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Belgian Society for Microbiology
The Belgian Society for Microbiology (BSM) is a nonprofit association (VZW/ASBL) dedicated to the advancement of microbiological sciences in the broadest sense. It was founded in 1996 to give all the microbiologists in Belgium a chance to meet and discuss Science in a friendly atmosphere.
- Microbiome: From benchtop to bedside (October 25, 2022)Join the first UZ Brussel symposium on Microbiome: from benchtop to bedside. View the news post to have a look at the program announcement and registration page.
- Save the date : inaugural symposium of the Belgian Society for Viruses of MicrobesDear colleague, On Friday, September 23, 2022, the newly formed Belgian Society for Viruses of Microbes (BSVoM) will hold their inaugural symposium in Leuven, Belgium. The main mission of our society is to join and boost the Belgian ‘VoM’ community, to stimulate research and to promote interaction between academia, government, and industry. During this day, three sessions… Continue reading Save the date : inaugural symposium of the Belgian Society for Viruses of Microbes
- Update BSM Symposium March 11Given the recent governmental decision to lift most of the COVID restrictions, a Covid Safe Ticket (CST) will not be required to participate. Nevertheless, we would like to ask all participants to wear a mouth mask during the symposium, except when eating or drinking. All tickets have been sold. Please be aware that only participants… Continue reading Update BSM Symposium March 11
- BSM Symposium 2022 – Agar art submission deadline has been extended to March 7Agar art submission extended! We want to inform you that the agar art submission deadline has been extended to March 7. We hereby invite you to participate in the Agar Art competition.
Become a member
Membership to BSM is open to anyone with an interest in microbiology. Membership allows you to register for free to the annual meeting and makes you a member of FEMS.
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BSM annual conference
The annual BSM conference “Future challenges in Microbiology” was held in the Academy Palace, Brussels, on 11 March 2022. More information can be found here.