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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.


Latest News rss

  1. 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 staying for a little longer after the Conference.

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  2. Journal of General Virology: 50 years of publication

    5 January 2017

    This year marks the 50th birthday of one of the Microbiology Society’s peer reviewed journals, Journal of General Virology.

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From the blog

  1. New to Science – microbes from raw cow’s milk, corals and millipedes

    16 January 2017

    Each month, the Microbiology Society publishes the International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (IJSEM), 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.  Welcome to 2017! Here are some highlights from the latest issue of IJSEM, published [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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