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XI International Fungal Biology Conference (Sept. 29 - Oct. 3, 2013, Karlsruhe, Germany

XI International Fungal Biology Conference (Sept. 29 - Oct. 3, 2013, Karlsruhe, Germany

First announcement of the XI International Fungal Biology Conference (Sept. 29 - Oct. 3, 2013, Karlsruhe, Germany)

We are happy to announce the upcoming XI International Fungal Biology Conference in Karlsruhe, Germany. This international conference series started in 1965 and was held since then in irregular intervals at the following places:

Bristol, England, 1965  

Provo, Utah, USA 1973  

Gwatt, Switzerland 1980  

Stirling, Scotland 1987  

Helen, Georgia, USA 1991  

Konstanz, Germany 1996  

Groningen, Holland 1999   

Guanajuato, Mexico 2002  

Nancy, France 2006  

Ensenada, Mexico 2009  

Karlsruhe, Germany 2013

The aim of this Conference series has always been to especially focus on exciting new fields at the frontiers of fungal biology. These fields are often developed by young scientists, who will be therefore especially chosen as speakers. The meeting will be organized by a local committee the international steering committee. We are trying to put up a most interesting program with speakers from all over the world. The program should be complementary to other recent fungal biology meetings, such as the Asilomar Fungals Genetics , the European Fungal Genetics and the recent Gordon Conferences. In addition, there will be multiple opportunities for all scientists to present their work in Concurrent Sessions as well as in Poster presentations. The meeting will be combined with the biannual German Molecular Mycology meeting.

 A preliminary program you will find here:

We are very much looking forward to welcoming you all in Karlsruhe!

Karlsruhe is located in the South of Germany and is amongst the warmest areas. It is located in the Rhine vallee just at the border with France. Two mountain areas are close by, the beautiful Black Forest and the Pfalz, a lovely area well known for its wines. In an excursion during the meeting you will have the opportunity to get an impression of this wine region and taste some selected wines. The timing of the conference coincides perfectly with the wine harvest, and you will see the colorful autumn forests of the Pfalz.

See you soon in Karlsruhe!

Reinhard Fischer, Joerg Kaemper and Natalia Requena (the local Organizers)

Prof. Dr. Reinhard Fischer

Karlsruhe Institute of Technolgy (KIT)

Dept. of Microbiology

Hertzstr. 16          

D-76187 Karlsruhe

Phone:   49-721-608-44630 or 49-721-608-44632 (Secretary)

Fax: 49-721-608-44509

mobile:  49-152-01601108







Author: Karen McArdle

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