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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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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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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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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[...]

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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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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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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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Inside Corona

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

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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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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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Antibiotics and You

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

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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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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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NBIC #BiofilmAware campaign resources

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

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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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How to make sourdough bread

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

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[...]

Fighting AMR
Review on Antimicrobial Resistance

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

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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[...]

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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[...]

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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[...]

Peer Review
EASE Peer Reviewer Toolkit

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

Peer Review
Ethical guidelines for peer reviewers

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

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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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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[...]

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[...]

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[...]

FEMS partners with PeerWith

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

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[...]

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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[...]

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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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Contributing to the Journals

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

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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Partnering with AMR Centre

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

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[...]

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
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
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 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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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 Prescription in Ireland.

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

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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[...]

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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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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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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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Antimicrobial Therapy - Collection of Expert Reviews

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

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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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Publications and Results by the EU-JAMRAI

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

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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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[...]

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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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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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Interactive Media: Bacterial World

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

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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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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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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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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[...]

Peer Review
Peer Reviewing Tips

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

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[...]

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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[...]

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[...]

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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[...]

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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International Microorganism Day - Recorded Talks

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

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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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[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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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[...]

Grants & funding
FEMS Ukraine Conflict Support Grant

Applications are now open for the FEMS Ukraine Conflict Support Grant. This scheme aims to support Early Career[...]

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#ScienceforUkraine

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

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[...]

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.[...]

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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[...]

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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[...]

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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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Bad Bugs Bookclub

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

Global Antimicrobial Stewardship Hub

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

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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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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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EU-JAMRAI: Launch Micro-Combat App

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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FEMS Microbiology Reviews Webinar Library

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

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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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Layman Report by the EU-JAMRAI

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

Jobs
PhD on mRNA Vaccines: Canada
27-11-2022

The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) at the Canada’s Centre for Pandemic Research is looking for a[...]

Jobs
Multiple Tenure Track Positions in Microbiome Sciences: USA
27-11-2022

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University seeks applications to fill three full-time[...]

Poland
Pasteur Jubilee Conference
29-11-2022

The Pasteur Jubilee Conference is going to be held in Poland on the 29-30 November 2022. This year marks the 200th[...]

Jobs
PhD Positions in Microbiology at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich: Germany
30-11-2022

The Graduate School Life Science Munich (LSM) offers an international doctoral programme to motivated and[...]

Grants & funding
FEMS Meeting Organizer Grants (December deadline)
01-12-2022

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

Events
3rd Symposium Geneva Centre for Emerging Viral Diseases
06-12-2022

The 3rd symposium of the Geneva Centre for Emerging Viral Diseases “Covid-19 and beyond – Understanding[...]

Jobs
Tenure Track position in Emerging Plant Disease and Global Food Security: USA
11-12-2022

The NC State University Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program seeks an outstanding candidate for an open rank[...]

Jobs
Postdoc Research Assistant in biology/microbiology: Germany
11-12-2022

To strengthen our team in the division 4.1 “Biodeterioration and Reference Organisms” in[...]

Events
GARDP REVIVE Webinar: Influence of Biological Sex in Infectious Disease
13-12-2022

GARDP has another REVIVE Webinar! This is going to be held on 13 December 2022 at 10-11:30am CST with the theme[...]

Events
AlgaEurope 2022
13-12-2022

AlgaEurope is going to take place on 13-15 December 2022 in Rome, Italy. This conference is a unique opportunity to[...]

Jobs
Junior Research Group Leader in Bioinformatics / Microbial Ecology: Germany
15-12-2022

The newly established Department of Environmental Microbiology at the Institute for Sanitary Engineering, Water[...]

Jobs
Postdoc in Oral Mucosal Immunology and Bioinformatics: USA
31-12-2022

Position Description: The Kotsakis Lab has a postdoctoral fellow position available in the fields of microbiome,[...]

1st Polish Yeasts Conference
31-12-2022

Rzeszow University, Center for Innovation and Transfer of Natural Sciences and Engineering Knowledge Rzeszow, Poland[...]

Events
XXXIV Congress of the Italian Society for General Microbiology and Biotechnology - POSTPONED
01-01-2023

Due to the current emergency situation and the uncertainty that arises, the XXXIV SIMGBM Congress has been postponed[...]

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FEMS Research and Training Grants (January deadline)
01-01-2023

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

Events
Annual BSM Symposium 2023
01-01-2023

We invite you the FEMS Sponsored Event – Annual BSM Symposium 2023 More information coming soon! – We[...]

Events
Viruses of Microbes 2023
01-01-2023

We invite you the FEMS Sponsored Event – Viruses of Microbes 2023 More information coming soon! – We use[...]

Events
51° Congress of the Italian Society of Microbiology (SIM)
01-01-2023

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

Events
Power of Microbes in Industry and Environment 2023
01-01-2023

We invite you the FEMS Sponsored Event – Power of Microbes in Industry and Environment 2023. More information[...]

Events
Ecology and Diversity of Marine Microorganisms ECODIM XI
08-01-2023

The eleventh version of the International Course Ecology and Diversity of Marine Microorganisms (ECODIM XI) will be[...]

Events
6th International Conference on Nucleic Acids: Research and Therapeutics
27-01-2023

The 6th edition of International meeting on “Nucleic Acids: Research and Therapeutics” is scheduled to occur[...]

Grants & funding
Industry Placement Grants (February deadline)
01-02-2023

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

Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Conference (ACC 2023)
01-02-2023

Save the date for the Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Conference. The conference is free and online – jointly[...]

Events
Microscopy Conference 2023
26-02-2023

Save the dates for the Microscopy Conference 2023! This will take place between 26 February and 2 March 2023 in[...]

Jobs
Postdoc positions in Host-Pathogen Interactions: USA
01-03-2023

Institution Houston Methodist Research Institute (HMRI) is a 440,000-square-foot research enterprise for Houston[...]

Grants & funding
FEMS Meeting Attendance Grants (March deadline)
01-03-2023

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

Events
16th European Conference on Fungal Genetics - ECFG16
05-03-2023

We invite you the FEMS Sponsored Event – 16th European Conference on Fungal Genetics – ECFG16. This is[...]

Events
30th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Parasitology
15-03-2023

The 30th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Parasitology is going to take place on 15-17 March 2023 in Gissen[...]

Events
ECCMID 2023
15-04-2023

We invite you to the 33rd European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, which will take[...]

Events
MicrobioSoc Annual Conference 2023
17-04-2023

We invite you to attend our FEMS Member Society’s Annual Conference!  The Microbiology Society is organizing[...]

Events
The 3rd International Conference on Microbial Food and Feed Ingredients (MiFFI)
19-04-2023

We invite you the FEMS Sponsored Event – 3rd International Conference on Microbial Food and Feed Ingredients[...]

Events
11th European Algae Industry Summit
19-04-2023

ACI is pleased to announce the 11th Annual European Algae Industry Summit will take place on 19th & 20th April[...]

Events
8th European Congress of Virology 2023
04-05-2023

We invite you the FEMS Sponsored Event – 8th European Congress of Virology 2023. This is going to take place[...]

Events
Electromicrobiology 2023
24-05-2023

We invite you the FEMS Sponsored Event – Electromicrobiology 2023. This is taking place on 24-26 May 2023 in[...]

Events
19th International Conference on Renewable Resources & Biorefineries (RBB23)
31-05-2023

The 19th edition of the International Conference on Renewable Resources & Biorefineries will take place in Riga,[...]

Grants & funding
FEMS Meeting Organizer Grants (June deadline)
01-06-2023

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

Events
Physiology of Yeast and Filamentous Fungi 8 (PYFF8)
05-06-2023

We invite you the FEMS Sponsored Event – Physiology of Yeast and Filamentous Fungi 8 (PYFF8). This is taking[...]

Grants & funding
FEMS Research and Training Grants (July deadline)
01-07-2023

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

Events
FEMS2023
09-07-2023

FEMS, DGHM and VAAM welcome you to the 10th Congress of European Microbiologists, taking place in Hamburg, Germany[...]

Events
24th Congress of the International Organization for Mycoplasmology
16-07-2023

The 24th Congress of the International Organization for Mycoplasmology will take place in Osaka, Japan, July[...]

Grants & funding
Industry Placement Grants (August deadline)
01-08-2023

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

Grants & funding
FEMS Meeting Attendance Grants (September deadline)
01-09-2023

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

Events
Annual Conference 2023 of the Association for general and applied microbiology
10-09-2023

We invite you the FEMS Sponsored Event – Annual Conference 2023 of the Association for general and applied[...]

Events
First international conference on extremophilic fungi (FUN-EX)
19-09-2023

We invite you the FEMS Sponsored Event – First international conference on extremophilic fungi (FUN-EX) . This[...]

Events
European Congress on Biotechnology 2022 - POSTPONED
30-06-2024

Congress postponed until 30 June-3 July 2024 The Organising Committee of the Joint ECB and IBS Congress have taken[...]