Prokaryotic Division

The Prokaryotic Division comprises of scientists working in the major areas of bacterial and archaeal microbiology. The main role of the division is to develop symposia for future Society conferences to exchange knowledge and advance understanding of prokaryotes. The Prokaryotic Division operates on behalf of Microbiology Society members and welcomes proposals for symposia.

Martin Welch


Martin Welch 

University of Cambridge, UK

Email: [email protected]




Chris Cooper


Christopher Cooper

Peak Proteins, UK

Email: [email protected]




Members of Division 2022

Martin Welch University of Cambridge, UK
Christopher Cooper Peak Proteins, UK
Dany Beste University of Surrey, UK
Sinead Corr Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Norman Fry Public Health England, UK
Kalai Mathee Florida International University, USA
Katherine Duncan University of Strathclyde, UK
Lorena Fernandez-Martinez Edgehill University, UK
Nicolas Tucker University of Strathclyde, UK
Alison Mather Quadram Institute Bioscience, UK
Andrew Lovering University of Birmingham, UK
Christopher Richardson NEOGEN, USA
Gavin Paterson University of Edinburgh, UK
Georgios Efthimiou University of Hull, UK
Hasan Yesilkaya University of Leicester, UK
Heather Allison University of Liverpool, UK
Jennifer Mahony University College Cork, Ireland
Julie Morrissey University of Leicester, UK
Matthew Dorman Wellcome Sanger Institute, UK
Stephan Uphoff University of Oxford, UK
Steve Atkinson The University of Nottingham, UK
Ella Rodwell Public Health England, UK

Prokaryotic Division Terms of Reference

Prokaryotic Divisions Terms of Reference


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