V International Conference on Antimicrobial Research
Torremolinos, Málaga (Spain), 24-25 May 2018

You are cordially invited to participate in the V International Conference on Antimicrobial Research - ICAR2018, which will be held in Torremolinos, Málaga (Spain) from 24 to 25 May 2018.

The ICAR Conference is a forum that has brought together researchers in the antimicrobial field every two years since 2010. This forum is aimed at communicating current research priorities and progress in the fields of antimicrobial science, biofilms, antimicrobial resistance, antimicrobial natural products, biocides, and other related fields, as well as inspiring collaborations for future research.

Some core topics proposed for the conference will include:

  • Antimicrobial natural products I - Peptides
  • Antimicrobial natural products II - Terrestrial and marine organisms
  • Biocontrol. Biosynthesis of antimicrobials
  • Bacteriophages
  • Biofilms
  • Antimicrobial materials science and surface chemistry. Antimicrobials in consumer products
  • Antimicrobial chemistry
  • Non-antibiotic biocides
  • Antimicrobial physics
  • Clinical and medical microbiology, infectious diseases and antimicrobials. Public health
  • Strengthening of innate immune system as antimicrobial strategy
  • Antimicrobial resistance. Mechanisms of action of antimicrobial agents
  • Attenuation of virulence as antimicrobial strategy
  • Techniques and Methods

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Deadline for early registration.

16 March 2018

Deadline for early registration
Deadline for abstract submission (for oral presentations).

23 March 2018

Deadline for abstract submission
(for oral presentation)
Deadline for abstract submission (for poster and virtual presentations).

18 April 2018

Deadline for abstract submission
(for poster and virtual presentation)
Deadline for late registration.

27 April 2018

Deadline for late registration


Abstract submission: We now welcome proposals for oral, poster or virtual presentations at the conference. Please check the Abstract submission section for details.
Abstracts must be submitted no later than 23 March 2018 (for oral presentation) and/or 18 April 2018 (for poster and virtual presentation)

Previous edition

ICAR2016 Conference
The previous edition of ICAR was held in Torremolinos, Málaga (Spain) during 29 June - 1 July 2016 and it was attended by around 202 researchers from 42 countries.

You can check the scientific program by clicking here
Would you like to have a look at the abstracts accepted for presentation at the ICAR2016 conference? Click here

Torremolinos, Málaga


Torremolinos is a municipality on the Costa del Sol of the Mediterranean, immediately to the west of the city of Málaga, in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain.

Once a poor fishing village before the growth in tourism began in the late 1950s, Torremolinos was the first of the Costa del Sol resorts to be developed and continues to be the most popular resort in the region in terms of bed occupancy and visitor numbers.

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