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Pathobiome 2018

Pathobiome 2018

Pathogens in microbiota in hosts

18th, 19th and 20th of March 2018 Ajaccio, Corsica

Everything You have to know about...

Important dates

  • Abstract submission until 15th of January 2018
  • Registration from first of January 2018


Corsica is one of the largest Mediterranean island, which is located at 170 km from France (Nice) and 85 km from Italy. The island is 183 km long and 83 km large.

Corsica belongs to France since 1769. It is an administrative region (Region Corse) and is composed by 2 districts (Haute Corse and Corse-du-Sud). Ajaccio is the capital city of Corse-du-Sud and Bastia the one of Haute-Corse.


Corsica is a mountain in the sea, with a maximum elevation of 2700 m.

The main vegetation found is maquis, which is composed of typical Mediterranean plant associations that gave this special scent to the countryside.



French laws and rules apply to Corsica (!).

For the citizens of most countries no demand for a visa is required ahead of the travel.

However, if you need an invitation letter do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail (Contact Us)

Air Transportation

There is an average of 10 connections per days coming from Paris airports, 5 from Nice, 3 from Marseille, 3 from Brussels and 1 from Geneva. Companies flying to Ajaccio: air corsica, air-france, air méditerrannée, British airways, brussels air lines, chalair aviation, easyjet, HOP!, Jetairfly, LUXAIR, Norwegian, Swissair, Thomas Cook Airlines, transavia, Volotea, XL airways.

You won't be lost in the airport...

Compagnies going to Ajaccio airport


From airport

Air France Paris-Orly
Air Corsica Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Paris-Orly, Toulouse
Air France
operated by Brit Air
Montpellier, Nantes, Quimper
Air France
operated by HOP!
Aurillac, Barcelone, Bâle/Mulhouse, Bordeaux, Castres-Mazamet, Clermont-Ferrand, Genève, Lille, Metz/Nancy, Strasbourg, Toulouse
Ak Bars Aero (en) charter:Moscou-Domodedovo
EasyJet Paris Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle
Genève, London Gatwick, Lyon, Milan-Malpensa
EasyJet Switzerland Bâle/Mulhouse
Edelweiss Air Genève
HOP! Châteauroux, La Rochelle, Poitiers, Limoges, Brive, Tours, Castres-Mazamet
IGavion Dole
Jetairfly Brussels
Luxair Luxembourg
Norwegian Air Shuttle Oslo-Gardermoen, Stockholm-Arlanda Amsterdam, Olbia France Llle, Nantes
Volotea Bordeaux, Brest, Lille, Montpellier, Nantes, Toulouse
XL Airways France Paris Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle

Arriving in Ajaccio

You can get all information you need for your trip on the website of the tourist office of Ajaccio (


Several hotels are located close to the conference center.

Ajaccio is a small town, therefore, we advise you to make your booking as soon as possible in order to guarantee good prices and rooms' availability.

Hotels at walking distance are suggested below.

You may also find other type of accommodation on the web. Same rule: book as soon as you can!



Hôtel San Carlu***

8 Bd Danielle Casanova, 20000 Ajaccio

Tél: + 33 (0)4 95 21 13 84


Hotel Fesch***

7 rue du Cardinal Fesch, 20000 Ajaccio.

Negociated prices: Single: 85 €; Double/Twin: 100 € per night. Breakfast included.

Mention “Pathobiome” in your reservation.

Tel: +33(0) 4 95 51 62 62


Hotel Dauphin**

11 Boulevard Sampiero, 20000 Ajaccio Tel: +33 (0)4 95 21 12 94 (good deal )


Hotel Napoleon**

4 rue Lorenzo Vero 20000 Ajaccio

Tel: 04 95 51 54 00


Hotel du golfe***

5 Bd du roi Jerome 20000 Ajaccio

Tel: +33 (0)4 95 21 47 64


Hotel Albion***

7 Rue Paul Colonna d'Istria, 20090 Ajaccio
04 95 22 31 12      ( 15-20 min by walk)


Hotel Castel Vecchio***

7 Rue Paul Colonna d'Istria, 20090 Ajaccio
04 95 22 31 12  (15 min by walk, good deal deal)


Hotel Mercure ***

115 Cours Napoleon, 20000 Ajaccio 115 cours Napoléon 20000  AJACCIO Tel: (+33)4/95100909




How to communicate

How to communicate



Poster Prize

the winner receiving a cash prize by the Microbiology society (£150), certificate, and a year’s free membership to the Microbiology Society