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The Society for General Microbiology is a membership organisation for scientists who work in all areas of microbiology.

It is the largest learned microbiological society in Europe with a worldwide membership based in universities, industry, hospitals, research institutes and schools.


Join the Society for General Microbiology and become part of the largest microbiology community in Europe.



Latest News rss

  1. Opportunity for Society members to grill MPs about UK science policy

    26 January 2015

    Do you have a burning question about science policy that you would like to ask leading UK politicians? From today, members aged 18-35 can apply to represent the Society at the prestigious Voice of the Future 2015 event on 4 March 2015.

    Voice of the Future, which is organised by the Society of Biology, is a fantastic opportunity for students and early-career researchers to join other young scientists and engineers at the Houses of Parliament, where they will get the chance to be part of a Select Committee, grilling MPs about science and research.

  2. New survey for Bioscience Researchers

    20 January 2015

    Changes to academic publishing policy and the renewed focus on the impact of research are changing the way biologists disseminate their research findings. The Society of Biology is canvassing the bioscience community to find out what challenges and opportunities face those who regularly use and/or create research outputs in this changing environment.

From the blog

  1. Microbe Talk: January 2015

    29 January 2015

    Imagine waking up tomorrow morning to find out that every bacterium and every archeon on the planet had suddenly vanished. What would happen? Could humanity survive? This month, Ben spoke to Dr Jack Gilbert and Dr Josh Neufeld, who have published a thought experiment in PLOS Biology that wonders exactly that…   Show notes: Jack […]


Upcoming Events rss

  1. Voice of the Future 2015

    4 Mar     Westminster, London, UK

  2. Annual Conference 2015

    30 Mar - 2 Apr     ICC Birmingham, UK

  3. Irish Division Meeting 2015: Microbial Interfaces

    17 - 19 Jun     Galway, Ireland

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