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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 2016

Microbiology Conferences 2015

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 06 - 08, 2015   Plant Genome Evolution 2015
Amsterdam, The Netherlands   Further information
Third Current Opinion Conference on Plant Genome Evolution
Suggested reading:     Bacteria-Plant Interactions   Genome Analysis
September 06 - 10, 2015   Systems Biology of Infection Symposium
Ascona, Switzerland   Further information
The second edition of this international conference will focus on latest concepts and methodologies in Systems Biology of Infection. It will offer the unique opportunity for researchers at all levels to discuss the latest topics in this rapidly emerging field.
Suggested reading:     Systems Microbiology
September 07 - 08, 2015   Water Microbiology: Current and Emerging Issues in Healthcare
Winchester, UK   Further information
Water Microbiology. Joint Public Health England and IBBS conference
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 05 - 07, 2015   Clinical Microbiology and Microbial Genomics
Philadelphia, PA, USA   Further information
4th International Conference on Clinical Microbiology and Microbial Genomics. Clinical Microbiology-2015. This meeting will focus in particular on the most current research related to the laboratory diagnosis of human and animal infections.
Suggested reading:     Molecular Diagnostics
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 08 - 09, 2015   Hot topics in food microbiology
Chipping Campden, UK   Further information
Food poisoning and spoilage are never far from the spotlight. This popular conference will look at various areas of concern and keep delegates up-to-date with the latest information and thinking.
October 09 - 12, 2015   7th Trends in Medical Mycology
Lisbon, Portugal   Further information
Trends in Medical Mycology is the bi-annual joined meeting of the European Confederation of Medical Mycology (ECMM) and EORTC Infectious Diseases Group.
Suggested reading:     Antifungals   Human Pathogenic Fungi   Fusarium
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 19 - 21, 2015   PDA 10th Annual Global Conference on Pharmaceutical Microbiology
Bethesda, MD, USA   Further information
The PDA 10th Annual Global Conference on Pharmaceutical Microbiology will address challenges to product quality and infection control in the global market.
October 22 - 23, 2015   3rd Targeting Microbiota World Congress
Paris, France   Further information
3rd World Congress on Targeting Microbiota. International Society of Microbiota
Suggested reading:     Probiotics books   Probiotics and Prebiotics
October 24 - 29, 2015   7th ASM Conference on Biofilms
Chicago, IL, USA   Further information
ASM Conference.
Suggested reading:     Microbial Biofilms
October 28 - 30, 2015   VI International Conference on Environmental, Industrial and Applied Microbiology - BioMicroWorld2015
Barcelona, Spain   Further information
The BioMicroWorld2015 Conference will provide an excellent opportunity to learn and discuss about the latest research results in the fields of industrial microbiology, biotechnology, environmental sciences, food and medical microbiology and other related fields.

November 2015

November 01 - 04, 2015   EMBL Conference: Cancer Genomics
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information
EMBL Conference.
November 01 - 05, 2015   Conference on Campylobacter, Helicobacter and Related Organisms
Rotorua, New Zealand   Further information
The 18th international conference on Campylobacter, Helicobacter and Related Organisms (CHRO 2015).
Suggested reading:     Campylobacter Ecology and Evolution
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 05 - 06, 2015   Emerging Biotechnologies: Hype, Hope and Hard Reality
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
16th EMBO-EMBL Science and Society Conference
November 12 - 14, 2015   EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Biological Oscillators: Design, Mechanism, Function
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information
EMBO | EMBL Symposium.
November 12 - 15, 2015   Microbial Stress: From Molecules to Systems
Sitges, Spain   Further information
This meeting, run under the auspices of the Microbial Physiology section of the European Federation of Biotechnology, shall advance our understanding of microbial stress reactions, pathways and networks.
Suggested reading:     Stress Response in Microbiology
November 20 - 22, 2015   Microbiology for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: ABC and XYZ
Beijing, China   Further information
ESCMID Course
Suggested reading:     Molecular Diagnostics
November 26 - 28, 2015   Antibiotics
Madrid, Spain   Further information
Antibiotic Therapy in Practice. A three-day training program in antibiotic therapy developed by the department of Clinical Microbiology of the University Medical Center Utrecht.
Suggested reading:     Antibiotics
November 27 - 27, 2015   Food process validation and verification
Chipping Campden, UK   Further information
Food process validation and verification: effective use of microbiological data to ensure food safety and regulatory compliance. The provision of microbiological data to confirm the validity of heat processes applied to food and drink is essential for food safety, and is applicable to food manufacture globally. The seminar will focus on the individual aspects of validation studies needed.
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
December 15 - 18, 2015   2nd International Conference on Infectious Diseases and Nanomedicine 2015: ICIDN-2015
Kathmandu, Nepal   Further information
Organized jointly by Nepalese Forum for Medical Microbiology (NFMM), Nepal Polymer Institute (NPI) and CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence for Biotechnology (CoEBio), Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. This tri-annual series of conferences is aimed at promoting interdisciplinary scientific studies for systematic understanding of cellular microbiology of infectious diseases and the development of enhanced diagnostics and treatments by applying the tools and techniques of nanotechnology. This conference will provide a global platform for presentation and sharing of innovations in the related fields of microbiology, immunology, cell biology, molecular biology, pathology, clinical sciences, epidemiology, pharmacy, laboratory medicine, bioinformatics, polymers, biomaterials, nanomaterials, drug design, regenerative nanomedicine, and other biomedical sciences from academia and industry.

Microbiology Conferences 2016

February 2016

February 01 - 03, 2016   Plant Genetics and Breeding Technologies II
Vienna, Austria   Further information
The main aim of the International Conference Plant Genetics and Breeding Technologies is to bring together academy and industry to highlight and evaluate modern Plant Genetics and Breeding Tools and Technologies, define perspectives and establish strong bridge between academy and industry and multilateral collaborations.
Suggested reading:     Genomics books   Bacteria-Plant Interactions

April 2016

April 01 - 02, 2016   International Conference on Nanobiotechnology (ICNB 16)
Prague, Czech Republic   Further information
The goal of ICNB16 is to gather scholars from all over the world to present advances in the relevant fields and to foster an environment conducive to exchanging ideas and information. This conference will also provide an ideal environment to develop new collaborations and meet experts on the fundamentals, applications, and products of the mentioned fields.
Suggested reading:     Bionanotechnology

July 2016

July 17 - 21, 2016   XVII International Congress on MPMI
Portland, OR, USA   Further information
The International Society for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions (IS-MPMI). The biennial Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions.
Suggested reading:     Bacterial-Plant Interactions

September 2016

September 23 - 25, 2016   Microbe 2016
Sheffield, UK   Further information
Medical microbiology conference, poster exhibition, trade exhibition.

November 2016

November 29 - December 2, 2016   MBSJ Annual Meeting
Yokohama, Japan   Further information
The Molecular Biology Society of Japan (MBSJ).
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books