EMI Lecture

The Environmental Microbiology Annual Lecture invites prominent scientists to drive debate and highlight important and inspiring topics in microbiology.

The annual lecture is an important event on the Society's calendar, and we encourage our Members to book early to avoid disappointment. More details of the next annual EMI Lecture can be accessed here

Previous speakers have often spoken about their scientific journey and how they have applied microbiology to address the challenges we face today.

Previous speakers include Professor Ken Nealson, Professor Jim Prosser, Professor Victor de Lorenzo, Professor Sang Yup Lee, Professor Willem M. de Vos, Professor Willy Verstraete, Professor Edward F. DeLong and Professor Rita Colwell.

Professor Jim Prosser

Professor Jim Prosser

Unimaginable, unprecedented, microbial diversity: whence, so what, and can we learn from nitrifiers?
 
Professor Sang Yup Lee

Professor Sang Yup Lee

Systems metabolic engineering for a green chemical industry
 
Professor Victor de Lorenzo

Professor Victor de Lorenzo

Programming soil bacteria to do amazing things
 
Prof Willy Verstraete

Prof Willy Verstraete

Microbial Resource Management (MRM): the road to go for environmental biotechnology

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Professor Edward F. DeLong

Professor Edward F. DeLong

Deciphering microbial community dynamics, from genomes to biomes
 
Professor Rita Colwell

Professor Rita Colwell

Climate, Oceans, Global Warming and Cholera

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Professor Ken Nealson

Professor Ken Nealson

Extracellular electron transport (EET): opening new windows of metabolic opportunity for microbes

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Professor Margaret McFall Ngai

Professor Margaret McFall Ngai

Waging peace: establishment and maintenance of stable alliances between animals and their microbial partners

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