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

Wednesday, 17 May, 2017

The Royal Society Te Aparangi has produced information and resources on antimicrobial resistance which can be found 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 2017

The 2017 annual meeting of the NZMS will be held in Auckland, 20-23 November 2017. This year, the theme of the conference is, “Our well-being and our microbes”. It will highlight the importance to our economy of maintaining and developing healthy microbial interactions while minimising diseases of concern for humans, livestock and plants. The conference will cover the diverse field of microbiology and its disciplines including agricultural, environmental, food, medical and biotechnology sectors that rely on microbial knowledge, management and products.

For more information check out the conference website.