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Previous events

Open Access Africa 2012

4 - 5 November 2012, Cape Town, South Africa

BioMed Central is hosting the third annual Open Access Africa conference at the University of Cape Town. The conference will bring together researchers, librarians, university administrators, funders and other decision-makers to discuss the benefits of open access to research in an African context.

Challenges in Malaria Research 2012

10 - 12 October 2012, Basel, Switzerland

BioMed Central, in conjunction with its journals Malaria Journal and Parasites & Vectors, is hosting the second malaria conference "Challenges in Malaria Research: Progress Towards Elimination." The conference will bring together leading malaria researchers to review current progress and to chart future challenges.

Open Access Africa 2011

25-26 October 2011, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana

Following the success of the first Open Access Africa conference in 2010, this conference discussed the benefits of open access publishing in an African context, from the perspective of both readers seeking access to information, and researchers seeking to globally communicate the results of their work.

Frontiers of Retrovirology 2011

03 October at 09:00 - 05 October at 17:00, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Following the success of the inaugural Frontiers of Retrovirology meeting in 2009, this second conference will bring together leading human retrovirus researchers to review current progress and to chart future challenges.

Beyond the Genome 2011

19-22 September, Washington DC

Genome Biology, in conjunction with Genome Medicine, is pleased to host the second annual Beyond the Genome conference in Washington DC from 19 - 22 September 2011. This year's conference will focus on cancer genomics, the human microbiome and exome and genomic sequencing and how these approaches are being used to identify common and rare disease-causing mutations. Technological as well as medical or biological perspectives will be discussed.

Parasite to Prevention 2010

20-22 October, Edinburgh Conference Centre, Edinburgh, UK

This international conference brought together leading researchers and industry representatives to discuss advances in the understanding of malaria. They reviewed the latest developments in key areas and initiatives that are at the forefront of malaria research including:

  • Parasite and vector biology.
  • Disease pathophysiology and immunology.
  • Disease treatment, prevention and control.

Open Access Africa 2010

10-11 November 2010, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.

The conference brought together researchers, librarians, university administrators and funders to discuss open access in an African context.

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Upcoming events

Frontiers of Retrovirology

16 - 18 September 2013, Churchill College, Cambridge University, UK