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Thematic Issue: Education

This thematic issue on Education showcases articles from the Professional Development section in FEMS Microbiology Letters. This issue, edited by our section editor Dr Beatrix Fahnert, addresses a variety of subjects related to education in microbiology, including social media, employability, and international mobility.

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Editorial



Education is ...

Beatrix Fahnert, Joanna Verran
FEMS Microbiology Letters (2015) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnv190 First published online: 30 October 2015 
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MiniReviews



Promoting Microbiology Education Through the iGEM Synthetic Biology Competition

Richard Kelwick, Laura Bowater, Kay H. Yeoman, Richard P. Bowater
FEMS Microbiology Letters (2015) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnv129 First published online: 10 August 2015
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Teaching matters – academic professional development in the early 21st century

Beatrix Fahnert
FEMS Microbiology Letters (2015) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnv156 First published online: 7 September 2015
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On your marks, get set, go! – lessons from the UK in enhancing employability of graduates and postgraduates

Beatrix Fahnert
FEMS Microbiology Letters (2015) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnv150 First published online: 3 September 2015
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International mobility placements enable students and staff in Higher Education to enhance transversal and employability-related skills

Henrietta J. Standley
FEMS Microbiology Letters (2015) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnv157 First published online: 7 September 2015
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E pluribus unum
: The potential of Collaborative Learning to enhance Microbiology teaching in Higher Education

Stephen Rutherford
FEMS Microbiology Letters (2015) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnv191 First published online: 13 October 2015 
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Podcasting in the STEM disciplines: The implications of supplementary lecture recording and 'lecture flipping.'

Marios Hadjianastasis, Karl P. Nightingale
FEMS Microbiology Letters (2016) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnw006 fnw006 First published online: 12 January 2016

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Research Letters



Developing microbiological learning materials for schools: best practice

James Redfern, Dariel Burdass, Joanna Verran
FEMS Microbiology Letters (2015) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnv020 First published online: 14 February 2015
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Historical microbiology, is it relevant in the 21st century?

Lesley A. Robertson
FEMS Microbiology Letters (2015) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnv057 First published online: 6 April 2015
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BiOutils: an interface to connect university laboratories with microbiology classes in schools

Massimo Caine, Sandrine Zuchuat, Aurélia Weber, Verena Ducret, Patrick Linder, Karl Perron
FEMS Microbiology Letters (2015) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnv171 First published online: 21 September 2015
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Teaching microbiology to undergraduate students in the humanities and the social sciences
 
Aharon Oren
FEMS Microbiology Letters (2015) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnv162 First published online: 11 September 2015
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Microbiological water examination during laboratory courses generates new knowledge for students, scientists and the government

Cecilie Smith Svanevik, Bjørn Tore Lunestad
FEMS Microbiology Letters (2015) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnv151 First published online: 3 September 2015
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Comparing the temporal colonization and microbial diversity of showerhead biofilms in Hawai'i and Colorado

Jonathan Abe, Aleena Alop-Mabuti, Peyton Burger, Jackson Button, Madeline Ellsberry, Jaycinth Hitzeman, David Morgenstern, KaseyNunies, Mara Strother, Jared Darling-Munson, Yvonne L. Chan, Robert Cassady, Sarah Maile K. Vasconcellos, Michael D. Iseman,Edward D. Chan, Jennifer R. Honda
FEMS Microbiology Letters (2016) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnw005 fnw005 First published online: 12 January 2016

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What is a microbiologist?A survey exploring the microbiology workforce

James Redfern, Joanna Verran
FEMS Microbioogy Letters (2015) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnv208 fnv208 First published online: 3 November 2015

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Commentaries



Online technology for teaching and learning - gains and losses

Alan Cann
FEMS Microbiology Letters (2015) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnv099 First published online: 17 June 2015
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Bringing guest scientists to the university biology classroom via the web
 


FEMS Microbiology Letters (2015) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnv124 First published online: 28 July 2015
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Considering the changing face of social media in higher education

Blaine A. Legaree
FEMS Microbiology Letters (2015) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnv128 First published online: 10 August 2015
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Inspiring STEM undergraduates to tackle the AMR Crisis

Paul A. Hoskisson, Philip Aldridge, Laura Bowater
FEMS Microbiology Letters (2015) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnv138 First published online: 3 September 2015
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Reviews



Edging into the future: education in microbiology and beyond

Beatrix Fahnert
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnw048 fnw048 First published online: 2 March 2016

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