The May 2017 edition of Microbiology Today highlights research on the microbiome. This issue is now available to read online.
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The 33rd International Specialised Symposium on Yeast (ISSY33) will be taking place 26–29 June 2017 at University College Cork, Ireland.
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25 May 2017
Members with longer standing memories may recall that the Microbiology Society used to produce a Directory that contained relevant professional information about other members: their interests and expertise, and how to contact them.
The Directory was spoken of highly by many participants during our recent membership workshops, who described it as a useful resource for networking and a way of helping build a presence in our own microbiology ‘community’.
25 May 2017
The ballot for the 2017 Microbiology Society elections will open on 2 June, with candidates standing for positions on Council, on committees and on Divisions. It’s important that you use your vote – those you elect will act as your representatives, guiding the Society’s activities in furtherance of its Mission: Advancing the understanding of microbiology by connecting and empowering communities worldwide.
24 May 2017
The world of parasites can sometimes be extremely gruesome. Take, for example, the charming female jewel wasp, which uses a cockroach as a living incubator for its larvae. The wasp stings the roach in the brain, and leads the much bigger host by its antennae into a burrow before laying an egg inside its abdomen. The [Continue reading …]