Early Career Microbiologists’ Forum Summer Conference

14 Jun - 15 Jun - Birmingham, UK

The Early Career Microbiologists’ (ECM) Forum will be hosting a summer conference for all early career microbiologists to hear about research from their peers and network with other delegates.

Overview

Overview

The Early Career Microbiologists’ (ECM) Forum will be hosting a summer conference for all early career microbiologists to hear about research from their peers and network with other delegates. The conference will target the breadth of the ECM Forum, from Undergraduate students wishing to benefit from experiencing what might be their first conference to Postdoctoral researchers presenting their work. Delegates will also be able to take part in professional development sessions offering different career perspectives.
Programme

Programme

Thursday 14 June

13:00
Microbes and Man

Infection, pathogenesis, epidemiology

Dr Michelle Mulcahy
Trinity College Dublin

Caisey Pulford
University of Liverpool

Sarah Duxbury
University of Exeter

14:30
Coffee break
15:00
Mastering Microbes

Vaccines, treatments, genome editing/gene expression

Dr Tara Vollmerhausen
NUI Galway

Nicola Moloney
University of Cambridge

Stephen Dolan
University of Cambridge

16:30
Keynote speaker: My life in microbiology

Dr Adam Roberts
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

17:30
Poster session and reception
19:30
Evening networking session

Friday 15 June

10:00
Professional development session: Careers inside and outside academia
11:00
Coffee break
11:30
Professional development session
12:30
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Registration

Registration

Registration will open in 2018.