Congress Topics

Keynote

Bridging Sessions

Frontiers in Structural Microbiology

Immunity and Immune Evasion

Microbes and Climate Change

Microbial Evolution and Diversity

Plenary Sessions

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Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology

Applied Microbiology
Bacterial Ecology
Cell division and morphogenesis
Modulating Microbiota
Pathogens and interactions with the host
Rational design of Vaccines
Regulation by sRNAs
Super resolution microscopy in bacteria
Transcription regulation

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Mycology and Eukaryotic Microbiology

Cell & Molecular Biology
Emerging Diseases
Food security / safety
Food / edible mushrooms / fermentations / safety
Genomics / large-scale analysis / evolution
Inter kingdom Crosstalk
Mycobiome and protozobiome
“Omics”, Biodiversity & Ecology
System / Industrial Biology / Synthetic Biology

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Virology

New and Emerging Viruses
Novel Approaches to Virus Control
Virus Structure and Macromolecular Assemblies
Virus-Host Interactions
Viruses as Trojan Horses

Workshop Topics

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Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology

Alternatives to antibiotics
Antimicrobial peptides and Antimicrobial resistance
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
Bacterial division and morphogenesis
Bacterial metabolism
Bacterial regulation, evolution, and gene transfer
Bacterial Secretion and membranes biosynthesis
Bacterial structures  and Structural Microbiology
Biofilm and quorum sensing
Biorremediation
E. coli pathogenesis
Environmental microbiology
Global regulation and signaling
Microbial Ecology
Microbial response and adaptation
Microbiomes
Models of host-pathogens interactions
Mycobacterium and tuberculosis
Omics technology for bacterial analysis and System Microbiology
Pathogens and infections
Probiotic and Microbiome

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Mycology and Eukaryotic Microbiology

“Omics” and Protozoa parasite biology and host parasite interaction
Advances in taxonomy and phylogeny of Aspergillus, Penicillium and related genera
Biocontrol
Biofilms and Multikingdom interactions
Bioprospecting / secondary metabolism
Biotechnology
Cell biology and function
Common themes in human, animal and plant pathogens
Food fermentation and safety
Food pathogens and mycotoxins
Microbiomes
Signaling / signaling circuits
Tree of life / Biodiversity / extremophiles

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Virology

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Antiviral immunity
Antivirals
Arboviruses
DNA Viruses
ds RNA Viruses
Hepatitis viruses
HIV and Retroviruses
Influenza virus
Innate defence against viruses
Insect viruses
Negative strand RNA Viruses
Paramyxoviruses
Plant viruses
Positive strand RNA viruses
RNA-protein interactions
Viral diagnostics
Viral disease
Viral evolution & population genetics
Virus discovery
Virus entry, fusion, assembly & budding
Virus surveillance, epidemiology & Public Health
Virus vaccines