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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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Will you be the next Uruburu Awardee?

Will you attend the 7th FEMS Congress of European Microbiologists + 26th SEM Congress (Valencia, July 9th-13th[...]

Get involved in our Election Committee

Are you looking to extend your network and build your experience while supporting the advancement of microbiology?[...]

Postdoctoral Associate - Gut metabolic syndrome: Rutgers, USA

The School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Rutgers at The State University of New Jersey is looking for[...]

PhD student or Post-Doc position: Intracellular lifestyle of Salmonella enterica, Germany

The Division of Microbiology at the University of Osnabrück has an open position for a PhD student or a postdoctoral[...]

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Overview of freshwater microbial eukaryotes diversity

A first overview of microorganisms (protists and Fungi) in lakes and rivers.

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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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