About Fems
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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Microbiologist position: BioCote Ltd, UK

BioCote Ltd is a well-established provider of antimicrobial technology and solutions. We work with major global[...]

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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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70th Annual Conference of the German Society of Hygiene and Microbiology: 19-21 February 2018, Germany

On behalf of the board of the German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology (DGHM) and the scientific committee, we[...]

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28th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Parasitology: 21-24 March 2018, Germany

Starting date: 21-24 March 2018 Location: Berlin, Germany Contact and Organisation Conventus Congressmanagement[...]

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Featured article

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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