Young Microbiologists’ Conference (YMC) 2017 brings together early career researchers (MSc and PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and young lecturers) in microbiology and related disciplines.
Young Microbiologists’ Conference (YMC) brings together early career researchers (MSc and PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and young lecturers) in microbiology and related disciplines. The conference aims to spur interests in applied microbiology research, showcase leading research and create new, multidisciplinary research platforms among early career researchers in Nigeria.
The two-day conference will feature keynote speeches from experienced and young scientists with international reputation and renowned research portfolio. Workshop sessions will cover research collaborations, winning research grants, research ethics, data handling and scientific writing. Oral and poster presentations will cut across hot topics in agricultural, environmental, food and industrial microbiology, as well as genomics, systematics & diagnostic microbiology. Panel discussion will focus on research-industry partnerships in Microbiology.
Attendees will have ample opportunity to learn from experienced and young scientists and to present their research as either Offered Talks, which will be selected from submitted abstracts, or as Posters. There will be opportunity to network and engage in collaborative discussions. Prizes are available to early career researchers with the best presentation (oral and poster), as well as for the best mini-proposal from the grant writing workshop.
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ABOUT YMC 2017
The Young Microbiologists Conference brings together early career researchers (MSc and PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and young lecturers) in microbiology and related disciplines.
The theme of the conference is:
“Beyond Petri dishes: Capacity Building for Applied Research”
Babcock University, Ilishan Remo,
Ogun State, Nigeria
27-28, JUNE, 2017
Call for Abstract Open: February 20, 2017
Abstract Submission Closes: April 28, 2017
Abstract Review & Notification: May 10, 2017
Authors Registration Closes: May 31, 2017
Online Registration Closes: June 12, 2017