Pre-congress Course (23 September) and 1st National Congress Medical Mycology (24-26 September 2014, Ankara, Turkey)

Pre-congress Course:

(for 30 post-graduate students)

23 September 2014, Ankara, Turkey

Organized by the Turkish Society for Medical Mycology in collaboration with Dept. of Medical Microbiology, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University and Dept. of Medical Microbiology, Medical School, Gazi University


24-26 September 2014, Ankara, Turkey

3rd International Forum on Zygomycosis, 19-21 September 2014, Golden Coast Hotel, Marathon, Attica, Greece

The ECMM/ISHAM Working Group on Zygomycosis is organizing the 3rd International Forum on Zygomycosis. The event will take place in Greece, from the 19th to the 21st of September, 2014. It will be in Marathon, about 30km out of Athens. It is a beautiful location, with a lovely beach, conveniently situated near the airport.

Jacques Meis ECMM Education Officer

Following the successful 3rd ECMM Educational Symposium in Amsterdam, the board offered Jacques F. Meis the position of ‘ECMM Education Officer’. We are glad to announce that Jacques accepted this offer and will be in charge of the organisation of the upcoming ECMM educational symposia, of course in close collaboration with the ECMM Board and Council.

NSMM 2014, Oslo

21 May 2014 - 10:00
21 May 2014 - 19:00

The 11th Scientific meeting of Nordic Society of Medical Mycology will take place in Oslo, Norway, on May 21, 2014. Full programme may be found at:

Official website:

ECMM guideline committee / ESCMID fungal group issued recommendations on diagnosis and treatment of rare fungal diseases

The ECMM guideline committee issued recommendations on diagnosis and treatment of rare fungal diseases in a joint activity with the ESCMID fungal group. These open articles published in Clinical Microbiology and Infection are only one click away:
Editorial (
Mucormycosis (
Hyalohyphmycosis (
Phaeohyphomycosis (

54th ICAAC, September 5-9, 2014 | Washington, DC

ICAAC 2014: 54th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
September 5-9, 2014 | Washington, DC

Improving the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infectious diseases

ICAAC 2014 is one of the premier international conferences for innovative basic, translational, and clinical research in the diagnosis and prevention of infectious diseases. Through exceptional poster and slide sessions, engaging symposia, meet-the-expert sessions, and more, ICAAC 2014 will showcase the field’s most notable faculty and recent discoveries.

Cologne Mycology Professor Oliver Cornely honoured with “Prof Pushpa Talwar Memorial Oration” for his research

Cologne mycology Prof Oliver A. Cornely, Director of the Clinical Trials Center and the Translational Research Platform at the CECAD Excellence Cluster at the University of Cologne, has been honoured with the Prof Pushpa Talwar Memorial Oration for the vital international significance of his outstanding research into fungal infection. The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh (India) confers this prestigious award.

Conference report TIMM-6 and TIMM webcast available

Trends in Medical Mycology (TIMM) is the bi-annual joint meeting of ECMM and EORTC. TIMM-6 was held in Copenhagen, Denmark, on October 11-14, 2013.

Congress Report
By Congress Care

850 delegates from 57 countries

Local Organizers: Maiken Cavling Arendrup and Ditte Marie Saunte
For ECMM: Cornelia Lass-Flörl

10th Annual meeting of SIHAM, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India, 10-12 January, 2014

The 10th Annual meeting of the Society for Indian Human & Animal Mycologists (SIHAM2014) was held in Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India, 10-12 January, 2014. Full information can be found here

The meeting was supported by ECMM Travel Awards:

German National Annual Mycological Conference 2013 (MYK 2013), Tuebingen, 5-7 September 2013

The German-speaking Mycological Society (DMykG) convened the national annual meeting in Tuebingen, Germany, on September 5-7, 2013. Further information including a detailed program and session highlights may be found under the following link:

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