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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.
 

Open for submissions until 1st May 2021. Submit now!


Collection: Hepatitis C

The 2020 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice for their discovery of Hepatitis C virus. In celebration of what they started and showcasing areas of research that have since emerged, we here present a collection of articles from the BMC Biology, BMC Medicine, Genome Medicine and the BMC Series Journals on biology, diagnosis and treatment and wider public health and medical outcomes of the Hepatitis C virus and its infection.

BMC Series Focus Issue

October: Animal Models

With World Animal Day falling on October 4th, the BMC series has decided to dedicate this month’s focus issue to animal models. Browse our titles for insight into recent research in the field, including growth regulation, lifespan variation,  nephrotoxicity,   cancer, lipid metabolism, autism, temperature-dependent development,  drug resistance, inflammatory responses,  disease resistance, sperm dynamics and antimicrobial residues in fish.

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. 

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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.

Call for Papers: New Section Launches

The Editors of BMC Microbiology are pleased to announce the launch of two new sections to acknowledge the growing field of microbiology research. The new sections are: 
- Microbiome
- Microbial biotechnology

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Trending articles in BMC Microbiology

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BMC Microbiology is Recruiting new Associate Editors

Learn more about the role and requirements here and if interested please complete the accompanying Application form

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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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