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CANCELLED: Mark your calendars for the sixth annual Infection Week & Microbiological Spring Meeting in Uppsala!

The cooperating associations together with the organizing committee in Uppsala decided to cancel this year’s Infection Week & Microbiological Spring Meeting. More information will follow shortly.
Visit the Infection Week website to read more.

May 26-29, 2020

Fyrishov in Uppsala

At the Infection Week & Microbiological Spring Meeting you’ll have the opportunity to meet with physicians, nurses, biomedical analysts, microbiologists, molecular biologists, researchers and representatives from the pharmaceutical industry and diagnostic companies.

On the agenda for this four-day event is an entertaining social program including workshops, forums, keynote speakers,  symposia and seminars on related subjects and several short lectures on current research studies!

Check out the official website for information on how to attend. If you’d like to present your scientific work during the event, click this link on how to submit an abstract (deadline: February 29, 2020).

Get ready to attend the UCMR Day 2020!

Date: January 23rd 2020

Time: 08.45am – 20.30pm

Location: Aula Nordica, Umeå University

This will be a day of inspiring research presentations and an excellent opportunity for networking within the UCMR umbrella!

Keep yourself updated on the UCMR website for more upcoming news! There you can also find the preliminary programme and a link to the registration form: And remember – abstracts cannot longer be submitted but registrations are still welcome until 15th of January 2020!

If you’ve got any questions, the UCMR organising committee will be happy to help:

Teresa Frisan,
Constantin Urban,
Yaowen Wu,

Link to the event and more information on our website:

21st EMBL PhD Symposium – FACING THE FUTURE starting today!

Perspectives and challenges of life sciences in the 21st century!

Don’t miss out on this conference about Life Sciences in the 21st century. 28th– 30th of November 2019 at EMBL in Heidelberg, Germany. 

On their official website you can find out more about the programme, the speakers and further contact information:

Link to the event on our website:

The World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019!

It’s November and it’s time for the yearly World Antibiotic Awareness Week! Please find useful links below taken from their official website:

Also – Anders Johansson, lecturer and physician at Umeå University and Umeå University Hospital, gives a public lecture on how more people die from infections than traffic this upcoming Saturday (23rd of November) between 12.30-14-30 at Umeå, Väven(You can attend by visiting Kafé Fika at Väven or by tuning in to and watch it online!). He was also participating at the European Antibiotic Awareness Day, 18 November:
And Uppsala Antibiotic Center publishes two special episodes of their exciting AMR podcast! Read more here: