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July 9, 2019
Each month, the Microbiology Society publishes the International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (IJSEM), which details newly discovered species of bacteria, fungi and protists. Here are some of the new species that have been discovered and the places they’ve been found.
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.
June 6, 2019
Yeasts are a versatile organism and impact our lives in more ways than we may realise. But what research is being done to better understand these tiny organisms? We’ve taken a look at some of the yeast research recently published in Microbiology to find out…
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.
June 18, 2018
On 27-29 June, the Microbiology Society will be hosting the British Yeast Group Focused Meeting: Embracing Variation at the University of Leicester. Here, we spoke with the meeting organisers Ed Louis, Steven Foster and Kayoko Tanaka about what they are looking forward to at the meeting and why it is such an interesting topic.
June 7, 2018
On 14-15 June, the Early Careers Microbiologists’ Forum Conference 2018 will be held at the University of Birmingham. The Conference will give Early Career Microbiologists the opportunity to present their research, network and attend professional development sessions. Lee Sherry provides some background of his work developing novel polio vaccines, which he will present during his talk at the ECM Forum Conference 2018.
October 13, 2016
Each year, the Microbiology Society awards a number of grants that enable undergraduates to work on microbiological research projects during the summer vacation. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be posting a series of articles from students who were awarded Harry Smith Vacation Studentships this summer. This week is Alister Brown, a third-year Biomedical Science student at the University of Kent.
May 14, 2015
Each month, the Society for General Microbiology publishes the International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, which details newly discovered species of bacteria, fungi and protists. Here are a few of the new species that have been discovered and the places they’ve been found. The full papers are available to journal subscribers, but the abstracts are free to read.