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The Microbiology Society is a membership charity for scientists interested in microbes, their effects and their practical uses.

It is one of the largest microbiology societies in Europe with a worldwide membership based in universities, industry, hospitals, research institutes and schools.


Join the Microbiology Society and further your professional development and interest in microbiology.




Latest News

  • Daniel Hurdiss wins the 2017 Young Microbiologist of the Year Prize

    08 September 2017

    The Microbiology Society is delighted to announce that Daniel Hurdiss is the winner of this year’s Sir Howard Dalton Young Microbiologist of the Year competition. The Society’s judging panel awarded the prize to Daniel, a PhD student at the University of Leeds, for his talk ‘High-resolution cryo-EM as a tool to study virion assembly and cellular entry of BK polyomavirus, a major cause of kidney transplant rejection’.

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From the blog

  • Antimicrobial Resistance and One Health Focused Meeting 2017

    13 September 2017

    At the end of August, Microbiology Society staff and members attended the Antimicrobial Resistance and One Health Focused Meeting at Maynooth University, Ireland. In our latest blog post, Policy Officer Roya Ziaie lays out some of the topics that were discussed at the event. With antimicrobial resistance (AMR) becoming a major public health concern, collaboration [Continue reading …]