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The ISSSI 2018 programme consists of both keynote sessions and co-hosted sessions.
Oral and poster sessions are naturally an integral part of the programme as well.
For each session, 3 abstracts have been selected to be part of the programme.

Please download the Programme and Abstract Book here 


Scientific sessions on

  • Molecular Epidemiology and Infection Control
  • S. aureus and the host
  • Staphylococcal infections and treatment
  • Bioinformatics challenges and solutions
  • Antibiotic resistance in Staphylococci


Workshop on Gender Research

Time: Saturday 25 August, 12.20-13.00

Title: Making gender diversity work for scientific discovery and innovation

Speaker bio:
Mathias Willum Nielsen is an assistant professor at the Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy, Aarhus University, Denmark. He is a sociologist by training and holds a PhD degree in social science. Nielsen’s research focuses on gender in science including how gender diversity influences research outcomes. Nielsen recently ended a two-year stint as a postdoc in Gendered Innovations at Stanford University. He has published numerous papers on the topic of gender in science, including pieces in Nature, Nature Human Behaviour, PNAS, Journal of Informetrics, Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research, Science and Public Policy, Studies in Higher Education and Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research.