Fungal Update – Mycology 2023 Steering Committee

Dr. Samir G. Agrawal, BSc, FRCP, FRCPath, PhD

Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant, Barts Health NHS Trust & Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University of London. 

Organising committee: Elaine Bignell, Mansour Ceesay, Jonathan Lambourne, Varun Mehra, Malcolm Richardson, Frank van de Veerdonk, Adilia Warris, Lewis White.


Registration options and rates are below.

The fees below include registration for both days of the Fungal Update: Mycology 2023.

Anyone who is employed by industry and not employed by the NHS should purchase the commercial registration.


2023 Commercial


2023 Full Conference


2023 Student/Trainee


2023 Virtual Only


2022 On-Demand

Catch up on recordings for 2022, browse posters and visit our exhibitor gallery. 


Our programme is currently under development and will be updated in due course

Abstract Submission

Abstract submission is now open!

Please submit your abstract(s) using the online submission form below for consideration for presentation at the conference. Please take a moment to read over the deadlines and conditions of submission below:


12:00 GMT – Tuesday 28th February, 2023. 


12:00 GMT – Friday 10th March, 2023.

Conditions of Submission:

The presenting author must register for the conference.

Abstracts must be submitted by the stated deadline, abstracts submitted after this time will not be considered.

The first author should ideally be the presenting author. All correspondence will be sent to the lead author.

If selected for oral presentation authors are required to present as part of a session on either the 24th or 25th March 2023.

If selected for poster presentation authors are required to submit their poster in pdf format prior to the conference.

Accepted posters will be uploaded to the virtual platform and a printed poster (2 metre x 1 metre MAX portrait) will be required for the in-person event. We are able to source these if necessary. All abstracts need to be submitted using the online submission form.Any queries regarding abstract submission should be directed to Beth Turner at Page Medical. She can be contacted on: 01353 780060, or at 

Our previous winners

Mycology 2022 – Poster Winner

Ebrima Bojang

Congratulations to 2022’s winning abstract:

Vancomycin impairs antifungal immunity via mitochondrial dysfunction and triggering early inflammasome activation

Mycology 2022 – Honourable Mention

Robina Aerts

Congratulations to 2022’s second winning poster:

Mucorales PCR to track down Aspergillus and Mucorales coinfections in at risk hematology patients: a case control study

FungART Contest

The 2022 FungART competition on “Growth and Change” is now closed.

We would like to give a massive thanks to all of our contributors, but in particular our winners Harsimran Kaur and Amy Benzie!

The gallery is only available via our OnAir virtual conference platform. To view submissions, simply login with your registration details and navigate to the ‘FungART gallery’.

We are currently still developing this year’s theme but you are welcome to submit your work for inclusion in the gallery

If you would like to submit your work, please complete our online submission form below, and send it to Beth Turner at Page Medical. She can be contacted on: 01353 780060, or at

Sponsors and Exhibitors

We have a variety of sponsor packages available for Mycology 2023 that can be tailored to your company needs, to find out more please contact Harry Whitworth. He can be contacted on 01353 780060, or at

Our Venue

It is with great excitement that we are able to extend a physical invitation to this year’s Fungal Update. Being hosted in the largest conference space in London, the Queen Elizabeth II Centre, we hope to see as many of you as possible there in person.

Situated in the heart of Westminster, the QEII centre is within throwing distance of Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, and several tube stations. 

To find out more about our venue, you can visit their website below for more information.