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The Philippine Society for Microbiology, Inc. (PSM) is an organization that aims to promote scientific knowledge in the field of Microbiology and other related fields. The organization conducts various activities such as workshops, publications, hosts a bi-annual symposia and an annual conference.The organization also gives subsidies to those individuals that meet the requirements set by the organization depending on which grant they are applying for.


A short Video Presentation about the Organization’s History

Society is governed by its Code of Ethics and By-laws


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The organization was established on October 14, 1971 by some senior faculty members of the College of Agriculture , University of the Philippines at Los Baños, College, Laguna 4031. It is a non-stock, non-profit corporation with SEC Registration Number 56-003-499-199-NV


  • Promotion of scientific knowledge in microbiology or related fields through workshops, symposia, trainings, reports, and publications,
  • Stimulation of scientific investigations and advancement in the frontiers of microbiology and/or allied fields,
  • Contribution to the development of education in microbiology, and
  • Recognition and accreditation of members in different specialized fields of microbiology

Contact and Location Details

Juan V. Pancho, Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines
1st floor SEARCA Hotel Residence Business Center, U.P. Los Banos, College, 4031, Laguna , PHILIPPINES
Telephone/Fax No.: (+63) 49 536 5794