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ASMCUE 2013 HIGHLIGHTS AND PROCEEDINGS
Specific Call for young (South) African microbiologists!
The International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID) is currently organizing the 16th ICID that will be held in Cape Town, South Africa on April 2-5, 2014. For information about the meeting, please visit the meeting website.
SASM2013 will take place from 24-27 November 2013 at Forever Resorts Warmbaths (http://www.foreverwarmbaths.co.za/). Please see our website www.sasm.org.za (CONGRESSES>SASM2013) for details, abstract submission and registration. The theme for SASM2013 is “From Africa to the World: Trending Microbiology”. The Organizing Committee wants to put together “trendy”, modern programme, yet taking into account the traditional tracks at our previous conferences: Environmental Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Industrial Microbiology, Virology, Medical Microbiology, Plant Microbiology, Food Microbiology, and Virology. In order to achieve this, we would like to involve all SASM members at South African Universities, Research Institutions and various Industries and Service providers.
The 18th Biennial Conference of the South African Society of Microbiology (SASM) will be held at Forever Resorts Warmbaths, Bela-Bela between 24 and 27 November 2013. “From Africa to the World: Trending Microbiology” is the motto of SASM 2013. Find out all about the SASM2013 conference on SASM's website.
The International Society for Functional Metagenomics is pleased to announce that a dedicated website is now open for registration and submission of abstracts for the international conference:
FUNCTIONAL METAGENOMICS - 2013
Pretoria, South Africa
Details and registration forms can be found on www.up.ac.za/functionalmetagenomics/2013
March 13 - 18, 2013 Tuberculosis: Understanding the Enemy
The International Society for Functional Metagenomics is pleased to announce the second conference on
to be held near Pretoria, South Africa in June 2013.
Dates: 2nd June 2013 to 5th June 2013
- Scheduled arrivals, Sunday 2nd June, am.
- Welcome and Plenary Lecture, evening of Sunday 2nd June
- Lecture Program; Monday 3rd - Wednesday 5th am.
- Departures: Wednesday 5th pm.
Travel: Most of the world’s major airlines have regular scheduled flights to Johannesburg’s modern O.R. Thambo International Airport.
Venue: Zebra Lodge, Limpopo is sited about 80km north of Johannesburg’s O.R. Thambo Airport in spectacular African thornveld.
The meeting will offer an all-inclusive package (airport transfers, registration fees, 3 night’s accommodation, all meals, gala dinner, internet, some beverages and a ‘Big 5’ game drive)
Scientific Content: This meeting aims to bring together the leading researchers in the field of ‘functional genomics’. The program will include the latest technical and theoretical developments in the fields of metatransciptomics and metagenomic gene discovery, with clinical, industrial, and environmental applications.
Other activities: For conference registrants wishing to arrive early or stay longer, we can provide contact details for the conference venue and travel agents who can assist with other tourist activities.
Registrations will open in February 2013