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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. The Society for General Microbiology is bringing students and the public together in the search for new antibiotics
    The Society for General Microbiology is bringing students and the public together in the search for new antibiotics

    18 November 2014

    Today, the Society launched ‘The Small World Initiative’ in the UK and Ireland, a project that will give the general public, students and educators the opportunity to work with scientists as part of a global initiative to discover new antibiotics.

    Antibiotic resistance and the requirement for new antibiotics is an issue of international importance. The Small World Initiative’s search for new antibiotics will help inform the public about the problems surrounding drug resistance and will engage them in the scientific research process.

  2. The Society for General Microbiology tackles antimicrobial resistance
    The Society for General Microbiology tackles antimicrobial resistance

    18 November 2014

    Today, 18 November, is European Antibiotic Awareness Day, and it presents a timely opportunity to highlight the action the Society for General Microbiology is taking to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR), an issue of global importance.

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  1. Not to be underestimated: nematodes learn to avoid smelly bacteria

    17 November 2014

    There are many examples of remarkable intelligence from the animal kingdom: chimpanzees can learn sign language and use tools to gather food; elephants have been known to perform basic maths; and a Border Collie named Chaser knows over 1,000 different toys by name. These remarkable feats are generally associated with mammals; more primitive organisms are […]

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Upcoming Events rss

  1. Annual Conference 2015

    30 Mar - 2 Apr     ICC Birmingham, UK

  2. Irish Division Meeting 2015: Microbial Interfaces

    17 - 19 Jun     Galway, Ireland

  3. Focused Meeting 2015: International Meeting on Arboviruses and their Vectors

    7 - 8 Sep     Glasgow, UK

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