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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 Yeast Research Webinar on Genomic Insights into Yeast Diversity and Evolution

This webinar will explore how technological advances in genome analysis give important insights into the diversity[...]

Life Science Tuesday

6 Oct 20 – Mar 21 Following the Kick off event, our virtual meeting room will feature 12 online “Life Science[...]

Postdoc in Environmental and Molecular Microbiology of Marine Microplastics: UK

A 30 month Postdoctoral Research Fellow (PDRF) position is available on a NERC / NRF funded project in the[...]

PhD in Microbial Ecology and Modelling: Switzerland

Applications are invited for a graduate assistant (PhD student) position in the group of Prof. Antoine Guisan,[...]

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Featured Issue

Lactic Acid Bacteria

Lactic Acid Bacteria (Lactobacillales) are an order of diverse bacteria that play a vital role in food production and fermentation, probiotic products, and could even help with the administration of vaccines. From gut health to applications of CRISPR-Cas systems, this Thematic Issue of FEMS Microbiology Reviews presents a series of papers showcasing the cutting-edge research that is being conducted in this important and developing field.

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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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