IX Congress SAMIGE 2013 Rosario

The 5th, 6th and 7th of August was held in Government Headquarters of the National University of Rosario the IX Congress of General Microbiology , involving researchers and fellows of CONICET .

There were about 180 people , mostly graduate students from various universities and scientific institutions. The conference included some 40 oral presentations and 100 posters .

During the first day in the salon IRICE ( CONICET Premises Rosario ) Workshop “Teaching of Microbiology ” , which was developed with funding from the ASM and with the participation of 40 scholars from around the country took place .

” Evolutionary mechanisms of bacterial resistance to antibiotics mediated by Metallo -beta- lactamase ” was the opening conference of the congress, and was led by Dr. Alejandro Vila , director of the IBR . Also, Dr. Maria Eugenia Farias, of the Microbiological Process Pilot (CONICET Tucumán) Plant Ecosystems spoke about the shortcomings of the Puna ; Dr. Andrea Smania ( Center for Research in Biological Chemistry Córdoba Córdoba- CONICET ) , spoke about the hypermutability in microbial pathogens and Dr. Valeria Souza , National Autonomous University of Mexico , closed the conference with his lecture on Biodiversity in Cuatro Cienegas basin .

The conference was organized by the Argentina Society for General Microbiology ( SAMiGe ) , sponsored by the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology of Rosario , CONICET, the American Society for Microbiology (ASM ), the Faculty of Biochemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences at UNR , and the Rosario Tourist .
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