Fraunhofer Life Science Symposium 2017 – Latest Developments in the Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases

November 8-9, 2017
Leipzig, Germany

Start Date: November 08, 2017
End Date: November 09, 2017

The main topics are:

-Point-of-care diagnostic
-Nucleic acid based diagnostics
-Serology bases diagnostics
-Sepsis diagnostics
-Diagnosis of emerging infections
-Biomarker development for diagnostic use
-Veterinary diagnostics
-Next generation sequencing in diagnostics
-We want to invite you to present your scientific work and also to meet renowned keynote speakers as well as other scientists from the exciting field of infectious diseases. This symposium offers you the opportunity to present, hear about and discuss new scientific developments, encounter new people, and meet old friends and colleagues.

The keynote speakers are:

Luisa Barzon, University of Padova, Italy
Ralf Ehricht, Alere Technologies GmbH, Germany
Eugen Ermantraut, Blink dx GmbH, Germany
Marion Koopman, Erasmus MC, The Netherlands
Jürgen Popp, Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology, Germany
Konrad Reinhard, Jena University Hospital, Germany
Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit, Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Germany

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Abstract submission

Participants are invited to submit electronic abstracts for either poster only or oral preferred on one of the main topics of the conference.

Abstract submission will be possible from mid-December 2016.

The deadline for abstract submission is June 1, 2017. Thereafter, abstracts will be reviewed. Authors will be notified of their acceptance / rejection by August 2017.

Abstracts will be published as conference proceedings.

The contact information defined on the abstract form must be that of the presenting author of an abstract and no one else. All correspondence (primarily by e-mail) will be sent to the presenting author.

Congress registration by at least one author is essential.


Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology
Jens Augustin
Perlickstraße 1
04103 Leipzig
Phone +49 341 35536-9320