The Italian Society of Agro-Food and Environmental Microbiology (SIMTREA) / Società Italiana di Microbiologia Agraria, Alimentare e Ambientale (SIMTREA)


Raffaella Di Cagno

Dipartimento di Scienze del Suolo, della Pianta e degli Alimenti (DiSSPA) University of Bari, Via G Amendola, 70126 A Bari, Florence, Italy

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Italian Society of Agro-Food and Environmental Microbiology (IT-SIMTREA)

SIMTREA was formed on 15 February 1994 in Milan (Italy). A nonprofit membership organization for scientists who work in the fields of agricultural, environmental and food microbiology. The Society promotes the understanding of microbiology to a diverse range of stakeholders, including policy makers, students, and teachers. Since 2011, SIMTREA organizes the International biennial Conference on Microbial Diversity (the MD series with the first being the MD-2011 Conference) aimed to promote discussion and exchange of information and experiences regarding the complexity intrinsic in microbial biodiversity.

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