6th Joint Conference of the DGHM & VAAM

72nd Annual Meeting of the German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology (DGHM)
Annual Meeting 2020 of the Association for General and Applied Microbiology (VAAM)
08–11 March 2020 • Leipzig (Germany)

Organisational Remarks



Abstract submission

We cordially invite you to submit your abstracts for poster and/or oral presentations to the DGHM& VAAM 2020.

The abstract submission deadline is 08 November 2019!

We are looking forward to receiving your contributions for the scientific programme and would like to thank you in advance for your support! All abstracts will be published in a digital abstract book.

Thank you for submitting your results from research and practice on the following main topics:

  • Archaea
  • Cases in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
  • Desinfection and Technical Hygiene
  • Diagnostic and Clinical Microbiology
  • Ecology and Physiology of Anaerobes
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Eukaryotic pathogens: Fighting Fungi and Parasites
  • Food Micobiology and Hygiene
  • Gastrointestinal Infections
  • Hospital Infection Control, Outbreaks, and MDRO
  • Infection Immunology
  • Membranes and Transport
  • Metabolic Modelling and Engineering
  • Micobial Pathogenicity
  • Microbial Biotechnology
  • Microbial Cell Biology
  • Microbial Ecology and Evolution
  • Microbial Stress Response
  • Microbiota, Symbiosis and Host
  • Molecular Infection Epidemiology
  • National Reference Laboratories and Consiliary Laboratories
  • Open topics
  • Phototrophic Microorganisms
  • Recent Challenges in Bacterial Systematics
  • Sensing and Signalling
  • Single Cell Analysis
  • Synthetic Microbiology
  • Viruses
  • Zoonoses

The deadline for the abstract submission is 08 November 2019!

Please note that every workgroup is asked to submit max. 4 abstracts, including max. 1 oral presentation (3 to 1-rule). Less than 4 abstract submissions are also allowed.

Please click here for information on abstract submission and guidelines. 

Time Schedule and Deadlines

Abstract submission deadline08 November 2019, 23:55 h (GMT+1)
Travel grant application deadline08 November 2018
Review of submitted abstractsEnd of November 2019 
Notification of authorsMid-December 2019
Early bird registration deadline20 December 2019

After reviewing all submitted abstracts, authors will be informed about the decision. Accepted abstracts will be either presented as oral or poster presentations.

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