FEMS Affiliates Letter December 2020

The official newsletter for FEMS Affiliates

Affiliates Letter

The official newsletter for FEMS Affiliates

World Microbe Forum brings together ASM Microbe and FEMS2021

The Federation of European Microbiological Societies ( FEMS ) and the American Society of Microbiology ( ASM ) are excited to announce the World Microbe Forum - a collaboration bringing two of the biggest events in the microbial sciences , ASM Microbe and FEMS2021 , together . The forum will take place from 20-24 June 2021 .
Additional scientific societies , including the American Society for Virology ( ASV ) and the African Society for Laboratory Medicine ( ASLM ), will partner with ASM and FEMS to build a global footprint in microbiology .
From new infectious pathogens like SARS-CoV-2 , to antimicrobial resistance , the role of microbes in climate change , agriculture and food microbiology , to synthetic and applied microbiology – FEMS and ASM will assemble international experts in this one-of-a-kind event to examine the world ’ s most pressing challenges .
It has never been more important than now for active researchers , industry professionals , undergraduate and postgraduate students , and other global leaders in the microbial sciences to come together under one global platform to help answer some of the most important questions affecting humankind today . What does the World Microbe Forum mean for you ?
• You access both ASM Microbe 2021 and FEMS2021 events with a single registration
• More high-profile speakers and joint ASM-FEMS sessions covering new and emerging topics
• An opportunity to meet peers from around the world
• Cutting edge public outreach trainings
• Access to provocative advocacy and policy sessions
• Live events and recordings available for later viewing
• The best of both meetings under one virtual roof
If your organization is interested in getting involved or becoming a partner , please contact us to learn about collaboration opportunities .

Table of contents

Pages 2-3 : Microbiology News
• New FEMS Ambassador for Canada : Prof . Vivien Measday
• Out Now : IMD2020 Videos , Interviews from FEMSOnline2020
• Conference on Demand : FEMSOnline2020
Pages 4-7 : New Research in the FEMS Journals , incl .
• First Research in microLife
• Thematic Issue : Microbial Products from Wastes and Residues
Pages 8-9 : Grants Corner , Events , and Opportunities
Page 10 : Deadlines , Videos , and Extras ...
Read the full announcement >
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