FEMS Affiliates Letter July 2020 - Page 10

DEADLINES 1 September 2020 Meeting Attendance Grant Applications > 1 December 2020 Meeting Organizer Grant Applications > EXTRAS Science|Business Bulletin 30 July 2020 > Science|Business Bulletin No. 864 Bringing together industry, research and policy The quickening pace of scientific and technological discovery is re-shaping policies, markets and economies around the world. Arm yourself with a regular new Science|Business briefing. Source: Science|Business #FEMSmicroBlog: What we have learned working from home > With the world still in the grip of the SARS-CoV-2/ COVID-19 pandemic, it is safe to stay at home as much as possible to prevent the spread of the disease. Even those of us lucky enough to be able to work from home still face several challenges. In this new entry for the #FEMSmicroBlog, members of the FEMS Team present what they have learned during home confinement. #TheCulturePlate Source: FEMS Sponges, the oldest extant multicellular animals (i.e. more than 600 million years old), are holobionts comprised of the host and its symbiotic microbes. Thematic Issue on the Sponge Microbiome was compiled in connection with the 3rd ISSM, including one mini-review as well as 12 original research articles contributed by scientists world-wide. Read the Thematic Issue > YOUTUBE Many scientific conferences have been cancelled this year. But you can watch all the FEMS Webinars from FEMS Microbiology Ecology; and highlights and interviews from our events last summer on our YouTube channel. Please like and subscribe to our channel to keep up to date. Latest: • FEMS Microbiology Ecology Webinars: Polar and Alpine Microbiology; The Sponge Microbiome • Interviews with Prof. Miroslav Radman, Prof. David Sherrat, and Prof. Graham Walker • Who is your microbiological hero? • What one piece of microbiological knowledge should everyone know? The Microbiology Society announce Publish and Read agreement with Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) News from our Member Society: The largest institution dedicated to research in Spain, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) signs three-year transformative agreement with The Microbiology Society. The Publish and Read Agreement enables researchers working in biology and biomedicine to publish in the Microbiology Society’s six journals to gain more impact and visibility for their articles through Open Access publishing without bearing the costs of APC charges. Read more > Delftechpark 37A, 2628 XJ Delft, The Netherlands | T: +31 15 302 0050 | E: fems@fems-microbiology.org