New Zealand Microbiological Society

The aim of the society is to 'foster the generation and dissemination of knowledge of microbiology in New Zealand'.


We achieve this through an annual conference, networking, student support, special interest groups, a newsletter and awards.

Latest News

Tuesday, 13 December, 2016

The ASM 2017 meeting, Planetary Health, will be held in Hobart, 2-5 July 2017, more information here

IUMS Congress 2017

International Union of Microbiological Societies Congresses

Organised by IUMS and hosted by Singapore Society for Microbiology and Biotechnology (SSMB); IUMS 2017 Singapore will be held from 17 - 21 July 2017 at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands.

This triennial congress encompasses THREE international congress, namely:
15th International Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology
15th International Congress of Mycology and Eukaryotic Microbiology
17th International Congress of Virology

Further information about the conference can be found here.


NZ Microbiological Society Conference 2016


Professor Barry Scott (right) receiving the 2016 NZMS Orator award from NZMS President Richard Cannon at the 2016 NZMS Conference.