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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. Antibiotics Unearthed: Brecon Beacons and Northumberland

    18 July 2016

    Last year, the Microbiology Society took our citizen science project ‘Antibiotics Unearthed’ to Thetford Forest, Norfolk, and Alice Holt Forest, Surrey, and engaged the public in the search for new antibiotics. After the success of these events, the Society is delighted to announce that we are taking our interactive stand across the UK once again, this time to the Brecon Beacons and Northumberland.

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  2. Focused Meeting: Exploring the Microbe–Immune System Interface

    14 July 2016

    From 1–2 September 2016, the Microbiology Society Irish Division and the Irish Society of Immunology will be jointly hosting Exploring the Microbe–Immune System Interface, at the Rochestown Park Hotel in Rochestown, Cork, Ireland.

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From the blog

  1. On the Horizon: The spread of Lassa fever

    21 July 2016

    On the Horizon is the Society’s blog series on emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases. For this article, we spoke to Dr Lina Moses from Tulane University in New Orleans about Lassa fever, a viral infection spreading across parts of West Africa. Lassa fever is thought to kill around 5,000 people across West Africa each year. [continue reading …]


Upcoming Events rss

  1. Focused Meeting 2016: Molecular Biology of Archaea 5

    1 - 3 Aug     London, UK

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

    1 - 2 Sep     Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork, Ireland

  3. Focused Meeting 2016: The Dynamic Fungus

    5 - 7 Sep     Exeter, UK

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