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FEMS - Get Involved bulletin – April 2020

Thursday, 30 April 2020 11:54
The FEMS Get involved bulletin is out! Read the April issue with microbiology research, events and calls. We want to highlight especially the deadline for Research & Training Grants: Research and Training Grants are meant to assist early career scientists in pursuing research and training at a European host institution in another country than their own country of residence. Support is limited to a maximum of € 4,000. Deadline: 1 July 2020   The ÖGMBT has a very wide international network and is a member of several relevant scientific societies like FEMS. ÖGMBT members are automatically members of these societies and are entitled to benefits such as travel grants, short-term and long-term fellowships, Awards etc. Current calls and deadlines are published on our webpage and are sent to our members within the ÖGMBT newsletter. Further info: https://www.oegmbt.at/ueber-uns/internationales  

The FEMS Affiliates Letter – April 2020

Thursday, 30 April 2020 11:06
As member of the ÖGMBT you are automatically also member of the Federation of European Microbiology Societies (FEMS). The FEMS Affiliates Letter of April 2020 has the following content: Page 2-3: Microbiology News, • Preventing Covid-19 misinformation • New EAM Members Page 4-5: Research from the FEMS journals Page 6-7:  Two New Journals: • microLife • FEMS Microbes Page 8-9: Grants Corner, Events, and Opportunities Page 10: Deadlines, Videos, and Extras https://mailchi.mp/fems-microbiology/n16x1l56zz-2636458?e=a3450b5bbd
update 27.04.22020: The ÖGMBT has assembled few useful sources for you regarding Corona / COVID-19. We will update this list, whenever we are aware of a valuable new source. The Virologist  Prof. Christian Drosten is diector of the Institute of Virology at the Charité in Berlin. In a daily podcast he gives summaries on the Covid-19 situation, scientifically valid, understandable and calm. Unfortunatly only in German language. >CLICK HERE FEMS response to COVID-19 – Emergency Response Task Group: FEMS - the Federation of European Microbiological Societies (which ÖGMBT members are automatically member of) has formed an Emergency Response Task Group to monitor the situation regarding the spread of COVID-19 and its consequences. >CLICK HERE If you need expert commentary on #covid19 / #coronavirus developments, then do check the outputs from the Science Media Centres (UK). These can be very useful places to point people towards, if they have questions about…