Society for Applied Microbiology

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At the heart of the Society’s work is a commitment to giving microbiology a voice, so we can shape our work and influence change.


SfAM publishes 5 top peer-reviewed journals with our partners at Wiley. Find out more about them and how to get access to them here.


SfAM members gain access to a wide range of grants to assist in the costs associated with carrying out microbiology and associated activities such as attending conferences and outreach.


Latest News and Resources

10 Feb 2021
SfAM Student Placement Scholarship: opening doors

Brittania Moodie reflects on the opportunities that opened up after accepting an SfAM Summer Student Placement Scholarship.

01 Feb 2021
Diseases found in pets

Pets are our eternal companions - no wonder Alli Cartwright is determined to find out the best ways to keep them safe from disease.

08 Jan 2021
Microbiology education - why doesn't everyone know that?

Ever wonder why so many people get it wrong when it comes to microbiology? ECS Committee Chair Jennie French offers some valuable perspectives.

07 Oct 2020
Plant Microbe Interactions feedback

If you attended our Plant Microbe Interactions online event, we'd love your feedback!