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SFM – Société Française de Microbiologie

SFM – Société Française de Microbiologie

81 years of existence

1700 microbiologists from all horizons

11 working groups

12 thematic sections

Our goals

  • Promote microbiology
  • Provide education
  • Promote research
  • Stimulate exchanges
  • Develop intra and extra SFM synergies

Our missions

  • Organize conferences and congresses
  • Publish repositories
  • Present microbiology in France and abroad
  • Sponsor science events
  • Give scholarships to young researchers
  • Support research and teaching
  • Participate in the development of the different facets of microbiology
  • Define public policies

SFM represents France in its areas of expertise with:

  • The French Committee of Scientific Unions (COFUSI) by its French National Committee of Microbiology
  • The International Union of Microbiology Societies (IUMS) of which it is a founding member
  • The European Federation of Microbiological Societies (FEMS)
  • The European Federation for Biotechnology (EFB)