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Welcome to the FEMS Opportunities Board. Here you can find opportunities varying from events and jobs, to awards, grants, and useful resources. In the above field you can search within all opportunities. You can also browse through our opportunity categories by selecting the filtering options. 

To submit your event, job, funding or interesting projects to promote to the wider microbiology community on the FEMS Opportunities Board, please complete our opportunities form.

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FEMS Webinar Library

Welcome to the FEMS webinars, online events to help you take part in scientific discussion, wherever you are.[...]

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BacDive - The Bacterial Diversity Metadatabase

The BacDive database of the Leibniz Institute DSMZ-German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures GmbH is the[...]

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BacteriaGame: card game to learn clinical microbiology in a fun way

The French Society for Microbiology (Société française de microbiologie) has supported the development of a new game[...]

Superbugs: A new interactive & interdisciplinary education resource about the microbial word

Introducing a new interactive and multilingual educational resource to raise the awareness and increase[...]

Global Antimicrobial Stewardship Hub

BSAC is delighted to announce the launch of the Global Antimicrobial Stewardship Hub, dedicated to meeting the[...]

Peer Review
How to Peer Review: Writing the review and getting recognition

The Editors-in-Chief of FEMS Microbes explain to Early Career Scientists (ECS) how to write a peer review, and ways[...]

Peer Review
How to Peer Review: A two-step approach

The Editors-in-Chief of FEMS Microbes illustrate to Early Career Scientists (ECS) a two-step appraoch to peer review[...]

Peer Review
How to Peer Review: An Introduction by FEMS Microbes

The Editors-in-Chief of FEMS Microbes introduces to Early Career Scientists (ECS) how to peer review a manuscript.[...]

Peer Review
Nature Masterclass on Peer Review

This class is for free (only registration is needed), has 4 modules and takes about 3-4 h to complete. The lessons[...]

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#ScienceforUkraine

#ScienceForUkraine is a community group of volunteer students and research scientists from academic institutions in[...]

Education
Common European Curriculum for Degrees in Health Sciences

The FEMS Education Group has drafted a guideline curriculum for Degrees in Health Science. The aim is to provide[...]

Peer Review
Peer Review resources by Sense about Science

Sense about Science has been interested in sharing the importance of peer review for over ten years. They created a[...]

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Microbiology Society supporting authors with fee-free Open Access: Publish and Read

The Microbiology Society is expanding its Publish and Read programme, aiming to help more researchers participate in[...]

Grants & funding
Research Funding Database - scientifyRESEARCH

Research funding information tends to be scattered across the internet and more often than not, you find out about[...]

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International Microorganism Day - Recorded Talks

International Microorganism Day is celebrated on the 17th September. This day is an opportunity to promote the[...]

Grants & funding
Unlocking Potential Fund: Microbiology Society’s new fundraising initiative

The Microbiology Society has launched its first fundraising initiative for members who may require support to[...]

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Best practices reports by the EU-JAMARAI

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

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Bad Bugs Bookclub

First established in 2009, the Bad Bugs Bookclub, led by Joanna Verran from the Manchester Metropolitan University,[...]

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FEMS podcast - Microbes and Us

The Federation of European Microbiological Societies brings to you its own podcast named Microbes and Us. Launched[...]

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Layman Report by the EU-JAMRAI

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

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AMR Policy Briefs by the EU-JAMRAI

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

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The AMR Studio: Podcast by the Uppsala Antibiotic Center

The AMR Studio is a podcast dedicated to highlighting the multidisciplinary research on antimicrobial resistance[...]

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STEMcognito video platform

STEMcognito is a depository of videos aimed at sharing and advancing knowledge in STEM in an easily accessible,[...]

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Antimicrobial Viewpoints: GARDP

Antimicrobial Viewpoints are originally published on the REVIVE website revive.gardp.org, an activity of the Global[...]

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Book: Small, Smaller, the Smallest – Essays on Microbiology

Marking the 60th anniversary of the Slovenian Microbiological Society was the publication of the book “Small,[...]

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Abstracts from the International Conference on Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology (ICYGMB)

The International Conference on Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology (ICYGMB) takes place every two years and aims[...]

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Antimicrobial Encyclopaedia by GARDP

The Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP) at the end of October 2020 launched the[...]

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EU-JAMRAI: Launch Micro-Combat App

The European Joint Action on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-Associated Infections (EU-JAMRAI) in[...]

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EMA recommends COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna for authorisation in the EU

EMA has recommended granting a conditional marketing authorisation for COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna to prevent[...]

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First Global Antibiotic Resistance Symbol

EU-JAMRAI has announced the winner of the Antibiotic Resistance Symbol earlier this month! The winning symbol[...]

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AMR Voices: Stories From AMR Frontlines During Covid-19

The Longitude Prize announced the launch of AMR Voices – stories from the frontlines of antibiotic resistance[...]

Peer Review
Master Peer Review with the Publons Academy

The Publons Academy is a free, online peer review training course for early career researchers. Developed together[...]

Peer Review
Peer Reviewing Tips

F1000Research has put together a list of specific examples, tips and suggestions for reviewers needing support in[...]

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Ethical guidelines for peer reviewers

COPE (the Committee on Publication Ethics) has produced some guidelines which set out the basic principles and[...]

Peer Review
Peer Review Center of the Public Library of Science

Everything you need to write a peer review right now: A collection of free training and resources for peer reviewers[...]

Peer Review
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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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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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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Antibiotics and You

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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[...]

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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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Crowdfight COVID-19

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Publications and Results by the EU-JAMRAI

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

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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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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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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[...]

Fighting AMR
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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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[...]

Fighting AMR
Antibiotic Awareness Resources - forearmed is forewarned!

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

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[...]

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[...]

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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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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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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[...]

FEMS partners with PeerWith

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

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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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Volunteer Roles: Two Journal Social Media Editors (JSMEs)
17-06-2024

We are looking for two new volunteer Journal Social Media Editors (JSMEs). There are two positions available, one[...]

Events
Cross-Channel C. difficile Forum (3CdF)
20-06-2024

Sponsored by a FEMS Meeting Organizer Grant 20-21 June 2024

Events
Cell Biology of Host-Pathogen Interactions
24-06-2024

Sponsored by a FEMS Meeting Organizer Grant Microbial infections lead to drastic changes in the architecture and[...]

Events
EMBO/FEBS Lecture Course: Cell biology of host-pathogen interactions
24-06-2024

The EMBO|FEBS Lecture Course on Cell biology of host-pathogen interactions will take place on 24 – 28 June 2024 in[...]

Events
9th International Weigl Conference
27-06-2024

Sponsored by a FEMS Meeting Organizer Grant 27-29 June 2024 Dear Colleagues, I have a great pleasure to welcome you[...]

Jobs
Environmental Microbiologist Researcher
30-06-2024

Do you enjoy working in the lab? Are you an expert in biodegradation testing of industrial chemicals? Are you[...]

Events
European Congress on Biotechnology 2024
30-06-2024

The first European Congress of Biotechnology (ECB) in Interlaken, Switzerland, in 1978 marked the inauguration of[...]

Grants & funding
FEMS Research and Training Grants (July deadline)
01-07-2024

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

Location
DGHM & VAAM 2024
02-07-2024

Please mark your calenders for the upcoming 7th Joint Conference of the German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology[...]

Events
II International Congress on Beneficial Plant-Microbe Interactions and XIX SEFIN
03-07-2024

Sponsored by a FEMS Meeting Organizer Grant 3-5 July 2024  

Jobs
Postdoc position in marine microbial interactions
05-07-2024

Coral reef ecosystems are critically threatened by the effects of global climate change. As corals are long-lived[...]

Events
28th International ICFMH Conference FOOD MICRO 2024
08-07-2024

Sponsored by a FEMS Meeting Organizer Grant Dear Colleagues and Friends, It is my great pleasure to welcome you to[...]

Jobs
Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Microbiomes of Livestock/Large Animals
12-07-2024

The University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) is seeking applicants for a Tier II NSERC Canada[...]

Events
miCROPe 2024 Microbe-assisted crop production - opportunities, challenges & needs
15-07-2024

Sponsored by a FEMS Meeting Organizer Grant Dear colleagues, With great pleasure I announce the upcoming miCROPe[...]

Events
39th Small Meeting on Yeast Transport and Energetics (SMYTE) 2024
31-07-2024

28 August 2024 – 1 September 2024 The 39th Small Meeting on Yeast Transport and Energetics (SMYTE) meeting will be[...]

Grants & funding
Industry Placement Grants (August deadline)
01-08-2024

Members of FEMS Member Societies can apply for our Industry Placement Grants. These aim to assist early career[...]

Events
ICOM12 International Conference On Mycorrhiza
04-08-2024

Sponsored by a FEMS Meeting Organizer Grant Welcome to the International Conference on Mycorrhizas (ICOM 12) that[...]

Events
12th International Mycological Congress (IMC12)
11-08-2024

The International Mycological Association, together with the Dutch Mycological Society and in collaboration with the[...]

Grants & funding
FEMS Meeting Attendance Grants (September deadline)
01-09-2024

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

Events
FEMS Summer School for Postdocs 2024
02-09-2024

The FEMS Summer School for Postdocs recognizes 25 of the most talented and promising researchers from across the[...]

Events
12th European Workshop on the Biology of Cyanobacteria
03-09-2024

Sponsored by a FEMS Meeting Organizer Grant   3-6 September 2023 The series of meetings “European Workshop on[...]

Events
12th European Workshop on the Biology of Cyanobacteria
03-09-2024

The 12th EWBC will be held in Seville, Spain, from September 3rd to 6th, 2024. The Local Organizing Committee,[...]

Events
IBBS19 - Biodeterioration & Biodegradation: New challenges and existing problems
09-09-2024

Sponsored by a FEMS Meeting Organizer Grant The International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation Society (IBBS),[...]

Events
XIII Congreso Nacional de Microbiología de los Alimentos (XXIII National Congress in Food Microbiology)
09-09-2024

Sponsored by a FEMS Meeting Organizer Grant 9-12 September 2024

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International Microorganism Day 2024
17-09-2024

We invite interested individuals and organizations to organize their own International Microorganism Day event in[...]

Events
DMykG 2024
17-09-2024

Wir möchten Sie im Namen der Tagungsleitung des 58. Wissenschaftliche Tagung der Deutschsprachigen Mykologischen[...]

Events
Joint conference of the 15th Globe Industrial Microbiology Congress (GIM) & Metabolic Engineering Summit (MES 2024)
20-09-2024

The Organizing Committee of the joint conference of the 15th Globe Industrial Microbiology Congress (GIM) &[...]

Events
International Symposium on Fungal Stress – ISFUS2024
22-09-2024

The International Symposium on Fungal Stress (ISFUS) is taking place on 22-24 September 2024 in Brazil.  It’s[...]

Events
7th Innovative Approaches for Antiviral Agents Summer School (IAAASS)
23-09-2024

Sponsored by a FEMS Meeting Organizer Grant The Innovative Approaches for Antiviral Agents Summer School[...]

Events
51° Congress of the Italian Society of Microbiology (SIM)
24-09-2024

We invite you the FEMS Sponsored Event – 51° Congress of the Italian Society of Microbiology (SIM).  More[...]

Events
Power of Viruses 2024
25-09-2024

Sponsored by a FEMS Meeting Organizer Grant Dear Colleagues, We are honoured and pleased to invite you to the second[...]

Events
IUMS 2024
23-10-2024

IUMS 2024 will take place on 23-25 October 2024 around the topic Microorganisms for sustainable solutions:[...]

Grants & funding
FEMS Meeting Organizer Grants (Nov deadline)
01-11-2024

Members of FEMS Member Societies can apply for our grants. FEMS supports selected meetings within the European Area[...]

Events
The Asian Pacific Congress of Protistology (APCOP-V) 2024
04-11-2024

The Asian Pacific Congress of Protistology (APCOP-V) 2024 is the new branding for the 5th edition of the Asian[...]

Events
Applied Synthetic Biology in Europe VII (ASBE VII)
06-11-2024

Sponsored by a FEMS Meeting Organizer Grant The 7th Applied Synthetic Biology in Europe (ASBE7) is organised by the[...]

Events
DMS 2024 Congress
11-11-2024

Sponsored by a FEMS Meeting Organizer Grant In recent years the Danish Microbiological Society has put on a large,[...]

Events
4th International Conference in Microbial Ecotoxicology
12-11-2024

Sponsored by a FEMS Meeting Organizer Grant Dear colleagues, On behalf of the Organizing and the Scientific[...]

Events
Deciphering Microbiome Functions
01-01-2025

We invite you the FEMS Sponsored Event – Deciphering Microbiome Functions which will be held in 2024. More info[...]

Events
Comparative genomics of unicellular eukaryotes: Interactions and symbioses
01-01-2025

We invite you the FEMS Sponsored Event – Comparative genomics of unicellular eukaryotes: Interactions and symbioses.[...]

Events
New approaches to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria
01-01-2025

We invite you the FEMS Sponsored Event – New approaches to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria. This will take[...]

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FEMS Research and Training Grants (January deadline)
01-01-2025

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

Events
17th European Conference on Fungal Genetics - ECFG17
02-03-2025

The next European Conference on Fungal Genetics will take place on 2-5 March 2025 in Dublin, Ireland. Save the date![...]

Events
34th Annual Meeting of the Society for Virology
04-03-2025

Dear colleagues and friends, or just ‘Moin’ as we say here in the international city of Hamburg, We look forward to[...]

Events
11th European Spores Conference
08-04-2025

Sponsored by a FEMS Meeting Organizer Grant 8-10 April 2025

Events
MedVetPathogens 2025
26-05-2025

Sponsored by a FEMS Meeting Organizer Grant 26-29 May 2025  

Events
FEMS2025: the 11th Congress of European Microbiologists
14-07-2025

Save the date for FEMS2025! The 11th Congress of European Microbiologists will take place from 14-17 July 2025 in[...]