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.

Latest from the Society

  • Major milestone for Access Microbiology, the Microbiology Society's open research platform

    29 November 2022

    Access Microbiology is an innovative sound science, open research platform from the Microbiology Society. Today marks a major milestone for the platform with the first Version of Record published since its launch in 2022.  

  • Inside the creeping threat of fungal infections

    23 November 2022

    Some fungal infections, like athletes' foot or thrush, are relatively common and are usually not serious. But in those with underlying conditions or compromised immune systems, fungal infections can be deadly.

    In recent weeks, the World Health Organisation has warned of the serious threat that fungi pose to humans with a new report and list of priority fungal pathogens. In this episode of Microbe Talk, Charlotte takes a look inside the creeping threat of fungal infections with guests Prof Kevin Kavanagh and Prof Neil Gow.

  • Prize Winners 2023

    22 November 2022

    The Microbiology Society is pleased to announce the winners of our 2023 Prizes, which will be awarded at our Annual Conference 2023 in Birmingham from 17-20 April, where the winners will present their lectures. They will be joined by the winners of the 2022 Outreach Prize, who will also give their presentations during Annual Conference. 

    The Microbiology Society’s Prizes recognise excellence and are awarded to those making significant contributions in the field of microbiology, based on nominations received from the membership. Winners are selected for their work to advance understanding of microbiology and champion the contribution made by microbiology, our members and their work in addressing global challenges. 


Microbiome and Mucosa-Associated Infectious Disease: Mining for Antimicrobials and Postbiotics with Therapeutic Potential

27 Oct 2022