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van Leeuwenhoek Medal 2023

It is our pleasure to announce that Prof. Jillian Banfield from the University of California, Berkeley, has been awarded the ‘2023 Van Leeuwenhoek Medal’. The ‘Van Leeuwenhoek Medal’ is a...

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2023 FEMS-LWOFF Award for Achievements in Microbiology

The 2023 FEMS-Lwoff Award for Achievements in Microbiology has been awarded to Professor Kenneth Timmis of the Technical University of Braunschweig in Germany. Kenneth Timmis was selected for the...

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Elise Kuurstra will be the new Executive Director of FEMS

PRESS RELEASE: Elise Kuurstra will be the new Executive Director of FEMS - FEMS (fems-microbiology.org)

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KNVM/NVMM Scientific Spring Meeting Abstracts and Awards

  Call for Abstracts - Submission deadline: 20 January 2023 On behalf of the Scientific Committee, we would like to invite you to submit an abstract for the Scientific Spring Meeting 2023. The...

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Abstract deadline NWO Life2022 extended to 17 March

More information: www.nwolife.nl

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Abstract deadline Scientific Spring Meeting extended to January 28th

The abstract deadine for the Scientific Spring Meeting that will take place April 5 and 6, 2022 has been extended to Friday January 28th. Please visit the conference website for more details and...

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In memoriam Dr. Chris van der Drift (1941-2021)

Ons bereikte het droevige bericht dat onze zeer gewaardeerde oud-collega dr. Chris van der Drift is overleden. Chris werkte bijna 40 jaar bij de afdeling microbiologie van de Radboud Universiteit...

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In memoriam: Prof. Dr. Charles Boucher

The sad news reached us that, on February 26, Prof. Dr. Charles Boucher (63) passed away. Charles Boucher was a renowned scientist in the fields of HIV and hepatitis C. In addition, he was an...

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Opinion piece in NRC by Han van den Bosch, Ronald de Groot and Hans Rumke

On 13 January 2021, Han van den Bosch, Ronald de Groot, and Hans Rumke published an opinion piece in NRC on the need for a national academic vaccine institute. The full article can be found here...

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Winners 2020 Westerdijk and Kiem Awards

>> Due to the cancellation of the Scientific Spring Meeting the prizes could unfortunately not be awarded live. Below are the awardees for 2020.   Westerdijk Award Dani Heesterbeek Category Host...

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