1. Condolences

    SfAM would like to express our deepest condolences to all affected by the recent plane crash in Ukraine.
  2. Frog vaccine may halt fungus

    Frog vaccine may halt fungus

    Spraying frogs with a dead fungus may halt the spread of the chytrid fungus which has killed millions of amphibians globally.
  3. Brendan Gilmore asks 'Is the tide really turning on antibiotic research stagnation?'

    Brendan Gilmore asks 'Is the tide really turning on antibiotic research stagnation?'

    SfAM Executive Committee member, Brendan Gilmore, discusses recent developments in political and financial support for antimicrobial resistance related research.
  4. SfAM welcomes Commons Committee report on antimicrobial resistance

    SfAM welcomes Commons Committee report on antimicrobial resistance

    SfAM welcomes today’s report from the Science and Technology Committee. In particular, the emphasis on immediate action, given the urgency to solve problems associated with antimicrobial resistance...

 

  1. Winter Meeting

    Royal Society, Carlton House Terrace, London

    14 January 2015

  2. Spring Meeting

    Sheffield Hilton

    16 April 2015

  3. Summer Conference

    Four Seasons Hotel Dublin, Ireland

    29 June - 2 July 2015

Journals
  1. Journal highlight -  methods for determining abundance and activity of marine bacterioplankton

    Journal highlight - methods for determining abundance and activity of marine bacterioplankton

    Comparison between MICRO–CARD–FISH and 16S rRNA gene clone libraries to assess the active versus total bacterial community in the coastal Arctic.

 


Schools & Public Engagement

Have a look at the videos below to see some examples of schools and public engagement work supported by SfAM:

"The Hawaiian bobtail squid - when science and nature collide" is an animation about the bioluminescent marine microbe Vibrio fischeri and was funded by SfAM's Public Engagement Grant.



The World of Microbiology project *

* This work was established using funding from the Wellcome Trust. SfAM continued the funding from July 2011.

See more about schools and public engagement here.

About SfAM

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