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We invite you to our ViBrANT2021 conference on the interdisciplinary research into viral and bacterial adhesion, organised by the Early Stage Researchers of the MSCA-ITN ViBrANT network.

ViBrANT2021 offers an online platform to dive into the world of pathogen adhesion, to boost science, and to create new collaborations. Moreover, invited experts will guide us through various topics regarding their specific research field as keynote speakers.

Viral and bacterial infections pose a growing threat to not only our health, but also to our current way of living as proven by both the current SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and the ever slumbering increase in bacterial antibiotic resistance. Adhesion is a key step in all infection processes and can be used in the development of drugs and vaccines, diagnostic devices, or detection tools. The conference will thus include the main topics of ViBrANT: microbiology, structural biology, virology, diagnostics, and bioinformatics.

ViBrANT groupt gathered in Leeds

Keynote speakers

BioMérieux, France
Dr. Magali Jaillard
BioMérieux, France
Interdisciplinary Research Institute of Grenoble, CEA, Grenoble, France
Dr. Wing Ying Chow
Interdisciplinary Research Institute of Grenoble, CEA, Grenoble, France
Free University of Berlin, Germany
Dr. Ursula Neu
Free University of Berlin, Germany
Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Germany
Prof. Dr. Andrei N. Lupas
Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Germany
Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Spain
Prof. Dr. Arben Merkoçi
Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Spain
University of Münster, Germany
Prof. Dr. Joachim Jose
University of Münster, Germany
Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Prof. Dr. Martin Andersson
Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Prof. Dr. Mart Saarma
Prof. Dr. Mart Saarma
University of Helsinki, Finland

Abstracts coming soon!

Want to participate?

Are you a scientist or a curious student who wants to learn more about the world of adhesins? Do you want to collaborate, contribute and participate in the discussions or poster session? Do you want to experience the latest developments in adhesion research from the first row?

Register now, it’s free! The deadline for registration is 01 July 2021 (12:00 CET).

We hope you join us for this exciting online (Zoom) come together.
The size of the conference will be limited to 100 participants.

Participants (15/100)

Schedule

Coming soon!

Poster session

Posters will be available to view for all conference participants. A live poster session on each day will give you the opportunity to either present or discuss posters with their respective authors in separate virtual rooms.

Deadline for poster submission is 01 July 2021 (12:00 CET)!

 

Some poster design guidelines:

  • PDF-file
  • A0 – Landscape
  • Single page
  • >300 ppi resolution
  • No multimedia content
  • Title at the top of your poster in capital letters (>80 point font size)
  • Below the title, place the authors’ names and affiliations (>36 point font size)
  • Use sans-serif typeface (i.e. Arial, Helvetica, Calibri).
  • Self-explanatory (as much as possible)
  • Minimize text – maximize use of images, figures, and tables

Questions? Please contact us via mail on arno.thibau@kgu.de

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