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16-10-2017

Share your experiences in our Education Survey

What are the current issues and opportunities in education? Where can we[...]

12-10-2017

Call for nominations

Are you looking to build your governance[...]

09-10-2017

Peer Review - reviewed: Andrew Preston, Publons

We are joined this month by Andrew Preston, the co-founder and CEO of[...]

05-10-2017

World Teachers' Day: Keeping Education Fresh Thematic Issue

We are delighted to announce the

04-10-2017

Recruiting for FEMS positions

The adoption of our new statutes earlier this[...]

04-10-2017

New Directors

After two years of reviewing and renewing our governance processes,  our[...]

04-10-2017

Lithuania newest member of the ‘FEMS Family’

We are delighted to introduce the

19-09-2017

One Health: 10 ways to tackle antimicrobial resistance

This post is guest written by our dedicated volunteers,

14-09-2017

What is the future of peer review?

Peer review is far from perfect, but as the only quality check in science,[...]

10-08-2017

Celebrating your milestones for Letters’ 40th

FEMS Microbiology Letters is much more than just a journal to us.[...]

25-07-2017

FEMS 2017 Abstract book now available

We are pleased to announce that the FEMS 2017 abstract book is now available[...]

21-07-2017

Testimonials from FEMS 2017

FEMS 2017 was a fantastic gathering of the microbiology community from all[...]

17-07-2017

Big thanks to all at FEMS 2017!

On behalf of all of us here at FEMS, our Congress host

13-07-2017

Day 4 highlights at FEMS 2017

It was another great day of microbiology discussion and presentations[...]

12-07-2017

Day 3 highlights at FEMS 2017

Yesterday was day 3 at 

11-07-2017

Welcome to FEMS 2017!

We are delighted to welcome almost 3000 new and old faces from all over the[...]

10-07-2017

One Health: Understanding AMR

This post is guest written by our dedicated volunteers, 

05-07-2017

Share your experiences in our survey

What prevents you from doing your job as well as you’d like?[...]

22-06-2017

Out now: One Health Thematic Issue

One Health recognizes that the health of people, animals and the environment[...]

22-06-2017

One Health Policy: Where are we?

This post is guest written by our dedicated volunteers,

19-06-2017

Discovering new antibiotics

Our Directors work with the interests of the wider microbiology community at[...]

16-06-2017

FEMS Yeast Research delivers for yeast community

With the announcement of the journal Impact Factors, we would like to thank[...]

16-06-2017

Out now: Virtual Special Issue for ISSY33

We are delighted to sponsor the 

13-06-2017

Meet FEMS Expert: Dr Ramon Rossello-Mora

Dr Ramon Rossello-Mora is a member of the

08-06-2017

SUBMISSION IS OPEN FOR NEXT GRANTS DEADLINE: 1 JULY 2017

It is now possible to apply for Research and Training[...]

15-05-2017

One Health: What is it?

Together with the recent emergence of zoonotic diseases (e.g. Ebola virus,[...]

05-05-2017

Post on our Opportunities Board using our new video guide

Do you want to advertise and promote your event, workshop, jobs,[...]

02-05-2017

New statutes for FEMS

After three years of reviewing our statutes and consulting our Member[...]

26-04-2017

Spotlight on… our FEMS-ESCMID Awardee

Earlier this month, we were delighted to announce Dr. Francesca Bottacini as[...]

25-04-2017

Meet FEMS Expert: Professor Oscar Kuipers

Oscar Kuipers is a full professor in Molecular Genetics and has headed the[...]

25-04-2017

Meet the new Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Pathogens and Disease

We would like to warmly welcome Dr. Nick Carbonetti as the new Deputy[...]

30-03-2017

FEMS Congress 2017: New interactive scientific programme

With our flagship Congress coming up soon, we have made it much easier for[...]

29-03-2017

Out now: Sulfur Metabolism Thematic Issue

It has been 115 years since sulfur-producing bacteria were first reported,[...]

27-03-2017

FEMS Congress 2017: Late Breaker Abstracts are in!

Our Congress is on the horizon and we would like to extend a big thank you[...]

20-03-2017

Get involved in a directorship position

Are you looking to build your governance experience while supporting[...]

20-03-2017

FEMS-Peerwith: connecting authors to academic experts

Preparing and writing a journal article, poster presentation or grant[...]

08-03-2017

International Women's Day - 8 March 2017

Today is International Women's Day, which is a global[...]

28-02-2017

EU Health Award prize winners: WAAAR

We are pleased to announce that an organization that we endorse - 

28-02-2017

Sign up to receive our monthly newsletter!

Be the first to know about our grants and funding, volunteer[...]

14-02-2017

Post your opportunities with us using our new contributor guide

Do you want to promote your event, job, funding or interesting[...]

07-02-2017

And the winner is…

To recognise the importance of collaborative work that is being carried[...]

20-01-2017

Interreg - Danube Transnational Programme proposal call

The Second call for proposals of the Danube Transnational Programme[...]

20-01-2017

ERC Synergy Grants 2018

ERC is going to relaunch

16-01-2017

Zika virus: a New Year update

One of the first OUP blogs of this year is written by Luisa Barzon author of[...]

18-11-2016

AMR at FEMS 2017

Our upcoming congress offers numerous symposia and workshops that will[...]

17-11-2016

Hot topic: Sow antibiotics, reap trouble

Antimicrobial resistance is one of the most significant global problems[...]

14-11-2016

Hot topic: Antibiotic Resistance Awareness Week 2016

The human impact on nature is huge and not always a positive one. Pollution,[...]

08-11-2016

In Memoriam Godfried D. Vogels

Friday 28 October, emeritus Professor Godfried D. Vogels passed away at the[...]

27-10-2016

Hot topic: the seaweed holobiont

Seaweed (macroalgae) form a diverse and ubiquitous group of photosynthetic[...]

20-10-2016

Hot topic: A new hope for salami production

Penicillium salamii strain ITEM 15302 Penicillium[...]

17-10-2016

Register now for FEMS 2017

The Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS) and the Spanish[...]

10-10-2016

Successions at FEMS

At the 43rd Annual General Meeting of FEMS, Bauke Oudega accepted his new[...]

10-10-2016

Hot topic: Send them to outer space

Scientists are studying microorganisms under[...]

07-10-2016

Retrospective: Andriy Sibirny

Looking back on Ukrainian science before, during, and after the fall of the[...]

30-09-2016

Dutch invest in new antibiotics and alternatives

The Dutch government will invest over 6 million euros in research into new[...]

26-09-2016

FEMS is looking for a Communications Officer

Are you the enthusiastic and driven Communications Officer that will join[...]

22-09-2016

A private affair

In my experience, doing peer[...]

22-09-2016

Peer Review Week is here!

The second annual Peer Review Week is here! A time to celebrate the[...]

01-09-2016

Peerwith partnership: FEMS members helping out other members in Author Services

Recently, FEMS partnered with Peerwith. This unique partnership allows[...]

27-07-2016

Eurobiofilms 2015: the complexity of microbial biofilm research

This Special Issue contains manuscripts dealing with innovative topics and[...]

26-07-2016

The life and work of Claudina Rodrigues-Pousada

My story begins as a young girl who, when given a[...]

20-07-2016

A century-old technology still developing

This Thematic Issue[...]

16-07-2016

Europe's Microbiology Network - Virtual Special Issue

This joint Virtual Special Issue (VSI) – a collaboration[...]

04-07-2016

Save the date!

​The 7th Congress of European Microbiologists (FEMS 2017) is one of the[...]

01-07-2016

Funding network

FEMS would like to help researchers to connect to each other to apply for[...]

13-06-2016

Hot topic: CRISPR

The CRISPR-Cas technology is based on molecular[...]

12-05-2016

From our publisher OUP: milestones in our partnership

by the OUP team Oxford University Press[...]

11-05-2016

Interview with Patrice Courvalin, M.D.

Interview by Lindsay Uittenbogaard

21-03-2016

2016 Peter Wildy Prize for Professor Wendy Barclay

At the Microbiology Society’s 2016 Annual Conference in March, Professor[...]