The European Spores Conference provides the only worldwide forum for scientists with an interest in spores and spore-forming bacteria. The conference has followed earlier meetings in Slovakia and Italy and with the last two being held at Royal Holloway, University of London in April 2012 and April 2014.
We are particularly keen to see talks from younger researchers and we will organize sessions under the following themes:
Please note that we will consider any presentation that covers the field of spores or spore-formers! Travel support will be available as well as best speaker and best poster prizes for early stage researchers.
Invited speakers include:
Keynote: Kumaran Ramamurthi (NIH, USA)
Peter Setlow (University of Connecticut Health Center, USA)
Lee Kroos (Michigan State University, USA)
Patrick Eichenberger (New York University, USA)
Jonathan Dworkin (Columbia University, USA)
Shonna McBride (Emory University, USA)
Sarah Kuehne (University of Nottingham, UK)
Tony Wilkinson (University of York, UK)
Oral presentations will be chosen from abstracts submitted before 19th February 2016. Those interested in giving an oral presentation should send an abstract as soon as possible to email@example.com. Registration is not necessary for abstract submission and can be completed later.
Online registration opens October 2015
Early-bird registration closes February 1st 2016
Deadline for abstract submission March 1st 2016
We look forward to seeing you at Royal Holloway in April 2016!
The organising committee
(Simon Cutting, Ezio Ricca, Imrich Barak and Neil Fairweather)