British Society for Microbial Technology

Forthcoming Events

  • Friday 19 October 2018

    Autumn Symposium 2018 Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, Liverpool -

    Going Overboard with Microbiology – Women and Children First

    Downloadable Programme and Application form


    • Keynote Speaker: Paediatric Overview
      Dr Andrew Riordan, Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool
    • Lung infection microbiota in cystic fibrosis
      Professor Chris van der Gast, Professor of Microbiology, Manchester Metropolitan University, School of Healthcare Sciences
    • Group B streptococci and other neonatal infections
      Dr Jim Gray, Consultant Microbiologist, Department of Microbiology, Birmingham Children’s Hospital
    • UTI’s and the urinary microbiome
      Dr Robin Howe, Consultant Microbiologist, Public Health Wales Microbiology Cardiff, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
    • The rise and fall of pertussis: Evaluation of the Pertussis Immunisation Programme for pregnant women
      Helen Campbell, Senior Clinical Scientist, Immunisation and Countermeasures, National Infection Service, PHE Colindale
    • Studying the transmission dynamics of norovirus in a paediatric hospital
      Dr Kathryn Harris, Clinical Scientist, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London
    • The vaginal microbiome and sexually transmitted infections
      Professor Janneke van de Wijgert, Department of Clinical Infection, Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool

    Professor Brian Duerden CBE and Professor Eric Bolton will chair the symposium.

    Cost: An Early Bird Discount Rate of £95.00 applies to registrations received before 16 September 2018
    The higher rate of £115.00 will apply to registrations received after this date
    (Fee includes morning coffee, light refreshments & lunch)

  • Annual Scientific Conference 2018, PHE Colindale. Suggest topics by emailing

    Full programme and application form to follow - watch this space!