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Young Microbiologists’ Conference 2017 Details



Young Microbiologists’ Conference (YMC) 2017 brings together early career researchers (MSc and PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and young lecturers) in microbiology and related disciplines.
The two-day conference features Keynote Speeches from experienced and young scientists, workshop sessions on writing winning research grants, developing and sustaining research collaborations, research ethics, data handling and scientific writing, as well as a panel discussion on building sustainable research-industry partnership in Microbiology. 
The theme of the conference is:

Beyond Petri dishes: Capacity Building for Applied Research 


​Babcock University, Ilishan Remo,
Ogun State, Nigeria 

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Programme Date

27-28 June, 2017

YMC aims to

  • Spur interests in applied microbiology research
  • Showcase leading research in microbiology and related disciplines
  • Create career development platforms for early career researchers ​


Prof. Folarin Oguntoyinbo, University of Lagos, Nigeria

Dr Tosin Somorin, Cranfield University, UK

Dr Yemisi Jeff-Agboola, University of Medical Sciences, Ondo, Nigeria

Dr Emmanuel Adukwu, University of West England, UK

Dr Rasheed Adeleke, Agricultural Research Council, South Africa


Keynote Lecture: Microbiology in the 21st Century – where do we belong?

  • Ethics in Microbiological Research
  • Microbiology for Early Career Scientists in Nigeria: Meeting the Global Standards
  • Mentoring and Gender Factor in Research for Development

Special Panel Session

  • Industry Collaboration in Microbiological Research


  • Research Collaboration for Capacity Building
  • Writing Award-winning Grant Proposals
  • Data handling, Scientific Writing & Publications

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