May 2024
Spoofing attack - emails not from ISME President
Please be aware currently spoofing emails are being sent out which are made to seem like they are sent by ISME President, Phil Hugenholtz. If you receive an email from Phil Hugenholtz please check whether the email address is correct, only respond to email addresses ending with and Read more

April 2024
Call for Applications - ISME Scholar Fund
ISME is providing financial support to Early Career microbial ecology scientists to further develop their academic knowledge and skills at hosting Institutions. Make sure to share this information with your students! Read more.

The new ISME Winogradsky Award for Mid-Career Scientists
ISME has a new award that acknowledges the achievements of Mid-career microbial ecologists, which is named after Sergei Winogradsky to honour his importance to our field. Read more

March 2024
ISME award renamed to honour Alma Dal Co
ISME and the Alma Dal Co Foundation are delighted to announce the renaming of the ISME Early Career Award to the ISME Alma Dal Co Award to commemorate the life and work of Alma Dal Co (1989 - 2022. Read more

August 2023
Submit via the OUP Submission System
As announced recently, our society journals are transitioning to Oxford University Press (OUP) as our new publisher. As of this Friday 1 September, all new submissions to The ISME Journal and ISME Communications will use OUP submission systems. Read more

July 2023
New benefits for ISME Members
ISME aims to serve the public good and its members and is committed to supporting and promoting the growth and success of the field of Microbial Ecology. As part of this mission, ISME provides grants and sponsorship opportunities to members and organizations whose objectives are in line with the values and objectives of ISME. Read more

May 2023
ISME Publications Announcement
The International Society for Microbial Ecology is excited to announce that The ISME Journal and ISME Communications will be published by Oxford University Press beginning in 2024. Read more