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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 Lecture winners 2017

    25 October 2016

    The Microbiology Society is delighted to announce the winners of the 2017 Prizes, which recognise significant contributions to the field of microbiology. The winners will each present a Prize Lecture at the Microbiology Society’s Annual Conference 2017, being held from 3–6 April 2017 at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) in Scotland.

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  2. Announcing a new collaboration between Journal of General Virology and the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV)

    18 October 2016

    From January 2017, Journal of General Virology will publish ICTV Virus Taxonomy Profiles – a new series of concise review-type articles that summarise the individual chapters from the ICTV’s online (10th) Report on Virus Taxonomy.

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From the blog

  1. Spotlight on Grants: Nickel and cobalt in Streptococcus

    20 October 2016

    Each year, the Microbiology Society awards a number of grants that enable undergraduates to work on microbiological research projects during the summer vacation. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be posting a series of articles from students who were awarded Harry Smith Vacation Studentships this summer. This week is Siti Nur Amalina, a third-year student studying Biomedical Science [continue reading …]


Upcoming Events rss

  1. Science and the Parliament 2016

    9 Nov     Edinburgh, UK

  2. Annual Conference 2017

    3 - 6 Apr     EICC, Edinburgh, UK

  3. ISSY33

    26 - 29 Jun     Cork, Ireland

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