Links for Organizations:

  • The American Association for the Advancement of Science is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science for the benefit of all people.

  • BIO is the world's largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products.

  • An international society of biologists organized to encourage the use of microscopy. Its members are mostly scientists and educators who use various kinds of microscopes in their research and teaching--light and electron microscopes, fluorescence and confocal microscopes, and other tools for visualizing the small.

  • The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is the oldest and largest single life science membership organization in the world. ASM represents many disciplines of microbiological specialization plus a division for microbiology educators.

  • Promoting the exchange of information and stimulate discussion and collaboration among scientists active in all aspects of virology.

  • A society for those interested in anaerobes, anaerobic infections, and related matters.

  • ALAM (Latin American Association of Microbiology) consists of 13 Scholarly Societies of Microbiology, 11 of them belong to countries in Latin America and 2 in the Iberian Peninsula (Portugal and Spain). Its main purpose is to unite microbiologists, as well as gather and relate people who are dedicated to different areas of microbiology in these regions.

  • Promoting information exchange among university and college educators actively concerned with teaching biology in a laboratory setting. The focus of ABLE is to improve the undergraduate biology laboratory experience by promoting the development and dissemination of interesting, innovative, and reliable laboratory exercises.

  • Promoting scientific investigations and their applications to the advancement of knowledge in Veterinary Microbiology, and to provide mutual assistance to participating laboratories in solving problems.

  • The IAA organizes the Quadrennial Congress (International Congress on Aerobiology - ICA) which includes plenary sessions, symposia, scientific meetings, section meetings, commissions, committees, working groups, and exhibits on all aspects of aerobiology.

  • A non-profit organization devoted to the advancement of knowledge and scientific achievement toward the eradication of paratuberculosis in domestic livestock and other species affected by Mycobacterium paratuberculosis.

  • Promoting research on Epstein-Barr virus and associated diseases; it also sponsors one major international conference on EBV and associated diseases.

  • To craft and implement global educational and advocacy strategies to improve the quality of care provided to all people living with HIV/AIDS.

  • The IFPMA represents the worldwide research-based pharmaceutical industry and manufacturers of prescription medicines generally.

  • The ICHS is the premier, international, multi-disciplinary forum for scientific and clinical interchange to improve understanding and management of the immunocompromised host.

  • A not-for-profit organization of biomedical scientists who are investigating human and animal papillomaviruses and their associated diseases.

  • The International Sepsis Forum (ISF) is focused exclusively on improving the management of sepsis and, in particular, septic shock by developing an international consensus on the latest understanding of key scientific and clinical issues, and disseminating emerging practice guidelines to researchers, intensivists, and other critical care professionals worldwide.

  • An internationally recognized organization for scientists involved in basic, applied, and clinical aspects of antiviral research.

  • http://www.isepsociety.com/
  • ISID is committed to improving the care of patients with infectious diseases, the training of clinicians and researchers in infectious diseases and microbiology, and the control of infectious diseases around the world.

  • ISME is the principle non-profit scientific society for the burgeoning field of Microbial Ecology and its related disciplines. ISME fosters the exchange of scientific information by organizing international symposia as well as specific workshops, sponsoring publications, and promoting education/research. ISME provides services to the scientific as well as the wider community.

  • The International Society for Subsurface Microbiology is a unique group made up of microbiologists, ecologists, geoscientists, and other researchers and students around the world who are captivated with the various aspects of subsurface microbiology, a rapidly expanding field that focuses on microbial life below the surface of the earth.

  • International Society of Microbiota (ISM), offering new perspectives and solutions for microbiota and health, advancing the practical applications of microbiota and their metabolites in all related fields, analyze and provide recommendations to ISM’s members, health decision makers and institutions concerning the latest microbiota research, uses and problems, transferring the basic research and data into a real clinical, pharmaceutical and cosmetics applications, transferring the basic research and data into a real nutritional and nutraceutical applications in food technology, encouraging communication and interaction among researchers, physicians, nutritionists, industrials, food technology and strategic marketing managers through a global microbiota network, and increasing integration and interaction of the various disciplines involved in microbiota fields.

  • An association of scientists devoted to research on single-celled eukaryotes, or protists. The ISOP promotes the presentation and discussion of new or important facts and problems in protistology, and works to provide resources for the promotion and advancement of this science.

  • The objectives of the Union are to promote the study of microbiological sciences internationally.

  • This group is a forum for the exchange of scientific information in the field of health-related water microbiology.

  • The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is an international public health agency with almost 100 years of experience working to improve health and living standards of the people of the Americas.

  • An assemblage of individuals with diverse scientific backgrounds and expertise who have a common interest in the sources, dispersal, and deposition of airborne biological particles.

  • Organized exclusively for scientific and educational purposes and not for profit. Its purpose is to enhance the health of infants, children and adolescents by promoting excellence in diagnosis, management and prevention of infectious diseases through clinical care, education, research and advocacy.

  • Membership of the Society is open to anyone interested in anaerobic microbiology, and members include workers from a wide range of scientific backgrounds from all parts of the world.

  • SfAM works to advance, for the benefit of the public, the science of microbiology in its application to the environment, human and animal health, agriculture, and industry. It works in collaboration with other organizations to ensure evidence based policy making.

  • A nonprofit, international association dedicated to the advancement of microbiological sciences, especially as they apply to industrial products, biotechnology, materials, and processes.

  • The American Biological Safety Association was founded in 1984 to promote biosafety as a scientific discipline and serve the growing needs of biosafety professionals throughout the world.

  • An international society of biologists organized to encourage the use of microscopy.

  • A multi-disciplinary voluntary international organization with the purpose of influencing, supporting and improving the quality of healthcare through the practice and management of infection control and the application of epidemiology in all health settings.

  • The mission of APHL is to promote the role of public health laboratories in support of national and global objectives, and to promote policies and programs which assure continuous improvement in the quality of laboratory practices.

  • The aim of the global IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is to convey the urgency of conservation issues to the public and policy makers, as well as help the international community reduce species decline and extinction.

  • The mission of the IAS–USA is to improve the treatment, care, and quality of life for people with HIV, hepatitis C virus, or other viral infections through high-quality, relevant, balanced, and needs-oriented education and information for practitioners who are actively involved in medical care.

  • Established in 1969 as an international, multidisciplinary organisation concerned with the biodeterioration of commercially important materials.

  • A group of scientists that share the goal of advancing knowledge of Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc). The research is as diverse as the ecological niches B. cepacia complex bacteria occupy ranging from understanding and managing the infection in persons with cystic fibrosis (CF) to the interactions of B. cepacia complex with plants.

  • The International Society for Extremophiles (ISE) is a community of scientists who dedicate their research to the fascinating world of extremophilic microorganisms.

  • A world wide organization that represents all clinical scientists and fundamental researchers with interest in fungal diseases.

  • The goal of the International Society for Microbial Electrochemistry and Technology (ISMET) is to link researchers from various areas of science and engineering towards studying the complex interactions of microorganisms and electrodes, while finding novel ways to use them for sustainability applications.

  • Promoting research on sexually transmitted diseases and facilitate the timely exchange of information among research investigators.

  • The International Society for Viruses of Microorganisms, or ISVM, is dedicated to the advancement of the science and utility of the viruses of microorganisms, a.k.a., VoMs — archaeal viruses, bacteriophages (or phages, the viruses of bacteria), the viruses of protists, and the mycoviruses of microfungi.

  • The society's purpose is to provide recognition to medical mycology as a flourishing and distinct division of medical microbiology, to unite all medical mycologists under a central organization that will recognize their needs and represent their interests, and to encourage fellowship among its members.

  • A nonprofit association that supports natural science collections, their human resources, the institutions that house them, and their research activities for the benefit of science and society.

  • An international society that exists to provide facilities for association and communication among molecular evolutionists, and has as one of its primary goals increasing communication between the fields of evolution and molecular biology.

  • An association of health professionals dedicated to promoting the appropriate use of antimicrobials.

  • WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.