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July 23, 2021
The Microbiology Society’s second Focused Meeting of the year, Anaerobe 2021: The Microbiota and Beyond, took place digitally on 15–16 July 2021. The aim of the event was to provide clinical microbiologists, infectious disease researchers and specialists with insights into the current and future impact of anaerobic bacteria in human health and disease. Here, we look back on the two-day event with a view from Twitter.
June 8, 2021
In April, Microbiology Society champion Dr Victorien Tamègnon Dougnon, senior lecturer in microbiology at the University of Benin, partnered with the University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin, Ceradis, Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) Finlande and the American Society for Microbiology, to organise a webinar on sepsis. In this blog, Dr Dougnon reflects on the online event during which almost 50 health professionals shared their learnings.
June 1, 2021
The Peter Wildy Prize, named in honour of former President of the Microbiology Society Norman Peter Leete Wildy, is awarded annually to an individual that has championed outreach activities and enhanced the knowledge of microbiology as a subject. This year’s winner, Dr Elisabeth Bik from Harbers Bik LLC, USA, presented her talk titled ‘Hashtag microbiome: how to be an effective 21st Century science communicator’.
May 27, 2021
The Unilever Colworth Prize, sponsored by the Unilever Safety and Environmental Assurance Center is awarded annually to an individual that has made an outstanding contribution to translational microbiology. At the Microbiology Society’s Annual Conference Online 2021, this year’s winner, Professor Azra Ghani from Imperial College London, presented her talk titled ‘Getting back on track: the tools and strategies needed to achieve malaria elimination and eradication’.
May 14, 2021
After a tumultuous year in 2020, delegates from around the world were able to attend Annual Conference Online 2021 (26–30 April) from the comfort of homes or offices, for the first ever digital version of our flagship event. In addition to the scientific programme, socials and online networking opportunities, photos of delegates' pets continued to raise our spirits throughout the week. This blog features their contributions to Conference.
May 13, 2021
On 26–30 April 2021, we hosted Annual Conference Online 2021. This was the first time that the Society has delivered a digital version of our flagship event and here, we take a look back at the event including some key highlights as shared on Twitter.
April 6, 2021
On 21–27 March, the Microbiology Society hosted Candida and Candidiasis 2021. We’ve turned to Twitter to take a look back at the highlights of the digital event.
December 7, 2020
On 23–26 November 2020, the Microbiology Society hosted Why Microbiologists Matter: a digital celebration of the journeys of our members’, a one-week digital event series designed to explore the impact of microbiologists’ past, present and future. We’ve turned to Twitter to take a look back at the day and the event highlights.