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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.

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  1. Microbe Talk: July 2014
    Microbe Talk: July 2014

    23 July 2014

    This month on the podcast, we sent Benjamin to the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, to interview Dr Bryn Dentinger, an expert on fungi. Recently, Bryan purchased some dried porcini from his local supermarket and sequenced the mushrooms’ DNA to see what species were in the packet. In the show we learned what Bryn found in his experiments and about the world of fungi. If you thought the largest organism in the world is a Blue Whale, think again…

  2. Science and Technology Committee report on antimicrobials
    Science and Technology Committee report on antimicrobials

    7 July 2014

    Today, the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee published its report Ensuring access to working antimicrobials, which brings together expert opinion from researchers who attended one of five parliamentary evidence sessions or provided written responses to the committee.

  3. Prime Minister tasks commission with investigating antimicrobial resistance
    Prime Minister tasks commission with investigating antimicrobial resistance

    2 July 2014

    This morning, David Cameron announced a commission, chaired by former Goldman Sachs chief economist Jim O’Neill, to investigate the shortage of new antibiotics being developed.

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Upcoming Events rss

  1. Focused Meeting 2014: Emerging Challenges and Opportunities in Soil Microbiology

    1 - 2 Sep     Loughborough University, UK

  2. Focused Meeting 2014: Modelling Microbial Infection

    17 - 18 Nov     London, UK