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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. Prize Lectures nominations open!

    23 February 2017

    Every year, the Microbiology Society recognises and awards Prizes to outstanding individuals who have made a significant contribution to the field of microbiology. Nominations are now open for our upcoming Prizes, and Society members are invited to nominate individuals via our forms available online.

    The Microbiology Society is committed to creating and actively encouraging an inclusive culture, both in our membership and in the wider microb [Continue reading...]

  2. Helping your career at Annual Conference 2017

    22 February 2017

    Annual Conference 2017 is only five-and-a-half weeks away, and here at the Microbiology Society we are not only busy preparing the scientific programme, but also a variety of professional development sessions for all researchers wishing to enhance their careers.

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From the blog

  1. How concerned should we be about H7N9 flu?

    24 February 2017

    The past few weeks have seen an increasing amount of coverage about an ongoing outbreak of the H7N9 strain of avian influenza in China (often called ‘bird flu’). Reports suggest that in January almost 200 people were confirmed as being infected with the virus, of whom 79 died. The WHO indicates that many of the [continue reading …]


Upcoming Events rss

  1. Annual Conference 2017

    3 - 6 Apr     EICC, Edinburgh, UK

  2. Focused Meeting 2017: Microbial Resources for Agricultural and Food Security and All Island Phosphorus Sustainability Workshop

    21 - 23 Jun     Belfast, UK

  3. ISSY33

    26 - 29 Jun     Cork, Ireland

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