New Zealand Microbiological Society

The aim of the society is to 'foster the generation and dissemination of knowledge of microbiology in New Zealand'.


We achieve this through an annual conference, networking, student support, special interest groups, a newsletter and awards.

Latest News

Friday, 20 May, 2016

The 2015 NZMS Orator, Associate Professor Mary Nulsen, is beginning her Orator tour. She will be giving a talk entitled Automation in the Laboratory and Antibacterial Agents at 1 pm on...

Orator for 2015

Orator for 2015

 Please join us in congratulating Mary Nulsen as the NZMS orator for 2015

 Mary is an Associate Professor of Microbiology at Massey University. She teaches Medical Bacteriology (and Mycology) to second and third year BMLSc and BSc students, fourth year BMLSc students and contributes to postgraduate papers in Microbiology for MSc (internal) students and Medical Laboratory Science MSc in MLSc (distance) students. Listen to Mary's Radio Live interview 29th November.

NZ Microbiological Society Conference 2016


The annual conference for the NZMS will be held in Christchurch 14-17 November 2016, in conjunction with the NZ Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

More information will be available soon. Conference convenor is Craig Billington