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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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Opportunities board

Seasoned scientists can offer reviews and comments on key issues in microbiology – like ebola, antibiotics[...]

Get involved in a directorship position

Are you looking to build your governance experience while supporting the advancement of microbiology? Then have a[...]

Grants & funding
Biotechvana call for researcher: Bioinformatic platform for knowledge discovery and precision medicine

Biotechvana seeks a candidate to apply for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships call[...]

Faculty Position: Assistant Professor for a microbial chemical ecologist, University of Florida, USA

  The Soil and Water Sciences Department at the University of Florida is offering a 12-month, tenure-track[...]

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Overview of freshwater microbial eukaryotes diversity

A first overview of microorganisms (protists and Fungi) in lakes and rivers.

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Upcoming fems congress

The 7th Congress of European Microbiologists (FEMS 2017) is one of the leading meetings of its kind and will connect thousands of microbiologists from around the world.

FEMS 2017 will be held July 9-13 in Valencia, one of the liveliest and brightest cities in Spain.

To stay updated on FEMS 2017 news, visit our website at

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