Meetings & Conferences


American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exposition

June 24–27, 2018
Salt Lake City, UT

Montana Biofilm Science and Technology Meeting
July 17–19, 2018
Bozeman, Montana

Goldschmidt Conference
August 12–17, 2018
Boston, MA

XXVII International Materials Research Congress
August 19–24, 2018
Cancun, Mexico

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

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


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


Biofilm Courses

National Center for Genome Resources (NCGR) and Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE)
2018 Bioinformatics Intensive Internship

Free 6-week bioinformatics internship.

 Topics covered:

  • Unix
  • Sequencing Essentials
  • Genome and Transcriptome Assembly
  • Annotation
  • Variants
  • Differential Expression
  • Pathway Analysis
  • Visualization
  • Metagenomics

June 18 - July 27, 2018
The National Center for Genome Resources, Santa Fe, NM

This program is geared towards undergraduate and graduate biology students who have minimal or no bioinformatics experience. 

April 29, 2018: Application deadline 

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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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Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE)
8th Summer Course

June 18, 2018–July 6, 2018
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Graduate and postgraduate researchers are invited to participate in this international summer course. 

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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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