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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 2018

Microbiology Conferences 2017

July 2017

July 01 - 02, 2017   Malaria (GRS)
Switzerland   Further information
Gordon Research Seminars
Suggested reading:     Malaria Parasites
July 02 - 05, 2017   ASM Annual Meeting 2017
Hobart, Australia   Further information
The Australian Society for Microbiology annual conference 2017.
July 02 - 06, 2017   2017 SMBE Meeting
Austin, Texas, USA   Further information
The Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution annual meeting.
July 02 - 07, 2017   Malaria
Switzerland   Further information
Gordon Research Conference
Suggested reading:     Malaria Parasites
July 03 - 04, 2017   Plant Genome Editing and Genome Engineering
Vienna, Austria   Further information
Advances in genome editing and engineering, notions, challenges, pros and cons, technologies and methods of applications of the genome editing tools like CRISPR/Cas9, TALENs, ZNFs and AAVs in plants.
July 03 - 06, 2017   SFAM Summer Conference 2017
Gateshead, UK   Further information
SFAM Conference. New insights into Food Safety
July 03 - 07, 2017   Foundation Skills for HPC in Computational Biomolecular Research
Hinxton, Cambridge, UK   Further information
EMBL Course
July 08 - 09, 2017   Microbial Population Biology (GRS)
USA   Further information
Gordon Research Seminars
July 09 - 13, 2017   FEMS 7th Congress of European Microbiologists
Valencia, Spain   Further information
FEMS Congress. Congress of European Microbiologists. FEMS 2017 will feature symposia and workshops led by prominent scientists in their respective fields. The goal of this international gathering is to provide a comprehensive forum for the exploration and discussion of various topics in microbiology.
July 09 - 14, 2017   Genomics and Epidemiological Surveillance of Bacterial Pathogens (San Jose, Costa Rica)
San Jose, Costa Rica   Further information
Wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences.
Suggested reading:     Bacteriology books
July 09 - 14, 2017   In Silico Systems Biology: Dynamic Modelling of Biological Networks
Hinxton, Cambridge, UK   Further information
EMBL Course
July 09 - 14, 2017   In Silico Systems Biology: Dynamic Modelling of Biological Networks
Hinxton, Cambridge, UK   Further information
Wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences.
July 09 - 14, 2017   Microbial Population Biology
USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference
July 15 - 16, 2017   Applied and Environmental Microbiology (GRS)
USA   Further information
Gordon Research Seminars
July 16 - 21, 2017   Applied and Environmental Microbiology
USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference
Suggested reading:     Metagenomics
July 21 - 24, 2017   Genome Engineering: The CRISPR/Cas Revolution
Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA   Further information
Cold Spring Harbor Conference
July 22 - 23, 2017   Marine Molecular Ecology (GRS)
Hong Kong   Further information
Gordon Research Seminars
July 22 - 23, 2017   Microbial Adhesion and Signal Transduction (GRS)
USA   Further information
Gordon Research Seminars
July 23 - 28, 2017   Archaea: Ecology, Metabolism and Molecular Biology
USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference
Suggested reading:     Extremophiles   Metagenomics
July 23 - 28, 2017   Microbial Adhesion and Signal Transduction
USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference
Suggested reading:     Metagenomics
July 24 - 28, 2017   Breathless microbes: Techniques and theory in anaerobic microbiology
Wageningen, The Netherlands   Further information
EMBO Practical Course
July 25 - August 14, 2017   Chromatin, Epigenetics and Gene Expression
Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA   Further information
Cold Spring Harbor Course
Suggested reading:     Epigenetics
July 25 - August 14, 2017   Yeast Genetics and Genomics
Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA   Further information
Cold Spring Harbor Course
Suggested reading:     Medical Mycology books
July 27 - 30, 2017   ASMCUE 2017
Denver CO, USA   Further information
ASM Conference. ASMCUE gathers over 350 microbiology and biology educators for an interactive four-day conference.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology books
July 29 - 30, 2017   Epigenetics (GRS)
USA   Further information
Gordon Research Seminars
Suggested reading:     Epigenetics
July 29 - 30, 2017   Plant Transformation and Biotechnology
Vienna, Austria   Further information
Understanding and control of precise transgene integration, expression and stability in plants, improved transformation systems, address biosafety considerations and develop GM crops for the benefit of developing countries.
July 30 - August 3, 2017   SIMB Annual Meeting and Exhibition 2017
Denver, CO, USA   Further information
SIMB Conference. Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology meeting.
July 30 - August 4, 2017   Epigenetics
USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference

August 2017

August 05 - 06, 2017   Staphylococcal Diseases (GRS)
USA   Further information
Gordon Research Seminars
Suggested reading:     Staphylococcus
August 06 - 11, 2017   Staphylococcal Diseases
USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference
Suggested reading:     Staphylococcus
August 07 - 11, 2017   Molecular Genetics of Bacteria and Phages Meeting
Madison, USA   Further information
Suggested reading:     Phage Therapy
August 28 - September 1, 2017   International Workshop On Marine Geomicrobiology: A Matter Of Energy
Sandbjerg Manor, Denmark   Further information
This international workshop explores how microorganisms in the ocean and seabed drive key processes of element cycling through their energy metabolism. The focus is on recent discoveries and open questions that provoke curiosity and require new research. The workshop will be held in an informal scientific community atmosphere and will encourage free discussion and presentation of preliminary or unpublished research and ideas.
August 29 - 30, 2017   Focused Meeting 2017: Antimicrobial Resistance and One Health
Maynooth, Ireland   Further information
Delegates to this meeting will gain an overview of the concept of antimicrobial resistance from the perspectives of environment, animal and human.

September 2017

September 05 - 06, 2017   Digital PCR
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL Course
Suggested reading:     Real-Time PCR
September 05 - 09, 2017   Focused Meeting 2017: 16th International Conference on Pseudomonas
Liverpool, UK   Further information
The Pseudomonas International Conference is a biennial event that brings together researchers from all over the world who are working on the genus Pseudomonas.
Suggested reading:     Bacteriology books
September 06 - 10, 2017   Protein Synthesis and Translational Control
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL Conference
September 07 - 08, 2017   Focused Meeting 2017: 2nd International Meeting on Arboviruses and their Vectors
Glasgow, UK   Further information
IMAV 2017 aims to bring together experts in the field and will appeal to scientists involved in arbovirus research and beyond.
Suggested reading:     Arboviruses   Alphaviruses
September 08 - 10, 2017   4th ESCMID Conference on Vaccines
Dubrovnik, Croatia   Further information
World-leading experts debate the many-sided correlations between vaccines, medicine and society.
September 09 - 14, 2017   Bacterial networks (BacNet17)
Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain   Further information
EMBO Conference
September 09 - 15, 2017   Analysis of Non-Coding RNAs: quaerite et invenietis
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL Course
Suggested reading:     RNA Editing
September 11 - 13, 2017   Focused Meeting 2017: British Yeast Group Meeting. The Versatility of Yeasts
Canterbury, UK   Further information
Jointly organised by the British Yeast Group and the Microbiology Society, this event will take place at the University of Kent, Canterbury. The aim is to illustrate the versatility of yeasts in a wide range of fundamental and applied research contexts.
Suggested reading:     Brewing Microbiology
September 11 - 19, 2017   Current Methods in Cell Biology
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL Course
September 12 - 14, 2017   Bioinformatics for Principal Investigators
Hinxton, Cambridge, UK   Further information
EMBL Course
September 12 - 16, 2017   Microbial Pathogenesis and Host Response
Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA   Further information
Cold Spring Harbor Conference
September 13 - 15, 2017   Exploring Human Host-Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease
Hinxton, Cambridge, UK   Further information
Wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences.
Suggested reading:     Probiotics and Prebiotics
September 13 - 16, 2017   The Non-Coding Genome
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBO-EMBL Symposium
September 14 - 15, 2017   Metabolomics India
Bengaluru, India   Further information
Select Biosciences conference
September 15 - 19, 2017   Ubiquitin and SUMO: From molecular mechanisms to system-wide responses
Cavtat-Dubrovnik   Further information
EMBO Conference
September 18 - 20, 2017   International Conference on Microbial Ecology
Toronto, Canada   Further information
September 24 - October 1, 2017   Synthetic Biology in Action: Programming Bacteria To Do Amazing Things
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL Course

October 2017

October 02 - 06, 2017   Metagenomics Bioinformatics
Hinxton, Cambridge, UK   Further information
EMBL Course
October 03 - 06, 2017   Whole Transcriptome Data Analysis
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL Course
October 08 - 11, 2017   2nd ASM Conference on Rapid Applied Microbial Next-Generation Sequencing and Bioinformatic Pipelines
Washington, DC, USA   Further information
ASM Conference.
October 09 - 12, 2017   Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing
Hinxton, Cambridge, UK   Further information
EMBL Course
October 11 - 13, 2017   EMMD 2017 European Meeting on Molecular Diagnostics
Noordwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands   Further information
The conference and exhibition program will be covering the full spectrum of Human Molecular Diagnostics with a strong emphasis on new technological developments, and specialized clinical sessions.
Suggested reading:     Molecular Diagnostics
October 11 - 14, 2017   The Mobile Genome: Genetic and Physiological Impacts of Transposable Elements
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBO-EMBL Symposium
October 16 - 19, 2017   6th ASM Conference on Cell-Cell Communication in Bacteria
Athens, GA, USA   Further information
ASM Conference.
October 23 - 27, 2017   Structural Bioinformatics
Hinxton, Cambridge, UK   Further information
EMBL Course
October 24 - 26, 2017   65th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Virology
Osaka, Japan   Further information
JSV65, the 65th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Virology, will be held in the Osaka International Convention Center. The theme of the meeting this year is Living with Viruses and oral presentations will be delivered in English.
October 29 - November 1, 2017   Recent Advances in Fermentation Technology (RAFT 12)
Ft. Myers, FL, USA   Further information
SIMB Conference. Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology meeting.

November 2017

November 01 - 04, 2017   Genome Informatics
Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA   Further information
Cold Spring Harbor Conference
November 06 - 10, 2017   Analysis of High-Throughput Sequencing Data
Hinxton, Cambridge, UK   Further information
EMBL Course
November 06 - 10, 2017   International Society for Subsurface Microbiology (ISSM) 2017
Rotorua, New Zealand   Further information
The 2017 conference of the International Society for Subsurface Microbiology (ISSM). This conference is the tenth in a series of international conferences devoted to providing a better understanding of the ecology, microbial community composition and function, and biogeochemistry of the earth's subsurface environments. A wide range of international delegates will attend.
November 08 - 11, 2017   Single Cell Analyses
Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA   Further information
Cold Spring Harbor Conference
November 12 - 15, 2017   ASM Conference on Vibrio 2017: The Biology of Vibrios
Chicago, IL, USA   Further information
ASM Conference.
Suggested reading:     Bacteriology books
November 13 - 14, 2017   SMi's Pharmaceutical Microbiology East Coast Conference
Iselin, NJ, USA   Further information
SMi's Pharmaceutical Microbiology East Coast conference will discuss the challenges facing the microbiology field regarding the topic of contamination control and cleanrooms, strategies for rapid microbial sterility testing, the importance of environmental monitoring to prevent potential risks, bacterial endotoxin testing, quality control and new technologies, as well as regulatory issues and updates, such as the new draft of the annex 1. The 2017 East Coast programme will feature industry relevant presentations and case studies, and an all-new senior professional speaker line-up.
November 13 - 14, 2017   Superbugs and Superdrugs USA
Iselin, NJ, USA   Further information
This confereence aims to bring together industry leaders to discuss, share and develop knowledge and ideas in antimicrobial resistance and research. The meeting will cover new developments in antibiotic drug development, non-traditional approaches to antimicrobials, and preventing antimicrobial resistance. SMI's 2nd annual conference and exhibition: Superbugs and Superdrugs USA
November 16 - 17, 2017   Revolutions in Structural Biology: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Sir John Kendrew
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL Conference
November 20 - 23, 2017   New Zealand Microbiological Society Conference
Auckland, New Zealand   Further information
2017 annual meeting of the New Zealand Microbiological Society. This year the theme of the NZ Microbiological Society (NZMS) conference is: Our well-being and our microbes. The conference highlights the dependence of the economy for maintaining and developing healthy microbial interactions while minimising diseases of concern for humans, livestock and plants. The conference covers the diverse field of microbiology and its disciplines including agricultural, environmental, food, medical and biotechnology sectors that rely on microbial knowledge, management and products.
November 20 - 24, 2017   Fundamentals of High-End Cell Sorting
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL Course
Suggested reading:     Flow Cytometry in Microbiology
November 29 - December 1, 2017   Next Generation Sequencing: Whole Genome Sequencing Library Preparation
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL Course
Suggested reading:     Next-generation Sequencing
November 29 - December 2, 2017   Plant Genomes and Biotechnology
Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA   Further information
Cold Spring Harbor Conference
Suggested reading:     Chloroplasts

December 2017

December 03 - 06, 2017   4th ASM Conference on Viral Manipulation of Nuclear Processes
Charleston, SC, USA   Further information
ASM Conference.
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books   Virology books
December 03 - 08, 2017   Proteomics Bioinformatics
Hinxton, Cambridge, UK   Further information
EMBL Course
December 04 - 07, 2017   Next Generation Sequencing: RNA Sequencing Library Preparation
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL Course
Suggested reading:     Next-generation Sequencing
December 05 - 07, 2017   Lifelong Learning in the Biomedical Sciences
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL Conference
December 06 - 09, 2017   2017 MBSJ Meeting
Kobe, Japan   Further information
The Molecular Biology Societyof Japan annual meeting. (Joint meeting with JBS)

Microbiology Conferences 2018

July 2018

July 14 - 18, 2018   ASV 37th Annual Meeting
University of Maryland, College Park, USA   Further information
The American Society for Virology annual conference 2018.
Suggested reading:     Virology books