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SSMB Seminar cum AGM successfully concluded

SSMB had successfully held its 47th Annual General Meeting (AGM) online using Zoom. Held on 24th Aug 2020, the AGM started at 2pm with two talks, followed by the AGM at 3pm for SSMB Members.
We thank all speakers, SSMB Council Members and SSMB members for their time and support.

47th Annual General Meeting of Singapore Society for Microbiology and Biotechnology

Please note that the 47th Annual General Meeting is scheduled to be held on :

Date: 24 August 2020, 2.00 – 4.00pm
Mode: On-line Zoom meeting (please register via email to ssmbsec @ gmail.com)

Programme:
2.00pm – Talk by Prof Ooi Eng Eong , Duke-NUS Medical School
Leapfrogging COVID-19 Vaccine Development
2.25pm – Talk by Prof Stephen Pointing, Yale-NUS College, NUS
The Ecology of Desert Microbes – from Earth to Mars
2.55pm – Break
3.00pm – SSMB 47th Annual General Meeting (for SSMB members only)

Please click on this link to download the flyer.
Date of Post : 13 Aug 2020

POSTPONED: 47th Annual General Meeting of Singapore Society for Microbiology and Biotechnology

Please note that the 47th Annual General Meeting is postponed to a later date. We will advise on the new AGM date when it is fixed.

Asia Pacific Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infection

The Asia Pacific Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infection (APCCMI) is the biennial scientific congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infection (APSCMI), which is a partner regional society of the International Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (ISAC). It is organised by partner societies across Asia and Australasia every two years and on average attracts 1000-1500 regional delegates.

It is organised by the Society of Infectious Disease (Singapore) (www.sids.org.sg).
Confirmed keynote speakers include:

  • Prof Alison Holmes (Advances in infection control),
  • Prof Ian Frazer (HPV vaccine),
  • Prof David Paterson (New antibiotics),
  • Prof Robin Patel (Advances in rapid diagnostics),
  • Prof Frederick Hayden (Advances in influenza therapeutics),
  • Prof Linfa Wang (Bat viruses and the next outbreak) and
  • Prof Ramanan Laxminarayan (Global and local challenges in AMR).

Event Name: Asia Pacific Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infection (APCCMI)
Dates: 5th to 7th November 2020
Location: Suntec Singapore Exhibition & Convention Centre
Event website: www.apccmi2020.com