Articles in FEBS Open Bio are now available in the open access repository PubMedCentral (PMC), and are also indexed in PubMed. Authors can also post the final published PDF in any other repository. Inclusion of the CrossMark logo on these multiple PDF versions will alert readers if and when any changes are made to the ‘parent’ version on ScienceDirect.
Posted 10 June
Upcoming registration deadlines for the FEBS Congress and FEBS Advanced Courses:
38th FEBS Congress, St Petersburg; 6–11 July 2013. Regular registration deadline: 5 June 2013
FEBS Advanced Lecture Course: Nuclear receptor signaling in physiology and disease; Spetses, Greece; 25–30 August 2013. Applications deadline: 10 June 2013
FEBS Advanced Lecture Course: Immune system: genes, receptors and regulation; Rabac, Croatia; 14–21 September 2013. Applications deadline: 1 July 2013
For the full list of FEBS Advanced Courses, click here.
Posted 29 May 2013
The May 2013 issue of FEBS News is now available, with a special focus on the editorial boards and peer review processes of our four journals. Also in this issue, among the various reports and updates on FEBS’ activities you will find an interesting account of the Crick Memorial Meeting (co-sponsored by FEBS), while the ‘FEBS community news’ section includes an engaging contribution from the Spanish Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology on their 50th-anniversary celebrations.
FEBS News Issue 2 (May) 2013 (6.2 MB)
The 2013 FEBS Journal Prize for Young Scientists has been awarded to Ms Anna-Karin Gustavsson of University of Gothenburg, Sweden (click here for more information). The annual award is given to the graduate student or young post-doctoral research worker (no more than 3 years from the time of award of the PhD degree when the paper is submitted) who is the first author of a paper that is judged to be the best in FEBS Journal during the previous calendar year. Ms Gustavsson will be presented with the €10,000 prize at the 38th FEBS Congress in St Petersburg, where she will give a plenary lecture.
Posted 3 May 2013
The 38th FEBS Congress 'Mechanisms in Biology' in St Petersburg is fast approaching, but there is still time to register. The regular registration deadline is 5 June 2013. For details of the exciting scientific program, an insight into St Petersburg, and instructions on registration, go to the Congress website.
The Congress website now also lists the awardees of FEBS YSF grants for participation in both the FEBS Young Scientists' Forum and Congress, and winners of FEBS bursaries to assist with costs of attending the Congress.
Updated 3 May 2013
The winner of the 2013 FEBS Letters Young Group Leader Award has been announced: congratulations to Dr Susumu Mitsutake of Hokkaido University, Japan for his award-winning manuscript (click here for more information). The annual award is given to an independent scientist, aged 40 years or younger, who is the corresponding author of an outstanding research letter published in the previous calendar year. Dr Mitsutake will be presented with the €10.000 prize at the 38th FEBS Congress in St Petersburg, where he will give a plenary lecture.
Posted 18 April 2013; updated 3 May 2013
FEBS and EMBO announce the winner of the 2013 FEBS | EMBO Women in Science Award is Geneviève Almouzni, deputy director of the Institut Curie in Paris, France. Prof. Almouzni has been recognized for her outstanding contributions to research in the area of histones and chromatin, her engagement in promoting epigenetics in Europe, and her active role in mentoring female scientists. Prof. Almouzni will be presented with the award on 9th July 2013 at the FEBS Congress in St Petersburg, where she will present a plenary lecture. For the press release, click here.
The FEBS | EMBO Women in Science Award rewards the exceptional achievements of a female researcher in molecular biology over the previous five years. Winners of the award are role models who inspire future generations of women in science. For more details about the award, click here.
Posted 5 February 2013
The full list of FEBS Advanced Courses in 2013 – encompassing lecture courses, workshops, practical courses and 'special meetings' – is now available. Download the poster here, or see the Advanced Courses 2013 section of the FEBS website for further details.
The events are taking place at attractive locations throughout Europe, from February to October 2013; check the individual course details for registration deadlines. Participation of PhD students and early-career postdocs in these events (except Special Meetings) can by supported by FEBS Youth Travel Grants. For more details on how to apply for these, please see the individual course websites.
Posted 2 January 2013