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Tuberculosis 2012 - Biology, Pathogenesis, Intervention strategies

Paris, France, 11 - 15 September 2012

About 30 members of the MM4TB consortium attended the EMBO conference series "Tuberculosis 2012: Biology, pathogenesis, intervention strategies". This is an international congress that provides a premium forum for the discussion and exchange of the recent advances of current research and novel trends related to tuberculosis, its causative agent Mycobacterium tuberculosis and related pathogenic mycobacteria. This international meeting was held from September 11-15, 2012, in the Conference centre (CIS) within the campus of the Institut Pasteur, situated in the center of Paris, France.


Tuberculosis 2012
Some of the participants of Tuberculosis 2012

Global Health meets Infection Biology

Lausanne, Switzerland, 29 - 31 Augst 2012

Every year the School of Life Sciences at the EPFL, Switzerland, holds a major international symposium on its campus: the EPFL Life Science Symposium (LSS). This year's edition, the LSS2012, will be organized by the Global Health Institute and will take place August 29th -31st, 2012 under the title "Global Health meets Infection Biology".

The program, the list of confirmed speakers as well as other useful information are available on the Symposium website:

Registration is now open.

We are looking forward to seeing you there,

With best regards, Prof. Stewart Cole,
Chair Global Health Institute/Institut d'infectiologie
School of Life Sciences/Faculté des sciences de la vie
EPFL - Station 19, CH-1015 Lausanne.

Fourth MM4TB Consortium Meeting

Tällberg, Sweden, 5 - 6 July 2012

The fourth Consortium Meeting (CM) was hosted by Prof. Alwyn Jones FRS at the Akerblands Hotel in Tällberg Sweden on 5 - 6 July 2012. The Scientific Advisory board attended in order to assess progress, as did the EC Scientific Officer, Dr Hannu Laang.

MM4TB Tallberg Sweden July 2012
MM4TB researchers at Tallberg, Sweden, July 2012

Third MM4TB Consortium Meeting

Bratislava, Slovakia, 12 - 13 January 2012

The third Consortium Meeting (CM) was hosted by Dr Katarina Mikusova at the Hotel Falkensteiner in Bratislava, Slovakia on 12 - 13 January 2012. There were 77 registered participants. The two-day meeting again provided clear evidence of significant progress in certain domains with extensive collaboration between the partners. The Chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC), Prof. Barry Furr OBE judged the best presentations by young researchers.