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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.



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  1. Live at Lunch: Early Career Microbiologists’ Forum at the Annual Conference

    11 February 2016

    Earlier this month, the Society launched the Early Career Microbiologists’ (ECM) Forum, established to give our early career members a way to influence the Society’s work. At this year’s Annual Conference, delegates will have the chance to learn more about the Forum in a Q&A session.

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  2. Annual Conference 2016: Dr Alain Kohl discusses the rise of the Zika virus

    10 February 2016

    Each year, the Microbiology Society hosts a Hot Topic Lecture at our Annual Conference, highlighting a cutting edge issue from the world of microbiology.

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From the blog

  1. Friends with benefits, or exploitation?

    11 February 2016

    Endosymbioses – where one species lives inside another – are found throughout microbiology. For example, Zooxanthellae are protozoa that live inside corals, the marine invertebrates that build coral reefs. And some plant roots contain nodules of Rhizobium bacteria that provide them with forms of nitrogen essential for growth. Traditionally, scientists have thought that these relationships evolved because both [continue reading …]


Upcoming Events rss

  1. Annual Conference 2016

    21 - 24 Mar     ACC Liverpool, UK

  2. Focused Meeting 2016: Molecular Biology of Archaea 5

    1 - 3 Aug     London, UK

  3. Focused Meeting 2016: Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis of Avian Viruses

    27 - 29 Sep     London, UK

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