Molecular Microbial Ecology Group meeting (MMEG) 2021

    The next Molecular Microbial Ecology Group (MMEG) meeting will be held on Dec 1st and 2nd 2021 at the John Innes Centre conference centre which is based on the Norwich Research Park in the East of England. This meeting is a forum for early career researchers to present their data in front of a friendly and supportive audience and to network with each other and with more senior scientists.

    Register for this meeting HERE. The deadline for registration and abstract submission is the 1st November 2021.

    Instruction for Abstracts

    If you would like to apply for a talk (12+3 min) or a flash presentation (3+2 min), please send your abstract by email to both Laura Lehtovirta-Morley ( and Colin Murrell (

    Abstracts must contain:

    • Name and the affiliation of the presenting author

    • Name(s) and the affiliation(s) of co-author(s)

    • Career stage of the presenting author, e.g. 3rd year PhD student / Postdoc / Research Fellow

    • The main body of the abstract should not exceed 200 words and should summarise the background, methods, results and conclusions of the research. Author names, affiliations, career stage or references do not count towards this word limit.