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Scientific program

Abstract submission

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Topics of interest include

  • Role of Culture Collections in understanding and mitigating global challenges - biodiversity crisis, climate change, antibiotics crises
  • Emerging Collections - functional microbiomes, neglected organisms, unusual environments, viruses
  • The Future of Digital Collections
  • Challenges of Sharing and Exchanging Resources, e.g., DSI, dual use, MIRRI update
  • New Services, e.g., collections for phage therapy, cell lines


Important Dates
Deadline for submission: 17 July 2022
Notification of acceptance: 27 August 2022

Organizing committee:
Jörg Overmann, Andrea Follmer-Hirt, Sven-David Müller, Manuela Schüngel

Local scientific committee:
Boyke Bunk, Yvonne Mast, Ulrich Nübel, Jörg Overmann, Michael Pester, Amber Hartman Scholz, Laura Steenpaß, Stefan Winter, Andrey Yurkov

For any enquiries regarding the program, please contact: ecco2022(at)