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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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Events
FEMS Online Conference on Microbiology 2020
28-10-2020

For the safety and welfare of our attendees and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, FEMS has cancelled all physical[...]

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IUMS 2020
20-11-2020

IUMS 2020 will take place 16 – 20 November, 2020 online. The congress incorporates three major international[...]

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PhD position in Microbial Ecology: Germany
20-11-2020

The Leibniz-Institute DSMZ-German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures GmbH is currently looking for a[...]

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PhD Position Biofilm Microbial Ecology: USA
30-11-2020

PhD assistantship in biofilm microbial ecology at the University of Memphis (Memphis, TN, USA). I am looking to[...]

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Featured Issue

Biology and risk factors of human pathogens from the environment

Many of the most serious human infectious agents are either derived from the wider environment or have environmental reservoirs. In this Thematic Issue from FEMS Microbiology Letters, we explore the underlying biology, transmission cycles and risk factors for a breadth of microbes, presented as a series of original research and mini-reviews.

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SAVE THE DATE FOR FEMS2021

It is a great pleasure to encourage you to participate in the 9th Congress of European Microbiologists – FEMS2021 – which will be held online from 12-14 July 2021.

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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