FEMS Microbiology Letters Webinar on Education, Wherever We Are


As much of the world is practicing social isolation in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, universities, colleges, and schools have been moving education very quickly from the lecture theatre and the teaching laboratory to the internet, whilst staff work from home, necessitating their administrative activities to be conducted online. Join us on International Microorganism Day for a webinar on ”Education, Wherever We Are”, featuring the authors of papers in this recent Virtual Special Issue of FEMS Microbiology Letters.

Register via this link to attend

Date: Thursday 17th September 2020
Time: 10am EDT / 3pm BST / 4pm CEST

Bringing guest scientists to the university biology classroom via the web

Speaker 1: Nathan Basiliko, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada



Speaker 2: Varun Gupta, Maven Water and Environment, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada



Authors of: Nathan Basiliko, Varun Gupta. Bringing guest scientists to the university biology classroom via the web. FEMS Microbiology Letters, Volume 362, Issue 16, August 2015, fnv124, https://doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnv124


Twitter as a tool for science communication: our experience with #microMOOC

Speaker 3: Ignacio López-Goñi, University of Navarra, Spain



Speaker 4: Manuel Sánchez-Angulo, University of Miguel Hernandez, Spain



Authors of: Ignacio López-Goñi, Manuel Sánchez-Angulo. Social networks as a tool for science communication and public engagement: focus on Twitter. FEMS Microbiology Letters, Volume 365, Issue 2, January 2018, fnx246, https://doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnx246

I. López-Goñi, J. Giner-Lamia, A. Álvarez-Ordoñez, Alfonso Benitez-Páez, D. Claessen, M. Cortesao, M. de Toro, D. García-Ruano, E.T. Granato, Á.T. Kovács, J.L. Romalde, T.G. Sana, M. Sánchez-Angulo, F.J. Sangari, W.K. Smits, T. Sturm, J.L. Thomassin, K.N.G. Valdehuesa, M. Zapotoczna. #EUROmicroMOOC: using Twitter to share trends in Microbiology worldwide. FEMS Microbiology Letters, Volume 366, Issue 11, June 2019, fnz141, https://doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnz141

This event is part of a series of webinars being developed by FEMS and in partnership with Oxford University Press.

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