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Upcoming events

15 Mar 2020 14:00 BMA House, Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9JP

Fellowship Award 2020 - Professor Jennifer Doudna


18 Mar 2020 Cardiff

ECS Research Symposium 2020

Applied Microbiology


12 Jun 2020 Jodrell Theatre, Kew Gardens, Richmond, London, TW9 3AE

Plant-Microbe Interactions



Latest news

04 Oct 2019

Farm Vaccine Use Rises in Bid to Reduce Antibiotic Usage Further

Whilst childhood vaccination rates fall in England, numbers for livestock vaccination have never been higher.

11 Sep 2019

New ECS Committee places announced

The new roles of Policy Officer, Welfare Officer, Undergraduate Officer, and Podcast Editor for the ECS committee have been filled.

10 Sep 2019

EFRA committee publishes SfAM response to the plastic food packaging inquiry

The House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has published SfAM's written evidence submitted to the inquiry into plastic food packaging.

09 Jul 2019

Science policy report: Food safety and food manufacturing and processing

This briefing focuses on recent and upcoming developments in food processing, food manufacture and the wider food supply chain, which will have an impact on risks related to harmful microorganisms (such as bacteria and viruses) and their toxins in foods.

Food Microbiology 

03 Jun 2019

Big Shoes to Fill

Meet our next ECS committee chair, Jennie French.

16 May 2019

EMI Lecture 2019: Professor Juan Luis Ramos

The double life of Pseudomonas putida: ubiquitous soil bacteria and useful microbial chassis.

News  Environmental Microbiology 

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