Our mission

The Belgian Society for Microbiology (BSM) is a nonprofit association (VZW/ASBL) dedicated to the advancement of microbiological sciences in the broadest sense (by-laws here). It was founded in 1996 to give all the microbiologists in Belgium a chance to meet and discuss Science in a friendly atmosphere. Since then, the Society successfully organized more than twenty Symposia devoted to specific and trendy topics that attracted from year to year between 110 and 200 participants.