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.


Chris Cooper


Christopher Cooper

CHARM Therapeutics, UK

Email: [email protected] 




Members of Division 2024

Christopher Cooper
CHARM Therapeutics, UK 
Dany Beste
University of Surrey, UK (Chair-Elect)
Nick Tucker University of Strathclyde, UK
Georgios Efthimiou University of Hull, UK 
Mathew Diggle  University of Alberta Hospital, Canada 
Stephen Heeb  University of Nottingham, UK 
Kasia Parfitt University of Oxford, UK 
Katherine Duncan  University of Strathclyde, UK 
Julie Morrissey  University of Leicester, UK 
Christopher Richardson  NEOGEN, USA
Jennifer Mahony  University College Cork, Ireland
Heather Allison  University of Liverpool, UK 
Bruno Franscesco de Oliveira Fluminense Federal University, Brazil 
Alison Mather  Quadram Institute, UK 
Mathew Dorman  Wellcome  Sanger Institute, UK 
Steve Atkinson  The University of Nottingham, UK 
Hasan Yesilkaya  University of Leicester, UK 
Conor Feehily University of Oxford, UK
Stephan Uphoff University of Oxford, UK 
Andrew Lovering  University of Birmingham, UK 
Enas Newire  University College London, UK 
Gavin Paterson  University of Edinburgh, UK 
Petra Oyston  Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, UK
Rebecca Corrigan  University of Sheffield, UK 
Simon Rout University of Huddersfield, UK 
Rodrigo Bacigalupe GlaxoSmithKline

Prokaryotic Division Terms of Reference

Prokaryotic Divisions Terms of Reference


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