Microbiology Society Roadshow Online 2020 - Manchester
08 Oct - Online, United Kingdom
Following the success of the President’s Roadshows in 2019 and early 2020, the Microbiology Society is pleased to announce that we will be resuming the Roadshow events in an online space. President Professor Judith Armitage will provide insight into what her career in microbiology has entailed and the obstacles that lay in the path to becoming a microbiologist. Attendees will have an opportunity to join a discussion with the President, as well as network with their peers in the same local area.
The event will take place on Thursday 8 October 2020 via Zoom from 14:00-15:30.
During the event, attendees will have an opportunity to:
- Meet the President, Professor Judith Armitage.
- Engage in an interactive topical discussion.
- Network with local like-minded individuals.
- Find out why microbiology and being part of the Microbiology Society matters.
- Learn how to take advantage of all the benefits of being a member and get more involved with the Society
Who should attend?
Anyone working in or with an interest in microbiology and wanting to find out more about the Microbiology Society. This event is not limited to members of the Society.
All roadshow events are free to anyone who would like to attend. Early registration is recommended as places are strictly limited to enable a productive dialogue and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
For any further enquiries, please contact the Membership Team at email@example.com.
|14:00–14:10||Opening welcome and overview (Dr Chloe James, University of Salford)|
|14:10–14:40||"My Career Path" (Microbiology Society President, Professor Judith Armitage)|
|14:40–15:30||Q and A and discussion|
Professor Judith Armitage
Professor Judith Armitage FRS is an Emeritus Fellow of Merton College, 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.
To register, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please book early as places are very limited and registrations from local microbiologists are prioritised.
Upon registration, you should receive a confirmation email with joining instructions. Please contact the Membership Team if you have not received a confirmation within 24 hours of registering.
To complement our online Roadshow events in 2020, we have created a short series of blogs exploring the President’s career, as well as highlighting some of the benefits of being a member of the Microbiology Society.