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As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

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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Featured Articles

Feeding and the gut microbiome

When is the right time to introduce complementary food to your infant? A recent study evaluated the gut microbiome changes with early switching and potential consequences. Read the full article here.

How much attention do you pay to your dog’s oral health?

This study looks at canine oral microbiome variation and diversity over time to identify biomarkers that would aid in their dental health. Read the full study here.

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.

BMC Series Focus Issues

May: Gut microbiome and digestive health

To commemorate World Digestive Health Day that is celebrated annually on 29th of May, this month we focus on Gut microbiome and digestive health. Here is a selection of manuscripts from different BMC Series Journals focusing on either gut microbiome or on digestive health in insects, animals and humans.  

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. 

Trending articles in BMC Microbiology

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Aims and scope

BMC Microbiology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on analytical and functional studies of prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms, viruses and small parasites, as well as host and therapeutic responses to them and their interaction with the environment.

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

Submit your manuscript to these sections here

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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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Igor Mokrousov, Section Editor

Igor Mokrousov, PhD, DSc/HDR is Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics at St. Petersburg Pasteur Institute, Russia. Dr. Mokrousov joined the BMC Microbiology Editorial Board initially in 2009, as Associate Editor; since 2014, he serves as Section Editor.

Research Data Support

Authors submitting to this journal can opt to use a new service that will make it easier to share research data.

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