6th Luxembourg Microbiology Day: 11 May 2023

The Luxembourg Society for Microbiology is hosting the 6th Luxembourg Microbiology Day on 11 May 2023 at the Laboratoire National de Santé (LNS).

Time and location

09:30 – 17:15

Laboratoire National de Santé (LNS), Dudelange

Go to event website / register

Registration & submitting abstracts

Deadline for abstract submission for student and researcher presentations: 27 April 2023. Abstracts must be submitted to secretary@microbiology.lu using the specific form to be downloaded on www.microbiology.lu. A selection committee will communicate the accepted oral presentations by 2 May 2023.

Deadline to register for the event: 3 May 2023.

The participation to the Luxembourg Microbiology Day and the LSfM General Assembly is free of charge for 2023 LSfM members.

The registration fee of 30€ (15€ for students) includes a full individual membership for 2023. Registration is complete once the participant has registered on our website and the membership fee has been paid. Active participation (abstract or poster) is encouraged, in this case PhD students will be offered free participation.


09:15 Welcome to participants

09:30 Opening speech by LSfM’s President, Prof. Paul WILMES
Keynote presentation by Dr. Carole Meersschaert, Laboratoires Réunis Luxembourg SA, Médecine vétérinaire, “Together towards One Health: facts and figures of the veterinary piece of pie”

10:15 Coffee break

10:45 4 selected presentations by PhD students in microbiology

11:45 7th ordinary General Assembly of the LSfM

12:20 Lunch & Poster session

13:30 Keynote presentation by Prof. Ana Maria de Roda, Centre for Infectious Disease Control, Laboratory for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology, Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment “One Health goes environmental”

14:15 4 selected presentations by researchers in microbiology

15:15 Coffee break & Poster session

15:50 Keynote presentation by Mr. Patrick Hau, Ministry for Agriculture, Viticulture and rural Development, Luxembourg “The newly founded ALVA (Luxembourgish Veterinary and Food Administration) and its activities in the microbiology field”

16:35 Award ceremony for the best oral communications (2 prizes of 250€ each) and conference achievement grants

17:00 Closing of the Luxembourg Microbiology Day Guidelines for registration & abstract submission

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