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Thematic Issue: Education

Interested in inspiring and educating future microbiologists?  
Read this Thematic Issue on Education, guest edited by Beatrix Fahnert, with papers on topics such as enhancing employability, social media, and authentic learning. 
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Call for Papers

FEMS Microbiology Letters invites submissions for several upcoming thematic issues:

- Sulfur Metabolism, edited by Rich Boden

- Ecology of Soil Microorganisms, edited by Petr Baldrian

Heliobacter, edited by Melanie Thomson

- Women in STEM, edited by Beatrix Fahnert

Read more about these issues, submit your manuscript, and read related papers here.   

Best Minireview Award 2016

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Featured Articles

In light of the increasing antimicrobial resistance of bacteria, phage therapy by the intravenous route, which historically has been found safe and effective, should be reconsidered. More ►

One hundred years of clostridial butanol fermentation
This minireview revisits the 100-years achievements in clostridial butanol fermentation. More ►


Horizontal gene transfer of chromosomal Type II toxin-antitoxin systems of Escherichia coli
Propagation of RNase encoding toxin-antitoxin systems in Escherichia coli genomes causes variation and may act as 'anti-addiction modules'. More ►

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Virtual Issues

Ecology of Soil Microorganisms
Joint Virtual Issue between FEMS Microbiology Letters and FEMS Microbiology Ecology.

20 years of Genome Sequencing
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of the first microbial genome, FEMS has published a special virtual issue containing shortomics papers and genome announcements.

To mark the 14th International Conference on Pseudomonas, FEMS has published a Virtual Thematic Issue across four FEMS journals.

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