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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. Register for Annual Conference 2017

    23 January 2017

    The Microbiology Society’s Annual Conference starts in just over 70 days and we wanted to remind you why this event is not to be missed! This year, the Conference will be taking place from 3–6 April at the EICC in Edinburgh, UK.

    The event has opportunities for microbiologists at all stages of their career, and this year’s conference looks set to break records. In total, we had over 900 poster and offered talk abstracts submitted for the progr [Continue reading...]

  2. Destination Edinburgh

    12 January 2017

    The Microbiology Society’s Annual Conference will take place this year in Edinburgh, a city long considered a hub of education, history and culture. From panoramic views at the top of a volcanic hill to anatomical specimens from the 19th century on display, there is plenty to explore and experience in the capital city of Scotland when you have some downtime or if you are s [Continue reading…]

From the blog

  1. On the Horizon: What is Oropouche virus?

    23 January 2017

    In this edition of our On the Horizon series, we take a look at an obscure virus that may cause an important emerging disease in 2017, or may remain in obscurity for much of the world. That is, except for South America, where the virus is estimated to have caused over 500,000 infections since its [continue reading …]


Upcoming Events rss

  1. First International Conference on Zika Virus

    22 - 25 Feb     Washington DC, USA

  2. Annual Conference 2017

    3 - 6 Apr     EICC, Edinburgh, UK

  3. Focused Meeting 2017: Microbial Resources for Agricultural and Food Security

    21 - 23 Jun     Belfast, UK

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