Targeting Microbiota 2020 will be a Virtual Congress

The organizing committees decided to organize the 8th World Congress on Targeting Microbiota as Virtual Meeting.

Targeting Microbiota 2020 Congress is not a webinar. All registered attendees will have access to the platform when they wish and at any time.

Due to restriction and time zone difference, a pre-recorded contribution can be separately viewed online from the date of the conference, October 22, 2020, until November 23rd, via the use of access code. For more info: Frequently Asked Questions.

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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