Labroots is excited to bring academia and industry, research experts, virologists, microbiologists, healthcare professionals, and leading biomedical scientists under one roof at our 7th Annual Event in the Microbiology Week Virtual Event Series, held on September 7-9, 2021!
Microbiology Week Virtual Event Series 2021 will offer a 3-day content-rich program offering invited lectures, thought-provoking discussions and posters to explore global developments for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of Infectious Diseases, discoveries in Microbiology & Immunology research to improve human, animal, and plant health, including virology, pathogenesis, genomics and epidemiology, microbial communities and biofilms, and research to find improved vaccines, diagnostics, and antiviral drugs for Influenza.
This year's event includes the following topics and tracks:
Call for Posters — Virtual poster sessions offer the opportunity to present data to a global audience via a PDF poster and video summary and discuss results with interested colleagues through email. Plan now to have your poster included in the 2021 Microbiology Virtual Week. Submit your free abstract here.
Our virtual conference allows you to participate in a global setting with no travel or cost to you. The event will remain open for 2 years from the date of the live event, and the webinars will be available for unlimited on-demand viewing. This virtual conference also offers increased reach for the global microbiology community with a high degree of interaction through live-streaming video and chat sessions.
Continuing Education - Labroots is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. By attending this event, you can earn 1 Continuing Education credit per presentation for a maximum of 50 credits.
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Head of the Microbiology and Immunology Research Program, Children's Cancer Hospital of Egypt; Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University
R&D Scientist at MilliporeSigma
Associate Professor, Depts of Surgery and Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Bernard and Edith Waterman Co-Director, Microbiome Program, Mayo Clinic
Distinguished Professor, Department of Microbiology & Plant Pathology, Institute for Integrative Genome Biology, University of California, Riverside
Professor, Departments of Microbiology and Medicine, Tisch Cancer Center Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Chief, Division of Infectious Disease - at OPTUM TriState, Clinical Instructor of Medicine - Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Medicine-Division of Infectious Diseases
Associate Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology in the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences at the University of California, Riverside
Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University School of Medicine
Director of Bioinformatics, Center for Infection Immunity, Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Professor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, University of Missouri School of Medicine
Professor of Biomedical Sciences and Co-Director at the UCR Aging Initiative, University of California Riverside
Professor, Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and International Health, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Co-director, Center for Women's Health, Sex, and Gender Research
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine: Infectious Diseases Section, Yale University School of Medicine
Professor of Otolaryngology, Pathology Dermatology, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Founder, President, and CSO, Summit Biolabs, Inc.
Director, Clinical Microbiology, Professor, Clinical Pathology, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Director, Center for Virus-Host-Innate Immunity (CVHII), Institute for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases, Rutgers University, New Jersey Medical School Cancer Center
Area Coordinator-Microbiology, HAZMAT, and Disaster Preparedness for Riverview Health in Noblesville, Indiana
R&D Scientist at MilliporeSigma
Senior Research Scientist, Summerland Research and Development Centre of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester Medical School, David H. Smith Center for Vaccine Biology and Immunology
Associate Professor in the Programme in Emerging Infectious Diseases, Duke-NUS Medical School
Research Plant Pathologist, USDA-ARS Foreign Disease-Weed Science Research Unit, Frederick, Maryland
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Director, Flow Cytometry Assays & Application
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine
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