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

SIMTREA is working towards some main strategic priorities:

  • strengthening scientific relationship with other scientific societies and institutional bodies
  • consolidating scientific excellence and consequently contributing to the science of microbiology through high-quality and innovative research and publications
  • consolidating internationalization among others through the Microbial Diversity Conferences
  • increasing support for Early Career Scientists

Membership

Membership location: national

Membership scope: 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.

Membership type fee (currency) NOtes
Full member 25 (€/year) Although there not restrictive requirements, the CV and the scientific activity (list of publications) are evaluated by the SIMTREA Committee.
Young member 25 (€/year)

 

How to join

On www.simtrea.org, press the botton “iscrizioni”

Contact point: FEMS Delegate

DI CAGNORaffaella Di Cagno
raffaella.dicagno@uniba.it

History

FEMS Member Society since 2011

SIMTREA was formed on 15 February 1994 in Milan (Italy). The Italian Society of Agro-Food and Environmental Microbiology (SIMTREA) is a nonprofit membership organization for scientists who work in the fields of agricultural, environmental and food microbiology. It has about 246 members coming from universities, industry and research institutions. 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.

Featured Issue

Spirit of Yeast

This Thematic Issue from FEMS Yeast Research comprises papers published in the past year by attendees at the ICY15/ICYGMB30 conference. These comprise original articles, reviews and perspective pieces. At the time of the conference ~15 articles have already been published with more in-train. The call for papers has been extended to 30th September for submission of original research papers by an attendee at the conference (presenting or corresponding author). As the yeast community journal, it is appropriate that FEMS Yeast Research is publishing this special issue to mark the first joint congress between these two large (and overlapping) yeast communities.

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