10th ICCC 2017

Meet one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature during the 10th ICCC in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil.

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Dear Colleagues,

It is our great pleasure to invite you to attend the 10th International Conference on Cryptococcus and Cryptococcosis (ICCC-10) to take place in FOZ DO IGUAÇU, Brazil, 26 – 30 March 2017. ICCC started in Jerusalem in 1989 with 51 abstracts and 98 attendees. After a long journey of 28 years, every 3 years a unique forum of mycologists interact and share research data devoted to the study of Cryptococcus and cryptococcosis. Passing by Milan, Paris, London, Adelaide, Boston, Nagasaki, Charleston and Amsterdam, now this devoted group will cross the ocean for the first time to a destiny in South America. Foz do Iguaçu is located at the South of Brazil, on the border crossing between Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay, where there are the world largest waterfalls – Cataratas do Iguaçu – one of nature’s 7 world wonders, located at the border of the Argentinian province of Misiones and the Brazilian state of Paraná. The word Iguaçu means “large water” in the Tupi-Guarani etymology. We are looking forward to welcome the world of Cryptococcus, mycologists, microbiologists, physicians and scientists, to South America to discuss the latest findings on the agents of cryptococcosis, their epidemiology, population genetics, new taxonomy, as well as the clinical perspectives in the developed and developing world, disease management, treatment, new diagnostics, immunology, pathophysiology, and molecular biology, including genomics, transcriptomics and proteomics. Please watch this space for program outline, abstract submission dates and opening of the registration.

Dr. Márcia dos Santos Lazéra

Chair – FIOCRUZ, Brazil

The Congress

The 10TH International Conference on Cryptococcus and Cryptococcosis take place in FOZ DO IGUAÇU, Brazil, 26 – 30 March 2017. The first time in a destiny in South America.

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We are looking forward to welcome you and discuss the latest findings on the agents of cryptococcosis, their epidemiology, population genetics, new taxonomy, as well as the clinical perspectives in the developed and developing world.

The Venue

Only 12 km from the Iguassu Falls and 10 km from the Foz do Iguaçu International Airport. The Bourbon Cataratas offers a complete structure for business and leisure in perfect harmony with the exuberant nature in the region.

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Meet Foz do Iguaçu

ICCC 10 will be held at the Bourbon Cataratas Convention & Spa Resort in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil. The hotel is 12 km from the world known Iguaçu Falls National Park shared between Brazil and Argentina. It is placed within 165 thousand sq. meters of forests, gardens and pools, an ideal location to attend the conference and for your family leisure. Foz do Iguaçu is easily reached by air. The Airport in Foz do Iguaçu, the Brazilian site of the Falls is a 5 minute cap ride away and the Argentinian airport in Puerto Iguazú, is a 45 min – 1 h cap ride away. Foz do Iguaçu can be reached from many international destination either via São Paulo or Rio de Janeiro. Puerto Iguazú can be reached via Buenos Aires. MoreoverFoz do Iguaçu can be reached via road from Argentinian state Misiones, Paraguay and the Brazilian state of Paraná.

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