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13 August 2014
This week, the Society for General Microbiology has released a statement detailing its position on ‘dual-use’ research. Such research is required in the development of vaccines or new therapies, but may have the potential to be misused, for example in the production of bioweapons.The Society supports the principle of dual-use research for legitimate scientific purposes and opposes indiscriminate research restrictions. However, we also recognise that any research must balance the risks of misuse against any potential benefits.
5 August 2014
The Society for General Microbiology, together with Théâtre Sans Frontières, would like to invite you to our play about sexually transmitted infections, 'If It's Not On, It's Not On', which will run from Monday 8 to Thursday 11 September at the Arts Depot Theatre in North Finchley, North West London. Tickets are available free of charge on the online ticketing service, Eventbrite.
14 August 2014
Each month, the Society for General Microbiology publishes the International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, which details newly discovered species of bacteria, fungi and protists. Here are a few of the new species that have been discovered, and the places they’ve … Continue reading
1 - 2 Sep Loughborough University, UK
17 - 18 Nov London, UK