Targeting Microbiota 2020 postponed to 2021

In response to the critical situation and evolution of the COVID-19, the Organizing Committee and the President of Targeting Microbiota 2020 (conference initially scheduled on Oct 22-23, 2020) feel that it is preferable to postpone the congress to the coming year 2021 in an effort to contribute to the containment of the pandemic. 
 
 
Targeting Microbiota 2021 will be held on October 21-22, 2021 at UNESCO in Paris, France.
We will announce the details as soon as the planning of the 2021 meeting has been completed.  
 
Thank you for your understanding of this exceptional situation.
 
We look forward to welcoming you to the 2021 edition of the 8th World Congress Targeting Microbiota. 
 
Please don’t hesitate to contact us for any further information.

International Space Station and hospital environments: Composition and function of microbiomes in confined built environments

Christine Moissl Eichinger Targeting Microbiota 2019
During the 7th World Congress on Targeting Microbiota scheduled on October 10-11, 2019 at the Park Inn Hotel - Krakow, Poland, the Scientific commitee will dedicate a full session related to the Built Environment Microbiome.
Prof. Christine Moissl-Eichinger from Medical University Graz, Austria will present the research work entitled "International Space Station and hospital environments: Composition and function of microbiomes in confined built environments".
 
Prof. Moissl-Eichinger highlights: "Indoor environments, where people spend most of their time, are characterized by a specific microbial community, the indoor microbiome. Most indoor environments are connected to the natural environment, but some habitats are more confined: intensive care units, operating rooms, cleanrooms and the international space station (ISS) are extraordinary living and working areas for humans, with a limited exchange with the environment. All of these man-made confined habitats are microbiologically monitored and controlled. However, these measures might apply constant selective pressures, which support microbes with resistance capacities against chemical and physical stresses and thus might facilitate the rise of survival specialists and multi-resistant strains. In this talk, special characteristics of confined indoor microbiomes will be highlighted, and their specific functions and the consequences thereof will be discussed."

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