The Microbiology Society is a membership organisation for scientists who work in all areas of microbiology.
Find out about the Society's aims and objectives, and read our vision and mission statements.
The Society holds an Annual General Meeting and Celebration of the Society's Work.
Find out who's who at the Society.
The Microbiology Society is committed to supporting and encouraging the teaching and learning of microbiology at all levels.
Antibiotics Unearthed will give the general public, students and educators in the UK and Ireland the opportunity to work with scientists as part of a global initiative to discover new antibiotics from soil bacteria.
The Microbiology Society's Antibiotics Unearthed Citizen Science Project will engage the public with the global issue of antimicrobial resistance and address some of the challenges associated with the discovery of antibiotics.
Advice and information for those interested in a career in microbiology.
Find out about the different career paths available after studying biology or microbiology.
Funds received though the Microbiology Society publication subscriptions, membership and other activities are used to support microbiology in the form of grants and prizes.
Join the Microbiology Society and become part of the largest microbiology community in Europe.
The Microbiology Society has a range of membership categories for people who would like to join the Society.
Get involved and make the most of your Microbiology Society membership.
Membership subscription renewal process for Microbiology Society members.
The Microbiology Society provides a range of benefits for its members.
Frequently asked questions about Microbiology Society membership.
Find out how to bequest funds to the Society by leaving a legacy in your Will.
The Microbiology Society holds and supports conferences and events to disseminate research knowledge and provide a forum for communication between microbiologists.
The Microbiology Society's flagship event, the Annual Conference, welcomes over 1,000 microbiologists worldwide.
The Microbiology Society has a full events listing highlighting microbiology events.
The Microbiology Society publishes a series of peer-reviewed journals. We also publish a quarterly magazine, policy documents and educational materials.
The Microbiology Society, previously named the Society for General Microbiology, was formally established in February 1945, with Sir Alexander Fleming elected as its first President. Find out more about our history using the timeline below, reading Fifty Years On by John Postgate or viewing the profiles on current and previous Presidents of the Society.
The history of the Microbiology Society from 1945 onwards.
Find out more about the history of the Microbiology Society from Fifty Years On, by John Postgate.
Find out about the many eminent presidents throughout the Society's history.
Read about the role of Honorary Archivist, and who currently holds the position.
The obituary of the first joint secretary of the Society, Leslie Alfred Allen, is also available for download below.
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