The Bergey’s International Society for Microbial Systematics (BISMiS, www.bismis.net) was established in 2010 and is sponsored by the Bergey’s Manual Trust. The society promotes excellent research in microbial systematics and enhances global communication among taxonomists who study Bacteria and Archaea. It also serves internationally as an advocate for research efforts on microbial systematics and diversity. Visit www.bismis.net for more details.
The Society hosts BISMiS Live, an online platform enabling researchers across the globe to interact with international experts in this field. The series is held on the third Saturday of each month at 6.30 AM GMT (https://www.bismis.net/index6702.html). The series has received an overwhelming response with nearly 2500 participants in 2021. All session talks are Live streamed and also available on our official YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/channe…).
Inaugural session of the second year of BISMiS Live, a monthly series of the Bergey’s International Society for Microbial Systematics (BISMiS).
About the upcoming session: Speaker: Prof. Mark Pallen, Quadram Institute & University of East Anglia, UK
Title of the Talk: Nomenclature of Archaea and Bacteria in the age of genomics: from pedantry to pragmatism