ALSO IN THIS ISSUE:
PUBLICATIONS / GRANTS CORNER / OPPORTUNITIES / EVENTS / EXTRAS / DEADLINES
The official newsletter for FEMS Affiliates
International Microorganism Day
International Microorganism Day is just around the corner! This Day was
created to raise awareness among young people and the society in general
on the role of microorganisms in our lives. This year we have planned several
online activities to make up for a lack of physical events for International
This year will be streaming
a special live stream across
24 hours to social media
and webpages, featuring
speakers and guests from
the world of microbiology.
Accessible via IMD and FEMS
social media and websites
throughout the day.
The preliminary programme
will be released soon!
IMD are publishing a special series of images, videos, and blogs on microbes to
lead us up to #InternationalMicroorganismDay.
Latest blog pieces:
• 10 Women Microbiologists You Don’t Know About, But Should by Mitra
• 10 Ways Microorganisms Make Your Life Waaay Better by Mary Ann R
The Microbe Art Contest has
returned for 2020!
The winners of #MicrobeArt2020
will be announced on 17 September.
Deadline for entries is 10 September.
• Webinar ‘Education,
Wherever We Are’
• Peer Review Week
(21 - 25 Sept)
• Research from the
• microLife - inaugeral
• FEMS Microbes
Grants Corner, Events,
Page 10: Deadlines,
Videos, and Extras...
Post your entry on social media with
hashtags #MicrobeArt2020 and
and tag us @FEMSmicro to enter.
More details on the competition on
Visit InternationalMicroorganismDay.org >
Delftechpark 37A, 2628 XJ Delft, The Netherlands
T: +31 15 302 0050 | E: [email protected]
microLife – The journal of the
FEMS European Academy of