Microbiology Society Roadshow Online 2021 – Liverpool

14 Oct

Overview

Overview

Following the success of the President’s Roadshows in 2019 and 2020, both online and in person, the Microbiology Society is continuing with the Online Roadshow for microbiologists in Liverpool.

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, find out more information about publishing, grant and professional development opportunities at the Society as well as network with their peers based in Liverpool.

The event will take place on Thursday 14 October 2021 via Zoom from 14:00-15:30 and will be hosted by Dr Angharad Green, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Department of Clinical Infection, Microbiology and Immunology at University of Liverpool.

During the event, attendees will have an opportunity to:

  • Meet the President, Professor Judith Armitage.
  • Take part in a topical discussion about career paths in microbiology.
  • Network with local like-minded people.
  • 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 with an interest in microbiology or wanting to find out more about the Microbiology Society based in Liverpool. You do not have to be a member of the Society to attend.

All roadshow events are free to attend. You will need to register in advance so numbers can be limited to allow for better networking and engagement during the event.  Early registration is advised as places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

For any further enquiries, please contact the Membership Team at [email protected].

Programme

Programme

14:00–14:10 Opening welcome and overview (Dr Angharad Green, University of Liverpool, UK)
14:10–14:40 "My Career Path" (Professor Judith Armitage, President of the Microbiology Society, UK)
14:40–15:10 Q&A and Discussion
15:10-15:15 Publishing opportunities at the Microbiology Society (Dr Kate Baker, University of Liverpool, UK and Editor of Microbial Genomics)
15:15-15:20 Opportunities for Early Career Microbiologists at the Society: Grants, Networking and Many more! (Rebecca Hall, University of Birmingham, UK, Member of the ECM Forum Executive Committee)
15:20 - 15:30 Q&A and Discussion

 

Speakers

Speakers

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.

Registration

Registration

To register, please contact us at [email protected]. Please book early as places are very limited.

Upon registration, you should receive a confirmation email. Please contact the Membership Team at [email protected] if you have not received a confirmation within 24 hours of registering.