Antonio Martínez-Murcia: Promoting the phylogenetic analysis for the identification of isolates and genetic detection methods in laboratories of routine control

Hans-Jürgen BusseChemotaxonomy of Arthrobacter – possibilities and limits

Petra Vídeňská: Metagenomics – does exist the easy way how to study the microbiome?

Ondrej Šedo: MALDI-TOF MS profiling of bacteria: how far can we go?

MIRRI meeting (Philippe Desmeth, MIRRI Report)

Laura Selbmann: Black yeasts in the Culture Collection of Fungi from Extreme Environments (CCFEE), phylogeny and ecology

Daniel Nývlt: Potential of Antarctic habitats for microbial research

Giovanna Cristina Varese: Mycoviruses: are they an important issue for the quality control of a fungal collection?

Edward Moore: Diagnostics of infectious bacteria is dependent upon a reliable and comprehensive identification and taxonomy framework

Eva Krejčí: Do we need precise bacterial taxonomy in clinical laboratory?

Philippe Desmeth: The Nagoya Protocol the EU Regulation and ECCO; Culture Collections looking for cost effective solutions

Jörg Overmann: Novel challenges and predicted trends for culture collections in the age of the Nagoya protocol

Eliška Rolfová: Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol and related legislation in the Czech Republic

Anabela Martins: Proactive approaches to quality management

Christoph Brochhausen: BRoTHER, a biobank cooperation between Regensburg, Pilsen and Brno

Christoph Brochhausen: SmartFreezer®, a fully automated robotic system for biomaterial storage at -196°C

Alexander Vasilenko: Data integration with Life Science databases: the technical aspects