BAMA Symposium 2023 - English Information


Dear student,

we’d like to invite you to the BaMa (Bachelor/Master) symposium of microbiology on April 5th 2023. Enrolment is free of charge for students!

If you are doing an internship in the field of bacteriology, virology, parasitology, mycology or serology, you can submit an abstract for an oral presentation or a poster presentation, even if the research has not been finished yet.

The BaMa-symposium takes place on April 6th from 9.00 to 15.30 during the annual spring meeting of the Royal Dutch Society for Microbiology in the congress center Papendal in Arnhem. You have the opportunity to attend the plenary session with the keynote lectures in the morning from 9.00 to 10.30. Afterwards, the BaMA programma starts.

During the symposium, you get the opportunity to present your research and to get a picture of the different research opportunities in the Netherlands and abroad. Besides, they you can make useful network connections and exchange fruitful idea’s with other students and professionals.

The deadline for abstract submission is February 17th 2023 (which is later than the deadline for the general meeting). Please use this link: Please select the option BaMa and oral presentation when submitting the abstract. The best abstracts will be selected for an oral presentation, the other students can present their work with a poster.

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You can also participate without presenting your research, however enrolment is mandatory. Registration is possible until April 5th.