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                                        Dr. Jana Jass
                                        Dr. Kimberly Kline
                                        Dr. Kathleen Scott

                                        Editorial Board

                                        Open science towards a sustainable world

                                        FEMS Microbes is an open access journal covering all aspects of microbiology and the microbial world around us.  The journal invites submissions of high quality basic and applied research within diverse areas of microbiology.

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                                        Why submit?

                                        Join us in building a more open future. Find out about the benefits of publishing in FEMS Microbes, including format-free submission and scoop protection.

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                                        Detailed author guidelines

                                        Find out more about how to prepare your manuscript and submit your article.

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                                        Open for submissions

                                        FEMS Microbes invites submissions of commentaries, letters, and mini-reviews, as well as case studies, negative results, replication studies and methods, or protocol papers.

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                                        About FEMS Microbes


                                        Find answers to some of the frequently asked questions, including 'how long will the publication process take?' and 'what is transparent peer review?'

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                                        Introducing FEMS Microbes

                                        In recognition of increased calls for openness and transparency in research, FEMS are is delighted to announce the launch of two new fully Open Access journals, in recognition of increased calls for openness and transparency in research, and to help meet the latest needs of researchers.

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                                        Scope and topics

                                        FEMS Microbes is our new community journal for sharing research findings. Find out more about the scope, policies and ambitions of the journal.

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                                        Visit the FEMS Journals Portal

                                        Explore the FEMS journals portal, the online gateway to assist the microbiology community in their education and development. It features the best of recent articles from across the FEMS Journals, as well as the latest call for papers.

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                                        Thematic issues

                                        FEMS Journals regularly publish thematic issues of specially commissioned and curated articles. They provide the very latest research on important subjects such as antimicrobial resistance, education in science, and mathematical models.

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                                        Federation of European Microbiological Societies

                                        FEMS is leading the way in promoting excellence and diversity in science, and in channelling high quality knowledge to solving today's societal problems around microbiology. It does this by funding research, publishing journals, connecting microbiologists, and partnering with other organizations.

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