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Lab coats - the discrimination we don't see
March 10, 2023
Annual Conference 2018 – a view from Twitter
April 18, 2018
The Microbiology Society Annual Conference 2018 took place in Birmingham April 10-13, and welcomed over 1,500 delegates from around the world. We’ve turned to Twitter to look at some of the highlights of the Conference.
Why don’t archaea cause disease?
August 11, 2017
Are there really no archaeal pathogens? And if not, why not? Dr James Chong explores these questions in a film and article for Microbiology Today.
Microbiology Society Fleming Prize 2017: Professor Stephen Baker
June 19, 2017
Earlier this year, Professor Stephen Baker from the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, was awarded the Microbiology Society’s Fleming Prize at our Annual Conference. In this post, Dr Freya Harrison gives us an overview of the talk, entitled ‘The collateral damage of antimicrobial access in Asia’. You can watch the full lecture below.
What is a microbiome?
May 11, 2017
A microbiome is the community of micro-organisms living together in a particular habitat. Humans, animals and plants have their own unique microbiomes, but so do soils, oceans and even buildings. Watch our short animation to learn more.
Podcast: Annual Conference 2017 Roundup
April 28, 2017
Earlier this month, the Microbiology Society hosted our Annual Conference 2017 in Edinburgh. While we were there, we managed to catch up with just a few of the researchers presenting posters and giving talks.
Annual Conference 2017 – A view from Twitter
April 12, 2017
The Microbiology Society’s Annual Conference 2017, which took place 3–6 April in Edinburgh, was our biggest event to date. After becoming fully booked weeks before it began, the four days saw over 1,800 delegates come through the doors and 600 posters on show – we managed to exceed our personal best that we set last year in Liverpool in 2016. Have a look at our Twitter summary of the best of this year’s Annual Conference.
Podcast: Antarctic microbes from Scott’s Discovery Expedition
March 30, 2017
In 1901, Captain Robert Falcon Scott led a team of men on the Discovery Expedition to explore the mysteries of Antarctica.