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.

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

Deputy Editor-in-Chief: Professor Gavin Thomas, University of York, UK


  • Microbiology is now publishing graphical abstracts

    We are pleased to share another new development at Microbiology. We will now be accepting graphical abstracts which will be published as part of the final manuscript online.

  • Microbiology Society announces the launch of a new Open Science journal, Access Microbiology

    The Microbiology Society is excited to announce the launch of their new Open Science journal, Access Microbiology. The journal introduces a new service to members of our community allowing the publication of replication studies, negative or null results, research proposals, data management plans, additions to established methods, and interdisciplinary work.

  • Microbiology in the news

    A latest article from Topa et al. in Microbiology has been hitting the news after their discovery that cinnemaldehyde, a major component of cinnamon, has antibacterial properties.

  • Congratulations to this year's Annual Conference Poster Prize winner

    Earlier this year Microbiology awarded a prize for the best poster at the Society's Annual Conference in Birmingham.

    Judged by the journal's Editorial Board and presented by Editor-in-Chief Tanya Parish, this year's winner is Gal Horesh for her poster entitled "The diversity and mobility of toxin antitoxin systems in a large dataset of Klebsiella spp.".

    Following the conference, we caught up with Gal to ask her about her work. 

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