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24 September 2014
The Society for General Microbiology is launching a pilot members-only event programme in November to give members the opportunity to go to exclusive after-hours events. The first two events are museum tours and will take place in London at the Natural History Museum and the Hunterian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons. The Society hopes that these special events will enable Members who live and/or work in the same location to get together in a sociable atmosphere to build connections and enrich their scientific knowledge.
19 September 2014
Last week at the Society for General Microbiology’s Annual General Meeting, Ali Hussein, a PhD student from the University of Bath, was awarded first prize in the Sir Howard Dalton Young Microbiologist of the Year competition.
28 September 2014
Penicillin, the first widely available antibiotic drug, was discovered by Sir Alexander Fleming 86 years ago today, on 28 September 1928. Upon its introduction into mainstream medicine in the 1940s, penicillin was hailed as a ‘miracle cure’. To this day, antibiotics are widely used to treat or prevent infections. “One sometimes finds what one is […]
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