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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Useful resources
FEMS Survey: Key and Emerging Microbiology Topics in 2018

The microbiology landscape is constantly changing with new discoveries and research findings, leading to new ways of[...]

Call for expressions of interest: microbiology Twitter teachers for new MOOC

The Spanish Society for Microbiology (SEM), a FEMS Member Society, launched a new initiative using Twitter as a[...]

Events & courses
First International Conference on Marine Flavobacteria: 4-8 June 2018, France

The International Conference on ecology, genomics and integrative biology will be held at the “Institut[...]

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1st International Conference on Microbial Food and Feed Ingredients (MiFFI2018): 2-4 May 2018, Denmark

It is a great pleasure to announce the International Conference on Microbial Food and Feed Ingredients (MiFFI) which[...]

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Beyond nitrogen metabolism: nitric oxide, cyclic-di-GMP and bacterial biofilms

New insights into how nitrogen compounds are able to modulate the dynamics and group behavior of bacterial biofilms.

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It is a great pleasure to announce the 8th Congress of European Microbiologists – FEMS 2019

FEMS 2019 will bring together leading scientists spanning different fields of microbiology to celebrate the best of microbiology. This congress will showcase the most recent developments in microbiology to address some of the global challenges we face today, such as antimicrobial resistance, environmental pollution and the emergence of pathogenic disease.

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