On 22 March, we convened the inaugural meeting of the new SfAM Policy Subcommittee, here at Charles Darwin House. Chris, the Society’s policy officer, recounts the meeting. One step beyond Kicking off the first meeting of our Policy Subcommittee,… Read More ›
The Society for Microbiology (SfAM) Microbiome and human health meeting in April rides the current zeitgeist for feverish interest in all aspects of the microbiome. SfAM is delighted to present a conference that’s satisfying this curiosity of with a programme that’s varied,… Read More ›
On Wednesday 15th March, five of our ECS members travelled to Westminster to represent SfAM at the RSB-organised Voice of the Future event. Set in the middle of British Science Week, this unique Q&A session gave young researchers and students the chance to grill MPs and government officials on science and engineering policy. Our policy officer, Chris, reports on the day.
President-elect Donald Trump has repeatedly linked vaccines with autism. It’s incorrect, alarming and dangerous. To address his misconceptions and ensure the health of children worldwide, he should attend our Vaccines and Synthetic Biology Meeting.
In April 2016, SfAM held its annual spring meeting on the topic of whole genome sequencing (WGS), asking “What can it do for clinical and public health microbiology?” With experts from many fields both giving presentations and in the audience, they… Read More ›