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.


 Our Events

Latest News and Resources

29 Jul 2021
SfAM Summer Student Placement Scholarship: an experience with AMR

Zoe Dunphy's lab internship was in Trinity College Dublin's microbiology department, funded by an SfAM Summer Studentship Grant.

28 Jul 2021
SfAM Summer Student Placement Scholarship: exploring the world of research

Taylor Wellfare Reed looks back at their time as an SfAM Summer Student at the University of Sheffield.

09 Jul 2021
Dr McLean's primary school outreach

Dr Samantha McLean has been running ongoing outreach sessions with Whiston Junior and Infant School, bringing microbiology to the primary school classroom with the help of an SfAM Outreach and Engagement Grant.

08 Jul 2021
A memorial for David Post

SfAM was saddened to learn of the passing of life member David Post