Focused Meetings and Events update

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07 / 11 / 2017

The Microbiology Society Focused Meetings are going from strength to strength in the microbiology community, with delegates and speakers appreciating the dedicated time given to their field of research. Not only do these events ensure those attending can network with relevant contacts, they allow for closer discussion on ideas and the latest developments to enable insightful conversations while enjoying the social aspects that these events offer.

2017 Focused Meetings

1,096 delegates collectively
Showcasing work from 89 invited speakers
Accepting 699 abstracts

Microbial Resources for Agricultural and Food Security
21–23 June 2017
Metropolitan Arts Centre, Belfast

ISSY33 – Exploring and Engineering Yeasts for Industrial Application
25–29 June 2017
University College Cork

Antimicrobial Resistance and One Health
29–30 August 2017
Maynooth University, Co. Kildare

16th International Conference on Pseudomonas
5–9 September 2017
St George’s Hall, Liverpool

2nd International Meeting on Arboviruses and their Vectors (IMAV)
7–8 September 2017
University of Glasgow

British Yeast Group (BYG) – The Versatility of Yeasts
11–13 September 2017
University of Kent

The Society would like to thank all those who took part in these events during 2017, including all of the session organisers, sponsors, exhibitors and delegates who came together to make these events such enjoyable experiences.

2018 Focused Meetings

Microbes and Mucosal Surfaces

21–22 June 2018, University College Dublin

Emerging Zoonoses and AMR: A Global Threat

2 July 2018, University of Surrey

Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis of Avian Viruses

3–4 September 2018, University of Oxford

9th International Symposium on Testate Amoebae (ISTA9)

10–15 September 2018, Riddel Hall, Belfast

Microbiomes Underpinning Agriculture

1–2 October 2018, The Kingsley Hotel, Cork

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Image: Ian Atherton.