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September 23, 2021
The Microbiology Society’s third Focused Meeting of the year, Avian Infectious Diseases 2021, took place digitally on 15–17 September 2021. The aim of the event was to bring together the scientific community to help find solutions to the biggest challenges in avian infectious diseases and provide a forum for discussion not only on individual pathogens, but also on cross-cutting areas of relevance to multiple infections. Here, we look back on the three-day event with a view from Twitter.
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.
November 6, 2019
The Antimicrobial drug discovery from traditional and historical medicine Focused Meeting took place at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford on 29 October. This was a pilot meeting which aimed to bring together researchers from diverse fields of microbiology, chemistry, botany and the history of medicine, as well as industry contacts. It was hoped that the event would facilitate networking, collaboration and knowledge exchange through a series of flash talks and round-table discussions. Here we share some of the highlights from the final Focused Meeting of 2019 with a view from Twitter.
Q&A with Dr Freya Harrison, member of the organising committee for Antimicrobial Drugs Discovery from Traditional and Historical Medicine
August 2, 2019
On 29 October, the Microbiology Society will be hosting the Antimicrobial Drug Discovery from Traditional and Historical Medicine Focused Meeting at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, UK. We spoke with one of the meeting organisers, Dr Freya Harrison, about what she is looking forward to at this pilot meeting and the importance of developing a cohesive research network.
July 2, 2019
The British Yeast Group Focused Meeting 2019 was held in Newcastle from 26–28 June. This year’s theme focused on ‘discovery to impact.’ The event promised to be a great opportunity for early career yeast researchers to share their research, network and strengthen relationships in the British yeast community. Here we share some of the highlights from another successful meeting with a view from Twitter.
Q&A with Professor Janet Quinn, member of the organising committee for British Yeast Group: Discovery to Impact
May 20, 2019
On 26–28 June 2019, the Microbiology Society will be hosting the British Yeast Group Focused Meeting: Discovery to Impact at the County Hotel, Newcastle, UK. We spoke with one of the meeting organisers, Professor Janet Quinn, about what she is looking forward to at the meeting and why ‘Discovery to Impact’ is such an interesting topic.
September 21, 2018
The 9th International Symposium on Testate Amoebae Focused Meeting took place at Riddel Hall, Belfast, UK, between 10–14 September. We’ve turned to Twitter to look at some of the highlights of the meeting.
September 13, 2018
The Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis of Avian Viruses Focused Meeting took place at St Catherine's College, University of Oxford, UK, between 3–4 September. We've turned to Twitter to look at some of the highlights of the meeting.