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Call for Submissions: 'Microbiome and Cancer' Collection

The Editors of BMC Cancer and BMC Microbiology are exited to announce the launch and invite of submissions to our ‘Microbiome and Cancer’ collection. Guest edited by Prof Christopher Staley and Dr. Sean Devlin.
 

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BMC Series Focus Issues

January: Antimicrobial resistance

Microbial resistance has become a major threat to human health in the 21st century. In order to provide the public with a general understanding of the situation of drug-resistant pathogens, and to alert and prevent this threat, the BMC Series Journals dedicate their first focus issue in 2022 to research on antimicrobial resistance.

December: HIV

For World AIDS day, the BMC Series Journals dedicate this month's focus issue to research on HIV and AIDS highlighting recent advancements in understanding the biology of the disease, the continued breakthroughs in diagnosis and treatment and also shed some light on what life with HIV is like. 

Featured Articles

Soil microbes and deterioration

This study finds that changes in soil microbial communities can influence and are associated with deterioration of the earthen site over time. 

Paternal weight influences offspring's intestines

In this recent study, authors find that paternal weight of ducks influence the offspring's small intestine function and cecal microbiome. 

How to keep the honeybees healthy during winter?

This recent study finds that feeding the honeybees sucrose during the winter alters their gut microbiome helping them survive the cold.

Collection: Veterinary antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial use

BMC Microbiology and BMC Veterinary Research are happy to join forces and present a cross-journal collection that focuses on veterinary antimicrobial resistance. Click to view and read the articles in the collection. 

Articles

Aims and scope

BMC Microbiology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all microorganisms - bacteria, archaea, algae and fungi, viruses, unicellular parasites and helminths. It considers studies on all aspects of the biology and biochemistry of microorganisms including but not limited to cell biology, genomics, signalling, the interaction of the microbes with the environment and host, mechanistic and functional insights into infection and disease, and biotechnological application in science and industry.

Trending articles in BMC Microbiology

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Get credit for your data!

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Valuable data often go unpublished when they could be helping to progress science. Hence, the BMC Series introduced Data notes, a short article type allowing you to describe your data and publish them to make your data easier to find, cite and share.

You can publish your data in BMC Genomic Data (genomic, transcriptomic and high-throughput genotype data) or in BMC Research Notes (data from across all natural and clinical sciences). 

More information about our unique article type can be found on the BMC Genomic Data and BMC Research Notes journal websites. 

BMC Microbiology is recruiting new Editorial Board Members

Learn more about the role and requirements and apply here.

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Open data badge Pilot

​​​​​​​BMC Microbiology is currently participating in a pilot project in which all accepted papers are evaluated for eligibility to receive an Open data badge. 

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SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19

Find a selection of articles published across Springer Nature, as well as additional commentary and books relevant to SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 research.

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