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The Microbiology Society is a membership charity for scientists interested in microbes, their effects and their practical uses.

It is one of the largest microbiology societies in Europe with a worldwide membership based in universities, industry, hospitals, research institutes and schools.

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  • Annual Conference 2019 – last opportunity to submit an abstract

    15 November 2018

    The Society’s flagship Annual Conference is taking place between 8–11 April 2019 in Northern Ireland. Abstracts are still being accepted for the meeting, which promises to be one of the most exciting yet and an unmissable opportunity to promote your work in Belfast – one of the UK’s most prestigious areas of microbiology research.

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  • New antibiotics needed: Enterobacteriaceae

    14 November 2018

      Enterobacteriaceae is a family of bacteria often associated with the gut. Some Enterobacteriaceae may be more familiar than others, including Salmonella, Escherichia coli and Shigella. Another important bacterium in this family is Klebsiella pneumoniae. When in the lungs, this bacterium causes a particularly aggressive form of pneumonia. Even when treated with antibiotics, fatality of [Continue reading …]