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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.


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  1. Microbiology Society members elected as Fellow of the Royal Society

    29 April 2016

    The Society is delighted to learn that our President, Professor Neil Gow, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society. Neil joins a select group of around 1,600 Fellows from the fields of science and engineering.

    Neil is a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator and Director of a Wellcome Trust Strategic Award in Medical Mycology and Fungal Immunology. His work focuses on the genetics of fungal cell wall synthesis.

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  2. UK Government announce pause on anti-lobbying clause

    28 April 2016

    There has been serious concern across the UK research community over recent months that a new anti-lobbying clause for government grants, which was due to be implemented on 1 May, could prevent publicly-funded researchers from advising policy-makers.

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From the blog

  1. Microbe Talk: April 2016

    29 April 2016

    Can parasitic worms treat inflammatory diseases? In 2010, a medical case report was published about a man with inflammatory bowel disease. The man had a serious case of a condition called ulcerative colitis, and was facing the prospect of having a section of his intestine completely removed. But remarkably, the man was able to cure himself [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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