SfAM is the oldest microbiology society in the UK, serving microbiologists around the world. As the voice of applied microbiology, SfAM works to advance, for the benefit of the public, the science of microbiology in its application to the environment, human and animal health, agriculture, and industry. It works in collaboration with other organizations to ensure evidence based policy making and, in partnership with Wiley, publishes five internationally acclaimed journals. Value for money and a modern, innovative and progressive outlook are the Society’s core principles. A friendly society, SfAM values integrity, honesty, and respect, and seeks to promote excellence and professionalism and to inspire the next generation of microbiologists.

SfAM works in accordance with its Vision, Mission, and Values.

If you are a member, you can view the Memorandum and Articles of Association here.

SfAM is an active member of the Royal Society of Biology, and the Federation of European Microbiological Societies with whom we work to influence policy in line with our objectives.