THE SCOTTISH MICROBIOLOGY SOCIETY
University of Abertay, Dundee
23rd September 1999
Registration and call for oral and poster contributions
The Division of Molecular & Life Sciences, University of Abertay will
host the 9th Symposium of the Scottish Microbiology Society on 23rd
September 1999. The keynote speakers for this symposium will be Prof.
Hugh Pennington (University of Aberdeen) who will speak on E.coli 0157,
Dr. Gwen Allardice who wil talk on "HIV in Scotland", and Dr. John
Cowden (SCIEH, Glasgow) who will speak on Campylobacter. The afternoon
theme of the meeting will be Emerging pathogens in Scotland.
There will be an opportunity for members to give short 15 minute
presentations (5 minutes questions) during the morning session on any
aspect of microbiology. The afternoon sessions will be restricted to
offered papers on medical microbiology. Presenting members will be
required to submit a short abstract (1 page or more. The abstracts will
be published on the Society web page. Those wishing to attend must fill
out and send the registration form obtained from the address below.
Entry to the Symposium is free to members. Coffee may be charged at £1.
Entry for non-members on the day will be £4 and £7 for students and
professionals respectively, which will include a years membership to the
society. Yearly membership fees remain at £3 for students and £6 for
See the society web site for further details nearer the time at
www.strath.ac.uk/Departments/BioSci/Sms1.htm. The University of Abertay
is located in Dundee city centre (www.abertay.ac.uk).
10:00-10.30 registration and coffee
10:30-11:15 Invited lecture to be arranged. "Helicobacter?"
11:15-11:35 Offered paper 1
11:35-11:55 Offered paper 2
11:55-12:40 Invited lecture. Dr. John Cowden (SCIEH, Glasgow)
12:40-14:00 Lunch (and posters)
14:00-14:45 Invited lecture. Dr Gwen Allardice "HIV in Scotland"
14:45-15:05 Offered paper 3
15:05-15:25 Offered paper 4
15:25-16:00 Coffee (and posters)
16:00-16:45 Prof. Hugh Pennington (Aberdeen) "E.coli 0157" followed by
the Scottish Microbiology Society AGM
Closing date for the submission for oral and poster presentations is
10th and 17th September 1999 respectively, or by arrangement with Dr.
Graeme Walker, Division of Molecular & Life Sciences, University of
Abertay, Bell Street, Dundee DD1 1HG (e-mail: g.walker at tay.ac.uk)