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07 / 11 / 2017

Society-Supported Conferences 2017

These events are delivered by our members within their networks and institutions, and supported via our Society-Supported Conference Grants. The sponsorship ensured the Society could share information on the variety of events taking place in the microbiology community as well as providing a presence at the event.

Sponsorship of 15 events
40 days of science 
Over 1,700 attendees

Below is a summary of the successful applications we sponsored this year:

The 2nd International Symposium on Stress-Associated RNA Granules in Human Disease and Viral Infection

Young Microbiologists’ Conference (YMC) 2017 Beyond Petri dishes: Capacity Building for Applied Research

24th International HIV Dynamics and Evolution Workshop

Seventh Advanced Lecture Course on Human Fungal Pathogens: Molecular Mechanisms of Host–Pathogen Interactions and Virulence

Staphylococcus Great Britain and Ireland 2017

The Annual Irish Fungal Society Conference 2017

London Microbiome Meeting

15th UK Meeting on the Biology and Pathology of hepatitis C virus

EMBO Conference – Anaerobic protists: Integrating parasitology with mucosal microbiota and immunology

Exploiting Algae and marine biomass for Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy

The Inaugural Glasgow Microbiology Collective

The International Cancer Microbiome Consortium meeting 2017

Fungal Cell Wall 2017 Conference

6th International Conference on Cell to Cell Communication in Bacteria

Out of the Ordinary; Above Ordinary

For further information on our Society-Supported Conference Grants visit our events pages on our website.

Our next Society Supported Conference Grants deadline is 15 December 2017 for consideration in January 2018.

Conference Grants 

The Society offers a number of grants to support members presenting their research at our Annual Conference, Focused Meetings. 

Society Conference Grants

Open to technicians, postdoctoral researchers or PhD students. This grant can also support those attending their first Society meeting, whether or not they are presenting. 

Inclusion Grants

These grants support those who wish to attend any Society meeting but find that the costs of caring arrangements are getting in the way. 

Travel Grants

To support eligible members to present at any Society Conference, but who are not eligible for Society Conference Grants.

For further information, including full eligibility criteria, please visit our website.

Federation of Infection Societies Meeting (FIS) 2017

As a member of the Federation of Infection Societies (FIS) the Microbiology Society will be hosting a session at the event titled ‘The conundrum of polymicrobial infection diagnosis: if it’s on the pitch, is it interfering with play?’ We will also be exhibiting during the meeting to promote the work of the Society so make sure you visit us at our stand to say hello. The meeting this year will take place at the ICC in Birmingham between the 30 November and 2 December 2017, and you can register and find out more by visiting the event's website.