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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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CEPI and BMGF: Request for Information on Rapid Response Platform Technologies for Epidemic Preparedness

CEPI and the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation are launching a request for information (RfI) on rapid response[...]

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Location: CNR-Institute of Ecosystem Study, Verbania, Italy. Organizers: MEG@CNR-ISE and Microb&co. The eight[...]

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22nd European Nitrogen Cycle Meeting: 24-26 September 2017, Spain

Dates: 24-26 September 2017 Location: Cordoba, Spain The 22nd European Nitrogen Cycle Meeting is a conference that[...]

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4th International Conference on Microbial Diversity 2017 - Bari, 24-26 October 2017

Dates: 24-26 October 2017 Location: Università degli Studi di Bari, Bari, Italy The 4th International Conference on[...]

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Was it authentic Lyme disease or some other disorder?

We compared the evidence presented recently that challenges the long-standing belief that, ...
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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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