Young Microbiologists Symposium 2019

The Department of Molecular Microbiology is organising a 1 and a half day Young Microbiologists Mini-Symposium.

The symposium will be held from Monday 16 – Tuesday 17 September 2019.

The aim of this event is for the John Innes Centre to hear state-of-the-art presentations in bacterial microbiology, to enhance our understanding of where exciting new developments in the field are heading and help shape our ideas about future research areas that could be developed within the Department.

Applications are invited from young post-docs or outstanding PhD students working on any exciting aspect of bacterial microbiology to give 30-minute talks.

Applicant criteria

To apply applicants must:

  • Be working in the field of bacterial microbiology
  • Be either an early career Post Doc or final year PhD student
  • Have a recommendation from their employer/supervisor

Application Information

In order to apply, applicants should request that a recommendation from their employer/supervisor be sent to Liz Packham-Zuzikova.  Applicants will then be asked to provide:

  • A 2-page CV including a list of publications
  • A short abstract of their proposed talk (1-page maximum)

The deadline for all applications is Thursday 18 July 2019. 

Other Information

Travel and accommodation expenses will be covered for all invited speakers.

Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application by Friday 26 July 2019.

Successful applicants are required to arrive in Norwich, UK on Sunday 15 September and depart no earlier than 12:30 on Tuesday 17 September

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