Tuesday, 12 December, 2017

NZMS Student members should check out the NZMS - ASM Postgraduate Travel Award which will support attendance at the Australian Society for Microbiology conference, Brisbane 1-4 July 2018 and a research lab visit.

Wednesday, 17 May, 2017

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

Tuesday, 13 December, 2016

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

Thursday, 24 November, 2016

The 53rd Annual British Society for Medical Mycology Scientific Meeting is to be held from 19th-21st March 2017 at St John’s Hotel, 651 Warwick Road, Solihull, nr Birmingham, B91 1AT, UK.  For registration forms and further information please visit the website  or email Jude Williams -

Friday, 4 November, 2016

The venue for the NZMS conference, 14-17 November 2016, is the University of Canterbury North Arts Lecture Theatres A1, A2, and A3

Monday, 12 September, 2016

A postdoctoral position is available in microbial natural products discovery, working jointly with Associate Professor David Ackerley and Dr Jeremy Owen in the School of Biological Science at Victoria University.  The appointee will play a primary role in a collaborative research programme seeking to extract biosynthetic gene clusters from mega-libraries of environmental DNA and express them to generate novel drug candidates. This research has received Heath Research Council of NZ project funding awarded to Dr Ackerley and Dr Owen in the School of Biological Sciences. The successful...

Thursday, 8 September, 2016

Early bird registration for the 2016 NZMS conference in Christchurch 14-17 November closes on 30 September 2016.

Thursday, 11 August, 2016

The deadline for the submission of abstracts for the 2016 Annual Conference in Christchurch has been extended to 5 pm on Monday 15 August 2016.

Wednesday, 20 July, 2016

The Abstract submission deadline for the 2016 NZMS conference is Friday 29 July 2106 - via the conference web pages.

Thursday, 23 June, 2016

Food Assurance here at FRDC in Palmerston North has 2 vacancies that we need some good people to fill. Please could I request that you distribute to your networks for those interested.


The first position is for a Senior Research Technologist – microbiologist.


The second position is for a manager for the Food Assurance team.


More information and for applications please refer to