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12 Jan 2016

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The ECCMID Programme Committee members are meeting in Munich

The members of the ECCMID Programme Committee are currently meeting in Munich to discuss the abstracts we received and build attractive sessions with them. After finalizing the scientific programme for ECCMID 2016 in Amsterdam we will invite session chairs and inform speakers about their time slots. Towards the end of the month abstract submitters will receive feedback on acceptance.

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The early-bird deadline for IMMEM XI in Portugal is 15 January

The 11th International Meeting on Microbial Epidemiological Markers (IMMEM XI) will be held from 9 – 12 March 2016 in Estoril, Portugal. At this year’s conference leading scientists in the field will summarize and explain the current changes in the understanding of disease transmission brought about by high-resolution molecular typing systems. Given its increasing importance, there will be a particular emphasis on whole genome sequencing and methodologies for complex data analysis. Keynotes will include lectures on microbial genomes, mobile genetic elements or disruptive technologies in infectious disease epidemiology.

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New job position for Professor of Bacteriology at the CHUV in Lausanne

The Lausanne University Hospital CHUV offers a permanent full-time position Professor of Bacteriology. Applications are accepted from biologists or medical doctors specialized in bacteriology with specific skills in bacterial genomics and/or metagenomics. He or she will lead the bacterial genomics and metagenomics unit, one of four diagnostic units of the institute of microbiology. He/she will provide undergraduate, postgraduate and further teaching in bacteriology, with a specific focus on bacterial genomics, functional genomics and/or metagenomics and also lead a high-level research programme in bacteriology. 

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