Ivan Đikić, Croatia/Germany

Plenary Lecture 1
Surprises in science - lessons from COVID-19 

Ivan Đikić, Croatia/Germany 

Professor Đikić is a Croatian-German molecular biologist who is the Director of the Institute of Biochemistry II at Goethe University Frankfurt. 


Jörg Vogel, Germany

Plenary Lecture 2
Programmable RNA antibiotics for health, disease and ecology

Jörg Vogel, Germany

Professor Vogel is the president of the European Academy of Microbiology (EAM), German microbiologist in the field of RNA biology, and the Founding Director of the Würzburg-based Helmholtz Institute for RNA-based Infection Research (HIRI), a site of the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI).


Elisa Granato, United Kingdom

Plenary Lecture 3
The Evolution and Ecology of Bacterial Warfare

Elisa Granato, United Kingdom

Dr Granato is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Zoology, University of Oxford. Her achievements in the field of microbiology, in particular in the fields of bacterial ecology and evolution led to her being recognized with a FEMS Early Career Microbiologist Award