Upcoming events

Microbiomes and Metagenomics: Analysis and challenges On Friday the 23rd of November 2018, the Division Microbial Typing of the Royal Netherlands Society for Microbiology will organize a meeting at Danone Research, Uppsalalaan 12, Utrecht. This is a follow-up meeting of previous meetings where we shared practical issues related to Next-Generation Sequencing. This time we invite you to a meeting about the use and technical challenges related to metagenomics. We have invited speakers...

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In November this year, the ACC, Liverpool will open its doors once again for the Healthcare Infection Society International conference and a gathering of international of healthcare professionals working within infection.  The event starts on Monday 26 November and a packed four-stream schedule features renowned speakers who will discuss the latest in infection control research and practice, new diagnostics, emerging infectious diseases and new therapeutics.  Professor Peter...

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On behalf of the Microbial Ecology section board we are delighted to announce the annual fall KNVM Microbial Ecology Symposium 2018. This year the symposium will take place on November 29th in Nijmegen and will be hosted by the Department of Microbiology at Radboud University.  This meeting will give you an excellent opportunity to learn who-is-who in the field of Microbial Ecology in the Netherlands, and on which cutting edge research topics your colleagues are working. There will...

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The annual fall meeting of the KNVM Division of Mycology will take place on November 30th in Utrecht. The program is now available and can be downloaded as a PDF file. Lunch, coffee and borrel are free of charge. Please register! It helps us to estimate the number of lunches to be ordered. (j.dijksterhuis@westerdijkinstitute.nl)

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Gut Day 2018

  • Dec 13, 2018
  • Meeting

It is our great pleasure to announce that the registration for the Gut Day 2018 in Wageningen on Thurday 13 December 2018 is open! Please visit this website: https://www.wur.nl/en/activity/Annual-Gut-Day-on-13-December-2018.htm Of note is that the registration also includes abstract submission (optional) and €10 payment for lunch. In case you submit an abstract, please do this simultaneous with the registration.  Keynote speakers of the Annual Gut Day are: Jerry Wells (Wageningen...

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The Human Microbiome in Health and Disease

  • Jan 7, 2019 - Jan 11, 2019
  • Lecture

You are invited to attend the lecture series the Human Microbiome in Health and Disease, January 7 – January 11, 2019 in ARTIS. The lecture series is accessible without a fee for all PhD and MSc students in the Life Sciences in The Netherlands. All attendees should register (credits: 3 EC) via the student button at the ARTIS-Micropia website showing the 2019 lecture program. Students that register should attend all lectures. Each MSc student will write a short applied research...

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Using R for Data Analysis

  • Jan 10, 2019
  • Training

Cursus             Using R for Data Analysis Data                10, 17, 24, 31 januari en 7 februari 2019 Omvang           5 bijeenkomsten van 14.00 tot 19.30 uur (inclusief maaltijd) Kosten             € 1750,- (vrij van BTW) Meer info? Klik hier.

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8e RIVM RVP Onderzoeksdag

  • Jan 11, 2019
  • Meeting

Het Rijksvaccinatieprogramma Terugkijken en vooruitzien   Je bent van harte uitgenodigd om de jaarlijkse RVP Onderzoeksdag van het RIVM bij te wonen. Ook dit jaar hebben geweldige externe sprekers hun medewerking toegezegd: Edwin J. Asturias (University of Colorado); David Goldblatt (London); Debby Bogaert (University of Edinburgh and UMCU); Stuart Blume (Emeritus Professor at the University of Amsterdam). Inhoudelijk kijken we naar de dynamiek in ons huidige vaccinatieprogramma,...

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4th Women & their Microbes Conference

  • Mar 6, 2019 - Mar 7, 2019
  • Conference

Trillions of microorganisms that live in and on a baby resemble those of its mother, her mother, and previous generations of mothers. Want to learn more? Join us on March 6th & 7th 2019 in Hamilton, Ontario for the 4th Edition of the Women & their Microbes Conference! The first day (March 6th) is a clinical half day designed for healthcare professionals dedicated to practice changing microbiome insights in primary care and maternal-child health. March 7th will showcase the latest...

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ICOHAR 2019

  • Apr 16, 2019 - Apr 18, 2019
  • Meeting

It is generally recognized that control and prevention of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) requires a holistic One Health approach involving specialists from different sectors. In line with this concept, the 2nd ICOHAR aims at bringing together representatives from all relevant sectors (e.g. public health, human and veterinary medicine, livestock production, food safety and environmental sciences) to share research and education strategies for understanding and reducing the risks of...

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