This year, COVID restrictions mean that BYG 2021 will be an online event organised by the University of Cambridge. The event will be an opportunity for yeast researchers in the UK and Ireland to meet virtually to present and discuss their latest research. The three-day programme will include invited lectures, offered papers, poster flashes, poster sessions and break-out discussions. It will also be an opportunity to reflect on the current state of yeast research and discuss the directions in which the field should move in the future. To that end, the programme will include a panel discussion, chaired by Nobel Laureate, Paul Nurse, focusing on the future of yeast research, in which questions and comments will be welcome from the audience.
Abstract submission for the British Yeast Group 2021 meeting is now open.
Submissions close on 20 September 2021.Submit your abstract
Both members and non-members of the Microbiology Society are welcome to submit an abstract for the meeting. All offered oral, posters and flash presentations will be selected from the abstracts submitted. Once submissions are closed, they will be reviewed by the organising committee, and submitters will be notified of the outcome by email on the week commencing 4 October.
By submitting an abstract to this meeting, you are indicating to the session organisers your commitment to attend the event.
Abstracts must be a maximum of 250 words. The Society has produced a guide to give delegates some tips on how to write a great abstract, which can be downloaded below:How to write a great abstract
Please note that the abstract is the only information session organisers use when deciding whether to accept your work for presentation as an offered oral or poster. If accepted, it will also be published in the abstract book for the meeting, so think carefully about what needs to be included.
Registration is now open.
Members get heavily subsidised registration fees for Annual Conference, Focused Meetings and other Society events – both online and in-person. Join now to enjoy these discounts and many other opportunities that are designed for microbiologists at all stages of their career
To ensure the meeting remains of value for the scientific community, small charges apply to reflect some of the incurred costs associated with delivering the online meeting.
Upon registration, you should receive an automated confirmation email. Please contact [email protected] if after 24 hours this has not been received.
All registration fees must be paid in full before the start of the event. Any outstanding registration fees must be paid before any joining instructions containing information on how to access the event are sent out.
Please inform the conferences team if you can no longer attend the event after registering by contacting [email protected]. Refunds are not provided; however, substitutions of attendees can be made at any time.
British Yeast Group 2021 will be accessible remotely and will use virtual event technology to provide a comprehensively curated scientific programme for the conference.
A link will be updated on this page closer to the event to allow you to access the virtual platform via your web browser. We advise that you use the Google Chrome browser to ensure the best optimisation.
When prompted, please enter your email address and set up a password to access the event platform. Please note, the email address you use here should be the same email address that you used to register your place. Once you have signed in, you will be asked to set up a short profile, allowing other attendees to see some basic details about you.
If you have any issues signing in to the platform, please email [email protected].