FEMS Affiliates Letter October 2019

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE: PUBLICATIONS / GRANTS CORNER / OPPORTUNITIES / EVENTS / EXTRAS / DEADLINES Affiliates Letter  The official newsletter for FEMS Affiliates Nominations Now Open for Three of Our Awards Table of contents Page 2-3: News and Developments At FEMS, we aim to recognize academic achievement and superior research accomplishments through our awards. Nominations for three of our awards are now open, the FEMS-Lwoff Award, the FEMS-Jensen Award, and the ASM-FEMS Mäkelä-Cassell travel Award for Early-Career Scientists. Launched in 2000, the FEMS-Lwoff award rewards those that create high quality knowledge that helps to solve today’s societal problems around microbiology. It was named in honour of the 1st FEMS President (1974-1976), Prof. André M. Lwoff. In 2019, the awardee was Pascale Cossart. Everyone in the field of microbiology (societies, groups, or individuals) may make a nomination. The winner will be presented with the award at our FEMS2021 Congress and will give a prize lecture. Deadline for nominations: Mar. 10, 2020 Sarah Zecchin, FEMS-Jensen Awardee for 2019 Valerie De Anda, FEMS-ASM Mäkelä-Cassell Awardee 2019 Pages 4-5: • Research from the FEMS Journals • Learning for the Future - Thematic Issue Page 6: Grants Corner Page 7: Opportunities and Events Page 8: Deadlines and Extras... The FEMS-Jensen Award was established to support Early Career Scientists and microbiologists in particular. It is named after the Danish soil microbiologist Dr Hans Laurits Jensen (1898-1977). It is worth 10000 EUR for a research placement. Deadline: Mar. 1, 2020 The ASM-FEMS Mäkelä-Cassell award is worth up to 4000 USD for FEMS members traveling to ASM Microbe 2020, supporting travel and living costs of the grantee. Deadline: Jan. 24, 2020 Find out more about our Awards > Delftechpark 37A, 2628 XJ Delft, The Netherlands T: +31 15 302 0050 | E: fems@fems-microbiology.org OCT 2019