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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 at Annual Conference

    15 February 2017

    Students and undergraduates who took part in the Microbiology Society's Antibiotics Unearthed programme in late 2016/early 2017 will be showcasing their work at our Annual Conference 2017, taking place from Monday 3 April to Thursday 6 April at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), UK. This special poster session will be held during the lunchtime and afternoon breaks on Monday 3 April.

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  2. Annual Conference 2017: fewer than 50 days away

    13 February 2017

    We are halfway through February and there are now fewer than 50 days to go until the start of the Microbiology Society Annual Conference 2017, taking place 3–6 April in Edinburgh.

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From the blog

  1. You can’t stop an outbreak without breaking a few eggs

    15 February 2017

    Last year, a paper from Microbial Genomics described how scientists used molecular detective work to get to the bottom of an outbreak across Europe. In June 2014, there was an outbreak of Salmonella at a hospital in Birmingham. Thirty-two people were affected, and one patient sadly died as a result of infection. Over the following weeks, more outbreaks began [continue reading …]


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