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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

April 2014

April 01 - 02, 2014   SfAM Activated Sludge Meeting
Manchester, UK   Further information
Society for Applied Microbiology. The SfAM Activated Sludge Meeting entitled: Control of water-borne disease: A century of the activated sludge sewage treatment process.
April 01 - 04, 2014   VIBRIO 2014
Edinburgh, UK   Further information
VIBRIO 2014.
April 01 - 06, 2014   Exploiting and Understanding Chemical Biotransformations in the Human Microbiome
Big Sky, Montana, USA   Further information
Keystone Conference.
Suggested reading:     Oral Microbial Ecology   Systems Microbiology
April 02 - 05, 2014   Infections by Legionella: Surveillance, Prevention and Control
Erice, Italy   Further information
ESCMID courses and workshops.
April 02 - 12, 2014   Advanced optical microscopy
Plymouth, UK   Further information
EMBO Practical Course.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology Books
April 03 - 09, 2014   Computational Biology: Genomes to Systems
Puerto Varas, Chile   Further information
EMBO Practical Course. Computational Biology.
April 04 - 06, 2014   WAM 2014
Southampton, UK   Further information
Wessex Applied Microbiologists conference.
April 06 - 09, 2014   Frontiers in Proteomics: Advancing Biology through Technology and Computation
Seattle, WA, USA   Further information
US HUPO 10th Annual Conference.
April 06 - 09, 2014   Metabolism Meets Virulence
Osnabruck, Germany   Further information
2nd International Symposium on Metabolism and Bacterial Pathogenesis. Metabolomic profiling of pathogenic bacteria; Modelling bacterial metabolism; Global regulation of bacterial metabolism; Adaptation to extracellular lifestyles; Metabolism of intracellular bacteria; Perspectives in bacterial pathogenesis and metabolism.
April 06 - 10, 2014   Epigenetic Programming and Inheritance
Boston, MA, USA   Further information
Keystone Conference.
Suggested reading:     Genomics books
April 07 - 11, 2014   Computational Structural Biology
Hinxton, Cambridge, UK   Further information
EMBO Practical Course. Computational structural biology.
April 09 - 11, 2014   6th European Spores Conference
London, UK   Further information
The European Spores Conference provides the only worldwide forum for scientists with an interest in spores and spore-forming bacteria.
Suggested reading:     Bacterial Spores
April 09 - 11, 2014   9th Conference Louis Pasteur Emerging Infectious Diseases
Paris, France   Further information
Emerging Infectious Diseases.
April 10 - 11, 2014   Flow Chemistry Congress
Boston, MA, USA   Further information
The 4th Flow Chemistry Congress of the Flow Chemistry Society aims to unite and represent those who are actively working on this rapidly developing field. Hot topics such as Meso Flow Chemistry, Microfluidic Chemistry and Combination of Microwave Technology and Flow Synthesis will also be covered.
April 14 - 16, 2014   Exploring Human Host-Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease
Cambridge, UK   Further information
Wellcome Trust Conference. This meeting will focus on understanding how various microbiomes (oral, gut, skin etc.) interact with the host and the factors that influence these interactions.
Suggested reading:     Oral Microbial Ecology   Probiotics books
April 14 - 17, 2014   SGM Annual Conference 2014
Liverpool, UK   Further information
Society for General Microbiology (SGM) Conference.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology Books
April 21 - 22, 2014   Clinical Translation of Stem Cells 2014
Palm Springs, CA, USA   Further information
Brings together basic scientists, clinician-scientists, as well as medical practitioners-surgeons focusing on studying, characterizing, and deploying various classes of stem cells for therapeutic utility.
April 25 - 26, 2014   Educational Programme on Transplant Infectious Diseases
Sao Paulo, Brazil   Further information
ESCMID courses and workshops.
April 26 - 30, 2014   ASBMB Annual Meeting
San Diego, CA, USA   Further information
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Annual Meeting 2014.
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books   Genomics books
April 27 - 29, 2014   50th Annual Scientific Meeting of the BSMM
Manchester, UK   Further information
British Society for Medical Mycology Conferences and Courses.
April 28 - 29, 2014   Microbiome-Microbiota R and D and Business Collaboration Forum
London, UK   Further information
The flourishing sphere of metagenomics has allowed researchers to delve into the diversity of the body's microbiota with findings that the microbiome is a home for diversity, natural immunity, metabolism, behavioural traits, and plays an instrumental role in health and disease. With large-scale collaborative projects underway and all sequencing data placed in the public domain, there is a rich source of information for researchers and companies looking for opportunities in this exciting field. With an increasing focus on healthy living and a therapeutics market that is expected to grow, microbial research can be developed in order to provide preventative treatments, cures, therapies and supplements.
April 28 - May 1, 2014   36th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals
Clearwater Beach, FL, USA   Further information
Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology
April 29 - 30, 2014   Genomics Research 2014
San Francisco, CA, USA   Further information
An integrated program of tracks designed to cover the latest developments in single cell PCR, qPCR in diagnostics, next-generation sequencing platforms and methods, microRNA-based gene expression and epigenetics in development.
April 30 - 30, 2014   SfAM Spring Meeting
Sheffield, UK   Further information
Society for Applied Microbiology. The Spring Meeting 2014 focusing on clinical microbiology topics. 8th broadening microbiology horizons in biomedical science.

May 2014

May 05 - 06, 2014   Genome Engineering and Genome Editing
Waltham, MA, USA   Further information
GeneExpression Systems meeting and conference. Therapeutics Discovery Symposia USA-2014
Suggested reading:     Next-generation Sequencing   Genome Analysis
May 05 - 06, 2014   RNAi, MicroRNAs and Single Cell Biology
Waltham, MA, USA   Further information
GeneExpression Systems meeting and conference. Therapeutics Discovery Symposia USA-2014
Suggested reading:     Applied RNAi   RNA Editing
May 05 - 08, 2014   Membrane, Morphology and Function
Abruzzo, Italy   Further information
Biochemical Society Conference.
Suggested reading:     Bacterial Membranes
May 05 - 09, 2014   2014 Water Microbiology Conference
Chapel Hill, NC, USA   Further information
The 2014 Water Microbiology Conference: Microbial contaminants from watersheds to human exposure.
May 05 - 14, 2014   Computational Molecular Evolution
Heraklion, Greece   Further information
EMBO Practical Course. Computational Molecular Evolution.
May 05 - 17, 2014   Bioinformatics and Genomes Analyses
Athens, Greece   Further information
EMBO Practical Course. Bioinformatics and Genomes Analyses.
May 06 - 10, 2014   The Biology of Genomes
Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA   Further information
Cold Spring Harbor Conference. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
May 08 - 10, 2014   Antimicrobial Stewardship Programmes: Developing, Implementing and Measuring
Barcelona, Spain   Further information
ESCMID courses and workshops.
Suggested reading:     Phage Therapy
May 10 - 13, 2014   ECCMID 2014
Barcelona, Spain   Further information
24th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Keynote lectures, symposium, educational workshops and meet-the-expert sessions
May 12 - 13, 2014   Plant Genomics Congress
London, UK   Further information
Part of a Next Generation Sequencing series of events.
Suggested reading:     Next Generation Sequencing   Genome Analysis
May 12 - 14, 2014   Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL Conference. 10th Annual BioMalPar-EVIMalaR Conference: Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite
Suggested reading:     Malaria Parasites
May 13 - 15, 2014   European Lab Automation 2014
Barcelona, Spain   Further information
The 4th annual European Lab Automation Exhibition
May 14 - 15, 2014   Advances in Automation and Robotics
Barcelona, Spain   Further information
Will cover robotics in biobanking, drug discovery and development and aspects of compound management.
May 14 - 15, 2014   Advances in Cellular Assays and Cell Culture
Barcelona, Spain   Further information
Will focus primarily on bio-processing technologies as well as applications.
May 14 - 15, 2014   Advances in NGS and Big Data
Barcelona, Spain   Further information
Hot topics to be covered include the growing use of NGS in the clinic and in diagnostics, as well as developments in sequencing platforms and methods.
May 14 - 15, 2014   Advances in qPCR and dPCR
Barcelona, Spain   Further information
New developments in qPCR technology will be showcased, concentrating on improvements to qPCR design, the acquisition of accurate data, and efficient data analysis.
May 14 - 15, 2014   High Content Analysis
Barcelona, Spain   Further information
Hot topics to be covered include novel 3D cell based screening methods, the use of model organisms, and live cell imaging approaches.
May 14 - 16, 2014   Resistant Starch Symposium
Ames, Iowa, USA   Further information
Integrating Resistant Starch, Microbiome, and Disease Risk Reduction. Impact of resistant starch on diseases that are potentially influenced by the gut, microbiome.
May 15 - 19, 2014   9th International Conference on Cryptococcus and Cryptococcosis, ICCC9
Amsterdam, The Netherlands   Further information
Cryptococcus and Cryptococcosis conference.
May 17 - 20, 2014   ASM 114th General Meeting
Boston, MA, USA   Further information
ASM2014. 114th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology
Suggested reading:     Bacteriology books   Virology books
May 18 - 23, 2014   Nuclear Proteomics
Kos, Greece   Further information
2014 FEBS Advanced Course.
May 19 - 20, 2014   Precision Medicine Congress
London, UK   Further information
Part of a Drug Discovery series of events.
Suggested reading:     Phage Therapy
May 19 - 22, 2014   Molecular Biology of Archaea
Paris, France   Further information
International conference series Molecular Biology of Archaea. Nearly four decades after their discovery, the Archaea have steadily gained the place they deserve in the Tree of Life. Their study has confirmed a unique biology, revealed a stunning diversity of cellular processes and molecular machineries, some of which have strong evolutionary links to their eukaryotic counterparts, and brought up a whole world of fascinating archaeal viruses. Growing genetic tractability has recently allowed a large number of functional studies, linking biochemistry and molecular biology to cell physiology. Comparative and evolutionary genomics has provided invaluable material to understand the history of molecular mechanisms, making the Archaea important models for all biologists. The conference presents an overview of forefront archaeal research.
Suggested reading:     Cold-Adapted Microorganisms
May 19 - 23, 2014   Mechanisms of Recombination
Alicante, Spain   Further information
Mechanisms of Recombination: 50th Anniversary Meeting of the Holliday Model. Recombination mechanisms; Links between replication and recombination ; Maintenance of genome stability; Chromosome interactions and meiosis
May 19 - 24, 2014   Retroviruses
Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA   Further information
Cold Spring Harbor Conference. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
Suggested reading:     Virology books
May 26 - 30, 2014   11th IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies, LET 2014
Abu Dhabi, UAE   Further information
Conference focused on advances and developments in water and wastewater technologies.

June 2014

June 01 - 05, 2014   6th Singapore International Water Week SIWW
Singapore, Singapore   Further information
Jointly organised by the International Water Association (IWA) and PUB, Singapore’s national water agency.
June 01 - 06, 2014   Biopolymers
Newport, RI, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference. Biopolymers. Mechanisms of Biomolecular Interactions: From Physical Principles to Biological Insights.
Suggested reading:     Bionanotechnology
June 01 - 06, 2014   XIIIth International Nidovirus Symposium
Salamanca, Spain   Further information
Nidovirus conference.
Suggested reading:     Virology books
June 07 - 13, 2014   Non-coding RNAs: From Discovery to Function
Galway, Ireland   Further information
EMBO Practical Course. Non-coding RNAs: From Discovery to Function.
Suggested reading:     Applied RNAi   RNA Editing   Molecular Biology books
June 08 - 11, 2014   Genomic Epidemiology of Malaria
Cambridge, UK   Further information
Wellcome Trust Conference. The meeting will explore the genomic epidemiology of the host, vector and parasite, highlighting the practical relevance of this research to global health, including anti-malarial drug resistance, insecticide resistance, vaccine design, and mechanisms of protective immunity.
Suggested reading:     Malaria Parasites
June 08 - 12, 2014   Molecular Evolution: From Genome Technology to the History of Life. SMBE 2014
San Juan, Puerto Rico   Further information
SMBE 2014. The Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution.
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books
June 08 - 16, 2014   Host-Parasite Interactions
Newport, RI, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference. Biology of Host-Parasite Interactions. Focused on new concepts and approaches in the study of pathogenesis associated with parasite infection.
Suggested reading:     Malaria Parasites   Parasitology books
June 10 - 12, 2014   2nd International Conference on Biogas Microbiology ICBM
Uppsala, Sweden   Further information
2nd International Conference on Biogas Microbiology ICBM. BIOGAS is produced through degradation of organic material in complex microbial processes. This occurs both in natural systems and during controlled degradation in bio-reactors. Biogas technology offers unique possibilities to handle several environmental issues, i.e. energy production, waste treatment, and plant nutrient recycling.
Suggested reading:     Biofuels
June 14 - 19, 2014   Gene Transcription in Yeast: From Regulatory Networks to Mechanisms
Sant Feliu de Guixols , Spain   Further information
EMBO Conference Series. Gene Transcription in Yeast: From Regulatory Networks to Mechanisms.
Suggested reading:     Medical Mycology books
June 16 - 19, 2014   Gut Microbiology: from Sequence to Function
Aberdeen, UK   Further information
9th Joint Symposium organised by the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, University of Aberdeen, Scotland (UK) and the Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Clermont-Ferrand-Theix (France).
Suggested reading:     Probiotics books
June 19 - 20, 2014   Bioinformatics and Data Management Conference
San Diego, CA, USA   Further information
Nearly every realm of biology has benefited from the boom of information coming from new technologies like next-generation sequencing. The scale and complexity of this data continues to increase and now new challenges regarding how to manage, sort, investigate, and utilize this data must be addressed.
June 19 - 20, 2014   4th Next Generation Sequencing Conference
San Diego, CA, USA   Further information
A forum for industry, academic and government leaders in the field to present on the current and future applications of the technology as well as share strategies, best practices and protocols on the usage of the tool.
Suggested reading:     Next-generation Sequencing   Genome Analysis
June 19 - 20, 2014   72nd Annual Assembly of the SSM
Fribourg, Switzerland   Further information
Swiss Society for Microbiology SSM-SGM.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology Books
June 19 - 20, 2014   Non-Coding RNAs and RNAi Research and Therapeutics
San Diego, CA, USA   Further information
Emerging areas such as long non-coding RNA have proven to play a vital and central role in all cellular function, with profound implications for our understanding of cellular biology and for the development of novel therapeutics. Genome editing technologies, such as CRISPR, have gained much popularity and attention in the past year as a highly efficient and promising research tool.
Suggested reading:     Applied RNAi   RNA Editing
June 19 - 21, 2014   Nucleic Acid Metabolism
San Diego, CA, USA   Further information
The Nucleic Acid Summit provides a forum for leaders in the field of sequencing and RNAi discovery to collaborate on the most cutting-edge technology and discuss the latest in therapeutic, diagnostic and clinical applications.
Suggested reading:     Genomics books
June 19 - 22, 2014   1st ASM Conference on Experimental Microbial Evolution
Washington, DC, USA   Further information
ASM Conference on Experimental Microbial Evolution
June 21 - 22, 2014   Marine Microbes
Waltham, MA, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar. Marine Microbes.
June 21 - 25, 2014   33rd Annual Meeting ASV
Fort Collins, CO, USA   Further information
American Society for Virology. Scientific symposia, workshops, poster sessions, and special educational presentations punctuated by collegial mixers and social events.
Suggested reading:     Cytomegaloviruses   Rhabdoviruses
June 22 - 27, 2014   Bacterial Cell Surfaces
West Dover, VT, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference. Bacterial Cell Surfaces. Building, Splitting, and Traversing the Cell Surface.
Suggested reading:     Bacterial Membranes
June 22 - 27, 2014   Marine Microbes
Waltham, MA, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference. Marine Microbes. Small Microbes, Big Data.
June 23 - 27, 2014   Fundamentals of Widefield and Confocal Microscopy and Imaging
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL Introductory Course. Fundamentals of Widefield and Confocal Microscopy and Imaging.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology Books
June 24 - 26, 2014   International Scientific Conference on Probiotics and Prebiotics - IPC2014
Budapest, Hungary   Further information
This International Scientific Conference on Probiotics and Prebiotics will focus on current advances in the research, production and use of probiotics and prebiotics with particular focus on their role in maintaining health and preventing deseases.
Suggested reading:     Probiotics books
June 24 - 26, 2014   Whole Transcriptome Data Analysis
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL Advanced Course. Whole Transcriptome Data Analysis.
Suggested reading:     Genomics books
June 24 - 27, 2014   Genomics 2014
Paris, France   Further information
Microbiology in the New Genomics Era. Genomics 2014.
June 25 - 27, 2014   11th International Symposium on Aeromonas and Plesiomonas
Montpellier, France   Further information
By their niche diversity and their versatile behaviors, Aeromonas and Plesiomonas are models for advances in knowledge on bacterial adaptation.
June 26 - 27, 2014   Bat-Borne Infectious Disease Symposium
Fort Collins, CO, USA   Further information
Bat-Borne Infectious Disease conference.
June 27 - 28, 2014   How to Design and Perform your Clinical Studies in Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology
Tubingen, Germany   Further information
ESCMID courses and workshops.
June 30 - July 11, 2014   Molecular Genetics with Fission Yeast
Paris, France   Further information
EMBO Practical Course. Molecular Genetics with Fission Yeast.
Suggested reading:     Medical Mycology books
June 30 - July 3, 2014   SfAM Summer Conference
Brighton, UK   Further information
Society for Applied Microbiology. The Summer Conference 2014 organised in conjunction with the Med-Vet-Net Association and focusing on zoonoses.
June 30 - July 4, 2014   Molecular Typing Methods for Pathogens
Lyon, France   Further information
ESCMID courses and workshops.

July 2014

July 01 - 02, 2014   Biophysical Techniques for Probing Metals in Biology
Norwich, UK   Further information
Biochemical Society Conference.
Suggested reading:     Bioremediation of Mercury
July 04 - 06, 2014   Bringing PK and PD in Fungal Infections into the Clinic
Nijmegen, The Netherlands   Further information
ESCMID courses and workshops.
Suggested reading:     Human Pathogenic Fungi   Molecular Diagnostics
July 04 - 11, 2014   4th Central European Summer Course on Mycology
Szeged, Hungary   Further information
Biology of Pathogenic Fungi and the 1st Rising Stars in Mycology Workshops.
Suggested reading:     Medical Mycology books
July 05 - 06, 2014   Membranes: Materials and Processes
New London, NH, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar. Membranes: Materials and Processes.
Suggested reading:     Bacterial Membranes
July 06 - 09, 2014   Australian Society for Microbiology ASM
Melbourne, Australia   Further information
The Australian Society for Microbiology, Annual Scientific Meeting
Suggested reading:     Microbiology Books
July 06 - 10, 2014   XVI International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions
Rhodes, Greece   Further information
International Society for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions Conference on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology Books
July 06 - 11, 2014   Correlative Light Electron Microscopy
Bristol, UK   Further information
EMBO Practical Course. Correlative Light Electron Microscopy.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology Books
July 06 - 11, 2014   Membranes: Materials and Processes
New London, NH, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference. Membranes: Materials and Processes. Making Engineering Membranes Alive.
Suggested reading:     Bacterial Membranes
July 07 - 11, 2014   Fluorescence Imaging Techniques
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL Advanced Course. Fluorescence Imaging Techniques.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology Books   Molecular Biology books
July 12 - 13, 2014   Post-Transcriptional Gene Regulation
Newport, RI, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar. Post-Transcriptional Gene Regulation.
July 12 - 13, 2014   Single Molecule Approaches to Biology
Lucca, Italy   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar. Single Molecule Approaches to Biology.
Suggested reading:     Next Generation Sequencing   Genome Analysis
July 12 - 17, 2014   The 18th European Bioenergetics Conference
Lisbon, Portugal   Further information
Bioenergetics Conference.
July 13 - 16, 2014   16th European Congress on Biotechnology
Edinburgh, UK   Further information
Covers environmental and green biotechnology, microbial physiology, microbial synthetic and systems biology, applied biocatalysis, including industrial systems and synthetic biology, industrial biotechnology, biochemical engineering and medical biotechnology.
Suggested reading:     Bionanotechnology
July 13 - 18, 2014   Drug Resistance
Newry, ME, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference. Drug Resistance. An Interdisciplinary Approach to Tackling Drug Resistance Across Disease States.
Suggested reading:     Phage Therapy
July 13 - 18, 2014   Membrane Transport Proteins
West Dover, VT, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference. Membrane Transport Proteins. Structure, Function, Physiology, and Targets in Disease.
Suggested reading:     Bacterial Membranes
July 13 - 18, 2014   Nanostructure Fabrication
Biddeford, ME, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference. Nanostructure Fabrication. Nanostructures in Information Technology, Energy Conversion, and Nanoelectromechanical Systems.
Suggested reading:     Bionanotechnology
July 13 - 18, 2014   Post-Transcriptional Gene Regulation
Newport, RI, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference. Post-Transcriptional Gene Regulation. From Mechanism Stems Therapy.
July 13 - 18, 2014   Single Molecule Approaches to Biology
Lucca, Italy   Further information
Gordon Research Conference. Single Molecule Approaches to Biology. Understanding Life at a Higher Resolution.
Suggested reading:     Next Generation Sequencing   Genome Analysis
July 14 - 18, 2014   Viruses of Microbes: Structure and Function, from Molecules to Communities
Zurich, Switzerland   Further information
EMBO Conference Series. Viruses of Microbes: Structure and Function, from Molecules to Communities.
Suggested reading:     Phage Therapy   Virology books
July 19 - 20, 2014   Microbial Toxins and Pathogenicity
Waterville Valley, NH, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar. Microbial Toxins and Pathogenicity.
Suggested reading:     Bacterial Toxins
July 19 - 20, 2014   Plant Molecular Biology
Holderness, NH, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar. Plant Molecular Biology.
July 20 - 24, 2014   2014 SIMB Annual Meeting
St. Louis, MO, USA   Further information
Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology.
July 20 - 25, 2014   Microbial Toxins and Pathogenicity
Waterville Valley, NH, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference. Microbial Toxins and Pathogenicity. Mechanisms that Govern Bacterial Disease.
Suggested reading:     Bacterial Toxins
July 20 - 25, 2014   Plant Molecular Biology
Holderness, NH, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference. Plant Molecular Biology. Decision-Making Pathways, Networks, and Models in Plant Biology.
July 21 - 22, 2014   Translation-UK 2014
Leicester, UK   Further information
Biochemical Society Conference.
July 23 - 25, 2014   Microfluidics 2014
Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL Conference. Microfluidics 2014.
July 26 - 27, 2014   Microbial Stress Response
South Hadley, MA, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Seminar. Microbial Stress Response. Cross-Disciplinary Studies of Microbes in Changing Environments.
Suggested reading:     Stress Response in Microbiology
July 27 - Aug 1, 2014   International Union of Microbiological Societies 2014 Congresses
Montreal, Canada   Further information
Organised by the International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS). Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology, Mycology, Virology.
July 27 - August 1, 2014   2014 CSM Annual Conference
Montreal, Canada   Further information
Canadian Society of Microbiologists. 2014 CSM Annual Conference in conjunction with the IUMS 2014 Congress. The 14th International Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology, the 14th International Congress of Mycology and the 16th International Congress of Virology bring together the largest group of microbiology researchers at a single gathering.
Suggested reading:     Microbiology Books
July 27 - August 1, 2014   Microbial Stress Response
South Hadley, MA, USA   Further information
Gordon Research Conference. Microbial Stress Response. Molecular, Systems, and Community Responses.
July 27 - August 1, 2014   XIVth International Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology
Montreal, Canada   Further information
International Union of Microbiological Societies 2014 Congresses. Organized with the Canadian Society of Microbiologists and the National Research Council of Canada
July 27 - August 1, 2014   XIVth International Congress of Mycology
Montreal, Canada   Further information
International Union of Microbiological Societies 2014 Congresses. Organized with the Canadian Society of Microbiologists and the National Research Council of Canada
Suggested reading:     Microbiology Books   Medical Mycology books
July 27 - August 1, 2014   XVIth International Congress of Virology
Montreal, Canada   Further information
International Union of Microbiological Societies 2014 Congresses. Organized with the Canadian Society of Microbiologists and the National Research Council of Canada
Suggested reading:     Virology books   Medical Mycology books
July 29 - 30, 2014   The Biological and Biomedical Consequences of Protein Moonlighting
London, UK   Further information
Biochemical Society Conference.

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 - 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 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 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 - October 1, 2014   Anaerobic Bacteria: Next Generation Technology Meets Anaerobic Diagnostics
Groningen, The Netherlands   Further information
ESCMID courses and workshops.

October 2014

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   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 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 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

June 2015

June 07 - 11, 2015   6th Congress of European Microbiologists
Maastricht, The Netherlands   Further information
FEMS Federation of European Microbiological Societies.

September 2015

September 04 - 08, 2015   The EMBO Meeting 2015: Advancing the life sciences
Birmingham , UK   Further information
The EMBO Meeting 2015