• Wednesday 04 July 2018
  • 09:00
    Plenary session: Antifungal drug discovery comes of age

    John Rex, United Kingdom
  • 10:00
    Break
  • 10:30
    Parallel session X

    Parallel session X will take place from 10:30 hrs. until 12:00 hrs. and consists of six symposia.
  • S10.1 The technical revolutions ahead of us: NGS, proteomics, Crispr-cas

    Convener: Sean Zhang, USA
    • 10:30
      S10.1a How does next generation/whole genome sequencing change the landscape of fungal diagnostics

      Jo Rhodes, United Kingdom
    • 10:55
      S10.1b Applications of mass spectrometry for rapid and accurate identification of molds and yeasts

      Joanna Freeke, the Netherlands
    • 11:20
      S10.1c Can we apply CRISPR-CAS as a new non-culture based method for rapid diagnosis of fungal infections

      Tb.a.
    • 11:45
      S10.1d selected abstracts
  • S10.2 Fungal PCR Initiative

    Convener: Peter Donnelly, the Neterlands
    • 10:30
      S10.2a The FPCRI  past, present and future

      T.b.a.
    • 10:55
      S10.2b Laboratory aspects

      Lewis White, United Kingdom
    • 11:20
      S10.2c Clinical and translational aspects T.b.a

      T.b.a.
    • 11:45
      S10.2d selected abstracts
  • S10.3 ISHAM-EFISGsymposium: From non-responder to fungal breakthrough infections by opportunistic yeasts and molds

    Conveners: Sevtap Arikan-Akdagli, Turkey & Cornelia Lass-Flörl, Austria
    • 10:30
      S10.3aHow to define "non responder" and "fungal breakthrough" in yeasts and molds

      Andreas Groll, Germany
    • 10:55
      S10.3b Current epidemiological trens: from prevalence to risk factors

      Anastruey-Izquierdo, Spain
    • 11:20
      S10.3c How to manage treatment failures

      Olivier Lortholary, France
    • 11:45
      S10.3d selected abstracts
  • S10.4 Ecology and outbreaks

    Convener: Shawn Lockhart, USA
    • 10:30
      S10.4a Exploring the origin of outbreaks of mucormycosis

      Karlyn Beer, USA
    • 10:55
      S10.4b Dimorphic fungi and species identification: Does it help us understand infection?

      Marcus Teixeira, Brazil
    • 11:20
      S10.4c Candidiasis: What are we missing by only looking in the blood?

      Hong Nguyen USA
    • 11:45
      S10.4d selected abstracts
  • S10.5 Closing the mycetoma knowledge gap

    Convener: Wendy van de Sande, the Netherlands
    • 10:30
      S10.5a Assessing the global burden of mycetoma by the WHO

      Kingsley Bampoe Asiedu, Switzerland
    • 10:55
      S10.5b Mycetoma treatment landscape

      Ed Zijlstra, Switzerland
    • 11:20
      S10.5c Comparing different Isothermal amplification techniques in the diagnosis of eumycetoma

      Sara Ahmed, Sudan
    • 11:45
      S10.5d selected abstracts
  • S10.6 Fungal respiratory infections in Cystic Fibrosis

    Convener: Jean-Philippe Bouchara, France
    • 10:30
      S10.6a Treatment of airway colonization/respiratory infections with fungal pathogens

      Carsten Schwarz, Germany
    • 10:55
      S10.6b Developing omics approaches to elucidate pathogenic mechanisms in Scedosporium species

      Nicolas Papon, France
    • 11:20
      S10.6c Adaptation strategies of Aspergillus fumigatus in cystic fibrosis patients

      Tobias Engel, the Netherlands
    • 11:45
      S10.6d selected abstracts
  • 12:00
    Closing ceremony