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About Fems
About Fems

FEMS is leading the way in promoting excellence and equality in science, and in channelling high quality knowledge to solving today’s societal problems around microbiology. It does this by funding research, publishing journals, organizing collaborative projects and partnering with other organizations.

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FEMS partners with PeerWith

PeerWith allows you to find manuscript preparation services including language editing and figure drawing by[...]

Call for papers: One Health

The health of humans is inextricably linked to the health of other living creatures and to the health of the[...]

Grants & funding
FEMS Microbiology Letters & OUP MiniReview Award

The winner will receive €1,000 plus special marketing attention for their article at both OUP and FEMS, plus free access

Postdoc in Molecular Infection Biology

A postdoc fellowship is currently available in the lab of Andrea Puhar at the Laboratory for Molecular Infection[...]

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Upcoming fems congress

The 7th Congress of European Microbiologists (FEMS 2017) is one of the leading meetings of its kind and will connect thousands of microbiologists from around the world.

FEMS 2017 will be held July 9-13 in Valencia, one of the liveliest and brightest cities in Spain.

To stay updated on FEMS 2017 news, visit our website at

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