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Event Updates from the Microbiology Society Our Member Society, the Microbiology Society (UK and Ireland), have some event updates they wish to share with out network: What's New in Cryptosporidium? Candida and Candidiasis in 2020 06 - 07 July 2020, Swansea (UK) 19 - 23 April 2020, Montréal (Canada) Cryptosporidium is the most common parasitic cause of gastroenteritis in the UK. It is an organism of interest to those working in clinical, industrial, veterinary and agricultural settings and recent outbreaks have highlighted the lack of This meeting will and will address all aspects of Candida biology as well as providing a vital forum for the Candida research community to present the latest advances and ideas. Topics include The diagnosis and treatment of Candida awareness of current guidance around Cryptosporidium. This one-and-a-half-day meeting will bring these strands together and feature a varied programme of renowned invited speakers and offered paper presenters, showcasing the latest research. infections, Antifungal drug resistance, The genomics and epidemiology of the Candida clade, The molecular mechanisms that underpin Candida pathobiology and The immunological responses of the host to the fungus. Abstract submission is now open, from all areas of Cryptosporidium research. Submissions close 27 March 2020. Registration is now open. The early bird discount ends 26 March 2020. 4 28/01/2020