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Local Organising Committee

The IHMC 2018 Congress is being organised by the APC Microbiome Institute, based in University College Cork. The APC has extensive experience in hosting large international conferences, and we aim to make your conference experience very enjoyable.

Fergus Shanahan
Paul W. O’Toole
Vice-Chair & Scientific Programme Co-ordinator
Susan Rafferty-McArdle
Project manager
Sally Cudmore
Abstract submission
Eileen O’Herlihy
Mary Hough
Financial management
Marc McCarthy
IT/website support
Catherine Buckley


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