OPATHY Midterm Meeting/Second Annual Meeting/SummerSchool

Academic Training on "Clinical mycology bench-to-bedside"



Hans-Knöll-Institut, Jena

From August 27th to September 1st, 2017, the Hans Knöll Institute (Department MPM) will host the OPATHY Midterm Meeting/Second Annual Meeting/Summer School. OPATHY ("From Omics to Patient: Improving Diagnostics of Pathogenic Yeasts") is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie ITN network within European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme (http://www.opathy.eu/) with 11 partners from Spain, The Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Ireland, Scotland and Germany and 13 PhD students (ESRs) from all over the world.

Part of the schedule is the Academic Training with the topic "Clinical mycology bench-to-bedside"

Interested HKI members are invited to join this session.

14:00 – 19:00 Academic Training: Clinical mycology bench-to-bedside

Location: HKI, SR Louis Pasteur
Chair: Geraldine Butler

14:00 – 14:05 Introduction

14:05 – 14:55 Cornelia Lass-Flörl (Hygiene und Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Medizinische Universität Innsbruck, Austria)
“How to diagnose fungal infections”

14:55 – 15:45 Jacques Meis (Canisius-Wilhelmina Ziekenhuis · Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Nijmegen, Netherlands)
“Antifungal resistance: clinical rarity or impending disaster?”

15:45 – 16:15 Coffee Break (provided for OPATHY participants and invited speakers only - sorry)

16:15 – 17:05 Adilia Warris (Paediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist, Aberdeen, UK)
“Invasive fungal infection in neonates and children”

17:05 – 18:55 Oliver Kurzai (National Reference Center for Invasive Mycoses, Germany)
“Who gets fungal infections? - Risk factors revisited”