Important Dates

Abstract Submission now open!

Registration now open!

Abstract Submission Closes:
July 18, 2018, 5:00 p.m. E.T.

Early Bird Registration Deadline:
August 23, 2018

Hotel Reservation Deadline:
September 14, 2018

Conference Co-Chairs

Jean-Marc Ghigo
Institut Pasteur
Paris, France

Karen L. Visick
Loyola University Chicago
Chicago, IL

Meeting Location 

Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert St., NW
Washington, DC

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        Submit Your Abstract Today!

Biofilms have a tremendous impact on industrial, clinical, and natural environments. The 8th ASM Conference on Biofilms, October 7-11 in Washington, DC, will provide an interdisciplinary platform to discuss the latest biofilm research. Topics include the molecular basis and regulation of biofilm formation, biofilms in natural and industrial systems, diagnosis and study of clinically-relevant biofilms, and emerging technologies and their application to biofilms.

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