Category Archives: Events

Essential Skills: Funders’ Roundtable

On the first day of this year’s Microbiology Society Annual Conference, we welcomed representatives of the BBRSC, MRC, NERC and Wellcome. These representatives spoke to an audience of both established and early career microbiologists about the current and future funding … Continue reading

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Annual Conference 2018 – a view from Twitter

The Microbiology Society Annual Conference 2018 took place in Birmingham April 10-13, and welcomed over 1,500 delegates from around the world. We’ve turned to Twitter to look at some of the highlights of the Conference. There were almost 500 posters on display this … Continue reading

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Podcast: Microbiome Research – Opportunity or Over-hype?

This month, we’re bringing you a real highlight from our Annual Conference in Edinburgh: a live discussion about the state of microbiome research. A panel of experts gave their views on whether microbiome research is an opportunity, or whether it’s … Continue reading

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Microbiology Society Prize Medal 2017: Professor Michael Rossmann

At the Microbiology Society’s Annual Conference 2017, Professor Michael Rossman from Purdue University was awarded our Prize Medal. You can watch his talk ‘A personal history of structural virology’ below. In this post, David Bhella gives an overview of Michael’s … Continue reading

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Microbiology Society Marjory Stephenson Prize 2017: Professor Steve Busby

In April at the Microbiology Society Annual Conference 2017, Professor Steve Busby from the University of Birmingham was awarded the Marjory Stephenson Prize. He gave his talk on ‘Transcription activation in bacteria: ancient and modern’. In this post, Lorena Fernández-Martínez … Continue reading

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Microbiology Society Unilever Colworth Prize 2017: Professor Martin Ryan

Earlier this year, Professor Martin Ryan from the University of St Andrews was awarded the Microbiology Society’s Unilever Colworth Prize at our Annual Conference. In this post, Rebecca Hall gives us an overview of Martin’s talk, entitled ‘The 2A protein … Continue reading

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Microbiology Society Fleming Prize 2017: Professor Stephen Baker

Earlier this year, Professor Stephen Baker from the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, was awarded the Microbiology Society’s Fleming Prize at our Annual Conference. In this post, Dr Freya Harrison gives us an … Continue reading

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