1 July 2021

4TH LUXEMBOURG MICROBIOLOGY DAY

University of Luxembourg & Virtual conference room

Programme

09:00

Welcome to participants & Opening speech by LSfM’s President, Dr Jos EVEN

09:15

Keynote presentation by Dr Manon BOURG, Admin. services vétérinaires (LMVE, Luxembourg)

10:00

4 selected presentations by post-doc fellows in microbiology

10:45

Short break

11:00

Science-in-society roundtable discussion “Key research in microbiology meets public health, national policy and society – The example of the national COVID-19 pandemic”

Introduction & Moderation by Jean-Paul BERTEMES (Head of Science in Society, FNR)

Presentations by Dr Thomas DENTZER (Health Directorate, Ministry of Health), Dr Joël MOSSONG (Sanitary Inspection Services, Ministry of Health), Dr Henry-Michel CAUCHIE (Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)).

Open discussion with all participants

12:30

Lunch break

13:15

Keynote presentation by Prof Colin MURRELL, University of East Anglia, UK

14:00

8 selected flash-presentations by PhD students in microbiology

14:30

LSfM’s 5th anniversary celebration & announcements
Award ceremony for the best oral communications (2 prizes of 250€ each)

15:00

Closing of the Luxembourg Microbiology Day

Guidelines for registration & abstract submission

Please register for the event before Friday June 25th 2021 by filling out the form below.

The registration fee includes a full individual (professional (30€) or student (15€)) membership for 2021. Registration is complete once the participant has registered on our website (http://microbiology.lu/plans/register/) and the membership fee has been paid.

The deadline for abstract submission for student and post-doc oral presentations is May 28th, 2021.

Abstracts must be submitted to secretary@microbiology.lu, by using the specific form to be downloaded on our website (coming soon).

A selection committee will communicate the accepted oral presentations by June 11th, 2021.

The preliminary programme can be downloaded here:
http://www.microbiology.lu/_res/uploads/2021/04/LuxembourgMicrobiologyDay_2021_Programme_Registration_v3.pdf