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About FEMS
About FEMS

We are leading the way in promoting excellence and equality in science, and in channelling high quality knowledge to solving today’s societal problems around microbiology. We do this by funding research, giving out travel and training grants to scientists, publishing our journals, running events, and managing collaborative projects with other partner organizations.

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FEMS Microbiology Ecology Webinar on Microbial Ecotoxicology
04-03-2021

The term “microbial ecotoxicology” was coined to describe interdisciplinary investigations of the[...]

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FEMS Webinar on Vaccines in the Time of COVID-19
10-03-2021

Join us for a webinar on the vitally important subject of vaccines in the time of COVID-19. Register via this link[...]

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FEMS Congress Attendance Grant
18-03-2021

FEMS provides grants for European and non-European Early Career Scientists to support their attendance at the World[...]

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Volunteer: Join the #OnThisDay Team!
14-03-2021

The #OnThisDay project aims to assemble a collection of historically important microbiology events for every single[...]

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Featured Issue

Yeast Genomes

Yeast genome sequencing is a fast-moving field of yeast research and is yielding significant results. This Thematic Issue from FEMS Yeast Research highlights the current advances being made in genome analysis and represents the progress that has been achieved over the last 25 years. Papers in this issue cover topics including fungal hybridization, RNA-seq data analysis, mass spectrometry, beer brewing, and the natural history of the Saccharomyces genus.

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SAVE THE DATE FOR THE WORLD MICROBE FORUM

It is a great pleasure to encourage you to participate in World Microbe Forum – incorporating the 9th Congress of European Microbiologists – FEMS2021 – which will be held online from 20 – 24 June 2021.

Recognizing that microbial sciences, just like microbes, know no borders, the Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS) and the American Society of Microbiology (ASM) have come together to launch a new initiative – the World Microbe Forum, taking place online from 20-24 June, 2021. Bringing together two of the biggest meetings in the microbial sciences, ASM Microbe 2021 and FEMS2021, under one platform to further science.

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