Thank you for a successful meeting in Madrid! 
444 researchers from 58 countries participated at the conference. 


The Proceedings Book entitled "Multidisciplinary Approaches for Studying and Combating Microbial Pathogens " was released in June 2015.
ISBN-10: 1-62734-544-2; ISBN-13: 978-1-62734-544-6
Editor: A. Méndez-Vilas; Publisher: BrownWalker Press

Would you like to have a look at the table of contents? If so, click here
You can download the cover by cliking on the image

The website of the publisher for this book is:

Scientific Program:  The scientific program can be downloaded from here. It included three keynote lectures:
“Rapid Detection and Identification of Microbial Agents” presented by Prof. Ali Karami (Research Center of Molecular
        Biology, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Iran),  Abstract
“Role of efflux pumps in bacterial resistance” presented by Dr Goutam Gupta (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA),  
“Artilysins are a novel class of enzyme-based antibacterials that quickly kill (multidrug-resistant) Pseudomonas
and their persisters: from concept to application” presented by Dr Yves Briers (University of Leuven,
       Belgium) and Dr Stefan Miller (Lisando GmbH, Germany), . Abstract

Book of Abstracts:  
For those ones interested in having an electronic version of the Book of Abstracts, it can be downloaded from here
(hard copies will be given to conference participants at the conference and posted to virtual participants after the conference)


ACS Infectious Diseases is a new, monthly online journal brought to you by ACS Publications that addresses the rapidly growing field of research on the molecular basis of infectious disease propagation and therapeutic interventions. The journal will provide critical insights into this fast-growing, globally important research area and is now accepting submissions.

The previous edition of ICAR was held in Lisbon (Portugal)  during 21-23 November 2012 and was attended by around 425 researchers from nearly 60 countries. We expect this year’s edition to be as successful as the previous one in terms of quality, relevance and attendance.  


The Proceedings Book of the ICAR2012 Conference was entitled "Worldwide Research Efforts in the Fighting against Microbial Pathogens: From Basic Research to Technological Developments" (ISBN: 978-1-61233-636-7), edited by A. Mendez-Vilas and published by BrownWalker Press (Pub. date: 2013)

Would you like to have a look at the table of contents of the book? If so, click here

The book of abstracts of the ICAR2012 Conference can be downloaded from here

Would you like to have a look at the abstracts accepted for presentation at the conference? Click here



The Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology
and Food Sciences

FORMATEX RESEARCH CENTER - C/ Zurbaran 1, 2nd Floor, Office 1, 06002 Badajoz, Spain |
Phone: +34 924 258 615 | Fax: +34 924 263 053 | e-mail: info at