Program

Wednesday sessions

  • Genomics-Metagenomics session
  • Environmental Microbiology symposium
  • Prokaryotic Biology symposium
  • Virology symposium
  • SGSH/SSHH Symposium
  • SSTMP Symposium "One Health"

Main topics on Thursday

  • Keynote I: Economics of Antimicrobial Resistance. With Jim O’Neill, Lord O’Neill of Gatley, UK
  • Cohort Session: SHCS and STCS
  • Biofilms
  • Emerging pathogens
  • Changing pathogens and human responses over time
  • SSHH Session - Implementation/innovation
  • Clostridium difficile infection: An underestimated problem in Switzerland?
  • Fungal Session: Mold infections – current challenges
  • Synthetic biology
  • Zoonotic infection
  • Pediatric Infectious Disease
  • Travel Medicine: From Zika to Actually Relevant Issues

Main topics on Friday

  • Bacterial Persistance
  • Microbiome and environment
  • Migrations
  • Diagnostic Quiz
  • Mycobacteria
  • Microbe-microbe interactions
  • Clinical Tropical Medicine
  • Innovative diagnostic test
  • Communicating Microbiology in the Digital Era
  • Keynote II: Evolutionary medicine
  • Keynote III: Assembly and function of type VI secretion systems
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