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For revisions or queries regarding papers already submitted:

For revisions or queries regarding abstracts already submitted please contact the Conference Content Executiveopens in new tab/window(please do not email credit card information under any circumstances). If you do not receive acknowledgement for your abstract submission or you wish to make any essential revisions to an abstract already submitted, please DO NOT RESUBMIT your abstract, as this may lead to duplication. Please email the Conference Content Executive opens in new tab/window(please do not email credit card information under any circumstances) with details of any revisions or queries. Please quote your reference number if you have one. A condition of submission is that if accepted one of the authors will present at the conference.

Conference topics

Studies dealing with viruses, bacteria, parasitic protozoa, fungi and helminths of medical, veterinary or agronomical relevance, as well as their hosts and vectors related to the following general themes:

  1. Genetics and genomics of pathogens and vectors.

  2. Host susceptibility to transmissible diseases (humans and animals).

  3. Molecular epidemiology and taxonomy.

  4. Population genetics and genomics.

  5. Phylogenetics, phylogenomics, phylogeography.

  6. Metagenomics (involvement in infectious processes).

  7. Evolution of resistance and response to immune systems pressures.

  8. Experimental evolution.

  9. Mathematical modelling of infectious processes.

  10. One Health approaches to infectious diseases.

You can submit as many abstracts to the conference for review as you would like.  If, after the review by the committee, you have more than one paper accepted for the conference, you will need to register to attend and pay an additional paper fee for each additional paper (i.e., for the 2nd, 3rd, 4th papers – not the 1st). Please note this is for papers that you are the presenting author of, not papers that you are co-author of.

Successfully submitted abstracts will be acknowledged with an electronic receipt including an abstract reference number, which should be quoted in all correspondence. Allow at least 2 hours for your receipt to be returned to you.

Author workshop

How to get published: Author Workshop.

Attending this workshop will help you:

  • Prepare, write and structure your article

  • Understand current trends in scientific publishing

  • Gain insight into the peer review process

  • Increase your chances of acceptance

This will be an informal session where we encourage everyone to ask questions and give feedback. The format will be a presentation followed by a Q&A with a panel of journal editors.

Special issue

Selected talks and posters communicated at MEEGID XVI will be invited to submit to a special issue of Infection, Genetics and Evolution highlighting some of the key research presented at the meeting.

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Please find previous special issues from the conference here:

Infection, Genetics and Evolution

Infection, Genetics and Evolution is the only journal that welcomes articles dealing with the genetics and evolutionary biology of hosts, pathogens and vectors, and coevolution processes among them in relation to infection and disease manifestation. All infectious models enter the scope of the journal, including pathogens of humans, animals and plants, either parasites, fungi, bacteria, viruses or prions. The journal welcomes articles dealing with genetics, population genetics, genomicspostgenomicsgene expression, evolutionary biology, population dynamics, mathematical modeling and bioinformatics.

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