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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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Microbiology Conferences 2020

April 2020

Candida and Candidiasis 2020
19 Apr - 23 Apr, 2020 Montreal, Canada   Further information
Suggested reading:     Mycology books
Longitudinal Studies
20 - 22 April, 2020 Wellcome Genome Campus, UK   Further information
EMBL Conference: 2nd European Network Biology Conference: From Networks to Modeling
20 Apr - 22 Apr, 2020 EMBL-EBI Hinxton, UK   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books
EMBL Course: RNA-Sequence Analysis
20 Apr - 24 Apr, 2020 EMBL-EBI Hinxton, UK   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Next-generation Sequencing
EMBO Practical Course: Microbial Metagenomics: A 360 degree Approach
20 Apr - 27 Apr, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Metagenomics
EMBO Workshop: The Epitranscriptome
22 Apr - 24 Apr, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Genomics books
The epitranscriptome
22-24 April, 2020 DE-Heidelberg   Further information
EMBO Workshop
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books   Epigenetics
EMBL Course: Networks and Pathways
23 Apr - 24 Apr, 2020 EMBL-EBI Hinxton, UK   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books
Nursing, Genomics and Healthcare
27 - 29 April, 2020 Wellcome Genome Campus, UK   Further information
Pharmaceutical Microbiology
April 29 - 30, 2020 Boston, USA   Further information
Pharmaceutical Microbiology (East Coast). SMI Third Annual Conference. The pharmaceutical microbiology industry has seen many changes during the progression into the 21st century. With advances in rapid microbiological methods, revisions being made to regulations in the industry, enhanced knowledge of the human microbiome, and novel testing methods, innovative approaches in ATMP facilities, this industry is ever expanding. At this conference industry experts discuss and analyze the latest advances and challenges within the industry. Delegates have an opportunity to network with industry professionals, discuss revisions in regulatory and guidance documents, explore data integrity considerations for conventional and rapid microbiology methods, analyze arising issues with environmental monitoring to best control contamination and gain insight into an industry perspective on automated endotoxin testing and process automation.

May 2020

EMBO Practical Course: Measuring Translational Dynamics by Ribosome Profiling
3 May - 9 May, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books
Measuring translational dynamics by ribosome profiling
3-9 May, 2020 DE-Heidelberg   Further information
EMBO Practical Course
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books
Antimicrobial Resistance - Genomes, Big Data and Emerging Technologies
04 - 06 May, 2020 Wellcome Genome Campus, UK   Further information
Suggested reading:     Antibiotics
Computational molecular evolution
10-21 May, 2020 GR-Heraklion   Further information
EMBO Practical Course
EMBL Course: Managing Single-Cell Transcriptomics Data
11 May - 13 May, 2020 EMBL-EBI Hinxton, UK   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Genomics books
Molecular biology of mitochondrial gene maintenance and expression
17-21 May, 2020 SE-Svartsjo   Further information
EMBO Workshop
Suggested reading:     Genomics books
EMBL Conference: BioMalPar XVI: Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite
18 May - 20 May, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Malaria Parasites
Curating the Clinical Genome
20 - 22 May, 2020 Wellcome Genome Campus, UK   Further information
Suggested reading:     Genomics books
Marine Microbes (GRS)
May 23 - 24, 2020 Les Diablerets Conference Center, Les Diablerets, Switzerland   Further information
Integrative Microbial Oceanography
Suggested reading:     Aquatic Biofilms
Marine Microbes
May 24 - 29, 2020 Les Diablerets Conference Center, Les Diablerets, Switzerland   Further information
The Interconnected Microbial Ocean
Suggested reading:     Aquatic Biofilms
EMBL Course: Hands-on Flow Cytometry - Learning by Doing!
25 May - 29 May, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Flow Cytometry in Microbiology
Healthy Ageing
27 - 29 May, 2020 Wellcome Genome Campus, UK   Further information
Ocean Biogeochemistry (GRS)
May 30 - 31, 2020 Courtyard by Marriott Hong Kong Sha Tin, Hong Kong, China   Further information
Biogeochemical Processes Across Space and Time
Ocean Biogeochemistry
May 31 - June 5, 2020 Courtyard by Marriott Hong Kong Sha Tin, Hong Kong, China   Further information
Biogeochemical Processes Across Space and Time

June 2020

Genomic Epidemiology of Malaria
07 - 10 June, 2020 Wellcome Genome Campus, UK   Further information
Suggested reading:     Genomics books   Malaria Parasites
Microbiology of the Built Environment
June 7 - 12, 2020 Proctor Academy, Andover, NH   Further information
Microbes at the Interface of Water, Air and Human Health in Built Environments
Suggested reading:     Microbiology books
EMBL Course: Whole Transcriptome Data Analysis
8 Jun - 12 Jun, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
The evolution of animal genomes
8-10 June, 2020 ES-Granada   Further information
EMBO Workshop
Suggested reading:     Genomics books
Biology of Host-Parasite Interactions (GRS)
June 13 - 14, 2020 Salve Regina University, Newport, RI   Further information
The Molecular and Cellular Biology of Eukaryotic Infectious Organisms
Biology of Host-Parasite Interactions
June 14 - 19, 2020 Salve Regina University, Newport, RI   Further information
The Molecular, Cellular and Biochemical Basis of Parasitism by Eukaryotic Pathogens
Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
June 14 - 19, 2020 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China   Further information
New Targets in Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma: Viral Latency, Genome Discoveries and Tumor Microenvironment
Suggested reading:     Medical books
Virus Genomics and Evolution
15 - 17 June, 2020 Wellcome Genome Campus, UK   Further information
Suggested reading:     Virology books
EMBL Course: Bioinformatics for Principal Investigators
17 Jun - 19 Jun, 2020 EMBL-EBI Hinxton, UK   Further information
EMBL
EMBL Course: Managing a Bioinformatics Core Facility
17 Jun - 19 Jun, 2020 EMBL-EBI Hinxton, UK   Further information
EMBL
The Space Summit Europe 2020
18 Jun - 19 Jun, 2020 Rotterdam, The Netherlands   Further information
Select Biosciences conference
ASM Microbe
18-22 June, 2020 Chicago, USA   Further information
ASM conference
Suggested reading:     Microbiology books
4th Annual Pharmaceutical Microbiology West Coast Conference
June 18 - 19, 2020 San Diego, USA   Further information
SMi's 4th Annual Pharmaceutical Microbiology West Coast Conference. Novel approaches and best practices for tackling current industry contaminaiton control challenges. The pharmaceutical microbiology industry has seen many changes during the progression into the 21st century. With advances in rapid microbiological methods, revised industry regulation, enhanced knowledge of innovative therapies, novel testing methods, this industry is ever expanding. Join industry experts to discuss the latest topics and pressing challenges within the industry. Network with industry professionals, discuss revisions in regulatory and guidance documents, explore data integrity considerations and approaches for conventional and rapid microbiology methods, discuss optimised environmental monitoring to best control contamination and gain insight into an industry perspective on alternative endotoxin testing methods and process automation, all contributing to better management of contamination in biopharmaceutical manufacturing.
Cellular and Molecular Fungal Biology (GRS)
June 20 - 21, 2020 Holderness School, Holderness, NH   Further information
Fungal Diversity, Genetics and Pathogenicity
Suggested reading:     Mycology books
12th International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases (ISPPD-12 2020)
21 Jun - 25 Jun, 2020 Toronto, Canada   Further information
Suggested reading:     Bacteriology books
Cellular and Molecular Fungal Biology
June 21 - 26, 2020 Holderness School, Holderness, NH   Further information
Understanding Fungal Function and Diversity: Complex Communities, Pathogenicity and Bioresources
Suggested reading:     Mycology books
Immunometabolism in Health and Disease
June 21 - 26, 2020 Bryant University, Smithfield, RI   Further information
Basic and Translational Cellular Metabolism in Immunity
EMBL Course: Summer School in Bioinformatics
22 Jun - 26 Jun, 2020 EMBL-EBI Hinxton, UK   Further information
EMBL
Lab-on-a-Chip and Microfluidics Europe 2020
23 Jun - 24 Jun, 2020 Rotterdam, The Netherlands   Further information
Select Biosciences conference
Suggested reading:     Lab-on-a-Chip Technology (Vol. 2)
Organ-on-a-Chip, Tissue-on-a-Chip and Organoids Europe 2020
23 Jun - 24 Jun, 2020 Rotterdam, The Netherlands   Further information
Select Biosciences conference
Suggested reading:     Lab-on-a-Chip Technology (Vol. 1)
Point-of-Care, Biosensors and Mobile Diagnostics Europe 2020
23 Jun - 24 Jun, 2020 Rotterdam, The Netherlands   Further information
Select Biosciences conference
Suggested reading:     Molecular Diagnostics
Microfluidics and Flow Chemistry Europe 2020
25 Jun - 26 Jun, 2020 Rotterdam, The Netherlands   Further information
Select Biosciences conference
Suggested reading:     Lab-on-a-Chip Technology (Vol. 1)
Bacterial Cell Surfaces (GRS)
June 27 - 28, 2020 Mount Snow, West Dover, VT   Further information
A Multidimensional View of the Bacterial Cell Envelope: From Molecular Structures to Intracellular Interactions
Suggested reading:     Bacterial Membranes
Deep Carbon Science (GRS)
June 27 - 28, 2020 Bates College, Lewiston, ME   Further information
Carbon at the Intersection of the Biosphere and Geosphere
Drug Resistance (GRS)
June 27 - 28, 2020 Bryant University, Smithfield, RI   Further information
Mechanisms and Approaches to Overcoming Drug Resistance in Cancer, Infectious Disease and Agriculture
Suggested reading:     Antibiotics
EMBO-EMBL Symposium: Innate Immunity in Host-Pathogen Interactions
28 Jun - 1 Jul, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
EMBL Course: Drosophila Genetics and Genomics
28 Jun - 3 Jul, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Genomics books
Bacterial Cell Surfaces
June 28 - July 3, 2020 Mount Snow, West Dover, VT   Further information
Altering the Bacterial Cell Envelope: Shaping Fitness in Response to the Host and Environment
Suggested reading:     Bacterial Membranes
Deep Carbon Science
June 28 - July 3, 2020 Bates College, Lewiston, ME   Further information
Exploring Fluxes, Forms and Origins of Deep Carbon in Earth and Other Terrestrial Planets
Drug Resistance
June 28 - July 3, 2020 Bryant University, Smithfield, RI   Further information
Strategies to Disrupt Drug Resistance in Infectious Disease, Cancer and Agriculture
Suggested reading:     Antibiotics
EMBL Course: Cancer Genomics
29 Jun - 3 Jul, 2020 EMBL-EBI Hinxton, UK   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Medical books

July 2020

EMBL Course: Systems Biology: From Large Datasets to Biological Insight
6 Jul - 10 Jul, 2020 EMBL-EBI Hinxton, UK   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Genomics books
Microbial Toxins and Pathogenicity (GRS)
July 11 - 12, 2020 Waterville Valley, Waterville Valley, NH   Further information
Intercellular Interactions and Pathologic Outcomes
Suggested reading:     Bacterial Toxins
EMBL Conference: Microfluidics 2020
12 Jul - 14 Jul, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Lab-on-a-Chip Technology (Vol. 1)
Phyllosphere 2020: 11th International Symposium on Leaf Surface Microbiology
12 Jul - 16 Jul, 2020 Davis, California, USA   Further information
Suggested reading:     Plant Science books
Microbial Toxins and Pathogenicity
July 12 - 17, 2020 Waterville Valley, Waterville Valley, NH   Further information
Mechanisms of Action, Detection and Evasion of Microbial Toxins
Suggested reading:     Bacterial Toxins
EMBL Course: Metagenomics Bioinformatics
13 Jul - 17 Jul, 2020 EMBL-EBI Hinxton, UK   Further information
EMBL
Microbial Stress Response (GRS)
July 18 - 19, 2020 Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA   Further information
Microbial Sensing, Signaling and Survival in Stress
Suggested reading:     Stress Response in Microbiology
EMBO-EMBL Symposium: Defining and Defeating Metastasis
19 Jul - 22 Jul, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books
EMBL Course: Proteomics Bioinformatics
19 Jul - 24 Jul, 2020 EMBL-EBI Hinxton, UK   Further information
EMBL
EMBO Practical Course: Molecular Geobiology
19 Jul - 24 Jul, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Genomics books
Molecular geobiology
19-24 July, 2020 DE-Heidelberg   Further information
EMBO Practical Course
Suggested reading:     Genomics books
Microbial Stress Response
July 19 - 24, 2020 Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA   Further information
Bacterial Mechanisms for Sensing, Responding and Adapting to Stress
Suggested reading:     Stress Response in Microbiology

August 2020

Molecular Basis of Microbial One-Carbon Metabolism (GRS)
August 8 - 9, 2020 Waterville Valley, Waterville Valley, NH   Further information
Microbial One-Carbon Conversion from the Microscale to the Global Scale
SIMB Annual Meeting
August 09 - 12, 2020 San Francisco, CA, USA   Further information
SIMB. Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology.
Molecular Basis of Microbial One-Carbon Metabolism
August 9 - 14, 2020 Waterville Valley, Waterville Valley, NH   Further information
Enzymes and Metabolisms Driving the Global Carbon Cycle
Plant and Microbial Cytoskeleton (GRS)
August 15 - 16, 2020 Proctor Academy, Andover, NH   Further information
An Evolving Cytoskeleton: Diverging Mechanisms and Converging Patterns
Suggested reading:     Plant Science books
Streptococcal Biology (GRS)
August 15 - 16, 2020 Jordan Hotel at Sunday River, Newry, ME   Further information
Physiology, Host-Interactions and Vaccine Development in Streptococcal Pathogenesis
Suggested reading:     Pathogenic Streptococci
Plant and Microbial Cytoskeleton
August 16 - 21, 2020 Proctor Academy, Andover, NH   Further information
Cytoskeletal Diversification Across the Domains of Life
Suggested reading:     Plant Science books
Streptococcal Biology
August 16 - 21, 2020 Jordan Hotel at Sunday River, Newry, ME   Further information
Evolving Genomes, Behavior and Pathogenic Mechanisms of Streptococci and Enterococci
Suggested reading:     Pathogenic Streptococci
EMBL Conference: Transcription and Chromatin
29 Aug - 1 Sep, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Genomics books
EMBL Course: Gene Expression at Spatial Resolution
31 Aug - 4 Sep, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books

September 2020

EMBO Workshop: Chemical Biology 2020
2 Sep - 5 Sep, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books
Reproducibility, Replicability and Trust in Science
09 - 11 September, 2020 Wellcome Genome Campus, UK   Further information
Non-coding RNA in infection
13-19 September, 2020 DE-Wurzburg   Further information
EMBO Practical Course
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books   Epigenetics
Genome Informatics
14 - 17 September, 2020 Wellcome Genome Campus, UK   Further information
Microfluidics, Circulating Biomarkers and Exosomes Asia 2020
14 Sep - 15 Sep, 2020 Seoul, Korea   Further information
Select Biosciences conference
Suggested reading:     Lab-on-a-Chip Technology (Vol. 2)
EMBL Course: Liquid Biopsies
14 Sep - 19 Sep, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books
EMBO-EMBL Symposium: The Molecular Basis and Evolution of Sexual Dimorphism
20 Sep - 22 Sep, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books
CRISPR and beyond: perturbations at scale to understand genomes
23 - 25 September, 2020 Wellcome Genome Campus, UK   Further information
EMBL Course: Genome Engineering: CRISPR/Cas
27 Sep - 2 Oct, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     The CRISPR/Cas System
Genomic Imprinting - from Biology to Disease
28 - 30 September, 2020 Wellcome Genome Campus, UK   Further information
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books
EMBL Course: Whole Transcriptome Data Analysis
28 Sep - 2 Oct, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Genomics books
EMBL Conference: Molecular Mechanisms in Evolution and Ecology
30 Sep - 3 Oct, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books

October 2020

EMBL Course: Advanced Methods in Bioimage Analysis
3 Oct - 9 Oct, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books
EMBL Course: Single-Cell RNA-Sequence Analysis
5 Oct - 8 Oct, 2020 EMBL-EBI Hinxton, UK   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Next-generation Sequencing
EMBO-EMBL Symposium: The Complex Life of RNA
7 Oct - 10 Oct, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Genomics books
Microfluidics, 3D-BioPrinting and BioFabrication 2020
13 Oct - 14 Oct, 2020 Tel Aviv, Israel   Further information
Select Biosciences conference
Suggested reading:     Lab-on-a-Chip Technology (Vol. 1)
EMBL Course: Exploring Biological Sequences
14 Oct - 16 Oct, 2020 EMBL-EBI Hinxton, UK   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Next-generation Sequencing
EMBL Course: CABANA: Bioinformatics for Plant Biology
19 Oct - 23 Oct, 2020 EMBL-EBI Hinxton, UK   Further information
EMBL
EMBL Course: Computing Skills For Reproducible Research: Software Carpentry
20 Oct - 22 Oct, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books
EMBL Course: Solution Scattering from Biological Macromolecules
26 Oct - 1 Nov, 2020 EMBL Hamburg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books
EMBO Workshop: Neuroepigenetics: From Cells to Behaviour and Disease
28 Oct - 31 Oct, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Epigenetics
ASM Biothreats
28-30 Oct, 2020 Arlington, Virginia, USA   Further information
ASM conference
Suggested reading:     Microbiology books

November 2020

EMBL Course: Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics in Zebrafish
2 Nov - 5 Nov, 2020 EMBL-EBI Hinxton, UK   Further information
EMBL
EMBO-EMBL Symposium: Biological Oscillators: Design, Mechanism, Function
9 Nov - 11 Nov, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Molecular Biology books
EMBL Conference: From Functional Genomics to Systems Biology
15 Nov - 18 Nov, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Systems Microbiology
EMBL Course: Single-Cell Omics
15 Nov - 21 Nov, 2020 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Genomics books
EMBL Course: Next Generation Sequencing Bioinformatics
23 Nov - 27 Nov, 2020 EMBL-EBI Hinxton, UK   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Next-generation Sequencing

December 2020

EMBL Course: CABANA: Genomic Data for Surveillance of Communicable Disease
7 Dec - 11 Dec, 2020 EMBL-EBI Hinxton, UK   Further information
EMBL
Suggested reading:     Genomics books