X Meeting of Latin American Society of Tuberculosis and other Mycobacteriosis (SLAM-TB)


The Latin American Society of Tuberculosis and other Mycobacteriosis (SLAM-TB) invites you to participate in its X virtual Meeting to be held April 28-30, 2021.


1. Genome, evolution and genetic diversity of Mycobacteria

2. Biology of the host

3. Transmission of Mycobacteria

4. Biology of the pathogen

5. Mycobacterial infections of veterinary relevance

6. Update on vaccination, diagnosis and treatment


Confirmed speakers

Ø Patrick Brennan (Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, USA)

Ø Janice Endsley (University of Texas Medical Branch, USA)

Ø Sebastien Gagneux (University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland)

Ø Maximiliano Gutierrez (The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK)

Ø Willem Hanekom (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle, USA)

Ø Stefan Kaufmann (Max Planck Institute for Infection, Germany)

Ø Carlos Martin (Universidad de Zaragoza, España)

Ø Kyle Rohde (University of Central Florida, USA)

Ø Tyler Thacker (National Veterinary Services Laboratories, Iowa, USA)


Ø Luciana Balboa (Instituto de Medicina Experimental, Argentina)

Ø María Luisa Bay (Instituto de Inmunología Clínica y Experimental de Rosario Argentina)

Ø Ángel Cataldi (Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria, Argentina)

Ø Julio Croda (Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Campo Grande, Brazil)

Ø José Antonio Enciso Moreno (Unidad de Investigación Biomédica de Zacatecas, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Zacatecas, Mexico)

Ø Gabriela Gago (Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Rosario, Argentina)

Ø María de Lourdes Garcia-Garcia (Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Mexico)

Ø José Ángel Gutierrez Pabello (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico).

Ø Rogelio Hernández-Pando (Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán, Mexico)

Ø María Isabel Romano (Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria, Argentina)

Ø Philip Suffys (Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Brazil)

Ø Andrea Villarino (Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay)

Ø Andrea von Groll (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande, Brazil)          

Ø Carlos Yesid Soto (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia)

Ø Roberto Zenteno-Cuevas (Instituto de Salud Pública, Universidad Veracruzana, Veracruz, Mexico)


Abstract submission


ABSTRACT SUBMISSION is opened until February 28th

Please follow the attached template form to prepare your abstract!


Abstracts must be submitted by email to slamtb2020@gmail.com

Please, the subject of the email should be: ABSTRACT_SURNAME.

VERY IMPORTANT: even if you have already submitted an abstract to our previous SLAMTB 2020 meeting, you must resubmit it, indicating whether your abstract is:

* The same version as the one submitted to SLAMTB2020                      * A slightly modified version of the one submitted to SLAMTB2020      * A New submission            


Authors’ details: include full mailing address of the presenting author, as well as affiliation details of all co-authors. By submitting the abstract, you should confirm consent of all co-authors to provide their data.

Very important: Please select the category under which the abstract should be reviewed after consulting the list of topics.

All abstracts must be submitted in English.

Abstract text must not exceed 250 words with a title maximum of 25 words.

Abstracts should contain new and original information, not published elsewhere prior to 28 February 2021.

Abstracts can be presented in a single section or structured with the subtitles Introduction, Methods, Results, Conclusion.

All abbreviations used must be defined the first time they appear.


Abstract submission is free of charge.

If an abstract is accepted, one author must register and attend the congress. Once accepted, authors must send a ppt video of 5 minutes. Poster abstract presentations will be pre-recorded and authors must reproduce them in the assigned virtual session and participate of its discussion with the audience.


Registration fees

Researchers: 50 USD

Students: 25 USD


Please follow the attached instructions to proceed with the payment. Invoices will be given for reimbursement.


If you have already paid the registration fee corresponding to the original congress SLAMTB2020, please contact the SLAMTB treasurer Gabriela Gago (gago@ibr-conicet.gov.ar).

 SLAMTB Organizing Committee



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