07 Dec 2021
Help support early and mid-career microbiologists who might, in turn, one day provide solutions to global challenges. Find out more and donate online.
This issue is dedicated to showcasing microbiologists' collaborative efforts to build our understanding of SARS-CoV-2, since its emergence, to improve COVID-19 management and prevention.
This year, COVID restrictions mean that BYG 2021 will be an online event organised by the University of Cambridge. The event will be an opportunity for yeast researchers in the UK and Ireland to meet virtually to present and discuss their latest research.
We are converting our sound science journal, Access Microbiology, into an open research platform.
Fee-free Open Access across our journals. Find out if you are eligible.
Access all content published by the Microbiology Society relating to SARS-CoV-2, the cause of COVID-19 in our digital hub.
In this special blog series, medical microbiologists led by Dr Tim Inglis summarise some of the research that will be essential to inform COVID-19 countermeasures.
03 December 2021
This year’s International Volunteer Day takes place on Sunday 5 December 2021 and it is a great opportunity for us to reflect on the important work of the Microbiology Society’s volunteers. We would like to thank all our members who have volunteered their time to support our work and guide our future in what has been another challenging but successful year.
03 December 2021
Researchers are unravelling the mechanisms behind the increasingly common fungal disease mucormycosis.
02 December 2021
Applications for the 2022 Harry Smith Vacation Studentships are now open.
The Harry Smith Vacation Studentships, named after former Society President and champion of early career microbiologists Professor Harry Smith, offers undergraduate students the opportunity to work on projects across the breadth of microbiology. The studentships enable future microbiologists to work alongside scientists to gain an insight into the world of research.
01 December 2021
British Yeast Group (BYG): From Genomes to Cells is scheduled to take place as an in-person, physical event on 7–9 September 2022 at University College London, UK.