Congress Topics

Keynote

Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology
Microbiota

Mycology and Eukaryotic Microbiology
To be updated!

Virology
To be updated!

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

Anti-cancer viruses
Ebola virus control
Highly potent anti-HIV antibodies
Interactions between influenza virus proteins and the host
Molecular mechanisms of norovirus replication
Native virus microcrystals
New antiviral strategies
Small RNAs as antiviral therapeutics
Structural basis of antibody-mediated neutralization of dengue virus
Synthetic viruses
Wolbachia infection of mosquitoes as a vector control strategy for dengue
Zika virus pathogenesis and immune responses

Workshop Topics

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Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology

Alternatives to antibiotics
Antimicrobial peptides
Antimicrobial resistance
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
Aquatic Microbiology
Bacterial cell differentiation
Bacterial division and morphogenesis
Bacterial evolution and gene transfer
Bacterial metabolism
Bacterial nitrogen fixation
Bacterial respiratory infections
Bacterial Secretion and membranes biosynthesis
Bacterial structures
Biofilm and quorum sensing
Bioinformatics for analysis of Omics database
Biorremediation
CRISPR-CAS
E. coli pathogenesis
Electromicrobiology
Emerging pathogens
Environmental microbiology
Epidemiology
Extremophiles
Global regulation and signaling
Individual behavior of bacteria
Intracellular pathogens
Live vaccines
Metals and bacteria
Microbial Ecology
Microbial response and adaptation
Microbiomes
Models of host-pathogens interactions
Multicellular behavior
Mycobacterium and tuberculosis
New antimicrobials
Omics technology for bacterial infections
Pathogens and infections
Persistent bacteria
Probiotics and Microbiome
Shigella pathogenesis
sRNA
Structural Microbiology
Symbiosis
Synthetic Microbiology
Systems Microbiology
Zoonotic bacteria

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Mycology and Eukaryotic Microbiology

Algae Biotechnology
Biocontrol/Mycorrhiza/Endophytic fungi
Biofilms and Multikingdom interactions
Bioprospecting/secondary metabolism
Cell Biology & Function
Common themes in human, animal and plant pathogens
Ethical/Legal aspects of microbiology and Nagoya protocol/21.
Food Fermentation and safety
Immunity
Microbiomes
“Omics” and Protozoa parasite biology and host parasite interaction
Signaling/signaling circuits
Tree of life/Biodiversity/extremophiles
Workshop sponsored by ICFM
Workshop sponsored by ICPA
YCI Yeast session

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Virology

100 years of Phage
Adenoviruses
Antivirals
Arenaviruses
Astroviruses / Caliciviruses
Borna / Filoviruses
Bunyaviruses
Flaviviruses
Fungal Viruses
Giant viruses
Hepatitis B Virus
Hepatitis C Virus
Herpesviruses
Influenza Virus
Insect Viruses
Intrinsic Antiviral Defense Mechanisms
Lenti / Retroviruses
Nidovirales
Oncolytic Viruses
One Health
Orthoreo / Orbi / Rotaviruses
Paramyxoviruses
Parvovirus
Picornaviruses
Plant Viruses
Polymicrobial Interactions
Poxviruses
Rhabdoviruses
RNA Virus Replication
Small DNA Viruses
Systems Virology
Togaviruses
Viral diagnostics
Viral Disease
Viral Evolution & Population Genetics
Viral Glycoproteins
Viral Taxonomy
Virus Discovery
Virus Entry, Fusion, Assembly & Budding
Virus Surveillance & Epidemiology
Virus Transmission
Virus vaccines
Viruses & Cancer
Viruses and microRNA