Microbiology Society Roadshow 2020 - Norwich (Postponed)
27 Oct - Quadram Institute, Lecture Theatre, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7UQ, 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 27 October 2020, at the Quadram Institute from 15:30–17:30.
By attending this event, you will have a unique 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.
|15:00 – 15:30||Registration and refreshments for Roadshow|
|15:30 – 15:35||Welcome and introduction
Ian Charles, Director of the Quadram Institute
|15:35 – 15:40||An insight into the Microbiology Society
Peter Cotgreave, Microbiology Society
|15:40 – 16:10||The road to success (Title TBC)
Professor Judith Armitage, Microbiology Society
|16:10 – 16:25||Why the Microbiology Society matters to me
Dr Lindsay Hall, Quadram Institute and Policy Committee member
|16:25 – 17:30||
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 and other speakers any questions you might have.
Includes birthday cake to celebrate the 75th anniversary
|17:30 – 18:00||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.
Dr Lindsay Hall
Lindsay obtained a BSc in Microbiology from the University of Glasgow, and a PhD in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Cambridge (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute). She was then a postdoctoral fellow at University College Cork, Ireland (APC Microbiome Institute).
Lindsay returned to the UK to take up her first independent post as a Lecturer at the University of East Anglia before moving to the Quadram Institute at the end of 2015 where she is now the Microbiome Group Leader working within the Gut Microbes and Health Strategic Programme. Lindsay is currently a member of the Microbiology Society’s Policy Committee.
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.
Norwich Research Park