#FEMSmicroBlog

The #FEMSmicroBlog highlights the fascinating aspects of all things microbiology. The blog presents recent microbiology papers, gives a voice to members of the FEMS community, tells fascinating and lesser-known facts about the history of microbiology, reports about events and meetings, highlights the global relevance of microbiology, and more. Browse the #FEMSmicroBlog to read more about your favourite microbiology and research topics!

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Illustrations for the #FEMSmicroBlog by Eliza Wolfson/@eliza_coli (FEMS and Eliza Wolfson, CC-BY-SA-NC 4.0)

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24-11-2022

#FEMSmicroBlog: A more diverse microbiota for higher soil respiration

Soil stores the largest volume of carbon on[...]

19-11-2022

#FEMSmicroBlog: Which bacteria live on poultry farms?

Since 2014, increasing numbers of animals live[...]

17-11-2022

#FEMSmicroBlog: Thinking outside the box - antimicrobial resistance education

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) is celebrated every year from[...]

15-11-2022

#FEMSmicroBlog: How marine picocyanobacteria assimilate nitrogen

The oceans are some of the biggest oxygen reservoirs on this planet[...]

02-11-2022

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS - 'Microbiology in Art' for the #FEMSmicroBlog

Following the success of the recent

01-11-2022

#FEMSmicroBlog: Simulating vaccinating strategies in the COVID-19 epidemic

To study epidemiological dynamics, classical mathematical modeling[...]

10-10-2022

#FEMSmicroBlog: Expanding the diversity of the FEMS Journals microbiome

As a growing coalition of 56 Member Societies from 40 countries,[...]

03-10-2022

#FEMSmicroBlog: Micrococcus luteus closes the gap with insertion sequences

Bacteria can respond to environmental[...]

25-09-2022

#FEMSmicroBlog: A fungal pathogen escaping macrophages

Cryptococcus[...]

22-09-2022

#FEMSmicroBlog: Bacteria adapting to small amounts of antibiotics

Microbial resistance to antibiotics represents[...]

15-09-2022

Short story: Mutiny

A rogue researcher far out at sea has second[...]

12-09-2022

Short story: Constantine

They were colleagues, friends and leading[...]