The Organizers, the International Society for Extremophiles, and the Italian Society of Astrobiology are pleased to announce the 12th edition of the International Congress on Extremophiles (Extremophiles2018) that will be held at the Hotel Continental Terme from 16 to 20 September 2018 in Ischia (Naples, Italy).

In the tradition of these meetings, Extremophiles2018, in the volcanic island of Ischia, aims to show the updated state-of-the-art of research on basic and applied aspects of life in extreme environments and to stimulate high quality research, inspiring those already working in the field and young scientists approaching extremophiles.

The Conference will include sessions on many aspects of research related to extremophiles, including origin of life, ecology, astrobiology, molecular biology, physiology, and biotechnology.


We kindly invite you to participate to Extremophiles2018

and enjoy from a stimulating congress and our hospitality.

We particularly encourage young researchers to join and present their work.


Marco Moracci
Congress Chair