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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. The Society can help members attend the Annual Conference 2016

    30 November 2015

    The Microbiology Society’s 2016 Annual Conference will be held from the 21–24 March at the ACC Liverpool. Abstract submission for the event closes on Friday 11 December 2015. To enable our members to attend the Annual Conference, the Society offers a selection of grants to those at all stages of their careers.

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  2. Microbiology Society responds to the 2015 Spending Review

    26 November 2015

    Yesterday the Chancellor delivered his long-awaited Spending Review and Autumn Statement to Parliament. Headline figures included a commitment to protecting the £4.7 billion science budget in real terms up to 2020/21. This figure includes a new £1.5 billion Global Challenges fund to ensure UK science takes the lead in addressing the problems faced by developing countries w [Continue reading…]

From the blog

  1. New to science: November 2015

    30 November 2015

    Each month, the Microbiology Society publishes the International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, which details newly discovered species of bacteria, fungi and protists. Here are a few of the new species that have been discovered and the places they’ve been found. The full papers are available to journal subscribers, but the abstracts are free to read. [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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