Joint Special Issues

The Publications Network shares publication expertise and develops cross-promotional opportunities for Member Societies who publish journals, books and any other publications.

The first publication by this network is the Virtual Special Issue Europe’s Microbiology Network. This virtual special issue showcases a selection of the best research recently published in some of the journals produced by Societies in the FEMS microbiology network.

The second publication is a collection of articles called Microbiology & Infection, is by FEMS in association with two FEMS Member Societies, the Association for General and Applied Microbiology (VAAM) and the German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology (DGHM).

The third publication called Microbiology in Action is a collaboration with seven Member Societies. This collection showcases the best of microbiology from our Member Societies.

The fourth publication called Microbiology in Action II is a sequel of Microbiology in action and a collaboration with eight of our Member Societies.

To get involved with the Publications Network contact Dr Erwin Ripmeester.

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Phage defense mechanisms in the fish pathogen Vibrio anguillarum

Vibrio anguillarum is a marine bacterium that can cause vibriosis in many fish and shellfish species. Although phage therapy has been proposed as an alternative treatment, the defense mechanisms against phage infection in V. anguillarum and their impact on host function are not fully understood. Here, we examined phage defense strategies in four V. anguillarum strains during exposure to the broad-host-range bacteriophage KVP40.

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