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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 Online Conference on Microbiology 2020

For the safety and welfare of our attendees and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, FEMS has cancelled all physical[...]

Research Professors & Research Associates: Spain / Puestos permanentes en España

Ikerbasque, the Basque Foundation for Science, offers 10 permanent positions for researchers willing to develop a[...]

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Interactive Media: Community of Microbes

It’s a microbes world, we’re just living in it! We invite you to step into a colourful immersive world[...]

Postdoc in Microbial Biogeography and Ecology: Czech Republic

Laboratory of Environmental Microbiology is looking for a motivated postdoctoral fellow. The person will be involved[...]

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Featured Issue

Biology and risk factors of human pathogens from the environment

Many of the most serious human infectious agents are either derived from the wider environment or have environmental reservoirs. In this Thematic Issue from FEMS Microbiology Letters, we explore the underlying biology, transmission cycles and risk factors for a breadth of microbes, presented as a series of original research and mini-reviews.

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All aspects of Microbiology - the 9th Congress of European Microbiologists - FEMS2021It is a great pleasure to encourage you to participate in the 9th Congress of European Microbiologists – FEMS2021 – which will be held 11-15 July 2021 in Hamburg, Germany.

FEMS2021 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.

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