Brazilian Society of Microbiology - SBM

About SBM

  • The Brazilian Society of Microbiology (SBM) is a public nonprofit organization, with a scientific basis, and was founded on September 28, 1956.
  • SBM is active in basic and applied microbiology, which can be subdivided into areas in accordance with the scientific advances of each sector. SBM organizes and promotes Symposia, Congresses and Courses  in different areas in  different parts of the country. Every two years, SBM sponsors the Brazilian Congress of Microbiology (CBM), where it congregates the different areas of microbiology, with the  participation of about 3000 persons, including scientists, professors, students, private professionals and other interested parties. The Congress is composed of symposia, conferences, round tables, oral presentations of works and poster sessions, and encompasses all areas of basic and applied microbiology.
  • SBM Awards for Scientific Merit are given to works selected by an international commission. CBM excels by the inclusion of the above themes, excellence of presentations,  and intense participation of the microbiology community in Brazil and in various other countries, as well as providing a  casual environment. These factors make the event an interesting  and unforgettable forum of exchange of knowledge and of fraternization.
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Elections

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Board

  • Diretoria 2014-2015

    President
    Marina Baquerizo Martinez, USP-SP
  • Vice President
    Carlos Pelleschi Taborda, USP - SP
  • 1º Secretary
    Gustavo Henrique Goldmann, FCRP - SP
  • 2º Secretary
    Elizabeth de Andrade Marques, UERJ - RJ

  • 1º Treasurer
    Carla Taddei de Castro Neves  , USP-SP
  • 2º Treasurer
    Ana Lucia Figueiredo Porto, UFRPE - PE
  • Council Tax
    Alexandre Soares Rosado, UFRJ - RJ
    Lauro Santos Filho -, UFPB - PB
    Ana Lucia da Costa Darini, FCFRP - SP

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History

Under the leadership of Amadeu Cury and Paulo of Goes, after delayed exchange of correspondence, in those bygone days of 1947, the Rio of Janeiro branch of the “Society of American Bacteriologists” was founded, which existed for about 20 years. This society was very active in organizing very popular meetings.
An important fact for the creation of the Brazilian Society of Microbiology was the participation and catalytic action of the Microbiology Institute of the University of Brazil, founded at the start of the 1950s by Prof. Paulo de Goes, then full professor of microbiology of the School of Pharmacy of the University of Brazil in the building reformed from the refectory of the old Hospício Nacional. The pioneering work of Paulo de Goes can be measured not only by the creation of an institute concerned with teaching and research in microbiology, but also by the publication, in 1951, of  Volume I of the Annals of Microbiology, annual publication of the Institute. Also essential was the force and prestige of the many research scientists of the Oswaldo Cruz Institute.
On May 30, 1955, during the 1st Symposium on the Development of Microbiology in Brazil, organized by the Rio de Janeiro branch of “SAB,” then under the presidency of Prof. Milton Thiago de Mello, taking place in Rio de Janeiro, it was formally suggested that there was a need for the creation of the Brazilian Society of Microbiology, parallel with SAB, with the establishment of a journal containing all the scientific works of the country, including those of microbiology, called the Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Microbiologia.
In 1959,  the REVISTA BRASILEIRA DE MICROBIOLOGIA, official organ of the Brazilian Society of Microbiology was created, whose Volume I, Number 1, was published in January-March  1959, with 64 pages, 7 complete articles, 4 notes and a broad news section, including the  history of the founding of the Society and the statutes. The President of the Technical Commission, Chief Editor was Milton Thiago de Mello.
Despite the enthusiasm of the first years, it became  impossible to promote national meetings due to the progressively diminished interest, plus in 1962 the International Center for Microbiological Documentation was created in Paris, utilizing electronic computation (IBM). These two factors led to the publication of the last issue of the Journal, corresponding to Volume 4, 1963. In the Rio de Janeiro section, however, there were elections for the directory, all the years, and scientific meetings.
In 1969, after many conversations among microbiologists from various parts of the country, those interested in reviving the society and with the essential support of Prof. Amadeu Cury, then the director of the Microbiology Institute, and of Laerte de Andrade, president of the Rio de Janeiro section of SBM, a commission constituted by Italo Suassuna, Ivone Rocco Suassuna, Laerte M. de Andrade and Wilson Chagas of Araujo, summoned the first national meeting of members of SBM, with the sponsorship of CAPES and CNPQ, under the denomination of the 1st JORNADA DE MICROBIOLOGIA, under the presidency of Amadeu Cury, in the period of November 4 to 5, 1969 in the Microbiology Institute of UFRJ, on the Praia Vermelha campus, in then Guanabara State.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brazilian Society of Microbiology- SBM


sbm@sbmicrobiologia.org.br
www.sbmicrobiologia.org.br 

Profa. Dra. Marina Baquerizo Martinez  
President
Prof. Dr.Carlos Pelleschi Taborda  
Vice President
Prof. Dr. Gustavo Henrique Goldmann  
Secretary
Profa. Dra. Elizabeth de Andrade Marques
Secretary
Profa. Dra. Carla Taddei de Castro Neves  
Treasurer
Profa. Dra. Ana Lucia Porto 
Treasurer

 

Wellington Maruchi
Administrative Manager and Event Coordinator
Riccardo Moraes  
Educational Coordinator
José Jair  
Finance Department
Tifani Luri  
Secretary of BJM

SBM since 1956

 

The Brazilian Society of Microbiology (SBM) is a public nonprofit organization, with a scientific basis, and was founded on September 28, 1956. SBM is active in basic and applied microbiology, which can be subdivided into areas in accordance with the scientific advances of each sector.

 

SBM organizes and promotes Symposia, Congresses and Courses  in different areas in  different parts of the country. Every two years, SBM sponsors the Brazilian Congress of Microbiology (CBM), where it congregates the different areas of microbiology, with the  participation of about 3000 persons, including scientists, professors, students, private professionals and other interested parties. The Congress is composed of symposia, conferences, round tables, oral presentations of works and poster sessions, and encompasses all areas of basic and applied microbiology. SBM Awards for Scientific Merit are given to works selected by an international commission. CBM excels by the inclusion of the above themes, excellence of presentations,  and intense participation of the microbiology community in Brazil and in various other countries, as well as providing a  casual environment. These factors make the event an interesting  and unforgettable forum of exchange of knowledge and of fraternization.