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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

  • Awards of up to £2,000 to support your microbiology conference

    22 November 2017

    Inviting speakers to present at your conference can offer greater opportunities for knowledge exchange and collaboration. The invitation also works both ways – your speakers get to expand their reach to an audience they may not usually have access to. The Microbiology Society is keen to support these goals and can help eligible members with up to £2,000 towards invited speakers’ travel and accommodation, which can also help offset registration rates for your event’s delegates. But don’t delay – the deadline for the next round of applications is coming up soon.

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  • Help shape future Annual Conferences

    16 November 2017

    The Microbiology Society's Annual Conference programme is guided by our Divisions and driven by suggestions from both members and non-members to create an engaging programme. Every year we welcome and invite topic suggestions for sessions to be run at Annual Conference, and the deadline for suggestions for the 2019 event is this December.

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From the blog

  • HPV In Malawi

    26 September 2017

    Malawi, in Sub-Saharan Africa, has the highest incidence and mortality of cervical cancer in the world. Nearly all cases of cervical cancer are caused by human papillomavirus, or HPV. Earlier this year, the Microbiology Society funded one of our members, Dr Ramya Bhatia, to travel to Malawi as part of a research collaboration between Nkhoma [Continue reading …]