association of Microbial Ecologists
A SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZATION FOR MICROBIAL ECOLOGY
MicrobEco is a scientific organization with a common view: disseminate knowledge, strengthen collaboration, create and provide opportunities to learn about, discuss and challenge frontier issues in microbial ecology. We connect scientists and we educate future generations to know and to do not fear microbes.
Our training courses and dissemination activities involved people of all ages, from students of different education levels to researchers.
- 5 microorganisms that changed the worldMicroorganisms have changed the world and continuously influence it; they directly impact the Earth and its habitability, and indirectly regulate the way we live, act and think. For this reason, for International Microorganism Day, we decided to collect the story of 5 microorganisms that have changed the world.
- Antibiotic resistance and impact on human healthAntimicrobial and antibiotic resistance represent a serious global threat to human health. Antibiotic resistance interferes with the medical treatment operated against certain diseases by affecting the final outcome of recovery. Along with the mentioned effects, there are many issues indirectly related to the problem, for example, the elevated health care costs related to hospitalizations and treatment.
- PRIN IdeARG projectThe PRIN IdeARG project investigates the origins and causes of antibiotic resistance.