ESCMID Weekly News 2015

ESCMID Weekly News: 15 December 2015

  • Season's Greetings
  • New as well as familiar faces on the ESCMID Executive Committee
  • New job openings in the field of antimicrobial resistance in Belgium and Germany
  • Abstract submitters will be informed at the end of January

ESCMID Weekly News: 8 December 2015

  • EUCAST publishes press release on its activities
  • Deadline for ECCMID travel grant is 15 December 2015
  • Erasmus University seeks partner for EU call on AMR transmission
  • ESCMID supported successful conference on drug-resistant bacteria

ESCMID Weekly News: 1 December 2015

  • ESCMID President Murat Akova contributes foreword to ID campaign
  • More than 4,500 abstracts submitted to ECCMID 2016 – the highest ever!
  • Early-bird registration deadline for ECCMId is 20 January
  • EUCIC, ESGAP, EUCAST conduct antibiotic susceptibility testing survey

ESCMID Weekly News: 24 November 2015

  • The abstract submission deadline is 29 November 2015, 23:59 CET
  • ESCMID invites you to elect three (3) members to the Executive Committee
  • Peer-review of research grant applications is ongoing
  • You may now select new user preferences in the ESCMID database
  • Please participate in the FEMS microbiologist survey

ESCMID Weekly News: 17 November 2015

  • There are less than two weeks left to submit abstracts for ECCMID in Amsterdam
  • ESCMID invites you to elect three new members to the Executive Committee starting Monday
  • EUCIC, ESGAP publish newsletter ahead of European Antibiotics Awareness Day

ESCMID Weekly News: 10 November 2015

  • ECCMID congress from 9 - 12 April 2016 moved to Amsterdam
  • The European Antibiotics Awareness Day takes place 18 November
  • ESCMID's new mentorship programme is well underway
  • 11th International Meeting on Microbial Epidemiological Markers (IMMEM XI)


ESCMID Weekly News: 3 November 2015

  • The TAE election is still open until today at 5pm
  • ESCMID’s Viral Hepatitis study group ESGVH publishes newsletter
  • ESCMID has received 126 Research Grant applications

ESCMID Weekly News: 27 October 2015

  • ESCMID offers a new collaborative centre for observerships in Istanbul
  • The deadline is approaching to nominate candidates for three ESCMID awards
  • European federation conducts survey on the microbiologist profession

ESCMID Weekly News: 20 October 2015

  • Nine ESCMID members successfully completed an observership at the WHO
  • ESCMID, ASM jointly sponsor conference on methicillin-resistant staph in animals
  • EFISG supports a clinical mycology course organized by the Institut Pasteur

ESCMID Weekly News: 13 October 2015

  • Successful observership of ESCMID members at the ECDC in Stockholm
  • Cast your vote for the TAE Steering Committee until 3 November
  • BEAM Alliance releases position paper on how to renew antibacterial innovation

ESCMID Weekly News: 6 October 2015

  • ESCMID Study Group for Legionella Infections elects new executive committee
  • You may apply for an ESCMID research grant until tomorrow!
  • EUCIC publishes its first newsletter

ESCMID Weekly News: 29 September 2015

  • You may now register for ECCMID 2016 in Istanbul
  • The call for new candidates for the board of the ESCMID’s trainee association ends today!
  • Registration deadlines are approaching for postgraduate education courses in Beijing & Ferney

ESCMID Weekly News: 22 September 2015

  • ESCMID to hold IMMEM-11 microbial marker meeting in March in Portugal
  • Antibiotic policy study group publishes newsletter on activities and awareness day
  • You have less than a month to apply for an ESCMID research grant!

ESCMID Weekly News: 15 September 2015

  • EUCIC supports first European BSAC online course on antimicrobial stewardship
  • First Prize of 2015 BMA Medical Book Awards for book on emerging infections
  • Deadline approaching for nominations for the ESCMID Excellence Award, Young Investigator Award
  • The grant deadline is approaching for diagnostics course in Beijing

ESCMID Weekly News: 8 September 2015

  • The online system for abstract submission for ECCMID 2016 is available now
  • You may now nominate new TAE candidates and apply for a TAE Award
  • Check out the EPASG study group’s newsletter and its new study grant

ESCMID Weekly News: 1 September 2015

  • ESCMID’s Mentorship Programme is now open for applications
  • ESGARS, EUCAST contribute to WHO’s CAESAR report on antimicrobial resistance
  • The grant deadline for the course on antimicrobial stewardship is 4 September

ESCMID Weekly News: 25 August 2015

  • The preliminary programme for ECCMID 2016 in Istanbul is now online
  • ESCMID guidelines on bacterial meningitis and Clostridium difficile are in public consultation
  • Registration deadline for carbapenemase course in Verona is 4 September

ESCMID Weekly News: 18 August 2015

  • Scientific highlights clip for ECCMID 2015 is available now
  • The grant deadline for the course on the dosing of old antibiotics is approaching

ESCMID Weekly News: 11 August 2015

  • ESCMID guidelines to undergo public consultation prior to peer review, publication
  • Next year’s ECCMID will host a record 20 educational workshops
  • The grant deadline for our workshop on Gram-negative bacteria is approaching

ESCMID Weekly News: 4 August 2015

  • Call to nominate members for election to the ESCMID Executive Committee
  • EPASG activities on reviving old antibiotics to fight antimicrobial resistance
  • Use the summer break to apply for a 2016 research grant!

ESCMID Weekly News: 28 July 2015

  • Grant and registration deadlines are approaching for the Barcelona Workshop
  • The new ESCMID Education Programme is online now
  • Check out our ECCMID 2016 website with congress and travel information

ESCMID Weekly News: 21 July 2015

  • ESCMID’s Summer School was another big success
  • The registration deadline for the workshop on C. difficile in Maribor is 31 July
  • ESCMID has accepted a record number of 20 education courses for 2016

ESCMID Weekly News: 14 July 2015

  • Abstract Submission opens in mid-August
  • The grant deadline for the postgraduate education course in Verona is 27 July
  • ECCs share expertise and provide observers with valuable experience

ESCMID Weekly News: 07 July 2015

  • ECCMID 2016 Website now open
  • Call for Research Grant 2016 applications now open
  • A record number of applicants for this year’s Summer School

ESCMID Weekly News: 30 June 2015

  • Guideline on diagnosis and treatment of biofilms published in CMI
  • Researchers from EFWISG contribute to paper published in Eurosurveillance
  • The ECCsshare expertise and provide observers with valuable experience

ESCMID Weekly News: 23 June 2015

  • CMI Impact Factor increases again in 2014
  • Gunnar Kahlmeter’s Garrod lecture on EUCAST published in JAC
  • Join the 9th European Congress on Tropical Medicine & International Health!

ESCMID Weekly News: 16 June 2015

  • The ECCMID Programme Committee has made its choices for ECCMID 2016!
  • Considering an observership? Look at one of our new collaborative centers!
  • ESGAP to take part in ECDC meeting to prepare for Antibiotic Awareness Day

ESCMID Weekly News: 9 June 2015

  • The new veterinary microbiology study group welcomes new members!
  • Why not join our study group for forensic and postmortem microbiology?
  • The grant deadline for the workshop on C. difficile in Maribor is 15 June

ESCMID Weekly News: 2 June 2015

  • Record number of session proposals for ECCMID 2016
  • All ECCMID 2015 presentations and webcasts are now online!
  • EPASG study group publishes obit on Bill Craig in AAC
  • Summer School registration deadline is 5 June

ESCMID Weekly News: 26 May 2015

  • The ECCMID 2015 Picture Gallery is online now!
  • ESCMID seeks new Editors-in-Chief for journals CMI and NMNI
  • ESCMID supports Longitude Prize to help fight antibiotic resistance

ESCMID Weekly News: 19 May 2015

  • 26th ECCMID takes place in Istanbul, the gateway to Asia
  • ESCMID teams up with ECDC and ESCV for Observerships
  • Thank you for taking part in the ESCMID Staffing Survey

ESCMID Weekly News: 12 May 2015

  • Were you too busy at ECCMID to watch the interesting TV interviews?
  • The Trainees Association of ESCMID (TAE) needs your help!
  • Visit WHO and learn about the organization!

ESCMID Weekly News: 5 May 2015

  • ECCMID was another success with more than 200 sessions, 3,000 abstracts
  • Visit ECDC and learn about the organization
  • Early registration deadline for Summer School in Istanbul ends 8 May
  • Don’t forget: today is WHO Hand Hygiene Day

ECCMID 2015 Wrap-up

  • 10,697 attendees from 112 countries
  • top countries of provenance: US, UK, Germany, Spain, France
  • highlights: keynote speeches by awardees, late-breaking abstracts, pipeline corner

ESCMID Weekly News: 21 April 2015

  • Almost 3,000 posters accepted for presentation at ECCMID
  • Small drug companies to present R&D activities at Pipeline Corner
  • Médecins Sans Frontières to receive exceptional award this year
  • Luisa Denkel of Charité in Berlin wins ISF/ESCMID Sepsis Award

ESCMID Weekly News: 14 April 2015

  • More than 3,200 abstracts accepted for presentation at this year’s ECCMID
  • You may now access the ESCMID 2014/2015 Yearbook online

ESCMID Weekly News: 07 April 2015

  • Late-breaking abstracts to be confirmed this week
  • Study Group evaluation shows all groups are active
  • Time to apply for attendance grants for the Lausanne transplant virology course

ESCMID Weekly News: 31 March 2015

  • 7th International Day for Fighting Infection: Register by 10 April
  • Thank you for taking part in the ESCMID Staffing Survey
  • Sign up for the TAE Trainees Day taking place on 25 April!

ESCMID Weekly News: 24 March 2015

  • ESCMID/Cubist Award 2015 presented at ECCMID
  • Registration deadlines coming up for Pavia and Copenhagen courses
  • EPASG has published its newsletter

ESCMID Weekly News: 17 March 2015

  • Congrats to the 14 Research Grantees 2015 and thanks to the many reviewers
  • New format for this year’s TAE Trainees Day at ECCMID
  • Radboud University has opening for full professor of medical microbiology

ESCMID Weekly News: 10 March 2015

  • Highlights from successful conference on vaccines in Lisbon
  • Join our virtual Clinical Grand Rounds at ECCMID 2015
  • Important deadlines approaching for education courses in Italy

ESCMID Weekly News: 03 March 2015

  • Do you have breaking scientific news?
  • First ESCMID Collaborative Centres in the USA and Australia
  • Two new Study Groups in forensic/postmortem and veterinary microbiology

ESCMID Weekly News: 24 February 2015

  • The ECCMID 2015 Final Programme is now online!
  • Upcoming registration and grant deadlines for education courses
  • ESCMID Observers can now visit four new Collaborative Centres.

ESCMID Weekly News: 17 February 2015

  • Be creative and help us to find an ESCMID slogan!
  • ECCMID 2015 Programme Committee welcomes you
  • Three new job adverts for positions in Germany and France

ESCMID Weekly News: 10 February 2015

  • Education Course in Delhi – last chance to apply for a grant!
  • Two winners of the 2015 TAE Awards for Training Achievements!
  • Have you started to prepare you’re your poster or talk?

ESCMID Weekly News: 03 February 2015

  • ESCMID recognises three outstanding young colleagues for ESCMID Young Investigator Awards for Research in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
  • Registration for Summer School in Turkey 2015 is open!
  • Join us in Lisbon for the 3rd ESCMID Conference on Vaccines from 6 - 8 March 2015

ESCMID Weekly News: 27 January 2015

  • European national websites with Ebola guidelines
  • Educational Courses: Upcoming registration & grant application deadlines
  • ECCMID Copenhagen numbers this week: 400 faculty members & 100 travel grantees

ESCMID Weekly News: 20 January 2015

  • Marc Bonten is the 2015 ESCMID Excellence Awardee
  • New ESCMID Collaborative Centre at University of Liverpool
  • ECCMID preparations running at full speed

ESCMID Weekly News: 13 January 2015

  • Early bird registration deadline is tomorrow
  • Secure your spot at the Postgraduate Education Course on Diagnosis and Management in Implant-Associated Infections in Budapest now
  • Last chance to apply for an ESCMID attendance grant

ESCMID Weekly News: 06 January 2015

  • ESCMID members discuss guidelines and epidemiological, clinical and management information in IJID and BMJ
  • Do not miss the early bird low fee registration deadline for ECCMID 2015 - only eight days to go
  • ESCMID Conference on Vaccines 6 - 8 March 2015 - Register now!