ESCMID recognises three outstanding young colleagues for ESCMID Young Investigator Awards for Research in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Carolina Garcia-Vidal, Jason Roberts and Roy Sleator will receive their awards at ECCMID during the ESCMID Young Investigator Award session. During this session on 27 April 2015 at 14.30-15.30, each of them will give a 15-minute talk on their work.

ECCMID Copenhagen numbers this week: 400 faculty members & 100 travel grantees

Everyone is working hard to finalise the ECCMID 2015 scientific programme. 400 faculty members have now accepted invitations to speak and chair. 100 travel grants of 500 Euro to young scientists have been granted.  More than 2500 abstracts for posters and oral presentations have been accepted.

Educational Courses: Upcoming registration & grant application deadlines

Last chance to register for the Course dealing with ‘Advances in Diagnosis and Management of Viral Hepatitis’, held in Tunis from 6 – 7 March 2015. Registration deadline: 2 February 2015.
Do not miss the chance to apply for an attendance grant for the Course on 'New Perspectives in Infection Control'. Grant application deadline: 2 February 2015.

European national websites with Ebola guidelines

Members of the ESCMID Study Group for Infections in Travellers and Migrants (ESGITM) and the UEMS Section of Infectious Diseases (UEMS-ID) have compiled a list of national Ebola guideline websites from around Europe.

Registration for Summer School in Turkey 2015 is open!

Young professionals can now register for this one-week course with unique networking possibilities. This year’s edition is hosted at the modern and newly built Acibadem University in Istanbul from 4 – 11 July 2015. Besides hearing renowned faculty members speaking on diverse topics in CM & ID, the venue offers plenty of possibilities to get together and make this Summer School an unforgettable event!

Join us in Lisbon for the 3rd ESCMID Conference on Vaccines from 6 - 8 March 2015

Experts will present and lead discussions on the different topics: influenza, poliovirus, safety issues, pertussis, gastrointestinal infections, meningococcal control, HPV, and more. Direct and indirect benefits of vaccinations will be considered and analysed in detail.