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The Microbiology Society is a membership organisation for scientists who work in all areas of microbiology.

It is the largest learned microbiological society in Europe with a worldwide membership based in universities, industry, hospitals, research institutes and schools.


Join the Microbiology Society and become part of the largest microbiology community in Europe.


Latest News rss

  1. Journal of Medical Microbiology is looking for a new Editor-in-Chief

    25 May 2016

    The Microbiology Society’s Journal of Medical Microbiology is looking for a new Editor-in-Chief and is seeking expressions of interest from experts in the field.

    The Editor-in-Chief is responsible for driving the strategic direction of the journal, in collaboration with the Society and the Editorial Board. The Editor-in-Chief will act as a figurehead for Journal of Medical Microbiology, raising its profile within the community a [Continue reading...]

  2. Society elections: use your right to vote

    24 May 2016

    The ballot for the 2016 Society elections will open on 26 May. The candidates you elect will sit on the relevant body as your representatives, to guide the activities of the Society in furtherance of its Mission: Advancing the understanding of microbiology by connecting and empowering communities worldwide.

    [Continue reading…]

From the blog

  1. Microbe Talk: May 2016

    26 May 2016

    Meet Wolbachia – the bacteria that could rid the world of dengue Dengue is one of the world’s most devastating infectious diseases. Around half of the entire planet’s population is at risk from dengue infection, which can lead to excruciating joint pain, haemorrhaging and, eventually, death. There is no vaccine for dengue, so current efforts to stop its spread involve [continue reading …]


Upcoming Events rss

  1. Focused Meeting 2016 – Irish Division: Host–Pathogen Interactions

    30 Jun - 1 Jul     Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

  2. Focused Meeting 2016: Molecular Biology of Archaea 5

    1 - 3 Aug     London, UK

  3. Focused Meeting 2016 – Irish Division: Exploring the Microbe–Immune System Interface

    1 - 2 Sep     Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork, Ireland

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