Congresso XXI ALAM – Congresso Latinoamericano de Microbiologia

Aos Sócios da Sociedade Portuguesa de Microbiologia

A SPM abre concurso para apoiar a participação de dois sócios
no Congresso XXI ALAM “Congresso Latinoamericano de Microbiologia” a decorrer
entre 28 de Outubro a 1 de Novembro 2012, em Santos, Brazil.

O júri do concurso é composto pela Presidente da SPM (Profª Isabel Sá-Correia) e os dois Vice-Presidentes (Profª Hermínia de Lencastre e Profº Jorge Pedrosa).

The Portuguese Society for Microbiology (SPM) has now open a call to support the participation oftwo of its members as speakers in a symposium, organized in association with  the Spanish Society for Microbiology (SEM).

The symposium integrates the XXI ALAM “Congresso Latinoamericano de Microbiologia” that will be held on October 28th to November 1st 2012 in Santos, SP, Brazil. For further information please visit:

We are looking for scientists interested in sharing their experience and scientific knowledge in original researchin microbiology in order to promote our society and to represent the excellence of the research in microbiology developed in Portugal.

Applicants must be independent investigators with a strong research career in the field of the proposed presentation (including relevant publications, funded projects and postgraduate students in the last 5 years) and members of SPM.

Applications must be submitted by e-mail to the SPM central office ( with the following elements:

  • an abstract (350 words) of the presentation
  • a letter from the applicant, stating how the participation in that event will be an important contribution for the advancement of the scientific knowledge in the field
  • a short curriculum vitaeof participant

The deadline for submissions is May 31, 2012. The SPM will review all submissions and results will be announced on June 15, 2012. The financial support covers the registration fee for CLAM as well as travel expenses of the two selected speakers. Please note that the payment of accommodation costs is not guaranteed.