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Registration and Abstract Submission for the Microverse I Symposium open

The Joint International Symposium Microverse I - Microbial and Biomolecular Interactions will take place in Jena from 1st till 3rd September 2020. Microverse I will bring together national and international scientists to discuss recent advances in microbial communication, host-microbiome interactions and environmental microbiomes. It is organized by the Cluster of Excellence Balance of the Microverse, the Collaborative Research Centres ChemBioSys and AquaDiva, as well as the consortium InfectControl 2020. You are welcome to visit our conference website, providing a preliminary schedule, a list of confirmed speakers and information on the meeting venue.

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Microbiology (ISSM) 2020 Conference

The International Society for Subsurface Microbiology (ISSM) is made up of microbiologists, ecologists, geoscientists, and other researchers around the world fascinated by the various aspects of subsurface microbiology, a rapidly expanding field that focuses on microbial life below the surface of the earth.

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Rosensäle, Friedrich Schiller University

Central German Meeting on Bioinformatics

The Mittelerde Meeting 2020 – 5th Central German Meeting on Bioinformatics is organized by the Jena Centre for Bioinformatics and the Microverse Cluster. This year’s meeting runs under the motto “Maths, Microbiomes, Molecular Medicine & More - 5 M‘s to rule them all!”. More information can be found on the conference website. Abstract submission closes on April 13th.

Lecture halls Carl-Zeiss-Str., Jena

International Symposium: Microverse I – Microbial and Biomolecular Interactions

The International Symposium “Microverse I – Microbial and Biomolecular Interactions” will be jointly organized by the Microverse Cluster and the collaborative research centers ChemBioSys and AquaDiva as well as the research association InfectControl.
The conference will bring together national and international scientists to discuss recent advances in microbial communication, host-microbiome interactions and environmental microbiomes.
We look forward to welcoming you in Jena for inspiring discussions and many new insights into the dynamic balance of microbial communities.

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5th International Symposium: Image-based Systems Biology (IbSB 2020)

Image-based Systems Biology is a modern approach that aims to extract spatio-temporal information contained in images in a form that it can be used to model morphological, functional and dynamical aspects of biological processes. Researchers from all fields are invited to communicate their results focused on Image-based Systems Biology in order to exchange novel scientific methods and to share recent achievements from image-driven research in biology. Joint studies of experiment and theory will be highly welcomed.

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