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2016 Sino-Micro Symposium

2016 Sino-Micro Symposium

Theme: "One Health: the Role of Microbes"

June 15, 2016
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Following our very successful 1st International Symposium on Microbiology in the Omics Era in Chongqing 2014, the Overseas Chinese Society of Microbiology (Sino-Micro) will host a Symposium with the theme "One Health: the Role of Microbes". This symposium will be supported by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) and the Chinese Society for Microbiology (CSM). The symposium will be held on June 15, 2016 in Boston prior to the 2016 ASM General Meeting. The symposium will have keynote talks and short oral presentations.

Highlight: Check out the 2016 Sino-Micro Symposium Program

Highlight: Check out the 2016 Sino-Micro Symposium Flyer

Time and Venue:

  • Time: June 15, 2016
  • Venue: Posner Hall, Tufts University, 200 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111

Preliminary program:

  • Scientific sessions: Morning and afternoon, June 15, 2016
  • Roundtable discussion and business meeting: Evening, June 15, 2016

Language: English


  • Host: Overseas Chinese Society of Microbiology (Sino-Micro)
  • Sponsors: American Society for Microbiology (ASM); Chinese Society for Microbiology (CSM)

  • Co-Chairs: Frank X. Yang, Chuanwu Xi           
  • Scientific Committee: Wenyuan Shi, Jizhong Zhou, Chung-Dar Lu, Yi-Wei Tang, Hua Wang, Jianping Xie, Jing-Ren Zhang, Qijing Zhang, Liping Zhao, Ningyi Zhou, Yongqun Oliver He, Zhao-Qing Luo, Howard Xu
  • Local Organizing Committee: Xin Li, Yongqun Oliver He, Chuanwu Xi, Howard Xu, Frank Yang.   


Registration is required for attending either the scientific sessions or the evening dinner and business meeting.

Please click the 2016 Sino-Micro Symposium Registration website to register as soon as possible.

  • Principal Investigators (PIs): If you are interested in giving a talk, please make sure to submit a tentative title of your presentation.

  • Postdocs and students: We welcome postdocs and students to register for the scientific session of the meeting. However, the applications for SinoMicro membership and business meeting are open only to principle investigators.

Cost: Free to Sino-Micro members; Lunch and Dinner provided.

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We look forward to seeing you in Boston and believe you will enjoy the sciences and friendships!


Our Aim: Promote discovery, exchange, and dissemination of knowledge and ideas
Sino-Micro: Overseas Chinese Society for Microbiology