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Welcome to SASM Conference 2020

The South African Society for Microbiology Conference will be held at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein from 20 - 23 September 2020. Do not miss this opportunity to present your current
research. The theme of the conference will be: “The Interacting Microbe”.

To encourage collaboration and broaden our perspectives on microbial interactions, we present the following topics to be covered during the conference:

- Microbes interacting with humans and other animals
- Microbes interacting with plants
- Microbes interacting with each other
- Microbes interacting with the built and natural environment
- Microbes interacting with food and beverages
- Microbes interacting with chemicals
- Microbes interacting with metals


COVID-19 in South Africa

We are grateful to advise that at this stage, all preparations are going ahead for the SASM 2020 conference which is scheduled for 20 – 23 September 2020 at the University of the Free State. The effect of COVID-19 will be monitored and should a different decision be required, we’ll advise in the first week of July. 

You can still submit abstracts online at www.sasm2020.co.za/abstracts.  Online Registration will open in April.