Members of FEMS Member Societies can apply for research grants and/or support when organizing or attending a meeting – including our Member Societies’ national and regional congresses. Every year we support meeting organizers and early career researchers and enable experts to share ideas and promote excellence in science.
Our 2015-2019 strategic framework extends our definition of microbiology research to include Member microbiologists in education, policy, business and scientific communication. Further information about the grant opportunities we provide, including application deadlines, can be found on the following pages:Research and Training Grant, Meeting Organizer Grant and Meeting Attendance Grant.
APPLY FOR A GRANT
To submit a grant application, please apply via FEMS Grants Online. The summary above outlines the information on eligibility. Links to the documents required to support your application are below.
When applying for a FEMS Grant, please see the Grants Regulations. During the application process, we will ask you to complete and upload supporting documents. You can find all of these templates in the table below.
|RESEARCH & TRAINING GRANTS||meeting organizer grants||Meeting attendance grants|
|Project Proposal||Application Form||Supervisor Endorsement|
|Early Career Scientist Meeting Grant Application Form|
Two methods are described for efficient genetic modification of Saccharomyces cerevisiae using CRISPR/Cas9. The first method enables the modification of a single genetic locus using in vivo assembly of a guide RNA (gRNA) expression plasmid without the need for prior cloning. A second method using in vitro assembled plasmids that could contain up to two gRNAs was used to simultaneously introduce up to six genetic modifications (e.g. six gene deletions) in a single transformation step by transforming up to three gRNA expression plasmids simultaneously. The method is not only suitable for gene deletion but is also applicable for in vivo site-directed mutagenesis and integration of multiple DNA fragments in a single locus.