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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

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

January 2018

January 17 - 18, 2018   Pre-Filled Syringes Europe (10th annual conference)
London, UK   Further information
This conference and exhibition is carefully tailored to arm you with key requirements and tools to adapt to an ever-changing medical landscape in areas that are critical to those working within parenteral drug delivery and injectable devices. The conference will provide a comprehensive overview for market participants in the PFS industry. Some notable areas of increased attention that the agenda will look at this year are the broader trend for combination products and biologics in the pharma industry; as well as the move towards sustainable development in manufacturing processes, not only from packaging concerns, but also with formulation; and finally areas such as digital connectivity and smart devices.
January 22 - 23, 2018   Pharmaceutical Microbiology UK
London, UK   Further information
The 7th Annual Pharmaceutical Microbiology Conference. The pharmaceutical microbiology industry is ever expanding; with increasing need for rapid, more efficient microbial methods and regulations being updated and revised. This conference will discuss and address the evolving issues facing the industry, such as: the assurance of sterility and aseptic practice within clean rooms, data integrity, quality control and regulatory updates, to name a few. The speakers are at the forefront of the field. Delegates will gain insight into the processes of key regulatory bodies.

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