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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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PhD position: microbial ecology, Germany

The University Duisburg-Essen (Campus Essen), Faculty of Chemistry, Biofilm Centre, Department of Aquatic[...]

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10th European Workshop on the Molecular Biology of Cyanobacteria

Dates: 20 – 24 August 2017 Location: Grand Hotel Italia, Cluj-Napoca, Romania Supported by: 

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12th Symposium on Lactic Acid Bacteria

Dates: 27 – 31 August 2017 Location: Hotel Zuiderduin, Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands The programme will[...]

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20th International Congress on Nitrogen Fixation

Dates: 3 – 7 September 2017 Location: School of Sciences, University of Granada, Granada, Spain[...]

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Matrix exopolysaccharides; the sticky side of biofilm formation

An overview of what controls production of the sticky ‘glue’ that holds bacterial communities together.

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It is a great pleasure to announce the 8th Congress of European Microbiologists – FEMS 2019

FEMS 2019 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, such as antimicrobial resistance, environmental pollution and the emergence of pathogenic disease.

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