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.
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 and has permanent office at the SEARCA Hotel Residence Business Center, U.P. Los Banos, College, Laguna 4031, PHILIPPINES Telephone/Fax No.: (+63) 49 536 5794 website: www.psm.org.ph
- 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