Microbiology Society Roadshow Online 2021 – Norwich
Following the success of the President’s Roadshows in 2019 and 2020, both virtual and in person, the Microbiology Society is pleased to announce that we will be continuing the Roadshow events in the virtual realm. 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 Tuesday 25 May 2021 via Zoom from 14:00-15:30 and will be hosted by Professor Lindsay J Hall, Microbiome Group Leader, Quadram Institute Bioscience, Norwich Research Park.
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 protected].
|14:00–14:10||Opening welcome and overview|
|14:10–14:40||"My Career Path" (Microbiology Society President, Professor Judith Armitage)|
|14:40–15:15||Q&A and Discussion|
|15:15– 15:20||Publishing opportunities at the Microbiology Society (Microbiology Editor-in-Chief, Gavin Thomas, University of York, UK)|
|15:20–15:30||Q&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.