAi   RNA Editing   Bionanotechnology
February 02 - 03, 2015   Biologics Congress
Berlin, Germany   Further information
Global Engage Conference. This two day interactive meeting will provide you the opportunity to take home cutting edge strategies, case study examples, developments and methods to allow you to further your research, keep abreast of your competitors and the latest advancements in the area.
February 05 - 05, 2015   Re-stoking the therapy pipeline: how to stimulate the development of new antibiotics, diagnostics and novel therapies
London , UK   Further information
British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. The UK Antimicrobial Resistance Roundtable Series
Suggested reading:     Antifungals   Antibiotics
February 09 - 10, 2015   Tissue Engineering and Bioprinting: Research to Commercialization
Boston, MA, USA   Further information
The fields of tissue engineering and bioprinting are important for ultimately realizing the full potential of regenerative medicine.
February 09 - 11, 2015   ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting
Washington, DC, USA   Further information
ASM Conference. The ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting brings together individuals who are carrying out research to defend against the growing threat of bioterrorism and decision makers shaping the future biodefense research agenda, recognizing that emerging infectious diseases serve as a paradigm for handling the public threat of bioterrorism.
February 16 - 27, 2015   Mathematical Models for Infectious Disease Dynamics
Cambridge, UK   Further information
Wellcome Trust. Advanced Course. Training in the latest laboratory techniques and data-analysis tools for PhD students, postdocs and clinicians.
February 17 - 18, 2015   Discovery Chemistry Congress
Berlin, Germany   Further information
Featuring an array of leading international speakers, this event aims to provide you with an insight into the latest developments in Discovery Chemistry.
February 17 - 18, 2015   Flow Chemistry Europe
Berlin, Germany   Further information
The integration of flow chemistry into everyday practice throughout the world by delivering the latest knowledge and making it available for the entire chemistry community.
February 17 - 18, 2015   Screening Europe
Berlin, Germany   Further information
Hot topics to be covered include 3D cell based screening methods, the use of model organisms, and novel approaches for data analysis. Focus will also be given to the evolving use of phenotypic screening.
February 17 - 22, 2015   RNA Silencing in Plants
Keystone, CO, USA   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
February 21 - 22, 2015   Quantitative Genetics and Genomics: Consequences and Evolution of Genomic Variation
Lucca (Barga), Italy   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar.
Suggested reading:     Genomics books
February 22 - 26, 2015   Neuroepigenetics
Santa Fe, NM, USA   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
February 22 - 27, 2015   Quantitative Genetics and Genomics: Deciphering the Genetic Basis of Complex Phenotypes for the Benefit of Mankind
Lucca (Barga), Italy   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.
Suggested reading:     Genomics books
February 26 - 27, 2015   Clinical Applications of Stem Cells
Singapore,   Further information
Researchers and clinicians focusing on translating basic discoveries in the stem cells field into applications for regenerative medicine and cellular therapy. We will also be looking specifically into how the global regulatory agencies view the translational efforts.

March 2015

March 01 - 06, 2015   DNA Replication and Recombination
Whistler, BC, Canada   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
March 01 - 06, 2015   Genomic Instability and DNA Repair
Whistler, BC, Canada   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
March 01 - 06, 2015   Gut Microbiota Modulation of Host Physiology: The Search for Mechanism
Keystone, CO, USA   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Suggested reading:     Probiotics books   Systems Microbiology
March 04 - 08, 2015   Hybrid Methods in Structural Biology
Tahoe City, CA, USA   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
March 06 - 07, 2015   Advances in Diagnosis and Management of Viral Hepatitis
Tunis, Tunisia   Further information
ESCMID Course
Suggested reading:     Molecular Diagnostics
March 06 - 08, 2015   3rd ESCMID Conference on Vaccines
Lisbon , Portugal   Further information
ESCMID Conference
March 07 - 08, 2015   RNA Editing: Transcriptome Diversity: Roles in Health and Disease
Lucca (Barga), Italy   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar.
March 07 - 08, 2015   Tropical Infectious Diseases: Challenges, Opportunities and Successes
Galveston, TX, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar.
March 08 - 10, 2015   51st Annual Scientific Meeting of the BSMM
Aberdeen, UK   Further information
British Society for Medical Mycology Annual Scientific Meeting.
Suggested reading:     Antifungals   Human Pathogenic Fungi   Fusarium
March 08 - 13, 2015   RNA Editing: Diversifying the Transcriptome: Consequences for Development and Disease
Lucca (Barga), Italy   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.
March 08 - 13, 2015   Tropical Infectious Diseases: Challenges, Opportunities and Successes
Galveston, TX, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.
March 13 - 16, 2015   ASM Conference on Mechanisms of Interbacterial Cooperation and Competition
Washington, DC, USA   Further information
ASM Conference.
March 15 - 18, 2015   11th Annual Conference. US HUPO Proteomics Conference
Tempe, AZ, USA   Further information
US HUPO conference to encourage the use of proteomics technologies and to disseminate knowledge pertaining to the human proteome and that of model organisms.
Suggested reading:     Proteomics
March 15 - 20, 2015   Co-Infection: A Global Challenge for Disease Control
Ouro Preto, Brazil   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
March 15 - 20, 2015   Long Noncoding RNAs: From Evolution to Function
Keystone, CO, USA   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
March 15 - 20, 2015   Malaria Experimental Genetics
Bangkok, Thailand   Further information
Wellcome Trust. Advanced Course. Training in the latest laboratory techniques and data-analysis tools for PhD students, postdocs and clinicians.
Suggested reading:     Malaria Parasites
March 17 - 18, 2015   Biodetection and Biosensors
Berlin, Germany   Further information
This year's meeting will incorporate aspects of both biodetection and biosensors, a rapidly growing area of science
Suggested reading:     Molecular Diagnostics
March 17 - 18, 2015   Lab-on-a-Chip and Microfluidics
Berlin, Germany   Further information
Leaders from both academia and industry discuss innovative developments in this exciting field.
Suggested reading:     Microarrays   Bionanotechnology
March 17 - 18, 2015   Microarray Technology
Berlin, Germany   Further information
The wide range of cutting edge research being conducted using microarray technologies will be discussed. You will gain an insight into the latest developments in clinical uses of microarrays, including pre-implantation diagnosis, pre- and post-natal chromosomal analysis, and the clinical utility of gene expression signatures.
Suggested reading:     Microarrays
March 17 - 18, 2015   Point of Care Diagnostics
Berlin, Germany   Further information
A wide range of cutting edge research being conducted using point of care diagnostics will be discussed.
Suggested reading:     Molecular Diagnostics
March 19 - 20, 2015   The 2nd Plant Genomics Congress Asia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Further information
Global Engage Conference. Covers NGS Technologies for Plant Research; Plant Genomic Case Studies; Epigenetics Case Studies, Biofuel Research; Bioinformatics, Data Management & Analysis / Maize Case Studies
Suggested reading:     Biofuels   Next-generation Sequencing
March 19 - 21, 2015   Diagnosis and Management of Fungal Infections Both in the West and the East
Delhi, India   Further information
ESCMID Course
Suggested reading:     Human Pathogenic Fungi   Molecular Diagnostics
March 22 - 27, 2015   HIV Vaccines
Banff, Canada   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Suggested reading:     Virology books
March 23 - 24, 2015   Circulating Biomarkers 2015
Boston, MA, USA   Further information
This conference discusses Nucleic Acid-based Biomarkers, Protein-based Biomarkers, as well as Extracellular Vesicle (EV)-based Biomarkers (contained within exosomes and microvesicles).
March 23 - 28, 2015   Transcriptional and Epigenetic Influences on Stem Cell States
Steamboat Springs, CO, USA   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
March 28 - April 1, 2015   ASBMB Annual Meeting
Boston, MA, USA   Further information
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) annual meeting.
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books
March 29 - 31, 2015   EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Frontiers in Stem Cells and Cancer
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information
EMBO | EMBL Symposium.
March 29 - April 2, 2015   Gram-Negative Resistance
Tahoe City, CA, USA   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
March 29 - April 3, 2015   DNA Methylation
Keystone, CO, USA   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
March 29 - April 3, 2015   Epigenomics
Keystone, CO, USA   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
March 29 - April 3, 2015   Viruses and Human Cancer
Big Sky, MT, USA   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Suggested reading:     Virology books
March 30 - April 2, 2015   SGM Annual Conference 2015
Birmingham , UK   Further information
SGM Conference. The Society for General Microbiology Annual Conference 2015 will be held at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham, UK.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology books

April 2015

April 12 - 17, 2015   Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics: Deciphering the Cancer Genome and Epigenome to Develop Novel Therapies
Lucca (Barga), Italy   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.
April 12 - 19, 2015   Next Generation Sequencing
Cambridge, UK   Further information
Wellcome Trust. Advanced Course. Training in the latest laboratory techniques and data-analysis tools for PhD students, postdocs and clinicians.
Suggested reading:     Next-generation Sequencing   Genome Analysis
April 13 - 24, 2015   Computational Molecular Evolution
Cambridge, UK   Further information
Wellcome Trust. Advanced Course. Training in the latest laboratory techniques and data-analysis tools for PhD students, postdocs and clinicians.
April 15 - 18, 2015   EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Cellular heterogeneity: Role of variability and noise in biological decision-making
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information
EMBO | EMBL Symposium.
April 16 - 16, 2015   SFAM Spring Meeting
Sheffield, UK   Further information
SFAM Society for Applied Microbiology.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology books
April 16 - 18, 2015   QbD in Pharma Development World Congress
Chandigarh, India   Further information
The theme of the conference is Emerging Challenges, Federal Issues and Possible Solutions.
April 19 - 24, 2015   Innate Immunity and Determinants of Microbial Pathogenesis
Olympic Valley, CA, USA   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
April 24 - 29, 2015   The Human Proteome
Stockholm, Sweden   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Suggested reading:     Proteomics
April 25 - 26, 2015   Multi-Drug Efflux Systems: Learning from the Past to Innovate the Future
Lucca (Barga), Italy   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar.
Suggested reading:     Antifungals   Antibiotics
April 25 - 28, 2015   25th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Copenhagen , Denmark   Further information
ECCMID 2015 provides an excellent forum for delegates to learn about the latest innovations in the field.
April 25 - 28, 2015   ESCMID Annual Congress
Copenhagen , Denmark   Further information
ESCMID annual congress
Suggested reading:     Microbiology books
April 26 - 28, 2015   31st Annual Clinical Virology Symposium
Daytona Beach, FL, USA   Further information
ASM Conference. The 31st Annual Clinical Virology Symposium and Annual Meeting of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology.
Suggested reading:     Cytomegaloviruses
April 26 - May 1, 2015   Mechanisms of HIV Persistence: Implications for a Cure
Boston, MA, USA   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Suggested reading:     Virology books
April 26 - May 1, 2015   Multi-Drug Efflux Systems: A Paradigm Shift from Fundamental Mechanisms to Practical Applications
Lucca (Barga), Italy   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.
Suggested reading:     Antifungals   Antibiotics

May 2015

May 02 - 03, 2015   Antimicrobial Peptides: Mechanism, Function and Application
Lucca (Barga), Italy   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar.
Suggested reading:     Antibiotics
May 03 - 08, 2015   Antimicrobial Peptides: Basic and Translational Aspects
Lucca (Barga), Italy   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.
Suggested reading:     Antibiotics
May 04 - 08, 2015   19th ISHAM Congress
Melbourne, Australia   Further information
International Society for Human and Animal Mycology.
May 05 - 06, 2015   Advances in NGS - Online Event
Online conference,   Further information
Using a pioneering new platform especially developed for scientific events, this conference will be broadcast to your PC or mobile device on 5th-6th May 2015.
Suggested reading:     Next-generation Sequencing   Genome Analysis
May 06 - 08, 2015   Applied Bioinformatics and Public Health Microbiology
Cambridge, UK   Further information
Wellcome Trust. Scientific Conference. Discussion and debate at the cutting-edge of biomedical research.
May 06 - 08, 2015   Indigenous Parasitic Diseases in Europe
Pavia, India   Further information
ESCMID Course
Suggested reading:     Parasitology books
May 06 - 10, 2015   EMBO Conference Series: Chromatin and Epigenetics
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information
EMBO Conference.
May 07 - 08, 2015   The 2nd Microbiome Forum Europe
London, UK   Further information
Global Engage Conference. The latest academic and industry research will explore the human microbiome.
Suggested reading:     Bacteriology books
May 08 - 11, 2015   5th ASM Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance in Zoonotic Bacteria and Foodborne Pathogens
Washington, DC, USA   Further information
ASM Conference.
May 09 - 14, 2015   Bacterial Networks (BACNET15)
Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain   Further information
ESF-EMBO Symposium.
May 11 - 12, 2015   The 3rd Plant Genomics Congress Europe
London, UK   Further information
Global Engage Conference. Covers NGS Technologies for Plant Research; Plant Genomics Case Studies (Cereals); RNA Seq Case Studies; Bioinformatics, Data Management and Analysis; Forestry Research Case Studies; Epigenetic, DNA Methylation Case Studies; Genomic Evolution Case Studies; Plant Genomics Case Studies.
May 12 - 13, 2015   Personalised Medicine 2015
Cambridge, UK   Further information
Leaders into omics and disease research who are currently working towards a future where medical interventions are more precise, more targeted and are resulting in better patient outcomes.
Suggested reading:     Medical Microbiology books
May 12 - 17, 2015   The Arthropod Vector: The Controller of Transmission
Taos, NM, USA   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
May 21 - 22, 2015   Advances in qPCR and dPCR
Singapore,   Further information
We will be focusing on new developments in qPCR technology, concentrating on improvements to qPCR design, the acquisition of accurate data, and efficient data analysis. Particular emphasis will also be given to the use of qPCR in Cancer diagnosis. Focus will also be given to the use of dPCR in the clinic, covering applications such as infectious disease diagnostics and cancer detection. Another important area for discussion will be the applications for forensics and anti-terrorism.
May 28 - 29, 2015   73rd Annual Assembly of the SSM
Lugano, Switzerland   Further information
SSM Swiss Society for Microbiology. The aim of this event is to provide a view on the transdisciplinarity of microbiology. Thus, the keyword is EcoHealth.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology books
May 28 - 29, 2015   Educational Programme on Transplant Virology
Lausanne, Switzerland   Further information
ESCMID Course
Suggested reading:     Virology books
May 30 - June 2, 2015   ASM General Meeting
New Orleans, LA, USA   Further information
ASM Conference. The ASM General Meeting showcases the central role of microbes in the biosphere by communicating cutting edge science in the diverse areas influenced by microbes. This meeting provides participants with opportunities for immersion in fields of specialization as well as forays into different disciplines.
May 31 - June 5, 2015   Nucleic Acids
Biddeford, ME, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.

June 2015

June 05 - 10, 2015   Symbiomes: Systems Biology of Host-Microbiome Interactions
Pultusk, Poland   Further information
ESF-EMBO Symposium.
June 07 - 11, 2015   6th Congress of European Microbiologists (FEMS 2015)
Maastricht , The Netherlands   Further information
The 6th Congress of European Microbiologists (FEMS 2015) is one of the leading meetings of its kind and will connect approximately 3,000 microbiologists from 50 member societies in 35 European countries​.
June 07 - 11, 2015   6th Congress of European Microbiologists
Maastricht, The Netherlands   Further information
FEMS Federation of European Microbiological Societies.
June 07 - 12, 2015   EMBL-EBI-Wellcome Trust Workshop on In Silico Systems Biology
Cambridge, UK   Further information
Wellcome Trust. Workshops and Summer Schools. Intensive, interactive discussion and hands-on training.
Suggested reading:     Systems Microbiology
June 07 - 12, 2015   MicroRNAs and Noncoding RNAs in Cancer
Keystone, CO, USA   Further information
Keystone Conference. Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology.
June 10 - 12, 2015   EMBL Conference: The Human Microbiome
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL Conference. Opportunities for European researchers to learn about and to connect to important developments in the field of human microbiota.
Suggested reading:     Oral Microbial Ecology
June 12 - 16, 2015   5th ASM Conference on Prokaryotic Cell Biology and Development
Washington, DC, USA   Further information
ASM Conference.
Suggested reading:     Systems Microbiology
June 13 - 14, 2015   Mycotoxins and Phycotoxins
Easton, MA, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar.
Suggested reading:     Human Pathogenic Fungi   Bacterial Toxins
June 14 - 17, 2015   EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information
EMBO | EMBL Symposium.
June 14 - 19, 2015   Mycotoxins and Phycotoxins
Easton, MA, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.
Suggested reading:     Human Pathogenic Fungi   Bacterial Toxins
June 17 - 19, 2015   Microbial Interfaces
Galway , Ireland   Further information
SGM Conference. Irish Division Meeting 2015.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology books
June 20 - 21, 2015   Environmental Nanotechnology
West Dover, VT, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar. Novel Techniques for Synthesizing, Characterizing, and Tracking Engineered Nanomaterials for Sustainable Application of Nanotechnology
Suggested reading:     Bionanotechnology
June 21 - 23, 2015   EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Enabling Technologies for Eukaryotic Synthetic Biology
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information
EMBO | EMBL Symposium.
June 21 - 26, 2015   Animal-Microbe Symbioses: Identifying the Common Language of Host-Microbe Associations
Waterville Valley, NH, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology books
June 21 - 26, 2015   Environmental Nanotechnology
West Dover, VT, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.
Suggested reading:     Bionanotechnology
June 21 - 26, 2015   Viruses and Cells
Girona, Spain   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.
Suggested reading:     Virology books   Cytomegaloviruses
June 22 - 23, 2015   The Digital Pathology Congress USA
San Diego, CA, USA   Further information
Global Engage Conference. Cutting edge strategies, analysis techniques, case study examples and methods to allow you to fully understand both the technology and accompanying informatics and image analysis tools and utilize digital pathology to its greatest potential.
Suggested reading:     Molecular Diagnostics
June 22 - 24, 2015   Understanding and Harnessing Bio-Catalysis for Biofuel
York, UK   Further information
Biochemical Society conference.
Suggested reading:     Biofuels
June 22 - 24, 2015   World Congress and Expo on Applied Microbiology
Frankfurt, Germany   Further information
Microbiology has come a long way from the era of fermentation to the age of nanotechnology in delivering drugs and microenvironment management. This conference aims to review the greater trends in the field of applied microbiology.
June 23 - 25, 2015   Probiotics and Prebiotics
Budapest, Hungary   Further information
IPC2015 nternational Scientific Conference on Probiotics and Prebiotics.
Suggested reading:     Probiotics books
June 25 - 26, 2015   The qPCR and Digital PCR Congress USA
San Diego, CA, USA   Further information
Global Engage Conference. Covers Digital PCR: Applications and Opportunities; qPCR: Strategies and Developments; qPCR and Digital PCR Case Studies; Plant and Food Case Studies
June 27 - 28, 2015   Chromosome Dynamics
Waterville Valley, NH, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar.
Suggested reading:     Genomics books
June 28 - July 3, 2015   Chromosome Dynamics
Waterville Valley, NH, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.
June 29 - July 1, 2015   Exploring Human Host-Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease
Cambridge, UK   Further information
Wellcome Trust. Scientific Conference. Discussion and debate at the cutting-edge of biomedical research.
June 29 - July 1, 2015   UK Probiotics Conference 2015
London , UK   Further information
Gut Mircrobiota and Gut Microbiome: Human Health; Gut Microbiota and Gut Microbiome: Animal Health; Probiotics: Human Health and Diseases, Allergies; Veterinary Products, Aquaculture and Companion Animals; Product Development
Suggested reading:     Probiotics books
June 29 - July 2, 2015   SFAM Summer Conference
Dublin, Ireland   Further information
SFAM Society for Applied Microbiology.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology books

July 2015

July 09 - 10, 2015   International Bioprinting Congress
Singapore,   Further information
The meeting will include scientific presentations from the leading international experts covering the latest developments and techniques.
July 11 - 12, 2015   Applied and Environmental Microbiology
South Hadley, MA, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar.
Suggested reading:     Biofuels   Omics in Soil Science   Extremophiles
July 11 - 12, 2015   Staphylococcal Diseases: New Frontiers - Interact and Update
Lucca (Barga), Italy   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar.
July 11 - 12, 2015   Tuberculosis Drug Discovery and Development: New Strategies to Fight an Old Enemy
Girona, Spain   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar.
July 11 - 15, 2015   34th Annual Meeting ASV
London, Ontario, Canada   Further information
ASV. The American Society for Virology. Symposia, satellite symposia, workshops, poster sessions on a wide range of virology topics, and special educational presentations.
Suggested reading:     Virology books
July 12 - 15, 2015   ASM Canberra 2015
Canberra, Australia   Further information
Australian Society for Microbiology's Annual Scientific Meeting and Trade Exhibition.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology books
July 12 - 16, 2015   SMBE Annual Meeting
Vienna, Austria   Further information
Annual meeting of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution SMBE.
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books
July 12 - 17, 2015   Applied and Environmental Microbiology: Microbes that Influence, Sustain and Protect Our Planet
South Hadley, MA, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.
Suggested reading:     Biofuels   Omics in Soil Science   Extremophiles
July 12 - 17, 2015   Ecological and Evolutionary Genomics: From Genomes to Biomes
Biddeford, ME, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference. Using Biodiversity to Explore Biocomplexity
July 12 - 17, 2015   Staphylococcal Diseases
Lucca (Barga), Italy   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.
July 12 - 17, 2015   Tuberculosis Drug Discovery and Development: Challenges, Advances and Future Prospects in the Fight Against Tuberculosis
Girona, Spain   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.
July 18 - 19, 2015   Microbial Population Biology
Andover, NH, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar.
Suggested reading:     Systems Microbiology
July 19 - 24, 2015   Microbial Population Biology
Andover, NH, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.
Suggested reading:     Systems Microbiology
July 25 - 26, 2015   Malaria: Translating Malaria Research to the Field
Girona, Spain   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar.
Suggested reading:     Malaria Parasites
July 25 - 26, 2015   Microbial Adhesion and Signal Transduction
Newport, RI, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar.
July 26 - 31, 2015   Archaea: Ecology, Metabolism and Molecular Biology
Newry, ME, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.
Suggested reading:     Extremophiles
July 26 - 31, 2015   Malaria: Translating Malaria Research to the Field
Girona, Spain   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.
Suggested reading:     Malaria Parasites
July 26 - 31, 2015   Microbial Adhesion and Signal Transduction
Newport, RI, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.

August 2015

August 01 - 02, 2015   Epigenetics
Waltham, MA, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar.
August 01 - 02, 2015   Marine Molecular Ecology
Hong Kong, China   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar.
Suggested reading:     Environmental Microbiology books
August 02 - 07, 2015   Epigenetics
Waltham, MA, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.
August 02 - 07, 2015   Marine Molecular Ecology
Hong Kong, China   Further information
Gordon Research Conference.
August 24 - 27, 2015   77th Harden Conference: Two Component Signalling in Bacteria: Integrating Approaches and Science
Warwickshire, UK   Further information
Biochemical Society conference.
Suggested reading:     Two-Component Systems in Bacteria

September 2015

September 02 - 04, 2015   Clostridium Difficile: Practical Aspects of Diagnostics, Typing and Comparative Genomics
Maribor, Slovenia   Further information
ESCMID Course
September 04 - 08, 2015   The EMBO Meeting 2015: Advancing the life sciences
Birmingham , UK   Further information
The EMBO Meeting 2015
September 08 - 12, 2015   ASM Conference on Pseudomonas 2015
Washington, DC, USA   Further information
ASM Conference.
September 09 - 13, 2015   EMBL Conference: Protein Synthesis and Translational Control
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information
EMBL Conference.
September 14 - 15, 2015   The 2nd Precision Medicine Congress Europe
London, UK   Further information
Global Engage Conference. Presentations and interactive panel discussions examining topics in precision medicine.
Suggested reading:     Molecular Diagnostics
September 16 - 19, 2015   EMBO | EMBL Symposium: The Mobile Genome: Genetic and Physiological Impacts of Transposable Elements
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information
EMBO | EMBL Symposium.
September 17 - 21, 2015   30th International Papillomavirus Conference and Clinical and Public Health Workshops
Lisbon , Portugal   Further information
HPV 2015 focuses on the epidemiology of HPV and other associated diseases. Our international forum enables the exchange of knowledge between the research and clinical communities showcasing the latest advances in science and practice.
Suggested reading:     Virology books
September 24 - 26, 2015   Carbapenemases in Enterobacteriaceae: Challenges and Preparedness
Verona, Italy   Further information
ESCMID Course
Suggested reading:     Bacteriology books
September 24 - 27, 2015   1st ASM Conference on Rapid Next-Generation Sequencing and Bioinformatic Pipelines for Enhanced Molecular Epidemiologic Investigation of Pathogens
Washington, DC, USA   Further information
ASM Conference.

October 2015

October 04 - 09, 2015   Interaction Between the Immune System and Nanomaterials: Safety and Medical Exploitation
Pultusk, Poland   Further information
ESF-EMBO Symposium.
Suggested reading:     Bionanotechnology
October 06 - 10, 2015   EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Seeing is Believing
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information
EMBO | EMBL Symposium.
October 07 - 09, 2015   Rapid NGS for Identification and Typing of ESBL and CRE
Groningen, The Netherlands   Further information
ESCMID Course
October 11 - 14, 2015   EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Microbiology
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information
EMBO | EMBL Symposium.
October 14 - 16, 2015   EMMD 2015 European Meeting on Molecular Diagnostics
Noordwijk aan zee, The Netherlands   Further information
The 9th European Meeting on Molecular Diagnostics (EMMD 2015). The meeting will cover the full spectrum of Human Molecular Diagnostics with a strong emphasis on new technological developments and novel clinical applications.
Suggested reading:     Molecular Diagnostics
October 18 - 21, 2015   EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Non-coding Genome
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information
EMBO | EMBL Symposium.
October 24 - 29, 2015   7th ASM Conference on Biofilms
Chicago, IL, USA   Further information
ASM Conference.
Suggested reading:     Microbial Biofilms

November 2015

November 01 - 04, 2015   EMBL Conference: Cancer Genomics
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information
EMBL Conference.
November 02 - 05, 2015   Methicillin-resistant Staphylococci in Animals: Veterinary and Public Health Implications
Chicago, IL, USA   Further information
ASM Conference.
Suggested reading:     Antibiotics
November 12 - 14, 2015   EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Biological Oscillators: Design, Mechanism, Function
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information
EMBO | EMBL Symposium.
November 20 - 22, 2015   Microbiology for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: ABC and XYZ
Beijing, China   Further information
ESCMID Course
Suggested reading:     Molecular Diagnostics
November 29 - December 1, 2015   Improving the Dosage of Old Antibiotics
Nijmegen, The Netherlands   Further information
ESCMID Course
Suggested reading:     Antibiotics

December 2015

December 01 - 04, 2015   MBSJ Annual Meeting
Kobe, Japan   Further information
The Molecular Biology Society of Japan (MBSJ).
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books