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16 July 2015
Today, the Society for General Microbiology is announcing the full launch of Microbial Genomics (MGen), the Society’s first fully open access journal that incorporates an open data policy. MGen publishes peer-reviewed articles that use genomic approaches to further our understanding of microbiology. The Society is waiving all article processing charges for the journal’s first year.
16 July 2015
On 7 and 8 September, the Society will be holding a Focused Meeting entitled, International Meeting on Arboviruses and their Vectors. The meeting will be held at the University of Glasgow, UK, and will feature talks on arbovirus replication and immune responses to viral infection, among others.
4 August 2015
For this Microbe Talk Extra, we went to the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition to meet the Flu Fighters – scientists working on new ways to fight and diagnose influenza. Dr Holly Shelton works at the Pirbright Institute on the genetics of the flu virus. She talked to us about how different strains of flu infect different species, from bats to birds [continue reading …]
12 - 14 Aug High Lodge, Thetford Forest Park, Norfolk
19 - 21 Aug Alice Holt Forest, Bucks Horn Oak, Farnham, Surrey
7 - 8 Sep Glasgow, UK