Microbiology publishes topical, high-quality reviews and research papers on all aspects of the field. The journal combines editorial expertise from around the world with exceptional breadth of coverage, providing access to research in a single accessible source.

2015 Impact Factor: 2.268

2015 5-year Impact Factor: 2.879

Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Tanya Parish, Infectious Disease Research Institute, USA


  • Microbiology introduces Microbe Profiles

    This week, Microbiology has launched ‘Microbe Profiles’ – a concise overview of novel microbes written by leading microbiologists.

  • CRISPR Article Collection in Microbiology

    This week, Microbiology has launched a new article collection on CRISPR, containing high quality research and insights of CRISPR from articles published in the journal.

  • Microbiology introduces Short Communications

    Microbiology has introduced Short Communications to its current article types.

  • Microbiology Society Journals' Prize Winners

    Last year saw the Microbiology Society journals sponsor a number of poster presentation and oral communication prizes. Winners received a cash prize, one year’s complimentary membership to the Microbiology Society and a certificate for best poster or communication. We would also like to thank our Editors for taking part in presenting and awarding these prizes.

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