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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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5th International Workshop on Microbial Sulfur Metabolism

16-18 April 2018, Vienna, Austria The regular meetings on microbial sulfur metabolism (2006 Münster – DE, 2009[...]

Call for expressions of interest: microbiology Twitter teachers for new MOOC

The Spanish Society for Microbiology (SEM), a FEMS Member Society, launched a new initiative using Twitter as a[...]

PhD positions in Statistics for Microbial Communities: Denmark

At the Department of Chemistry and Bioscience at Aalborg University, Denmark, one or more PhD stipend(s) are[...]

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1st International Conference on Microbial Food and Feed Ingredients (MiFFI2018): 2-4 May 2018, Denmark

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

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The gut–lung axis in tuberculosis

New insights into the role of certain species of Helicobacter in gut–lung communication affecting susceptibility to tuberculosis.

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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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