Prof. Jeff Cole - Federation of European Microbiological Societies

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The voice of microbiology in
Europe.
FEMS IS…
Linking microbiologists in
Europe and the world.
Europe’s connection to
microbiology.
WE AIM TO
ADVANCE AND UNIFY
MICROBIOLOGY
KNOWLEDGE.
With our member
societies co-writing, we
launched the
European Declaration
for Microbiology,
highlighting
10 issues
connecting
><
over 30, 000
microbiologists
from 50
societies
in 35 countries
pan-European
organizing
congresses
pan-microbiological
plenary, symposia and afternoon
sessions
sharing in-depth knowledge
bridging disciplines
enhancing trans-disciplinary
exchange
every other year
www.fems-microbiology.org/congress
NEXT Congress
publishing
5 Microbiology journals
FEMS Focus
FEMS Affiliates Letter
… the journals
celebrating our birthday with the…
ENTER NOW!
Published monthly
 Research papers, Mini
Reviews, Perspectives
and Short communications
 Regular Thematic issues
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Chief Editor:
Prof. Max Häggblom
(New Brunswick, USA)
Impact factor (ISI-2012):
3.563
Innovative contribution
to the understanding of microbial ecology.
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Published every two weeks
Rapid publication on all
aspects of microbiology
Research letters, Mini Reviews
and Genome announcements
Chief Editor:
Prof. Jeff Cole
(Birmingham, UK)
Impact factor (ISI-2012):
2.049
Rapid publication of exciting new research.
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Published every two months
Authoritative reviews on
all aspects of microbiology
Regular thematic issues
Chief Editor:
Prof. Alain Filloux
(London, UK)
Impact factor (ISI-2012): 13.231
Reviewing microbiology of current
and future interest.
8 issues a year
 Research articles
 Mini Reviews on yeast
in the broadest sense
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Chief Editor:
Prof. Jens Nielsen
(Gothenburg, Sweden)
Impact factor (ISI-2012):
2.462
Merger of fundamental and applied research on
conventional
and non-conventional yeast.
9 issues per year (online only)
 Research papers, Mini
Reviews, Perspectives
and Short communications
 ‘Shortomics’ - studies of the
systems biology (‘omics),
genome announcements
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Chief Editor:
Prof. Patrik Bavoil
(Baltimore, USA)
Hypothesis- or discovery-driven studies relating to
infectious disease microbiology
FEMS Focus…
new topics of interest
to the scientific
community
FEMS Affiliates Letter…
Published
monthly
Informs
all affiliates
about the latest
FEMS news
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FEMS grants…
thousands worth of Euro's
which annually go to:
Research Fellows
 >20 Scientific Meetings,
supporting >250 Young Scientists
 National & Regional Congresses
 30-40 Meeting Attendance Grants
 1 or 2 Advanced Fellows
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The Research Grants…
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Research Fellowships
(Incl. Joint Fellowships with ESCMID
and ASM)
Meeting-related Grants…
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Meeting Grants (YSMG, ISMG)
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National & Regional Congresses Grants
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Meeting Attendance Grants
FEMS honours…
FEMS has three exclusive awards:
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FEMS-Lwoff Award
FEMS-Jensen Award
FEMS Special Merits
FEMS-Lwoff Award
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initiated in the year 2000 at the occasion
of the 25th Anniversary of FEMS
given for outstanding service to
microbiology in Europe
FEMS-Jensen Award
named after the Danish soil
microbiologist Dr. Hans Laurits Jensen
(1898-1977)
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intended to recognise academic
achievement and superior research
accomplishments
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FEMS-Jensen
Awardee 2005
Dr Maria L. del
Rio-González,
Spain
FEMS-Jensen
Awardee 2010
Dr Aviram
Rasouly, Israel
FEMS Special Merits
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intended to honour extraordinary
services rendered to FEMS
first presented at the 1st FEMS
Congress in 2003
1st Special Merits awardee
Ir Lex Scheffers
The Netherlands
Executive Committee
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President:
Jean- Claude Piffaretti
Vice President:
Bauke Oudega
Secretary-General:
Stefano Donadio
Treasurer:
Roland Koerner
Publications Manager:
James Prosser
Grants Secretary:
Jaroslav Spizek
Member-at-Large
(chair of Meetings Board):
Per-Eric Lindgren
Co-opted for Education:
Joanna Verran
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STAFF:
Mrs Barbara Dartee, General Manager
Dr Goda Sporn, Editorial Coordinator
Mrs Carianne Buurmeijer, Comm. & Man. Ass.
Mrs Laura Dib, Grants Administrator
Mrs Guus ten Hagen, Office Assistant
Mrs Gillian van Beest, Editorial Administrator
Dr Frederique Belliard, Editorial Administrator
Mrs Lotte Nielsen, Editorial Administrator
Dr Erwin Ripmeester, Editorial Administrator
FEMS online:
www.fems-microbiology.org
let’s meet again soon!

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