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Prizes, Awards and Grants

Thanks to our 3 sponsors below, a number of prizes will be awarded during the closing ceremony on Tuesday 29 May 2018. The prizes will consist of 8 poster prizes and 1 Young Investigator Award. We deeply thank our sponsors for the support:

Journal of Medical Microbiology Poster Prizes

Journal of Medical Microbiology provides comprehensive coverage of medical, dental and veterinary microbiology and infectious diseases, including bacteriology, virology, mycology and parasitology.


Articles are published in the following areas: Pathogenesis, Virulence & Host Response; Clinical Microbiology; Microbial and Molecular Epidemiology; Microbiome and Microbial Ecology in Health; One Health - Emerging, Zoonotic & Environmental Diseases; Prevention, Therapy and Therapeutics; Antimicrobial Resistance; and Disease, Diagnosis and Diagnostics.

The prizes will be awarded to posters that present particularly compelling or novel research in the journal’s subject field, and will be presented by Journal of Medical Microbiology Section Editor Rikke Meyer.  For more information about the journal visit the website.

npj Biofilms and Microbiomes - Young Investigator Award


The journal hosts cross-disciplinary discussions and allows for our understanding of mechanisms governing the social behaviour of microbial biofilm populations and communities, and their impact on life, human health, and the environment, both natural and engineered.

The winner of the npj Biofilms and Microbiomes prize will be awarded with a free publication (subject to peer review and EIC decision).  For more information about the journal visit the website.

Microorganisms Journal Poster Prizes

Microorganisms (ISSN 2076-2607) is an international, peer-reviewed open access journal, which provides an advanced forum for studies related to prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms, viruses and prions. Articles published in Microorganisms are indexed in PubMed (NLM). For more information about the journal visit the website.