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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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Nominate your hero!

Who is your microbiology hero? Who has provided outstanding service to microbiology in Europe? If you know heroes[...]

PhD Student "Physiological diversity and ecological niche of JTB255 Bacteria in marine sediments"

The department of Marine Microbiology and Biogeochemistry (MMB; principal investigator dr. Pierre Offre) of[...]

Fighting AMR
Call for expressions of interest: EU Joint Initiative on AMR and Healthcare Associated Infections (EU-JAMRAI)

FEMS was recently invited to participate in the stakeholders advisory group for the EU Joint Initiative on AMR and[...]

Postdoc in Microbial Ecology: Czech Republic

We are looking for a motivated postdoc with a previous experience in microbial ecology that will be involved in a[...]

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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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