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



Wellcome Connecting Science: Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease

  • This year’s meeting will include discussions on how to improve knowledge of microbiomes from populations across the world. We will also focus on how the gut microbiome can impact on the gut-brain axis, neuropathies and behaviour. Sessions will also explore ecological networks and modelling, how the microbiome is influenced by the immune system and the latest developments in biotherapeutics, including faecal transfer in the clinic.
  • Dates: 14–16 February 2024
  • Location: Wellcome Genome Campus, UK and Virtual.
  • Deadline: Bursary deadline - 07 November 2023; Abstract deadline - 05 December 2023; Registration (in person) - 16 January 2024; Registration (virtual) - 06 February 2024.
  • More info here.

Wellcome Connecting Science: Antimicrobial Resistance – Genomes, Big Data and Emerging Technologies

  • This year’s programme will once again focus on genomic evidence and how to implement it in clinical practice and policy for AMR control. The meeting will highlight the advances in machine learning, AI and computational tools to predict AMR. We will also discuss how to build an international genomics infrastructure to tackle AMR and emerging lessons from other global public health issues.
  • Dates: 13-15 March 2024
  • Location: Wellcome Genome Campus, UK and Virtual.
  • Deadline: Bursary - 19 December 2023; Abstract - 16 January 2024; Registration (In-person) - 13 February 2024; Registration (virtual) - 05 March 2024.
  • More info here.

Microbiology Society: Annual Conference 2024

  • The Microbiology Society is pleased to announce that abstract submission for Annual Conference 2024 is now open. We welcome everyone from across our community to join us in Edinburgh in 2024. The four days will consist of scientific symposia, workshops, fora, professional development sessions, Prize Lectures, and much more.

  • Date and Location: 8 to 11 April 2024 at Edinburgh International Convention Centre. 
  • Abstract submission deadline: 11 December 2023.
  • More info here.