Welcome to ISME18

18th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology

14-19 August 2022
Lausanne, Switzerland


ISME18 will be held as an in-person meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland from 14-19 August 2022.

We hope to see you all again in Lausanne!

Scientific image and film competition - Discover the Microverse
Deadline for submission extended: 22 July 2022

We will send all abstract submitters an e-mail soon with more information on and the guidelines for their talk or poster. But you can already find the poster guidelines, poster pitch presentation guidelines and oral presentation guidelines here. 

Registration is open
Standard Registration Deadline: 31 July 2022

ISME18 is the 18th edition of our non-profit symposium which takes place every two years. The conference is the front runner in the field of microbial ecology, with an average of around 1,750 international scientists that attend the conference. You can send us an e-mail if you want to know more and if you are interested in statistics, facts and figures, then check our report on our last symposium!


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