Date | 22-09-2016

The SCEDO-LUNG survey is an international practice survey on scedosporiosis in lung transplant candidates/recipients, implemented with the help of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) through the fungal infection study group (EFISG) and the immunocompromised host study group (ESGICH). This practice survey will take 10 mn to complete: All the people who will participate […]

Mycology Update – NVMy symposium, 22 September 2016
Date | 17-08-2016

The Netherlands Society of Medical Mycology organises a Mycology update symposium, on 22 September 2016, in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Specific topics related to our daily practice will be discussed including invasive aspergillosis as complication of influenza in ICU-patients, the latest trends in azole resistance and Cryptococcus gattii epidemiology.
Furthermore, the increasing trend of Fusarium keratitis will be presented.
National and international experts will share their insights with us and provide an interesting and stimulating day for those involved in clinical management as well as laboratory diagnosis of invasive fungal diseases.

Further information: or

16th Scientific Meeting – “Fungi in CF: Where do we stand”, 22-23 September 2016, Germany
Date | 16-08-2016

Once a year, the Mukoviszidose e.V. invites all scientists, working in the field of cystic fibrosis, to the Scientific Meeting to present their current state of research.

The meeting creates an open space for international discussions and networking. It will be held on 22nd/23rd September 2016 at the “Konferenzzentrum Schloss Waldthausen” near Mainz in Germany. The chairpersons of the upcoming meeting are Dr. Anna-Maria Dittrich (Hannover) und Dr. Carsten Schwarz (Berlin), the keynote speaker of the current issue is Prof. Dr. Jean-Philippe Bouchara (Angers/France). Furthermore M.D. Michael P. Boyle (Baltimore/USA) from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will speak.

You can still contribute to the meeting by submitting an abstract and present your own research data. Check out the homepage of the Mukoviszidose Institute for more Information.

MSGERC Biennial Meeting, 20-23 September 2016
Date | 27-06-2016

In the new era of translational medicine, and continuing medical education, The Mycoses Study Group Education and Research Consortium (MSGERC) has emerged as a non-profit education, scientific and charitable organization providing seamless leadership to stakeholders seeking to diagnose, prevent, treat and cure invasive fungal infections. Join us and participate in this working meeting to share ideas, concepts, and research topics with your colleagues in applied and clinical mycology.

Please note, postponed until further notice: 2nd International Clinical Mycology Master Class, 1-3 September 2016, Turkey
Date | 27-06-2016

The 2nd International Clinical Mycology Master Class: Challenges in Diagnosis and Management of Invasive Fungal Diseases” will take place on dates 1-3 September 2016 in Izmir, Turkey. The deadline for application is 20 August 2016. The link of the meeting:

Address for application: Dr. Emel Tümbay,

Microbiology Society’s Focused Meeting Host–Pathogen Interactions, 30 June-1 July 2016, Dublin, Ireland
Date | 24-05-2016

The theme of this Focused Meeting is One Health, investigating how human and animal hosts interact with pathogens. The meeting will highlight cutting edge research into potential therapies and look at how bacterial or viral pathogens can impact on a host. Key topics will include translational medicine and microbial evasion of host defences.

The meeting will take at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, from 30 June – 1 July 2016. The abstract submission deadline for this event is Friday 3 June 2016.