NOTES:
This meeting occurs in 2020.
This meeting will be conducted in English.

All programs are subject to change. Check this site for updates.


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Host-Microbiome Interactions: Symbiosis, Competition and Holobiont Systems (S1)

Scientific Organizers: Staffan Kjelleberg, Margaret J. McFall-Ngai and Peter Steinberg


July 27—30, 2020

Clinical Sciences Building, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore


Singapore-Keystone Symposia conference organized in collaboration with Nanyang Technological University


BEWARE of booking lodging through companies unaffiliated with Keystone Symposia. Click here for more details.

Keystone Symposia is committed to maintaining a positive and respectful environment at its meetings. To this end, please review and comply with our policies.

** Registration opens in January 2020 **



Discounted Abstract Deadline: March 26, 2020

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 0.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 0.00 USD discount.
*0.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is April 28, 2020)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


Click here to learn more about Global Health Travel Awards.

Scholarship Deadline: March 26, 2020

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: April 28, 2020

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Fees to be announced soon for this meeting.

Discounted Registration Deadline: May 27, 2020

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 0.00 USD* (includes 0.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 0.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 0.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 0.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 0.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 0.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

Please be advised that some meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services, including "Exhibitors Housing Services," “Expo Housing Services,” "Global Housing," etc. THESE COMPANIES ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH KEYSTONE SYMPOSIA and are not authorized by Keystone Symposia to contact you. These companies may tell you that the meeting is filling, without any actual knowledge to that effect, and pressure you into giving them your credit card number to make a lodging reservation with them.

We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report any calls or correspondence you might have received to Keystone Symposia and book only through lodging links in your Keystone Symposia account, an established travel agency or directly with the hotel(s) listed on our website.

Registration Deadlines and Pricing


Please check back later for registration deadlines and pricing.

What is included with registration?

  • Abstract admission if submitted by the first (i.e., discounted) abstract deadline
  • Secure Mobile App
  • Admission to all scientific sessions
  • Meal/refreshment functions as listed in the program

  • Registration fee generally does NOT include:
  • Lodging
  • Transportation
  • Lunches and dinners (meal formats vary by location... check program for specifics)

Keystone Symposia accepts the following methods of payment in US Dollars:
  1. Credit Card - Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and JCB (payable online)
  2. Checks drawn on US Banks and US Money Orders * - How to Register
    * Checks and Money Orders must be mailed to our office.
  3. International Wire Transfer - This option is provided only to international customers who are not able to pay by other means.   Click here for details about wire transfers

  4. * Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
    * Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will   accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.
If you have questions concerning payment, please contact info@keystonesymposia.org.

  Keystone Symposia does not accept: PayPal, Purchase Orders, Bank to Bank Transfers, Direct Deposits