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28th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
2018-04-21 to 2018-04-24
Madrid, Spain

We invite you to the 28th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, which will take place in Madrid, Spain, from 21 - 24 April 2018.

The world’s leading experts will join the most important congress in infectious diseases, infection control and clinical microbiology to present and discuss the latest results. The Programme Committee is preparing a comprehensive scientific programme with keynote lectures, symposia, oral and poster sessions as well as educational formats on parallel tracks. We are looking forward to seeing you along with thousands of your colleagues from around the globe! link

Canadian Society for Virology
2018-06-13 to 2018-06-15
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The 2nd Symposium of the newly-founded Canadian Society for Virology (CSV2018) will be held on Dalhousie's Carleton campus on June 13-15th, 2018. CSV2018 will unite basic, clinical, epidemiological and industrial virus researchers from across Canada, to discuss their research and foster exchanges and collaborative activities. We expect at least 150 attendees, and there will be a strong emphasis on enhanced training opportunities for students and fellows, including breakout sessions on STEM communication, career development, scientific publishing and ethics.

The symposium will feature the first CSV business meeting, which will inform future society activities. The meeting will also feature an excursion and banquet at the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site.
CSV2018 attendees will be invited to a Soapbox Science Event on June 16, to be held at the Halifax Seaport Farmer's Market, which will feature 12 female scientists, who will share their work with the general public. link

Aquatic Virus Workshop 9
2018-06-17 to 2018-06-21
Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
We invite you to participate in the 9th International Aquatic Virus Workshop (AVW9) to be hosted and held at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus, June 17-21, 2018. The Workshop provides a forum for the discussion of viruses infecting microbes and protists of aquatic systems in all parts of the planet. Our intention is to promote discussion and collaboration among the world’s leading scientists in many dimensions of virology, including virus discovery and characterization, as well as the role of viruses in aquatic ecosystems functioning. The AVW9 will honor one of the founding members, James L. Van Etten of the University of Nebraska, for his significant contributions to algal virology. link

EuroSciCon Conference on Virology
2018-06-21 to 2018-06-22
Paris, France

EuroSciCon Ltd. is proud to host the Conference on Virology (Virology-2018) taking place on June 21-22, 2018 Paris, France. The conference is themed around “From Viruses to Viromes” with the aim to bring together a wide audience of industry, healthcare, research, and medical practitioners to educate and bring about a fruitful debate on the confined topics. The Virology 2018 will be a great event to network, learn and engage with professionals in the field of infectious diseases, microbiology and virology.

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Viroid-2018: International Conference on Viroids and Viroid-Like RNAs
2018-07-05 to 2018-07-07
Valencia, Spain
Viroids occupy the lowest step in the scale of life. Exclusively constituted by a relatively small molecule of non-coding circular RNA, viroids manage to replicate, move and avoid the defense response when entering the appropriate host plant, causing in many instances important diseases in agricultural crops. In Viroid-2018, the international conference on viroids and viroid-like RNAs that will be held in Valencia (Spain) from 5 to 7 July 2018, the community of viroid researchers will present and discuss recent discoveries about all aspects of viroid and viroid-like RNA biology, including viroid replication, traffic and interaction with the host plant; structure of viroid molecules and functional domains; viroid transmission, pathogenesis and disease control; viroid diagnosis and identification of new viroid species. link

Viruses of Microbes V: Biodiversity and future applications
2018-07-09 to 2018-07-13
Wroclaw, Poland
The central theme of the meeting is ‘Biodiversity and future applications’ of viruses infecting microbes (algae, archaea, bacteria, fungi, protozoa and viruses). Viruses have always been a key element of microbial diversity and evolution, as well as a tool for a molecular biologist to learn more about how the host cell functions. This information has also been put to productive use in latter days to control infections and fouling in many areas of our modern life.
The conference talks are grouped into sessions covering key areas of ecology, host-virus dynamics, biotechnological, medical aspects, and structural biology. A main objective of the meeting is to stimulate new understanding of the role that viruses of microbes play in ecosystems and in the sustainable development of human technologies. link

The American Society for Virology Annual Meeting
2018-07-14 to 2018-07-18
University of Maryland, College Park, MD

The American Society for Virology is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that promotes the exchange of information and stimulates discussion and collaboration among virologists. The purpose of the Society is the advancement and promulgation of knowledge relevant to virology.

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APCCMI cum IICC 2018
2018-08-30 to 2018-09-02
Hong Kong, China
APCCMI-IICC 2018 is an important meeting on clinical microbiology, infectious diseases diagnostics and management, infection prevention and control, which offers a unique opportunity for clinicians, scientists, researchers, pharmacists , infection control professionals / preventionist and other healthcare professionals to meet international experts from various parts of the world.
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21st ESCV Annual Meeting
2018-09-23 to 2018-09-26
Athens, Greece
It is our great pleasure to invite you to the 21st ESCV Annual Meeting which will be held in Athens, 23-26 September, 2018. The ESCV Annual Meeting has been a major event for the Clinical Virology scientific community and it is becoming more popular, comprehensive, innovative and influential, while maintaining high standards of scientific quality and a family atmosphere. The 21st ESCV Annual Meeting is promising to be an exciting event, covering all timely topics of Clinical Virology, enabling delegates to exchange knowledge with world’s leading experts, network with colleagues and discuss the latest advances on "traditional" and emerging viruses. link

International HBV Cure Workshop 2018
Toronto, Canada

We are proud to announce the 5th edition of the International HBV Cure Workshop 2018, which will take place on 7 November 2018 in Toronto, Canada.

More than 250 million people are chronically infected with hepatitis B (HBV) around the globe. The purpose of the program is to inform the participants about the developments in the possibilities to find a cure for HBV. The meeting will be highly interactive with input from experts out of the arena of basic, translational and clinical HBV research. The field of HBV treatment is undergoing major changes and is on the verge of a paradigm shift. The many new treatment options that are becoming available are providing great hopes for decreasing the burden of the disease, simplifying treatment and ultimately curing and eradicating HBV infection. In order to optimize curative treatment for HBV, outstanding speakers from around the globe will share the newest therapeutic options for viral hepatitis and experts will discuss the path forward to cure this deadly disease, leading to liver cirrhosis and liver cancer. Questions on which end points to use in therapeutic trials and how to combine different agents targeting the virus and/or immune system will be extensively discussed. This workshop also brings together global interdisciplinary experts to provide a framework for how academia and industry should could collaborate to achieve the goal of curing hepatitis B. link