Phages 2023

Welcome to the Oxford Bacteriophage Conference – Phages 2023

We warmly invite you to attend you to attend our 13th annual Oxford bacteriophage conference – the longest running phage conferences series in Europe – which will be held as a virtual/in-person hybrid event on 4th-5th September 2023 at St Edmund Hall, Oxford, UK.

Please note that places for in-person attendance are limited and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Therefore, if you are planning to attend in-person, please register early.

Get involved in shaping the conference agenda: 

The conference agenda will include most aspects of bacteriophage research and application in medicine, food and biotechnology.

We wish to invite the whole community of bacteriophage researchers to play an active role in designing the scientific programme of this meeting, whether or not planning to attend or present. We welcome proposals for:

>keynote and other speakers
>agenda topics
>an emerging ‘phage-ologist’ award

If you have any further questions, please email


Professor Martha RJ Clokie
Professor of Microbiology
Department of Genetics & Genome Biology
University of Leicester
United Kingdom


For regular updates follow the conference on Twitter (@PhageOxford, #PhgOx22) and LinkedIn.

All queries (financial, sponsorship, agenda, general administration, etc) should be sent to

  • -Professor Martha Clokie, UK
    -Professor Aidan Coffey, Ireland
    -Dr Tatiana Lehnherr, Germany
    -Professor Alfonso Jaramillo, UK
    -Professor Rob Lavigne, Belgium
    -Dr Mark J van Raaij, Spain
    -Dr Muhammad Sohail, UK
  • Industry: SCO, Reseach Directors, Team Leaders, Senior and Junior Researchers
    Academia/Govt: Laboratory Heads/Professors, Postdoctoral Scientists, Graduate Research Students

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