Nominations to Council, Committees and Divisions, and the Early Career Microbiologists' Forum Executive Committee are now open. Visit our Nominations page for further information on vacancies and criteria.
Nominations are now open for 2018 Prize Lectures and the 2019 Prize Medal. Visit our Prize Lectures page for further information.
The February 2017 issue of Microbiology Today focuses on epidemics and the measures taken to prevent the spread of disease. This issue is now available to read online.
The Annual Conference is now sold out. This event takes place in Edinburgh 3-6 April 2017.
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28 March 2017
Each year, the Microbiology Society awards the Unilever Colworth Prize to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding contribution to translational microbiology.
In 2016, the Prize was awarded to Professor Gurdyal ‘Del’ Besra, who heads a multidisciplinary team that investigates the physiology of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis cell wall. His work has identified the modes of action of the many anti-TB drugs, and he is working to identify new drug targets.
22 March 2017
Over 600 delegates have been selected by the Society’s Divisions to present their posters at this year's Annual Conference, making this our biggest poster exhibition yet. The posters provide an excellent way to showcase scientific research related to sessions going on each day.
30 March 2017
In 1901, Captain Robert Falcon Scott led a team of men on the Discovery Expedition to explore the mysteries of Antarctica. The expedition is famous for its scientific legacy, including the discovery of snow-free valleys, emperor penguin colonies and the location of the South Magnetic Pole. But the team also brought back some mysterious life [Continue reading …]