Microbiology Society Roadshow 2020 - Cambridge (Postponed)

28 Apr - Hughes Hall, Peter Richards Room, Cambridge, CB1 2EW, UK



As part of our commitment to developing, expanding and strengthening the vast networks and opportunities available to our members and local communities, the Microbiology Society is pleased to announce the latest event led by our President, Professor Judith Armitage as she continues her journey around the UK and Ireland.

The event will take place on Tuesday 28 April 2020, at Hughes Hall, Cambridge, in the Peter Richards Room, from 15:00–17:30.

At each event, delegates will have an opportunity to:

  • Meet the President, Professor Judith Armitage.
  • Engage in interactive topical related discussions.
  • Network with local like-minded individuals.
  • Find out why microbiology and being part of the Microbiology Society matters.
  • Learn how you can get more involved in Society activities, including our 75th Anniversary in 2020.
  • Meet the Microbiology Society team.

Help us celebrate our 75th anniversary

To celebrate our 75th anniversary we will be toasting the anniversary year with a celebratory cake and light refreshments.

ALL roadshow events are FREE to anyone who would like to attend. Early registration is recommended as places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Who should attend?

Anyone working in or with an interest in microbiology and wanting to find out more about the Microbiology Society.

For any further enquiries, please contact the Member Engagement Team at [email protected] or call +44 (0) 203 034 4870.



14:45 – 15:00 Registration and refreshments
15:00 – 15:10 Welcome and introduction

Professor Gordon Dougan, University of Cambridge
15:10 – 15:20 An insight into the Microbiology Society

Peter Cotgreave, Microbiology Society
15:20 – 16:00 How did I get here? The view from the other side of the microscope

Professor Judith Armitage, Microbiology Societ
16:00 – 17:30

Networking Session

Opportunity to talk in more depth with local like-minded people, talk about how you can get more involved with the Society and ask the President any questions you might have.

Includes celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Microbiology Society.

17:30 End




Professor Judith Armitage


Professor Judith Armitage FRS, is from the University of Oxford and is currently President of the Microbiology Society. Her Presidency runs for three years and began on 1 January 2019. Judy joined the Society as a PhD student in the early 1970s. She is a bacterial physiologist using interdisciplinary approaches to study bacterial behaviour. She was an editor of the Journal of Bacteriology for 10 years and is currently one of the two Editors in Chief of Current Opinions in Microbiology. She is a member of EMBO, a Fellow of the American Society of Microbiology and the Royal Society of Biology. She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2013.



Registration for the Roadshow events is currently suspended. Registration will reopen once the rescheduled dates have been confirmed. Please contact us at [email protected] for expressions of interest.



University of Cambridge
Hughes Hall, Peter Richards Room
Peter Richards Room