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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.

Next year's conferences: Microbiology Conferences 2015

Microbiology Conferences 2014

August 2014

August 03 - 09, 2014   Advanced Proteomics
Varna, Italy   Further information
2014 FEBS Advanced Course.
August 09 - 10, 2014   Molecular Basis of Microbial One-Carbon Metabolism
South Hadley, MA, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar. Molecular Basis of Microbial One-Carbon Metabolism. From Single Molecules to Microbial Ecosystem Functioning.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology Books
August 09 - 13, 2014   APS-CPS Joint Meeting. Plant Health Connections
Minneapolis, MN, USA   Further information
Joint American Phytopathological Society and Canadian Phytopathological Society Conference. Plant Health Connections.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology Books   Genomics books
August 10 - 15, 2014   Molecular Basis of Microbial One-Carbon Metabolism
South Hadley, MA, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference. Molecular Basis of Microbial One-Carbon Metabolism. Probing the Biology: Chemistry Interface from Molecules to Ecosystems.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology Books
August 10 - 15, 2014   Plant and Microbial Cytoskeleton
Andover, NH, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference. Plant and Microbial Cytoskeleton. Cell Morphogenesis and Division.
August 24 - 29, 2014   15th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology
Seoul, South Korea   Further information
15th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology
August 26 - 30, 2014   Regulatory and Non-Coding RNAs
Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA   Further information
Cold Spring Harbor Conference. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
Suggested reading:     Applied RNAi   RNA Editing
August 27 - 31, 2014   Epithelial Biology
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information
EMBO-EMBL Symposium
August 30 - September 4, 2014   FEBS-EMBO 2014
Paris, France   Further information
FEBS-EMBO 2014. The EMBO Meeting.
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books   PCR books   Genomics books
August 30 - September 4, 2014   Synthetic Biology Of Antibiotic Production II
Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain   Further information
ESF-EMBO Symposium.
August 31 - September 4, 2014   11th Symposium on Lactic Acid Bacteria
Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands   Further information
Health, Sustainability, Diversity and Application. A meeting on the fundamentals and application of the most important bacteria used in food and feed production.
August 31 - September 9, 2014   Cryo-Electron Microscopy and 3D Image Processing
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBO Practical Course. Cryo-Electron Microscopy and 3D Image Processing.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology Books

September 2014

September 01 - 02, 2014   Soil Microbiology
Loughborough, UK   Further information
Emerging Challenges and Opportunities in Soil Microbiology. The first in the 2014 series of Focused Meetings is titled 'Emerging Challenges and Opportunities in Soil Microbiology'. The Meeting will be held at Loughborough University, UK.
September 01 - 04, 2014   Food Micro 2014
Nantes, France   Further information
24th International ICFMH Conference, Food Micro 2014. From single cells to functions of consortia in food microbiology. Major topics will include fermented foods and beverage, foodborne pathogens, spoilage bacteria and non bacterial foodborne microorganisms (virus, parasites, molds...). SFM (French Society of Microbiology).
September 01 - 05, 2014   Total Transcription
Cambridge, UK   Further information
Wellcome Trust Conference. The 76th Harden Conference. This residential meeting will bring together leading researchers in structural and molecular biology, biophysics, genetics, computational modelling, and systems and synthetic biology.
September 02 - 06, 2014   Translational Control
Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA   Further information
Cold Spring Harbor Conference. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
September 03 - 05, 2014   International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation Symposium, IBBS-16
Lodz, Poland   Further information
Biodeterioration and Biodegradation conference.
Suggested reading:     Bioremediation of Mercury
September 07 - 11, 2014   9th European Workshop on the Molecular Biology of Cyanobacteria
Texel, The Netherlands   Further information
Cyanobacteria conference, workshop.
Suggested reading:     The Cell Biology of Cyanobacteria
September 07 - 11, 2014   Extremophiles 2014
Saint Petersburg, Russia   Further information
10th International Congress on Extremophiles.
September 08 - 11, 2014   MEMBS 2014
Dubai, UAE   Further information
Middle East Molecular Biology Society MEMBS. The first annual meeting for the Society aims to be the biggest biotechnology event in the region.
September 08 - 20, 2014   Microscopy, Modelling and Biophysical Methods
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBO Practical Course. Microscopy, Modelling and Biophysical Methods.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology Books
September 09 - 11, 2014   Influenza 2014
Oxford, UK   Further information
Influenza2014 will address most aspects of basic and applied research on zoonotic and human influenza viruses.
Suggested reading:     Virology books
September 09 - 13, 2014   Epigenetics and Chromatin
Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA   Further information
Cold Spring Harbor Conference. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
Suggested reading:     Genomics books
September 13 - 17, 2014   From Emerging to Pandemic Viruses
Roscoff, France   Further information
Interplay Between Host Ecology and Viral Evolution. Conferences Jaques Monod CJM.
Suggested reading:     Cytomegaloviruses   Rhabdoviruses
September 13 - 18, 2014   Long Regulatory RNAs
Pultusk, Poland   Further information
ESF-EMBO Symposium.
Suggested reading:     Applied RNAi   RNA Editing
September 13 - 21, 2014   Microbial Specialised Metabolites: Origins and Applications
Dubrovnik, Croatia   Further information
Summer school, intended primarily for scientists at post-graduate and early post-doctoral level, or early career industrial scientists.
September 15 - 25, 2014   High-throughput NGS Applied to Infectious Diseases
Tunis, Tunisia   Further information
EMBO Global Exchange Lecture Course. High-throughput NGS Applied to Infectious Diseases.
September 16 - 18, 2014   3rd Workshop on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing and Surveillance
Linz, Austria   Further information
ESCMID courses and workshops.
Suggested reading:     Phage Therapy
September 16 - 18, 2014   Phages2014
Oxford, UK   Further information
The Oxford Bacteriophage Conference, Phages 2014. The conference will address commercial and research applications of bacteriophage in medicine, food and biotechnology, and general areas of bacteriophage research.
Suggested reading:     Phage Therapy
September 17 - 20, 2014   Power of Viral Vectors in Gene Therapy and Basic Science
Primosten, Croatia   Further information
Summer school. Viral Vectors.
Suggested reading:     Virology books
September 18 - 19, 2014   Lab-on-a-Chip World Congress
San Diego, CA, USA   Further information
Explore the latest advances in microfluidics and microfabrication.
Suggested reading:     Bionanotechnology
September 18 - 19, 2014   Microarray World Congress
San Diego, CA, USA   Further information
This conference will discuss the wide range of cutting edge research being conducted using Microarray technologies in various scientific fields. Focusing on areas such as DNA:Protein expression profiling and genotyping, tissue arrays for histological analysis and biomarker discovery, an overview of the diverse work being carried out in this important field will be given.
Suggested reading:     Real-Time PCR   Bionanotechnology
September 18 - 19, 2014   Point-of-Care Diagnostics World Congress
San Diego, CA, USA   Further information
This conference will provide an overview of the point-of-care testing landscape, from novel technologies to regulatory approval.
September 18 - 19, 2014   Single Cell Analysis Summit
San Diego, CA, USA   Further information
Hot topics to be covered at this event include developments in the use of microfluidics and chips in the isolation of single cells, and advances in single cell genomics and proteomics.
Suggested reading:     Next Generation Sequencing
September 19 - 25, 2014   Single-Cell Gene Expression Analysis
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBO Practical Course. Single-Cell Gene Expression Analysis.
September 21 - 23, 2014   History of Biology: Plasmids
Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA   Further information
Cold Spring Harbor Conference. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
September 21 - 24, 2014   Genome Informatics
Cambridge, UK   Further information
Wellcome Trust Conference. This 14th Genome Informatics conference will focus on large-scale genome informatics.
September 21 - 25, 2014   25th tRNA Conference 2014
Kyllini, Greece   Further information
EMBO Keynote Lecture. 25th tRNA Conference 2014.
Suggested reading:     Applied RNAi   RNA Editing
September 21 - 26, 2014   IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition
Lisbon, Portugal   Further information
The 2014 International Water Association World Water Congress and Exhibition.
September 22 - 24, 2014   Infectious Diseases in the Mediterranean and the Middle East: Current Challenges
Izmir, Turkey   Further information
ESCMID courses and workshops.
Suggested reading:     Pathogenic Escherichia coli
September 24 - 26, 2014   3rd International Conference on Clinical Microbiology and Microbial Genomics
Valencia, Spain   Further information
Keynote lectures, symposium, educational workshops and meet-the-expert sessions.
September 25 - 26, 2014   Unravalling Biological Secrets by Single-Cell Expression Profiling
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBO Workshop. Unravalling Biological Secrets by Single-Cell Expression Profiling.
September 26 - 28, 2014   Amazonian Conference on Emerging and Infectious Diseases (ACEID)
Cayenne, French Guiana   Further information
The Amazonian Conference on Emerging and Infectious Diseases offers attendees the opportunity to network with peers, learn new trends and hear about cutting-edge scientific advancements in emerging and infectious diseases from the experts, researchers and academics as well as health professionals. The conference will be organized around 5 themes: Anthropization and risk of emergence; New technics applied to infectious diseases; Dynamics of infection and resistance; Public health tools for Disease surveillance; Chikungunya in the Americas
September 27 - 30, 2014   5th ASM Conference on Beneficial Microbes
Washington, DC, USA   Further information
ASM Conference on Beneficial Microbes
Suggested reading:     Probiotics books
September 28 - 30, 2014   Frontiers in Fungal Systems Biology
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBO Conference. Frontiers in Fungal Systems Biology.
Suggested reading:     Systems Microbiology   Medical Mycology books
September 28 - October 3, 2014   Targeted Proteomics: Experimental Design and Data Analysis
Barcelona, Spain   Further information
EMBO Practical Course. Targeted Proteomics: Experimental Design and Data Analysis.
Suggested reading:     Genomics books
September 29 - 30, 2014   Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Congress
London, UK   Further information
Novel technologies for infectious disease diagnostics. Topics include the comparison of pathogen detection methods to ensure effective treatment of infections, the development of antimicrobials for disease control, methods to control clinical biofilms, genome sequencing of micro-organisms, host-microbe interactions.
September 29 - October 1, 2014   Anaerobic Bacteria: Next Generation Technology Meets Anaerobic Diagnostics
Groningen, The Netherlands   Further information
ESCMID courses and workshops.

October 2014

October 01 - 03, 2014   III International Conference on Antimicrobial Research - ICAR2014
Madrid, Spain   Further information
ICAR2014 will be a forum to communicate current research priorities and progress, and to identify new approaches and research opportunities in antimicrobial research.
October 02 - 03, 2014   Infection Management in the Elderly: A Wide Room for Improvement
Annecy, France   Further information
ESCMID courses and workshops.
October 05 - 08, 2014   4th Joint Conference of the German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology (DGHM) and the Association for General and Applied Microbiology (VAAM) 2014
Dresden, Germany   Further information
The scientific program will bring together experts from the fields of basic science in microbiology, environmental microbiology, technical microbiology, medical sciences and diagnostics and many more.
October 05 - 08, 2014   The Complex Life of mRNA
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL Symposium. The Complex Life of mRNA.
Suggested reading:     Applied RNAi   RNA Editing
October 06 - 08, 2014   Advanced Antimicrobial Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Modelling and Simulation
Liverpool, UK   Further information
ESCMID courses and workshops.
Suggested reading:     Phage Therapy
October 06 - 08, 2014   Human RNA Viruses
Istanbul, Turkey   Further information
EMBO Workshop. Human RNA Viruses.
Suggested reading:     Cytomegaloviruses   Rhabdoviruses   Virology books
October 07 - 10, 2014   Non-coding RNAs in Genome Expression, Maintenance and Stability
Cargese, Corsica, France   Further information
EMBO Workshop. Non-coding RNAs in Genome Expression, Maintenance and Stability.
Suggested reading:     Applied RNAi   RNA Editing
October 07 - 10, 2014   The Patient and Laboratory Medicine
Liverpool, UK   Further information
Third joint conference of the Union of European Medical Specialists (UEMS) and the European Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (EFLM), hosted by The Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine, and incorporating Focus 2014.
October 08 - 12, 2014   17th International Symposium on the Biology of Actinomycetes
Aydin, Turkey   Further information
International Symposium on the Biology of Actinomycetes hosted by the Turkish Actinomycete Group.
October 12 - 15, 2014   Decoding Non-coding RNAs in Development and Cancer
Capri, Italy   Further information
2014 FEBS Advanced Course.
Suggested reading:     Applied RNAi   RNA Editing
October 12 - 15, 2014   Experimental Approaches to Evolution and Ecology using Yeast and other Model Systems
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBO Conference. Experimental Approaches to Evolution and Ecology using Yeast and other Model Systems.
Suggested reading:     Medical Mycology books
October 12 - 15, 2014   Experimental Approaches to Evolution and Ecology using Yeast and other Model Systems
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBO Conference Series. Experimental Approaches to Evolution and Ecology using Yeast.
October 12 - 18, 2014   Non-coding RNA in Infection
Wurzburg, Germany   Further information
EMBO Practical Course. Non-coding RNA in Infection.
Suggested reading:     Applied RNAi   RNA Editing   Virology books
October 16 - 17, 2014   Mobility and Infection: Diagnosis and Management
Dubrovnik, Croatia   Further information
ESCMID courses and workshops.
Suggested reading:     Molecular Diagnostics
October 18 - 21, 2014   5th ASM Conference on Cell-Cell Communication in Bacteria
San Antonio, TX, USA   Further information
ASM Conference on Cell-Cell Communication in Bacteria
October 19 - 21, 2014   Regulatory RNAs
Berkeley, USA   Further information
Cell Symposia
Suggested reading:     Applied RNAi   RNA Editing
October 20 - 25, 2014   Analysis of High-throughput Sequencing Data
Hinxton, Cambridge, UK   Further information
EMBO Practical Course. Analysis of High-throughput Sequencing Data
October 20 - 26, 2014   High Throughput Microscopy for Systems Biology
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBO Practical Course. High Throughput Microscopy for Systems Biology.
Suggested reading:     Systems Microbiology   Microbiology Books
October 22 - 24, 2014   ESCMID Conference on Reviving Old Antibiotics
Vienna, Austria   Further information
ESCMID Conference.
Suggested reading:     Phage Therapy
October 23 - 25, 2014   EMBL PhD Symposium
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
The 16th EMBL PhD Symposium.
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books
October 26 - 28, 2014   8th Vaccine and ISV Congress
Philadelphia, USA   Further information
Cell Symposia
Suggested reading:     Microbiology Books
October 26 - 29, 2014   2nd Transnational Workshop on Genomics and Transcriptomics in Geobiotechnology and White Biotechnology
Freiberg, Germany   Further information
Geobiotechnology and White Biotechnology conference, workshop.
October 27 - November 7, 2014   Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Bench to Bedside Approaches
Cuiaba-Pocone, Brazil   Further information
EMBO Global Exchange Lecture Course. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Bench to Bedside Approaches
Suggested reading:     Molecular Diagnostics   Phage Therapy
October 28 - 29, 2014   Hot Topics in Food Microbiology Conference
Chipping Campden, UK   Further information
Spoilage and illness caused by microbiological issues represent a significant risk to the food and drink industry. In addition to receiving presentations from renowned experts in the field, there will be time to discuss specific issues with speakers or food industry colleagues during the day and informally during the evening.
October 29 - 30, 2014   Clinical Applications of Mass Spectrometry
Barcelona, Spain   Further information
Focus at this meeting will be given to both traditional and emerging uses of MS in the clinic. Hot topics to be covered include developments of MS in applications ranging from vitamin D detection to newborn blood spot analysis.
October 29 - 30, 2014   Food Analysis Congress
Barcelona, Spain   Further information
The latest developments in food analysis technologies, in response to the increasing demand for rapid and efficient food safety and quality testing.
Suggested reading:     Real-Time PCR in Food Science
October 29 - 31, 2014   Acute Infectious Encephalitis: Challenges in Clinical and Biological Diagnosis
Grenoble, France   Further information
ESCMID courses and workshops.
Suggested reading:     Molecular Diagnostics
October 30 - November 2, 2014   3rd ASM Conference on Viral Manipulation of Nuclear Processes
Washington, DC, USA   Further information
ASM Conference on Viral Manipulation of Nuclear Processes
Suggested reading:     Virology books

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 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

Microbiology Conferences 2015

January 2015

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

March 2015

March 29 - 31, 2015   EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Frontiers in Stem Cells and Cancer
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information

April 2015

April 15 - 18, 2015   EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Cellular heterogeneity: Role of variability and noise in biological decision-making
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information

May 2015

May 06 - 10, 2015   EMBO Conference Series: Chromatin and Epigenetics
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information

June 2015

June 07 - 11, 2015   6th Congress of European Microbiologists
Maastricht, The Netherlands   Further information
FEMS Federation of European Microbiological Societies.
June 14 - 17, 2015   EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information
June 21 - 23, 2015   EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Enabling Technologies for Eukaryotic Synthetic Biology
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information

September 2015

September 04 - 08, 2015   The EMBO Meeting 2015: Advancing the life sciences
Birmingham , UK   Further information
The EMBO Meeting 2015
September 09 - 13, 2015   EMBL Conference: Protein Synthesis and Translational Control
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information
September 16 - 19, 2015   EMBO | EMBL Symposium: The Mobile Genome: Genetic and Physiological Impacts of Transposable Elements
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information

October 2015

October 06 - 10, 2015   EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Seeing is Believing
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information
October 11 - 14, 2015   EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Microbiology
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information
October 18 - 21, 2015   EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Non-coding Genome
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information

November 2015

November 01 - 04, 2015   EMBL Conference: Cancer Genomics
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information
November 12 - 14, 2015   EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Biological Oscillators: Design, Mechanism, Function
Heidelberg , Germany   Further information