Third Congress of Russian Mycologists

The Third Congress of Russian Mycologists, organized by All-Russian National Academy of Mycology, was succesfully conducted in Moscow on October 10-12, 2012. The Congress was officially endorsed as ECMM event and received a grant from ECMM.  

The Scientific Programme included 217 oral and 122 poster presentations, offered during Plenary and 30 breakout sessions, 14 symposia, including the Memorial N.I. Vavilov Symposium. The Congress audience included over 2000 delegates from Russian Federation and 16 other countries. The first ceremony of awarding the A.A. Yachewski medal was installed. The next Congress is scheduled for 2017.

TIMM-2011 Congress Report

Trends in Medical Mycology 5. Valencia, Spain, October 2-5, 2011

Trends in Medical Mycology (TIMM) is the bi-annual joint meeting of ECMM and EORTC. TIMM-5 was held in Valencia, Spain, on October 2-5, 2011.

TIMM Webcast is provided at

XI European Multicolloquium of Parasitology, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 25-29 July 2012

the XIth European Multicolloquium of Parasitology will take place in Cluj-Napoca, Romania on 25-29 July 2012.
For more details, please, visit the website:

Deadline early bird registration ISHAM 2012 prolonged until 19 February 2012

The ISHAM 2012 early bird registration deadline has been prolonged until 19 February 2012.
Check for more information and program

Status Workshop FG Eukaryotic Pathogens on 17/18 February 2012 in Berlin

Report Statusworkshop 2011

Sponsoring of mycological symposia and conferences by ECMM

ECMM co-sponsors important mycological symposia and conferences upon request. In the past this was established as a well-accepted strategy to foster the scientific mission of the ECMM.

ECMM is responsible for a balanced and reasonable spending of its assets according to the ECMM statutes.

To facilitate the procedures when a grant is requested, the Board of the ECMM set forth the following guidance for the support of mycological symposia by ECMM grants.

BSMM/UCL MSc course in medical mycology

This unique course provides postgraduate training in all aspects of Medical Mycology and is aimed at those with a keen interest in laboratory or clinical mycology.

Open to laboratory scientists, registered medical practitioners and other health care professionals holding relevant qualifications, the course is delivered by UCL through distance learning and is taught jointly with the British Society of Medical Mycology giving students access to national and international expertise.

TIMM 2011 Webcasting Portal ready for use

We are very pleased to inform you that the TIMM 2011 Webcasting Portal is now ready.
Use your emailadress and the password you received to log in.
You will then have access to all the video webcasts for On-Demand viewing.

ISHAM 2012, Berlin - Newsletter # 1

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to attend the 18th Congress of the International
Society for Human and Animal Mycology 2012 (ISHAM2012) to be held in Berlin, Germany
from June 11-15, 2012.

Please visit:

This will be the largest meeting dealing with human and animal pathogenic fungi ever
organized in Germany and the first time that an ISHAM conference will be in Germany.
We have already more than 300 confirmed invited chairs and speakers from all over the

Mycoses - agreement between ECMM and Blackwell/Wiley

ECMM and Blackwell/Wiley, the publisher of the journal Mycoses, have agreed that the Confederation will designate the Journal as its only official scientific journal publication.

The Journal will carry the following statement: “Official Journal of the European Confederation of Medical Mycology”.

Klaus Mickus, contactperson of Wiley-Blackwell, will contact the affiliated ECMM societies to investigate if they would like to make use of the special offer for members of affiliate ECMM societies as formulated in the agreement between ECMM and Wiley-Blackwell:

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