Award lecture series
The Society runs several lecture series that allow distinguished scientists to present their work and drive debate.
The Society's annual lectures are given by distinguished active scientists who are making seminal contributions to microbiology and the understanding of microbiological processes. Such individuals may or may not be members of the Society.
These prestigious lectures invite prominent scientists to drive debate and highlight important and inspiring topics in microbiology and how they have applied microbiology to address the challenges we face today.
The double life of Pseudomonas putida: ubiquitous soil bacteria and useful microbial chassis
Extremophiles and 20 years of Environmental Microbiology (EMI)
Vaccines for a 21st Century Society
Waging peace: establishment and maintenance of stable alliances between animals and their microbial partners
Extracellular electron transport (EET): opening new windows of metabolic opportunity for microbes
Climate, Oceans, Global Warming and Cholera
Deciphering microbial community dynamics, from genomes to biomes
Microbial Resource Management (MRM): the road to go for environmental biotechnology
Programming soil bacteria to do amazing things
Systems metabolic engineering for a green chemical industry
Unimaginable, unprecedented, microbial diversity: whence, so what, and can we learn from nitrifiers?
Hepatitis A Virus: New Insights from an Old Acquaintance
The gut microbiota in health and disease: potential for probiotics and prebiotics
The DSF family of bacterial cell-cell signal molecules
Bacterial metabolism in the large intestine
When the Sleepers Wake: The Germination of Bacterial Spores