19th ISHAM Congress, Melbourne, Australia, 4th - 8th May 2015

As you may be aware, the 19th ISHAM Congress will be held in Melbourne, Australia from the 4th - 8th May 2015. Further information about the congress can be found at: http://www.isham2015.com.au/

ISHAM 2015 NEWS!
Take advantage of the low Australian Dollar at the moment!
• Abstract submissions for ISHAM 2015 will close 15th February 2015!
Final deadline for abstract submissions for proffered oral presentations is 15th February 2015. Abstracts for proffered oral presentations will not be accepted after this deadline.

positive opinion AIDAC on isavuconazole for the treatment of invasive aspergillosis and invasive mucormycosis

On January 22, 2015 the Anti-Infective Drug Advisory Committee (AIDAC) gave a positive opinion on isavuconazole for the treatment of invasive aspergillosis and invasive mucormycosis. The hearing at FDA Headquarters in Washington DC can be accessed online through the following links.

http://www.fda.gov/downloads/AdvisoryCommittees/CommitteesMeetingMateria...

January 22, 2015, Meeting of the Anti-Infective Drugs Advisory
Committee (AIDAC) - Webcast Recording

Global Fungal Infection Forum, 22 Feb 2015, Seattle, USA

Please check the below PDF to see the agenda of this GAFFI / BVGH meeting on 22 February 2015, in Seattle, USA

http://ecmm.eu/files/Global_Fungal_Infection_Forum_Agenda__112714_brief_...

Clinical Mycology Master Class: Diagnosis and Treatment of Invasive Fungal Infections, 10-11 April 2015, Izmir-Turkey

This Master Class on Diagnosis and Treatment of Invasive Fungal Infections is organized by the Turkish Society of Medical Mycology, Radboud University Medical Center, and European Confederation of Medical Mycology

Lectures:
-General taxonomy and classification (AS Seyedmousavi)
-Aspergillus and aspergillosis (PE Verweij)
-Candida and candidiasis (T.B.A.)
-Cryptococcosis (J Meis)
-Mucormycosis (AS Seyedmousavi)
-Dermatophytosis and Malassezia infections (M Ilkit)
-Management strategies for invasive fungal diseases (JP Donnelly)

Video Webcasts TIMM2011 & 2013 now compatible for viewing on tablets and smart phones

With Gilead’s kind support, M-Data adapted/converted all the Video Webcasts for 2011 & 2013 and they are now compatible for viewing on tablets and smart phones.
Users can therefore access and view the content from any device.

The TIMM Video Portal is provided at http://www.timmwebcasting.org/login

1st National Congress of Medical Mycology organized by Turkish Society of Medical Mycology, Ankara, Turkey, 24-26 Sep 2014

The congress was organized by Turkish Society of Medical Mycology in collaboration with Gazi University Medical School, Department of Medical Microbiology. A total of 145 attendee including young microbiologists and senior scientists primarily working in the field of medical mycology participated in the congress.

New call open: Pasteur - Paris University International Doctoral program, October 2015

The new call is open for the Pasteur - Paris University International Doctoral program, for students beginning in October 2015.

This doctoral program began in 2009 in the vibrant research environment of the Institut Pasteur in Paris, France, and has grown in each succeeding year. For details, see:
www.pasteur.fr/doctoralpositions

The current list of available projects and laboratories is available on our website:
www.pasteur.fr/en/teaching/doctoral-programs/pasteur-paris-university-in...

Report Workshop Barcoding of Medical Fungi, 22-23 April 2014

Workhop Masterclass & Barcoding
Joint meeting organized by ECMM/ISHAM working group Scedosporium infections and ISHAM working group Barcoding Medical Fungi

Immunology of Fungal Infections: Basic Mechanisms and Translational Implications, January 18-23, 2015; Galveston, USA

Immunology of Fungal Infections: Basic Mechanisms and Translational Implications
January 18-23, 2015; Hotel Galvez; Galveston, TX; USA
Chairs: Bruce S. Klein & Bernhard Hube
Vice Chairs: Mihai Netea & George Deepe

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