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Welcome to the FEMS Opportunities Board. Here you can find opportunities varying from events and jobs to awards and useful resources. In the above field you can search within all opportunities. You can also browse through our opportunity categories. If you want to look into for instance events only, you will find a collection of those if you click on Events and Courses.

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Useful resources
FREE software to evaluate patents

IPscore is a FREE software to evaluate patents, technologies and research projects. It allows you to analyse,[...]

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Volunteering

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

Fighting AMR
Antibiotic Awareness - A Welsh perspective.

The onus on us to be mindful of antibiotics and their resistance has never been more important. Only when we know[...]

Fighting AMR
European Antibiotic Awareness Day: Campaigns across Europe

It is important to be aware of the risks associated with taking antibiotics and more importantly what the[...]

Fighting AMR
European Commission AMR Fact sheet

Antimicrobial resistance is recognized as being one of the greatest threats to human health. It is estimated that by[...]

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Partnering with AMR Centre

We are looking for AMR projects that help address the WHO priority list, namely: Clinical treatments for[...]

Microbiology Heroes Hall of Fame

The teacher that nudged you to study life sciences, the pioneer that saved many lives – we are surrounded by[...]

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Curriculum Guidelines for General Microbiology

The FEMS Education Group has drafted a guideline curriculum for teaching Microbiology at B.Sc. level with[...]

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Standard European Vector Architecture (SEVA) - plasmid database

WHAT IS SEVA The Standard European Vector Architecture (SEVA) platform is a web-based resource and a material[...]

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Antibiotic Awareness Resources - forearmed is forewarned!

Public Health England are driving the need for antibiotic awareness and self responsibility in terms of our[...]

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Proteome Atlas of Komagataella phaffii (Pichia pastoris)

An output from: A subcellular proteome atlas of the yeast Komagataella phaffii in FEMS Yeast Research Authors:[...]

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Interactive Media: Community of Microbes

It’s a microbes world, we’re just living in it! We invite you to step into a colourful immersive world[...]

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FutureLearn free educational course on COVID-19

Learn what is COVID-19 and how might the outbreak affect you. Find out more about coronavirus and explore its[...]

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HHMI BioInteractive: Providing real science, real stories, and real data to engage students in exploring the living world

Empowering Educators. Inspiring Students. HHMI BioInteractive brings the power of real science stories into high[...]

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Crowdfight COVID-19

An initiative from the scientific community Crowdfight COVID-19 is a platform aiming to redirect scientific[...]

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Expert statement on coronavirus (COVID-19)

The following commentary has been provided by Nicolas Locker, Professor of Virology, University of Surrey[...]

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Expert update on the SARS-CoV2 coronavirus causing the COVID-19 outbreak

This expert update on the SARS-CoV2 coronavirus comes just six weeks after we asked two virologists to give us[...]

Fighting AMR
Microbes and Antibiotics - what are they all about anyway?

A fun way to teach both adults and students about microbes and the respective antibiotics used to treat the[...]

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Under the Weather - a practical guide.

The Health Service Executive (HSE) in Ireland have developed a practical guide to help you (the patient) when you[...]

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Crash Course: Biology YouTube Video Series

Hank Green teaches a visually engaging crash course on biology with this series of high quality YouTube videos.[...]

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EU-Joint Action Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-Associated Infections

The EU-Joint Action Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-Associated Infections  (EU-JAMRAI) aims to foster[...]

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Sharing Success: Building Impact Brick by Brick

the microbiology community’s storytelling contest From specialist groups in emerging topics to advocacy groups[...]

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Interactive Media: Bacterial World

This beautiful and interactive website from the Museum of Natural History, Unviersity of Oxford, contains amazing[...]

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Surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in Europe 2018

The results presented in this report are based on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) data from invasive isolates[...]

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Surveillance of antimicrobial consumption in the EU/EEA

This report by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control details antimicrobial consumption in the[...]

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Survey of healthcare workers’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviours on antibiotics, antibiotic use and antibiotic resistance in the EU/EEA

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control have published the results of their survey of healthcare[...]

Fighting AMR
Antimicrobial Resistance Resources - The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), United Nations

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international[...]

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Microbiology from A to Z - From Micropia

This beautiful online collection of clearly written introductions to important concepts and microbes in microbiology[...]

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Wellcome Trust Reports - Drug-resistant infections: transforming the global response

The Wellcome Trust has produce a series of policy reports and consultations aimed at combating AMR: Reports and[...]

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Antibiotic Prescription in Ireland.

The Health Service Executive (HSE) in Ireland have produced this practical guide in order to aid antibiotic[...]

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Microseum: a virtual museum of microbes

Microseum is a virtual museum of microbes (with English and Croatian language options) It is one of the results of[...]

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Antimicrobial Therapy - Collection of Expert Reviews

The Antimicrobial Therapy Thematic Issue of FEMS Microbiology Reviews includes reviews dealing with specific[...]

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Averting the AMR crisis - Policy Brief

From the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies  a partnership, hosted by WHO/Europe, which includes[...]

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EASE Peer Reviewer Toolkit

The European Association of Science Editors (EASE) curated a Peer Reviewer Toolkit. All of the resources are freely[...]

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New teaching videos available from Microbiology at NUI Galway, Ireland

Check out our new teaching initiative, just launched by Microbiology at NUI Galway, Ireland: 40 instructional[...]

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New project in Efficient Biomass Supply Chains for Sustainable Chemical Production

ICT-BIOCHAIN – ICT Tools in Efficient Biomass Supply Chains for Sustainable Chemical Production. Follow[...]

Fighting AMR
Book: Superbugs: An Arms Race Against Bacteria

Antibiotics are powerful drugs that can prevent and treat infections, but they are becoming less effective as a[...]

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Global MediXchange for Combating COVID-19 (GMCC)

Sharing and cooperation is the best prescription to fight against the new unknown virus. The Jack Ma Foundation and[...]

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COVID-19 Data Portal

The COVID-19 Data Portal An unprecedented number of scientific efforts are taking place worldwide in order to help[...]

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ASM: COVID-19 Research Registry

Top COVID-19 research: timely, curated and vetted by experts ASM is keeping the pulse of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. In[...]

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Antibiotics and You

An introduction to antibiotic resistant infections This new short course aims to increase your general understanding[...]

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FEMS Yeast Research Webinar Library

Watch the recordings of the FEMS Yeast Research Webinars, featuring top scientists and authors of recent papers on a[...]

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FEMS Microbiology Letters Webinar Library

Watch the recordings of the FEMS Microbiology Letters Webinars, featuring top scientists and authors of recent[...]

FEMS partners with PeerWith

PeerWith allows you to find manuscript preparation services including language editing and figure drawing by[...]

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Oxford University Press (OUP) COVID-19 Learning Resources.

Like many organizations, OUP is taking the threat posed by the coronavirus seriously. Our teams across the world are[...]

Fighting AMR
Review on Antimicrobial Resistance

“The Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, was commissioned in July 2014 by the UK Prime Minister, who asked[...]

Fighting AMR
Resource directory for the prevention and control of AMR and healthcare-associated infections

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) presents a directory of resources aiming at preventing[...]

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Publons: COVID-19 Related Publications for Review

COVID-19: how you can help COVID-19 research is moving at a rapid pace and we’re calling on everyone in[...]

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How to make sourdough bread

Put microbes to work by making some delicious sourdough bread. Easy to follow infographic and teaching resources by[...]

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How to make a Winogradsky column

Lean how to grow microbes that live out in nature with your very own Winogradsky Column. Find all the details in the[...]

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NBIC #BiofilmAware campaign resources

The National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) are pleased to announce the launch of their biofilm awareness[...]

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10 Inspirational Women in Microbiology Infographic

To celebrate IWD on 8 March, we have put together the following beautiful infographic showcasing 10 inspirational[...]

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52Microorganisms Open Source Project

Across 2019 and the start of 2020, each week for 52 weeks we produced a short informative video about a[...]

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FEMS Microbiology Ecology Webinar Library

Watch recordings of each of the FEMS Microbiology Ecology Webinars, featuring top scientists and authors of recent[...]

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Contributing to the Journals

Over the last 40 years we’ve launched five highly-respected journals which fund our philanthropic and campaigning[...]

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Preventing COVID-19 Misinformation: A Guide for Scientists

While facing down the COVID-19 pandemic, we are also facing a pandemic of misinformation surrounding COVID-19. This[...]

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Oxford COVID-19 Evidence Service

A collection of quality evidence for healthcare and medicine concerning COVID-19, from the Centre for Evidence-Based[...]

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Science|Business - Coronavirus R&D Gateway

A one-stop-shop for tools and information sources supporting the ongoing efforts to defeat the Covid19 pandemic[...]

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Position paper on Novel Human Pathogenic Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

26-03-2020 Eminent virologists Luis Enjuanes, Isabel Sola and Sonia Zúñiga at the Coronavirus Laboratory at the[...]

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Coronaviruses: a paradigm of new emerging zoonotic diseases

18-02-2020 A priority paper providing an expert perspective on coronaviruses, which is free-to-access for all, has[...]

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Ask a scientist

Ask a scientist is an initiative developed by the Federation of American Scientists in collaboration with the New[...]

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Inside Corona

This initiative is the result of an international team of researchers coming together to contribute to the global[...]

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The Microbes Fight Back: Antibiotic Resistance

What will a future of continued antibiotic resistance look like? How can human activities prevent the rise of[...]

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The New Bacteriology - Royal Society special issue

Royal Society Publishing has recently published a special issue of Philosophical Transactions B entitled The new[...]

Fighting AMR
WHO - world report on surveillance

WHO world report that gives as accurate a picture as is presently possible of the magnitude of AMR and the current[...]

Jobs
PhD Position in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics: Germany
03-12-2020

The Cluster of Excellence Balance of the Microverse invites applications for a Doctoral Researcher Position (Ref.[...]

Jobs
PhD/PostDoc Position in Bioinformatics, Systems Biology, Computer Science, Microbiology: Germany
03-12-2020

The Cluster of Excellence Balance of the Microverse invites applications for a Doctoral or Postdoctoral Researcher[...]

Jobs
PhD position in Fungal Informatics: Germany
03-12-2020

The Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology – Hans Knöll Institute (Leibniz-HKI)[...]

Jobs
Postdoc in Computational Biology: Glasgow
18-12-2020

The Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences (SIPBS) at the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow) is[...]

Jobs
Postdoc on Mycorrhizal Fungi and the Nitrogen Cycle: France
31-12-2020

A 3-year postdoctoral position in soil microbial interactions is available within the Environmental Microbial[...]

Events
Hydrocarbon degradation in oil reservoirs and aquifers - POSTPONED
31-12-2020

COVID-19 Update: Coronavirus: Conference is cancelled/deferred! Due to the developing situation with Coronavirus[...]

Jobs
Bioinformatician/data scientist position: Germany
01-01-2021

The Institute for Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Microbiology at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of the[...]

Jobs
PhD position in Terrestrial Ecology: Copenhagen
01-01-2021

The Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) is offering a PhD position in[...]

Grants & funding
FEMS Research and Training Grants
01-01-2021

Members of FEMS Member Societies can apply for our grants. Research and Training Grants assist early career[...]

Jobs
Postdoc in Microbial Genomics/Metagenomics: Denmark
03-01-2021

A 3-year postdoctoral fellowship in microbial bioinformatics is available in the Microbial Interactions Research[...]

Events
British Phycological Society Annual Meeting
04-01-2021

The British Phycological Society is inviting you to their online annual meeting that is going to take place between[...]

Jobs
Postdoc in Microbiology: Germany
04-01-2021

The Institute of Microbiology at the Liebniz Universität Hannover invites applications for the position of a[...]

Jobs
PhD position in Microbiology: Germany
04-01-2021

The Institute of Microbiology at the Leibniz Universität Hannover invites applications for the position of a[...]

Events
Bacterial Locomotion and Signal Transduction - BLAST 2021
17-01-2021

The BLAST Conference is the premier venue to hear the latest scientific advances in prokaryotic signal transduction[...]

Grants & funding
NBIC Fourth Proof of Concept Funding Call
02-02-2021

On Tuesday 1 December 2020 NBIC will launch their fourth Proof of Concept (POC) funding call for projects that[...]

Grants & funding
FEMS Meeting Attendance Grants
01-03-2021

Members of FEMS Member Societies can apply for our grants. Meeting Attendance Grants enable early career researchers[...]

Events
29th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Parasitology
15-03-2021

The German Society of Parasitology is inviting you to its 29th Annual Meeting taking place on March 15–17, 2021 in[...]

Events
Evolution and Ecology of CRISPR-Cas systems
23-03-2021

CJD Bonn castell 23 – 25 March 2021

Events
Life Science Tuesday
23-03-2021

6 Oct 20 – Mar 21 Following the Kick off event, our virtual meeting room will feature 12 online “Life Science[...]

Events
Antimicrobial Peptides
28-03-2021

More information related to this event will be available soon. Takes place March 28 – April 2, 2021 Financial[...]

Events
2nd International Conference on Microbial Food and Feed Ingredients (MiFFI)
19-04-2021

Following the measures to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the 2nd International Conference on Microbial[...]

Events
European Congress on Biotechnology 2020
09-05-2021

COVID-19 Update: Congress postponed until 9-12 May 2021 Due to the continued spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19),[...]

Events
14th International Conference on Plant Pathogenic Bacteria (14th ICPPB) - The Impact of Plant Pathogenic Bacteria on Global Plant Health
06-06-2021

COVID-19 Update: 14th ICPPB has been postponed to 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new dates are 6-11 June,[...]

Events
Bioorganic Chemistry (GRC) - Enabling Technologies in Chemical Biology
13-06-2021

COVID-19 Update: This conference has been rescheduled to 2021 As you are aware, coronavirus is having a global[...]

Events
5th Innovative Approaches for Identification of Antiviral Agents Summer School (IAAASS)
14-06-2021

Santa Margherita di Pula, Sardinia, Italy 14 – 18 June 2021

Events
Animal-Microbe Symbioses (GRS)
19-06-2021

Information related to this event will be available soon. Takes place 19 – 21 June 2021 Financial assistance[...]

Events
13th International Symposium on the Biology of Acinetobacter
23-06-2021

Coimbra, Portugal 23-25 June 2021

Events
8th International Human Microbiome Congress (IHMC 2020)
27-06-2021

COVID-19 Update: Given the COVID-19 developments, the Steering Committee decided to postpone the IHMC Congress[...]

Events
Viruses of Microbes VI: The Latest Conquests
05-07-2021

COVID-19 Update: On account of the current situation of worldwide spreading of coronavirus SARS-CoV2, and following[...]

Events
​​​FEMS2021
12-07-2021

It is a great pleasure to encourage you to participate in the 9th Congress of European Microbiologists –[...]

Location
Applied and Environmental Microbiology (GRS)
17-07-2021

More information related to this event will be available soon. July 17 – 18, 2021 This GRS will be held in[...]

Location
Applied and Environmental Microbiology
18-07-2021

More information related to this event will be available soon. July 18 – 23, 2021 Financial assistance is[...]

Events
Archaea: Ecology, Metabolism and Molecular Biology (GRS)
24-07-2021

More information related to this event will be available soon. July 24 – 25, 2021 This GRS will be held in[...]

Events
Archaea: Ecology, Metabolism and Molecular Biology
25-07-2021

More information related to this event will be available soon. July 25 – 30, 2021 Financial assistance is[...]

Events
Phyllosphere 2020 (POSTPONED UNTIL 2021)
25-07-2021

COVID-19 Update: PHYLLOSPHERE 2020 (POSTPONED UNTIL 2021) 11th International Symposium on Leaf Surface Microbiology,[...]

Events
13th International Symposium on Lactic Acid Bacteria
22-08-2021

COVID-19 Update: The COVID-19 pandemic has created so much uncertainty about travel and meeting possibilities even[...]

Events
Joint Meeting of Dreiländertagung & Multinational Congress on Microscopy
22-08-2021

Microscopy Conference 2021 Joint Meeting of Dreiländertagung & Multinational Congress on Microscopy Technische[...]

Events
14th European Nitrogen Fixation Conference
26-08-2021

COVID-19 Update: Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic the ENFC Board and Organizing Committee have decided that the[...]

Events
ProkaGENOMICS 2020
05-09-2021

COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, which is accompanied by many uncertainties and restrictions,[...]

Events
4th International Workshop on Microbial life under extreme energy limitation
06-09-2021

COVID-19 Update: Due to the current situation with COVID-19 the workshop has been postponed to 2021Sandbjerg Manor,[...]

Events
International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation Symposium (IBBS 18)
07-09-2021

COVID-19 Update: I hope that all of you are well and that you are staying safe in light of the unprecedented global[...]

Events
XXIX National Congress of Polish Society of Microbiologists
14-09-2021

COVID-19 update: In connection with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the inability to predict its course this year and[...]

Events
7th Croatian Congress of Microbiology with International Participation
14-09-2021

COVID-19 Update: Given the current uncertainty of the expected situation in the upcoming months, guided by the[...]

Events
“Microbiology 2021”, XXXIV Congress of the Italian Society for General Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMGBM)
15-09-2021

It is my great pleasure to invite you to “Microbiology 2021”, XXXIV Congress of the Italian Society for General[...]

Events
13TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON EXTREMOPHILES
19-09-2021

COVID-19 Update: Due to the current crisis, which is accompanied by many uncertainties and travel restrictions, we[...]

Events
Foodmicro 2020
30-09-2021

Athens, Greece Postponed for September 2021 Next generations challenges in food microbiology

Events
MedVetPathogens 2021
04-10-2021

Mstonash University Prato Centre, Prato, Tuscany, Italy 4 – 7 October 2021  

Events
Bacterial Protein Export 2020 (BPE2020)
09-10-2021

Due to the pandemic the meeting has been postponed for 9 – 13 October 2021 Leuven, Belgium 9 – 13[...]

Events
5th Congress of Baltic Microbiologists (CBM 2020) - POSTPONED
31-10-2021

COVID-19 Update: Due to measures related to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be postponed. University of[...]

Events
Biofuel: Current State and Trends of Development
31-10-2021

COVID-19 Update: This meeting has been postponed until October 2021 because of pandemic COVID-19. Scientific and[...]

Events
4th International Metaproteomics Symposium - POSTPONED
31-12-2021

COVID-19 Update: The covid19 situation is worsening again world wild and models forecast a second wave for[...]

Events
Advanced Bacterial Genetics - CSHL Course
31-12-2021

COVID-19 – UPDATE: March 20 2020: It is with considerable regret that we announce the cancellation of this[...]

Events
15th International Congress on Yeasts - ICY15 - POSTPONED
31-12-2021

COVID-19 Update: We are all facing a serious situation concerning the corona virus and hope that you and your[...]

Events
XXV Latin American Congress of Microbiology - POSTPONED
31-12-2021

COVID-19 Update: The ALAM 2020 congress has been postponed for a new date which we will report as soon as possible.[...]

Events
EMBO Practical Course: Molecular Geobiology - POSTPONED
31-12-2021

COVID-19 Update: EMBL has taken the difficult decision to pause our programme of external courses and conferences.[...]

Events
4th ICGEB Meeting on Human Papillomaviruses - Postponed
31-12-2021

COVID-19 Update: ICGEB postponed due to the COVID-19 We regret to inform you that due to the COVID-19 the 4th ICGEB[...]

Events
14th International Meeting on Yeast Apoptosis and Aging (IMYA)
31-12-2022

COVID-19 Update: Dear members of IMYA community, It became clear now that IMYA 2020 can not be held in Moscow as[...]

Events
IOM 2020 - The 23rd Biennial Congress of the international Organization for Mycoplasmology
31-12-2022

COVID-19 Update: Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we have been forced to postpone XXIII Biennial Congress of the[...]

Events
ASM 2020 Victoria
31-12-2022

COVID-19 Update: Due to the evolving global medical crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and its current[...]

Events
EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Innate Immunity in Host-Pathogen Interactions
31-12-2022

COVID-19 Update: EMBL has taken the difficult decision to pause our programme of external courses and conferences.[...]

Events
Bacterial Cell Surfaces (GRC) - Altering the Bacterial Cell Envelope: Shaping Fitness in Response to the Host and Environment
31-12-2022

COVID-19 Update: This conference has been withdrawn from the 2020 conference schedule As you are aware, coronavirus[...]

Events
Bacterial Cell Surfaces (GRS) - A Multidimensional View of the Bacterial Cell Envelope: From Molecular Structures to Intracellular Interactions
31-12-2022

COVID-19 Update: This conference has been withdrawn from the 2020 conference schedule As you are aware, coronavirus[...]

Events
Biology of Host-Parasite Interactions (GRC) - The Molecular, Cellular and Biochemical Basis of Parasitism by Eukaryotic Pathogens
31-12-2022

COVID-19 Update: This conference has been withdrawn from the 2020 conference schedule As you are aware, coronavirus[...]

Events
Biology of Host-Parasite Interactions (GRS) - The Molecular and Cellular Biology of Eukaryotic Infectious Organisms
31-12-2022

COVID-19 Update: This conference has been withdrawn from the 2020 conference schedule. As you are aware, coronavirus[...]

Events
What's New In Cryptosporidium?
31-12-2022

COVID-19 Update: This meeting was scheduled to take place in July 2020 but the Council of the Microbiology Society[...]