ECCO XLII Meeting: Microbe & Microbiome Management for a Better Planet

Events | 2024-04-22 | Nunzia Cito
Date: 18 September 2024
Promoted by: CNR ISPA
Place: on-site - Bari, Italy

The XLII European Culture Collections’ Organisation (ECCO) meeting will be held from 18 to 20 September 2024 in Bari, Italy.

The ECCO meeting is organised by the Institute of Sciences of Food Production of the National Research Council of Italy (CNR-ISPA), and sponsored by the CNR-ISPA ITEM Agri-food Microbial Culture Collection, and ISM – International Society on Mycotoxicology.

The meeting will be focused on the study, management and valorisation of Microbe & Microbiome, as biological resources and bio-systems crucial tools for a better understanding of biological systems, to support quality of life and promote the transition towards a better planet.

The conference promotes a holistic and integrated approach on the value of microbial resources and Microbial Biological Research Centers (mBRCs): i) to support basic and applied transdisciplinary sciences, ii) as resilience factors to deal with global changes and sustainable development, and iii) to promote human and animal health in the framework of a OneHealth perspective.