FEMS Affiliates Letter September 2020

The official newsletter for FEMS Affiliates

Affiliates Letter

The official newsletter for FEMS Affiliates

Introducing Prof . Jana Jass , Co-Editorin-Chief of FEMS Microbes ( 3 of 3 )

We are so pleased to have three new Co-Editors-in-Chief of FEMS Microbes . Here we introduce the final of our new Editors-in-Chief : Prof . Jana Jass ; as she talks to us about her career and her vision for our new open access journal . Previously , we talked to Co-Editor-in-Chief Kathleen Scott .
Institution : School of Science and Technology , Örebro University , Örebro , Sweden .
ORCID ID : https :// orcid . org / 0000-0001-7957-0310
Research Interests : Probiotic mechanisms of lactic acid bacteria ; Biofilms , host-microbe interaction ; Nanotechnology ; Antibiotic and multi-drug resistance ; Stress response to environmental factors .
What encouraged you to pursue a career in the field of microbiology ?
‘‘ My interest started during my undergraduate years , where a fascination with electron microscopy brought to life this normally invisible world of microbes . Being a visual person , I was excited to see this minute yet immensely impactful world , seeing bacteria , algae and bacteriophage close up . My interest was maintained by meeting and working with inspiring microbiologists on biofilms and introduced me to ideas on multidisciplinary research . Today , it is clear that we must combine the different disciplines to drive innovative research but back
then it was a rather new idea .” How would you describe FEMS Microbes in your own words ?
‘‘ FEMS Microbes is a fully open-access journal that covers “ all that is microbiology ”, with a transparent peer-review and publishing policy . It aims to be flexible in the type of papers , including full-length research reports and reviews as well as short commentaries and opinion documents . FEMS Microbes seeks to be the microbiology community journal .’’ Continued online ...
Read the full interview with Jana >

Table of contents

Pages 2-3 : Microbiology News
• Winners of # MicrobeArt2020 and the Lwoff Award
• Thanks to all for International Microorganism Day !
Pages 4-5 :
• microLife - first editorial
• FEMS Microbes - first article , and first editoral
Pages 6-7 : New research in the FEMS journals
Pages 8-9 : Grants Corner , Events , and Opportunities
Page 10 : Deadlines , Videos , and Extras ...
Call for Early Career Scientists as Reviewers for FEMS Microbes
FEMS Microbes is a new Open Access journal that is particularly interested in supporting Early Career Scientists ( ECS ). It is a venue for ECS to read , publish , and contribute , and we intend to recognize the crucial , and often unnoticed , contribution to peer review by ECS . If you are an ECS and wish to act as reviewer for the journal , we would like to hear from you !
If so , please use the link below to send a brief email with the subject ‘ Interest to be ECS reviewer for FEMS Microbes ’ including your CV , list of publication and previous experience being a reviewer if available . We will be in touch !
Apply here to be added in the reviewer pool of FEMS Microbes >
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