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Antimicrobial Agents and Resistance

The Antimicrobial Agents and Resistance (AAR) track features the latest on the discovery and development of new antimicrobial drugs in the pipeline, and their associated resistance mechanisms.

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Clinical Infections and Vaccines

The Clinical Infections and Vaccines (CIV) track encompasses clinical and epidemiological studies in adult and pediatric infectious diseases, global health issues, including emerging infectious diseases and tropical medicine, and recent developments and clinical studies in vaccines.

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Ecology, Evolution and Biodiversity

The Ecology, Evolution, and Biodiversity (EEB) track is defined by research that encompasses laboratory, clinical, engineered, and natural settings. 

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Molecular Biology and Physicology

Molecular Biology and Physiology (MBP) covers a broad spectrum of microbiological phenomena with the goal to understand the basic mechanisms of microbial life at the molecular, cellular and multi-cellular level. Explore the MBP Track

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Public Policy and Science

The Public Policy and Science Track addresses issues at the intersection of microbiology and public policy. Relevant to researchers and clinicians in the public and private sectors, this track explores the role of science in shaping public policies and how policy decisions affect the field of microbiology. Explore the PPS Track


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Applied and Environmental Science

Applied Environmental Science (AES) fosters broad understanding and collaboration between 17 sub-tracks, based on the fundamental shared interests in how microbes work in diverse environments.
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Clinical and Public Health Microbiology

The Clinical and Public Health Microbiology (CPHM) track track delves into multiple infectious disease sub-disciplines, including novel diagnostic technology, susceptibility testing, clinical laboratory biosafety and biosecurity, antimicrobial and diagnostic stewardship, surveillance and epidemiology, and “One health.”
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Host-Microbe Biology

The Host Microbe Biology (HMB) track explores research at the host-microbe interface – addressing pathogenic and symbiotic relationships between microbes and the host, as well as the microbiome. 
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Profession of Microbiology

The Profession of Microbiology (POM) Track covers topics related to education, career choices, diversity and inclusion, professional development and science communication and outreach.
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