Meetings & Conferences


7th Thesinge Biofilm Meeting on Biomaterial-Associated Infections
October 1–2, 2018
Thesinge, The Netherlands

American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair
October 5–6, 2018
Chicago, IL

8th ASM Conference on Biofilms
October 7–11, 2018
Washington, DC 

AIChE Annual Meeting
October 28–November 2, 2018
Pittsburgh, PA 

Materials Research Society Meeting - Fall 2018
November 25–30, 2018
Boston, MA 


Anti-Biofilm Technologies: Pathways to Product Development
February 5–6, 2019
Arlington, VA 

Montana Biofilm Science and Technology Meeting
July 16–18, 2019
Bozeman, MT

Eurobiofilms 2019
September 3–6, 2019
Glasgow, Scotland 

International Water Association (IWA) Biofilm Conference - Winter 2019
November 5–8, 2019
Santiago, Chile


Biofilm Courses

European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (ESCMID) 

Study Group for Biofilms

“Bacterial biofilms and their role in chronic disease”
Fall 2018
This online course can be followed by masters and PhD students, as well as professionals based on the admissions criteria. CBE affiliated faculty Phil Stewart, professor in chemical and biological engineering, is an instructor for this course. 

June 1, 2018: Application deadline for masters students and professionals
August 6, 2018: Application deadline for PhD students 

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Physics: Atoms, Light and Matter (PALM) International Summer School 

“Physical approaches to understanding microbial life”
August 28, 2018–September 6, 2018
Gif-sur-Yvette, France

Open to physicists and biologists interested in microbial life including international masters and PhD students, post-docs, and young and senior scientists. Microbiology lecturers will introduce the fundamental concepts of microbes and will present the most recent research results in biology while physics lecturers will expose the many facets of the current biophysical understanding of microbial processes.

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