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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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2nd International Conference on Microbial Food and Feed Ingredients (MiFFI)
15-04-2020

It is a great pleasure to announce the 2nd International Conference on Microbial Food and Feed Ingredients (MiFFI)[...]

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PhD position in Microbiology (Berlin), Germany
08-11-2019

The Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM) is a materials research organization in Germany. Our[...]

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Postdoc position at Royal NIOZ – “Evolution of membrane lipids in Bacteria & Archaea”
01-11-2019

The Department of Marine Microbiology and Biogeochemistry (MMB department head a.i. Prof. Dr. Stefan Schouten) is[...]

Events
4th International Course on Antibiotics and Resistance (ICARe)
17-10-2019

October 19 -27, 2019, Les Pensières, Annecy (France) The emergence and spread of bacteria resistant to many drug[...]

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The investigation of novel approaches for tackling the antimicrobial resistance crisis must be part of any global response to this problem if an untimely reversion to the pre-penicillin era of medicine is to be avoided. One such promising avenue of research involves so-called antibiotic resistance breakers (ARBs), capable of re-sensitising resistant bacteria to antibiotics. This review introduces the area of ARB research, summarises the current state of ARB development with emphasis on the various major classes of ARBs currently being investigated and their modes of action, and offers a perspective on the future direction of the field.

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SAVE THE DATE FOR THE FEMS2021 CONGRESS

It 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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