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About FEMS
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 Microbiology Reviews Webinar on Acetogenic Organisms

This webinar explores the biochemistry, physiology, genetics, and metabolic engineering of acetogenic organisms[...]

3 Doctoral and 1 Postdoc in Microbiology: Germany

The Cluster of Excellence Balance of the Microverse invites applications for 3 Doctoral Researcher Positions and 1[...]

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FEMS Meeting Organizer Grants

Members of FEMS Member Societies can apply for our grants. FEMS supports selected meetings within the European Area[...]

World Microbe Forum, a FEMS and ASM collaboration

Despite physical distancing resulting from the pandemic, microbial scientists will convene digitally for a unique[...]

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Featured Issue

Microscopy Revolution

FEMS Microbiology Reviews presents a Thematic Issue on Microscopy Revolution. This Thematic Issue explores how advances in imaging techniques are helping to further our understand the microbial world around us. The articles in this collection cover a range of topics including RNA imaging in bacteria, bacterial translesion synthesis, stress responses, and super-resolution imaging of pathogens.

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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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