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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. Focused Meeting: Industrial Applications of Metal–Microbe Interactions

    20 August 2015

    From 9–10 November, the Society will be hosting its final Focused Meeting of 2015, entitled Industrial Applications of Metal–Microbe Interactions. The meeting will be held at the Society’s headquarters in Charles Darwin House, London, and will feature talks on biomining and bioremediation, among others.

    One of the invited speakers at the event is Professor Geoff Gadd from the University of Dundee. His talk is entitled ‘Fungal transformations [Continue reading...]

  2. Microbiology Today: Light

    11 August 2015

    The topic of the latest August issue of Microbiology Today is 'Light'. Light affects most organisms, and its impact and function is vast. From antimicrobial strategies to the circadian rhythm of the fungus N. gardneri, this issue of Microbiology Today offers some insight into the scope of light and its effects in the microbial world.

    In the magazin [Continue reading…]

From the blog

  1. Microbe Talk: August 2015

    20 August 2015

    Could the mud and soil a person walks through be used to identify where they’ve been? In part two of our forensic microbiology special, we look at the ways that soil from crime scenes can help pinpoint the whereabouts of people and objects in police investigations. We spoke to Professor Lorna Dawson from the James [continue reading …]


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