FEMS Affiliates Letter December 2019

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE: PUBLICATIONS / GRANTS CORNER / OPPORTUNITIES / EVENTS / EXTRAS / DEADLINES Affiliates Letter  The official newsletter for FEMS Affiliates The FEMS Summer School for Postdocs 2020 is Open to Applicants The Postdocs and Mentors of the FSSfP2019 in the main lecture hall The first FEMS Summer School for Postdocs (FSSfP) in 2019 was fantastically successful, with postdocs and mentors from across the world engaging in first class scientific dialogue and development in wonderful surroundings. The next Summer School will be just as fruitful, with Prof. Susan Rosenburg announced at the Director, Dr. Ivan Matic and Prof. Christophe Herman attending at Co-directors, and Prod. Miroslav Radman named Honorary Director for 2020. The full programme will be announced shortly. The Summer School for Postdocs will recognize 25 of the most talented and promising researchers from across the world. 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 theme for 2020 is: Microbial Evolvability Mechanisms: Resistance, Biology, and Strategies Postdocs and Mentors enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the FSSfP to Defeat and Detect The Summer School runs for 10 days from  28 August to 7 September 2020. Accommodation and all facilities will be located in the Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences (MedILS) in Split, Croatia. Table of contents Page 2-3: News and Developments Pages 4-5: • Research from the FEMS Journals • Ecology of Soils - Thematic Issue Page 6: Grants Corner Page 7: Opportunities and Events: • Galleria mellonella workshop Page 8: Deadlines, Videos and Extras... Successful applicants are expected to organise and pay the costs of their travel and travel insurance. The bench fee for each successful applicant is €400, payable to MedILS within 15 days of receiving an invoice after selection. The fee covers accommodation, catering, and attendance for the duration of the Summer School. The host venue, MedILS, as seen from the central courtyard The full programme will be announced in the new year, but applicants are able to apply from now until the deadline on 15 March 2020. Find out more about the Summer School > Delftechpark 37A, 2628 XJ Delft, The Netherlands T: +31 15 302 0050 | E: fems@fems-microbiology.org DEC 2019