Society for Microbiology of Moldova (MD-SMM)

Society for Microbiology of Moldova (SMM) is a non-profit professional association dedicated to the promotion of microbiological sciences.  The SMM aims to bring together researches working in different areas of general and applied microbiology and to promote the exchange of scientific knowledge by organizing conferences, workshops and professional trainings.


Membership location: national, Republic of Moldova

Membership scope: speciality: microbiology, biotechnology, virology, immunology; sectors: research, applied research, practice, academic

Membership type fee (currency) NOtes
Full member 2,4 (€) Full members could be researchers, academic staff, students from the area of microbiology or any other related areas, who are familiar with Statute and regular pay annual fee. To become a member of SMM is necessary to submit an application form to Secretary.
Supporting member: Physical persons 50 (€) Supporting members could be physical or juridical persons (civil organisations) from Moldova or outside, who provide financial support for the Society.
Supporting member: Juridical persons 100 (€)
Honour member Honour members are the personalities in area of microbiology from Moldova or outside, renowned at national and international plan for their contribution in microbiology.

How to join


Contact point: Membership Officer

SMM.membershipValeriu Rudic
Membership Chair

Contact point: FEMS Delegate

SMM.delegateSvetlana Codreanu
Contact person for meetings and events

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Currently the Association counts 72 members- microbiologists from the Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Institute of Genetics, Physiology and Plant Protection, Institute of Horticulture and Food Technology, Institute of Phthisiopneumology, Moldova State University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Moldova National College of Medicine and Pharmacy,  State University of Moldova, University of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Technical University of Moldova, Moldova National Center for Public Health.

The society’s bi-annual conference takes place in Moldova’s capital – Chisinau. The most recent conference – the 2nd International Conference on Microbial Biotechnology, organized with FEMS support, was held in October 2014.  The event was attended by 202 participants from Moldova, Romania, Ukraine, Italy, Poland, Bulgaria, Belgium, Belarus and Russia.

FEMS Journals and Open Access

Embracing an Open Future

All but one of the FEMS journals are now fully open access (OA), with one journal, FEMS Microbiology Letters remaining a subscription journal with free-to-publish and OA options. Open access is key to supporting the FEMS mission of disseminating high quality research as widely as possible: when high quality, peer reviewed sound science is open access, anyone, anywhere in the world with an internet connection, can read it.

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