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

  • Microbe Talk: Infectious: Pathogens and How We Fight Them

    14 October 2021

    COVID-19 has put the subject of infections and pathogens firmly on the centre stage. But it can be difficult to know where to go to find information that is easy to understand and that you can trust. This week Matt talks to Dr Tregoning, author of ‘Infectious: pathogens and how we fight them’, a book that gives a fascinating overview of our ongoing fight against pathogens, uncovering success stories in immunology and virology, and providing some hope in these uncertain times.

  • Microbiology Today October 2021: SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 now available online

    12 October 2021

    The October 2021 edition of Microbiology Today is available to read online now. This issue, titled ‘SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19’, showcases microbiologists’ collaborative efforts to build our understanding of SARS-CoV-2, since its emergence, to improve COVID-19 management and prevention.

  • Champions Talk

    12 October 2021

    Arindam Mitra, Microbiology Society Champion and Professor of Microbiology at Adamas University, India, organised the online championship event ‘Champions Talk’ with collaboration from Microbiology Society champions and supported by the Microbiology Society and Adamas University. The event was for and by the Microbiology Society Champions who came together from different parts of the world to talk about their research and celebrate “International Micro-organism Day” on 17 September 2021.

  • Join us for the 'How polluting is plastic?' webinar in collaboration with the Royal Society of Chemistry

    11 October 2021

    Join us on Monday 25 October to find out about the impact plastic waste has on the natural environment, from both the chemical and microbial point of view, and how natural processes can be used to deal with plastic waste and convert into value-added products.


British Yeast Group 2021: The future of yeast research

07 Dec 2021