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Coming soon


6th European Congress on Biofilms, 3-6 September 2019, Glasgow, Scotland, UK


ESGB organizes its biannual scientific conference in Glasgow next year between 3-6 September 2019. You are invited to share your biofilm related science with approximately 300 other scientists. The preliminary programme is available here.

15 April 2019

New Executive Committee takes office

ESGB has a new executive committee composed of:

  • Chairperson: Prof. Tom Coenye, Belgium
  • Educational officer: Prof. Elisa Borghi, Italy
  • Scientific officer: Dr Maria Dolores Macia Romero, Spain
  • Treasurer: Prof. Gordon Ramage, United Kingdom
  • Secretary: Dr Claus Moser, Denmark

Kendra Rumbaugh and Craig Williams as members of the election committee invited the membership to nominate candidates and vote. The results of the elections are the following:

  • umber of members with voting right: 76
  • Number of voters: 42 (55.3%)


  • Tom Coenye, Belgium         31 votes, elected
  • Elisa Borghi, Italy         19 votes, elected
  • María D. Macià, Spain         16 votes, elected
  • Gordon Ramage, United Kingdom         14 votes, elected
  • Claus Moser, Denmark         13 votes, elected
  • Laia Fernández-Barat, Spain         10 votes, non-elected
  • María Tomás , Spain         11 votes, non-elected
  • Leighann Sherry, United Kingdom         10 votes, non-elected
  • Trine Rolighed Thomsen, Denmark         7 votes, non-elected
  • Bastiaan P. Krom, The Netherlands         6 votes, non-elected
  • Débora Coraça-Huber, Austria         5 votes, non-elected
  • Chang-Jui (Andrea) Chen         0 votes, non-elected
  • No preference         1

The new executive committee is elected for two years.

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