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The Nigerian Society for Microbiology (NSM) is a professional, scientific and non-governmental organization founded in 1972 and registered in Nigeria under the Land perpetual Act cap 98.The society engenders the efficient practice and application of the knowledge of Microbiology in the area of health, agriculture, petroleum, pharmaceutical, chemicals/food processing industries, among others. Its operation is extended into water treatment and environmental protection processes. Microbiology is one of the major tools for biotechnological research and application towards improving the welfare of mankind.Indeed, the society maintains unity, mutual respect and understanding among its members as well as members of other professional bodies. The society has over 14000 members domiciled in various academic institutions, organizations and industries. .
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Types of Membership: Full, Honorary, Life and Corporate members as well as fellows.
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How will l make my membership fee payment? You can pay into the society account as follows; Account Name: Nigerian Society for Microbiology Account Number: 0007380241 Bank: Union Bank Nigeria Plc
You may also pay at the society’s annual zonal/national conferences You can also pay via this website using your debit card f) How and when should l pay my annual dues? Annual dues are paid yearly. g) What happens if l fail to update my annual dues? The member will lose all the privileges of membership and his/her name will simultaneously be excluded from the NSM membership list. h) As a full member, can l use “MNSM” after my name? Members who are up-to-date with their annual dues are eligible to use “MNSM” i) Who is qualified to use “FNSM” after his/her name?
A member/ non-member, who have distinguished himself /herself or shown sufficient interest in the society and is consequently awarded fellowship of the society is qualified to use “FNSM”.
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Full membership is open to graduates of Microbiology with a minimum of B.Sc/HND or equivalent and other suitably qualified persons (which the council deems fit) interested in the field of Microbiology Premium access to global latest contents in Microbiology,
Student Membership shall be open to University students and others who may be so admitted. voted for.
Student members shall enjoy all the privileges of full members but shall not vote or be
Life Membership shall be open to persons who have attained the age of fifty years.
Such persons shall apply to the Council who recommend them for life membership..
Those so recommended shall be ratified at the Annual General Meeting of the Society and shall pay the prescribed fee as may be prescribed by the Council. Such members shall be issued a life membership certificate
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