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IUMS Daejeon 2020

Congress at-a-Glance

Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony
(* Date: 16 (Mon) November / Time: 10:00-11:00 GMT +9)

Closing Ceremony

Closing Ceremony
(* Date: 20 (Fri) November / Time: 12:00-13:00 GMT +9)

Scientific Program

Nobel Lecture
[NL1] Immunology Taught by Bacteria and Viruses
Rolf M. Zinkernagel (University of Zurich, Switzerland)
Keynote Lecture
[KL1] Epigenetic Memory over Geological Timescales
Hiten D. Madhani ( University of California San Francisco (UCSF), USA)
[KL2] Universal Influenza Virus Vaccines
Adolfo Garcia-Sastre ( Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA)
[KL3] Regulatory Wonders of Bacterial Stress Response
Jung-Hye Roe (Seoul National University, Republic of Korea)
COVID-19 Special Symposium (Co-Organized by Daejeon Metropolitan City & Ministry of Health and Welfare)
Special Lecture COVID-19 Special Sessions Forums for Companies Public Lecture
Bridging Sessions
[BS1] CRISPR and Designer Microbes [BS2] Preparedness for Disease X [BS3] Polymicrobial Host Interaction - Getting to Know Each Other [BS4] Microbiome - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Bacteriology Applied Microbiology
Mycology and Eukaryotic Microbiology
Plenary Lectures
[BAM-PL1] Systems Microbiology [MEM-PL1] Protein Dynamics and Synthetic Biology in Yeast [VIR-PL1] Viral Pathogenesis
[BAM-PL2] Vaccines [MEM-PL2] Evolution and Pathogenesis of Eukaryotic Microorganisms [VIR-PL2] Viral Evolution & Surveillance
[BAM-PL3] Microbes and Climate Change [MEM-PL3] Fungal Biology, Genomics and Engineering [VIR-PL3] Virus-host Interaction
[BAM-PL4] Frontiers in Bacterial Structural Biology [MEM-PL4] Interaction of Host Cells: Mycobiome Versus Fungal Virulence [VIR-PL4] Vaccines & Antivirals
Division Workshops
[BAM-DW1] Human Microbiome and Health [MEM-DW1] Fungal Metabolic Engineering [VIR-DW1] Vaccines & Viral Vectors
[BAM-DW2] Domestication of the 'As-Yet-Uncultured' [MEM-DW2] Fungal Genomics [VIR-DW2] Antivirals & Gene Therapy
[BAM-DW3] Host-Pathogen Interaction [MEM-DW3] Algal Symbiosis [VIR-DW3] Herpesvirus
[BAM-DW4] Gene Expression and Regulation [MEM-DW4] Fungal Systems and Synthetic Biology [VIR-DW4] Prion & Neurotopic Viruses
[BAM-DW5] New Insights into Phage-Bacteria Interactions [MEM-DW5] Clinical Mycology [VIR-DW5] Influenza Virus: Pathogenesis & Transmission
[BAM-DW6] Antimicrobial Resistance [MEM-DW6] Microalgal Biotechnology [VIR-DW6] Hepatitis & DNA Viruses
[BAM-DW7] Gene Regulation and RNA Biology [MEM-DW7] Signal Pathway in Host-Fungi Interaction [VIR-DW7] SFTS & Emerging Viruses
[BAM-DW8] Secondary Metabolism [MEM-DW8] Plant Pathogenic Fungi [VIR-DW8] Innate & Adaptive Immunity
[BAM-DW9] Metabolic Engineering and Synthetic Biology [MEM-DW9] Host-Plasmodium Interactions [VIR-DW9] Influenza Virus: Virus-host Interaction
[BAM-DW10] Non-Human Microbiomes [MEM-DW10] Mycobiome and Commensal Fungi in Human [VIR-DW10] Coronavirus & Paramyxovirus
[BAM-DW11] Phylogenomics of Prokaryotic Diversity [MEM-DW11] Taxonomy and Application of Trichocomaceae [VIR-DW11] Viral Epidemiology
[BAM-DW12] Microbial Interactions within Diverse Populations [MEM-DW12] Mushroom Genomics and Engineering [VIR-DW12] Hantaviruses & Arboviruses
[BAM-DW13] Molecular Basis for Bacterial Pathogenesis [MEM-DW13] Food Mycology [VIR-DW13] RNA Viruses
[BAM-DW14] Going Viral: Hidden Modulators of Biodiversity [MEM-DW14] Metals in Fungal Physiology and Virulence [VIR-DW14] Advanced Sequencing & Diagnostics
[BAM-DW15] Biocatalysts and Protein Engineering [MEM-DW15] Functional Genomic Analysis of Pathogenic Protozoa [VIR-DW15] Biodefense Measures
[BAM-DW16] Bacterial Evolution and Gene Transfer [MEM-DW16] (Workshop Ⅰ) Fungal Taxonomy [VIR-DW16] Veterinary Viruses
[BAM-DW17] Translational Microbiome Research [MEM-DW17] (Workshop Ⅱ) Non-Conventional yeasts [VIR-DW17] Viral ecology and characteristics of SARS-CoV-2
[BAM-DW18] Food Bacteriology and Lactic Acid Bacteria [VIR-DW18] Medical interventions using vaccine and therapeutics
[BAM-DW19] Extremophiles and Archaea [VIR-DW19] Diagnosis and response for the control of COVID-19
[BAM-DW20] Biodegradation and Bioremediation

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Chairman: Sang-Ki Rhee
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