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Featured in our Fortnightly Digest, this is a list of external workshops of interest to infectious diseases researchers. 


British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy: Antibiotic Resistance and Mechanisms

  • Date: 12-13 May 2022; 24-25 Nov 2022
  • Location: Birmingham (UK)
  • Deadlines: Abstract submission - 18 March 2022 for May Conference | 28 October 2022 for Nov Conference
  • More details here.

JPIAMR: New Perspectives on Bacterial Drug Resistance

  • Aim: JPIAMR in partnership with the Medical Research Council (MRC UKRI) are hosting a workshop on antibiotic resistance, specifically looking for input from Early to Mid-Career Researchers.
  • Dates: 9 June 2022, 12.00-16.20 (BST)
  • Deadline: 13 May 2022 (Abstract), N/A regular registration
  • Location: Online.
  • More details here.

COG-Train: From Swab to Server: Testing, Sequencing, and Sharing During a Pandemic

  • Aim: This course is designed for diagnostic and healthcare professionals, as well as anyone involved in the testing and analysis of disease samples.
  • Dates: 09–29 May 2022
  • Location: Online
  • More details here.

Microbiology Society: Cell-Cell Communication in Bacteria: Fundamental and Applied Aspects

  • Date: 28 - 30 June 2022
  • Location: Robinson College, Cambridge
  • Deadlines: Abstract submission - 14 Feb 2022 | Registration - 9 May 2022 (Early Bird); 14 Jun 2022 (Regular)
  • More details here.

BioMalPar XVIII: biology and pathology of the malaria parasite

  • Aim: It will showcase the multidisciplinary nature of malaria research with a programme that welcomes clinical malaria, epidemiological studies, immunology, and evolution and ecology.
  • Dates: 23 -25 May 2022
  • Location: EMBL Heidelberg and Online.
  • Registration deadline: 15 May 2022
  • More details here.

EMBL in Italy 2022: Emerging approaches in human health and infectious diseases

  • Aim: The two-day event features senior leaders in industry, biotech startup representatives, experts in data and AI and academic scholars with expertise in infectious diseases.
  • Dates: 26-27 May 2022
  • Location: Hybrid: GSK Vaccines, Siena, Italy and online
  • More details here.

EMBL Symposium: Innate immunity in host-pathogen interactions

  • Aim: This symposium provides a discussion platform for all scientists interested in the biology of infection. 
  • Dates: 17 - 20 Jul 2022
  • Location: EMBL Heidelberg and Online.
  • Registration deadline: 15 May 2022 (onsite), 10 Jul 2022 (virtual)
  • More details here.