On-site participants will require at least 2-time vaccination or submit a negative COVID-19 result* taken within 72 hours before arrival. *Real-time PCR kit for COVID-19 will be provided in advance for all on-site participants by the organizing committee. Further information will be announced to all the on-site participants who registered till 15 October.
On-Site Registration includes:
- Beverages and refreshments (during poster sessions for 3 times)
- Japanese Bento Box or catering (Days 1, 2, 3, and 4)
- Abstract book
- Electronical abstract book
- Plastic-free badge
- Conference items (bag, notebook, and pencil)
- WI-FI access throughout
Online Registration includes:
- Electronical abstract book
Only credit card payment (VISA, MasterCard, AMEX) is acceptable.
The topics include: the composition/function of BMVs, vesiculogenesis, secretion/communication via BMVs, BMV vaccines and adjuvants, and bioengineering of BMVs.
The organizing committee of the BMV workshop will consider participation that will provide not only new insights into the interactions via BMVs between bacteria-bacteria and bacteria-hosts, but also reports unprecedented findings regarding BMVs: composition, function, biogenesis, and applied technology. The organizing committee will not consider papers that are preliminary or descriptive studies.
Submitted abstracts will be allocated to the following overall topics.
1. Biogenesis and composition of BMVs
2. BMVs as “secretion and communication pathways”
3. BMVs in mammalian host-interactions
4. BMVs in vaccines and other medical applications
5. Bioengineering of BMVs
Several short talks will be selected from submitted abstracts and at least one short talk will be selected for each topic.
Abstracts should include title, authors, affiliations and summary and be limited to 250 words. Abstracts should be organized in three sections: Background, Methods, Results & Conclusions. No illustration or image should be included in Abstract.
Travel grants and Registration Fee Waivers
A limited number of travel grants and registration fee waivers are available for both on-site and virtual participants. Applicants do not need to apply separately for these but should indicate on the registration form if they wish to be considered for a travel grant or registration fee waiver. Selection of awardees is handled directly by the organizer who will notify all eligible participants. More information is available at EMBO Travel Grants' page.
Specific travel grants and fee waivers are available for participants of any nationality working in laboratories in Chile, India, Singapore and Taiwan. To apply, please send an email directly to the meeting organisers justifying your request.
Child Care Grants
EMBO Courses and Workshops offers grants to offset additional child care costs incurred by participants or speakers when participating at any EMBO Courses and Workshop funded meeting. Eligible costs include fees for a caregiver or child-care facility, travel costs for a caregiver, or travel costs for taking the child to the meeting etc. Please indicate on the registration form whether you would like to be considered for the grant. Please also describe how you intend to use the child care grant and specify the sum that you will need.
EMBO Poster Prizes
EMBO press will offer a limited number of poster prizes to postdoctoral fellows.
Excellent Poster Presentation Awards
A limited number of poster prizes will be awarded by JST/ERATO Nomura Project to students.
Oral Presentation Prizes
A limited number of oral presentation prizes will be awarded by JST/ERATO Nomura Project to young investigators, e.g., students and postdoc fellows.