Microbiology 2021 - Single cell, microbiome & host

30.09.2021 08:00 Würzburg, Germany

This 2-day meeting is jointly organized by the science academies from France, Germany, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

Together with the Institute of Molecular Infection Biology (IMIB) and the Research Center for Infectious Diseases (ZINF), the Helmholtz Institute for RNA-based Infection Research (HIRI) has the honor to host this special event. Internationally renowned microbiologists will meet in Würzburg from September 30 - October 1 2021 and discuss the latest developments and emerging topics in single cell biology, microbiota research and host organisms in infection.


Andreas Bäumler, UC Davis (US)

Yasmine Belkaid, NIH Bethesda (US)

Petra Dersch, Münster University (DE)

Andrew Goodman, Yale University (US)

Elizabeth Hartland, Hudson Institute Melbourne (AU)

Sophie Helaine, Harvard Medical School (US)

Anat Herkovits, Tel Aviv University (IL)

Christine Jacobs-Wagner, Yale University (US)

Ruth Ley, MPI Developmental Biology Tübingen (DE)

Denise Monack, Stanford University (US)

Mariana Gomes de Pinho, Nova University of Lisbon (PT)

Feng Shao, National Institute of Biological Sciences Beijing (CN)

Rotem Sorek, Weizmann Institute Rehovot (IL)

Christina L. Stallings, Washington University St. Louis (US)

Nassos Typas, EMBL Heidelberg (DE)


Würzburg, Germany

Date and Time: 30.09.2021 08:00 – 01.10.2021 18:00


Würzburg, Germany

Josef-Schneider Straße 2
Building D15
97080 Würzburg


Tim Schnyder, Scientific Coordinator, HIRI Würzburg

Sandra Kumm, Senior Scientific Coordinator, German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina


Pascale Cossart (Académie des sciences)

Jörg Hacker (German National Academy of Sciences / Leopoldina)

David Holden (The Royal Society)

Staffan Normark (The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences)

Jörg Vogel (German National Academy of Sciences / Leopoldina)