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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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Latest News

  • Focus on awards: Peter Wildy Prize

    13 April 2017

    The Microbiology Society’s Peter Wildy Prize is awarded to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to microbiology education and/or communication in order to stimulate interest and understanding in the subject. This may include university teaching or education of the general public, school students or professional groups.

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From the blog

  • New to Science: Microbes from dogs, fish and ice cores

    24 April 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.  Spring is here. Well done everybody! There’s a triptych of new Chryseobacterium species in [Continue reading …]