FEMS Affiliates Letter December 2018

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE PUBLICATIONS / GRANTS CORNER / OPPORTUNITIES / DEADLINES AFFILIATES LETTER  THE OFFICIAL NEWSLETTER FEMS Summer School for Postdocs: Applications Open The FEMS Summer School for Postdocs will recognise 25 of the most talented and promising researchers from across the world – with spaces reserved for 15-20 European and 5-10 non-European students. It is designed to support personal and professional development through 10 days of close work with top scientists, and to enable and encourage research collaboration across all fields of Microbiology. The application system is now open for the first FEMS Summer School for Postdocs and will remain open until 15 March 2019. The FEMS Summer School will run for 10 days from 28 August to 7 September 2019. Accommodation and all facilities will be located in the Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences (MedILS) in Split, Croatia. Founded in 2003 by Prof. Miroslav Radman and Prof. Marija Alačević, MedILS is an independently funded, international, non-profit research institute located on the coast of the Adriatic Sea, only 3km from Split city centre. Research endeavours of MedILS are primarily focused on developing highly original, multidisciplinary approaches designed to provide novel insights into the fundamental concepts of molecular organisation and functioning of living organisms. The Summer School presents a unique opportunity for early career researchers to receive instruction and supervision from prominent academics: Prof Miroslav Radman, Prof Graham Walker, and Prof Ivan Matic are just a few of the top scientists who have confirmed their involvement. Table of Contents • Page 2: Seasons Greetings, FEMS Project Proposals, and EUROmicroMOOC analytics report • Page 3: FEMS2019 Congress Updates, Volunteer Recruitment, RNA Signalling • Pages 4-5: The latest science published in each of the FEMS Journals • Page 6: FEMS2019 Congress Attendance Grants • Page 7: Jobs and Opportunities • Page 8: Deadlines, FEMS Sponsored Events, and Extras... Go to the FEMS Summer School for Postdocs website for details > Delftechpark 37A, 2628 XJ Delft, The Netherlands T: +31 15 302 0050 | E: [email protected] DECEMBER 2018