30TH ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS – 2021

Calling for abstracts & Contributions for the Annual Bulletin

The 30th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka College of microbiologists will be held from 25th to 27th of August 2021.

Submission deadline: 28th February 2021

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