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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.

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Journal of General Virology Editors Symposium

26 Sep 2019

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  • Microbe Talk: The emergence of parvovirus

    13 September 2019

    Canine parvovirus is a highly infectious virus that kills thousands of dogs every year. The disease emerged in the 1970s and spread unchecked, causing a global epidemic in 1978. While the epidemic was halted due to the development of a vaccine, outbreaks do still occur.

  • Davis Laundon wins Sir Howard Dalton Young Microbiologist of the Year 2019

    13 September 2019

    Davis Laundon, from the Marine Biological Association, University of East Anglia, is the winner of this year’s Sir Howard Dalton Young Microbiologist of the Year competition.

  • IMAV 2019 – a view from Twitter

    12 September 2019

    IMAV 2019: International Meeting on Arboviruses and their Vectors took place at the University of Glasgow on 5–6 September. We’ve turned to Twitter to look at some of the highlights of the meeting.

  • DNA Tumour Virus Meeting with the Journal of General Virology

    12 September 2019

    With support from the Journal of General Virology (JGV) Joaquín Manzo attended the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) DNA Tumour Virus Meeting. Joaquín was able to attend the event thanks through a young researchers' bursary. Here, he reports on his experience at the event.