2nd FDLC/ATLAS Course in Clinical Fungi


Mayo Clinic will host the 2nd FDLC/ATLAS Course in Clinical Fungi in Rochester, MN (September 23-28, 2024).


This 6-full day in-person CME and P.A.C.E. credited course contains morning lectures and afternoon sessions for practical lab training. The content of the course provides the ultimate tool for lab identification of medically important fungi and is designed to equip attendees with the knowledge and practical laboratory skills to enhance and improve the diagnosis of fungal diseases.


The intended participants are researchers and scientists, clinical microbiologists, infectious disease physicians, and laboratory professionals at all training levels who are interested in the diagnosis of fungal diseases. The topics include laboratory identification of major fungal groups, including yeast, Mucorales, Entomophthorales, Aspergillus and other hyaline fungi, dermatophytes, dematiaceous fungi, basidiomycetes, and dimorphic fungi, and clinical aspects of the diseases caused by these fungi. In addition, fungal histopathology, MALDI-TOF MS, molecular and sequencing identification, fungal serology and biomarkers, antifungal susceptibility testing, PK/PD, and mechanism of antifungal resistance, and case studies will be covered.


Dates: September 23 – 28, 2024

Location: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Registration Fee: US$ 1,000. The fee covers breakfast, luncheons, and coffee/tea with snacks during breaks.

Maximum participants: 60


Pplease find the brochure for the course: Mayo FDLC Course


Registration is now open. Registration link and course information below:



Kind Regards,

Paschalis Vergidis and Sean Zhang

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