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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 papers on a range of topics.

Education, Wherever We Are

(First aired 17.09.2020)

As much of the world is practicing social isolation in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, universities, colleges, and schools have been moving education very quickly from the lecture theatre and the teaching laboratory to the internet, whilst staff work from home, necessitating their administrative activities to be conducted online. Join us on International Microorganism Day for a webinar on ”Education, Wherever We Are”, featuring the authors of papers in this recent Virtual Special Issue of FEMS Microbiology Letters.

Bringing guest scientists to the university biology classroom via the web

Speaker 1: Nathan Basiliko, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

Speaker 2: Varun Gupta, Maven Water and Environment, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Authors of: Nathan Basiliko, Varun Gupta. Bringing guest scientists to the university biology classroom via the web. FEMS Microbiology Letters, Volume 362, Issue 16, August 2015, fnv124,

Twitter as a tool for science communication: our experience with #microMOOC

Speaker 3: Ignacio López-Goñi, University of Navarra, Spain

Speaker 4: Manuel Sánchez-Angulo, University of Miguel Hernandez, Spain

Authors of: Ignacio López-Goñi, Manuel Sánchez-Angulo. Social networks as a tool for science communication and public engagement: focus on Twitter. FEMS Microbiology Letters, Volume 365, Issue 2, January 2018, fnx246,


I. López-Goñi, J. Giner-Lamia, A. Álvarez-Ordoñez, Alfonso Benitez-Páez, D. Claessen, M. Cortesao, M. de Toro, D. García-Ruano, E.T. Granato, Á.T. Kovács, J.L. Romalde, T.G. Sana, M. Sánchez-Angulo, F.J. Sangari, W.K. Smits, T. Sturm, J.L. Thomassin, K.N.G. Valdehuesa, M. Zapotoczna. #EUROmicroMOOC: using Twitter to share trends in Microbiology worldwide. FEMS Microbiology Letters, Volume 366, Issue 11, June 2019, fnz141,

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