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The goal of ISMET is to link researchers from various areas of science and engineering towards studying the complex interactions of microorganisms and electrodes, while finding novel ways to use them for sustainability applications. 

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Need of amendment of our (legal) foundation to let ISMET going global!

Dear ISMET members,I am writing to you in troubled times, but spring is coming. I hope that you and your ...
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Public Engagement Day

Join the 1st International ISMET Public Engagement Day. How? Submit your entry on the 20th June 2022 to participate to the ...
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WISMET seminar 10/12

Day: 10th December (8 am Pacific Standard Time, 5 pm Central Europe Time) Speaker: Sara Tejedor Sanz Affiliation: Senior Scientific Engineer Associate ...
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Next international meeting

After delayed, yet inspiring and very well received online/in person regional conferences in 2021, the ISMET community is looking forward ...
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Open Jobs

Description The Resource Recovery Research Group at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) seeks candidates for a PhD in the field of Microbial Fuel Cells/Microbial Electrolysis Cells for wastewater treatment and resource recovery.
The PhD project will focus on the design of a concept that will allow for a combined biogas upgrading and nutrient recovery using sustainable and low-cost electrode materials such as biochar in bioelectrochemical systems. The project will investigate bioelectrochemical approaches aiming at 1) carbon dioxide utilization for biogas upgrading 2) nitrogen and phoshorus recovery in the form of a biobased fertilizer. The university (NMBU) fully funds the ...
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Description The new BMBF-funded Nachwuchsgruppe at UFZ is looking for an experienced synthetic biologist for a 4-year (1+3) full time postdoc position. The main task of this position is to engineer the membrane electron transfer pathways of cyanobacteria in a biophotovoltaics system using synthetic biology tools, in order to facilitate the electron transfer rate from the oxygenic photosystem to the external electron sink. The successfully candidate will have the support to establish and lead the synthetic biology platform in the group, and will be strongly supported to develop his/her research profile for the next scientific career move, including but not ...
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The deadline for this years @ISMETsociety awards nominations (Discovery & Innovation) has been extended to September 31. Please apply.
The details for the two awards and nomination process are on our website

The #ISMETnews is out!

Dear @ISMETsociety members, you can now read up on the ISMET news in our latest newsletter.

📣Are you a late-stage PhD-student or a early postdoc?

Are you willing to co-chair a session at @ISMET8_meeting?

Please email us: secretariat@ismet8.tuc.gr


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