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

16 Nov 2021
A memorial for Simon Park

A tribute and obituary to life member Simon Park

12 Nov 2021
Summer Student Placement Scholarship: from traditional to conventional medicine

Michael Si-Hom Chau made use of an SfAM Summer Student Placement Scholarship to investigate anti-biofilm properties from medieval Welsh medicine and traditional Chinese medicine.

28 Sep 2021
Microbiology roundup: September 2021

In our new column, Hannah Goldswain looks at the latest microbiology research, including the cutting edge of COVID-19 research, antibiotic resistance and the gut microbiome.

19 Sep 2021
Summer Student Placement Scholarship: an invaluable opportunity

Işıl Ezman applied with their supervisor for an SfAM Summer Student Placement Scholarship