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Microbiology Journal

The microbiology journal guide. Descriptions and summarys of a wide range of journals in all areas of microbiology and molecular biology to help the microbiologist make decisions on the best journal for the submission of manuscripts and for research. Academic journals in the field of microbiology. See also top microbiology journals and top microbiology review journals

Microbiology Journals

  • Anaerobe
    Anaerobe is a multi-disciplinary microbiology journal that provides a forum for research on the biology of anaerobic microorganisms. The journal focuses on life processes in strict anaerobes and anaerobic activities of facultative or microaerophilic bacteria, fungi, and protozoa. Created for the international community, it addresses the needs of those working on a group of organisms of exceptional academic, environmental, industrial, economic, and medical importance. Anaerobe publishes original research articles, short communications, reviews and mini reviews at the invitation of the editor. Papers describing innovative methodologies, technologies, and applications are also featured. Examples of topics welcomed include pathogenesis, clinical infections, industrial processes, stress responses, evolution, environmental activities, food spoilage, bioremediation, and dental disease.

  • Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials
    Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials publishes papers on all aspects of clinical microbiology, infectious diseases and antimicrobials.

  • Annual Review of Microbiology microbiology journal
    An annual publication that reviews, synthesizes, and filters research in the field of microbiology.

  • Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
    Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy is a major forum exclusively devoted to antimicrobial, antiviral, antifungal, and antiparasitic agents and chemotherapy. It is also a key source for microbiologists, pharmaceutical researchers, biochemists, pharmacologists, clinicians, and other specialists in infectious diseases.

  • Antiviral Research
    Antiviral Research publishes full-length original articles, short definitive papers and review articles pertaining to the effective control of virus infections in animals and man as well as in plants or lower organisms. Its scope encompasses the mechanism of natural and acquired host resistance against virus infections, including aspecific cellular resistance, interferons, cellular and humoral immunity in virus infections, chemotherapeutics which influence host resistance; the development of new vaccines or novel forms of serotherapy against viral diseases, including virological characterization of vaccine strains or vaccine preparations; preparation and characterization of antiviral immunoglobulins; safety and efficiency assessment; field trials; the development of new antiviral chemotherapeutics, including chemistry; in vitro activity; mechanism of action; activity in animal model systems; clinical trials.

  • Applied and Environmental Microbiology high impact microbiology journal
    Applied and Environmental Microbiology publishes a substantial share of the most significant current research in the areas of biotechnology, microbial ecology, food microbiology, and industrial microbiology. Highlighting research findings applicable to the development of new processes or products, AEM is a broad-based journal that is indispensable to those whose basic work has implications of near-term practical benefit.
    Suggested reading: Environmental Molecular Microbiology

  • Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology
    Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology (Prikladnaya biokhimiya i mikrobiologiya) is a journal presenting original papers on research in the fields of biochemistry and microbiology that have or may have practical applications. The scope of the journal includes the production of enzymes, vitamins, and other biologically active substances; studies on the processing of raw materials; and the microbiological synthesis of food and feed products. New research methods and devices are also covered. In addition to original papers, the journal presents authoritative review articles, book reviews, and chronicles.

  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
    Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology addresses a range of topics, presenting full-length papers and mini-reviews of new and emerging products, processes and technologies. Coverage includes prokaryotic or eukaryotic cells, relevant enzymes and proteins; applied genetics and molecular biotechnology; genomics and proteomics; applied microbial and cell physiology; environmental biotechnology; process and products and more.

  • Aquatic Microbial Ecology
    Aquatic Microbial Ecology (AME) covers all aspects of aquatic microbial dynamics, in particular viruses, prokaryotes and eukaryotes, planktonic and benthic, autotrophic and heterotophic, in marine, limnetic and brackish habitats.

  • Archives of Microbiology
    Archives of Microbiology publishes papers on all areas of basic research in microbiology. Research papers must make a significant and original contribution to microbiology and be of interest to a broad readership. The results of any experimental approach that meets these objectives are welcome, particularly biochemical, molecular genetic, physiological, and/or physical investigations into microbial cells and their interactions with their environments, including their eukaryotic hosts. Mini-reviews in areas of special topical interest and papers on medical microbiology, ecology and systematics, including description of novel taxa, are also published. Theoretical papers and those that report analysis of 'mining' of data are acceptable in principle if new information, interpretation, or hypotheses emerge.

  • Archives of Virology
    Archives of Virology publishes original contributions from all branches of research on viruses, virus-like agents, and virus infections of humans, animals, plants, insects, and bacteria. Coverage spans a broad spectrum of topics, from descriptions of newly discovered viruses, to studies of virus structure, composition, and genetics, to studies of virus interactions with host cells, organisms and populations. Studies employ molecular biologic, molecular genetics, and current immunologic and epidemiologic approaches. Contents include studies on the molecular pathogenesis, pathophysiology, and genetics of virus infections in individual hosts, and studies on the molecular epidemiology of virus infections in populations. Also included are studies involving applied research such as diagnostic technology development, monoclonal antibody panel development, vaccine development, and antiviral drug development.
    Suggested reading: Virology Books

  • BMC Microbiology
    BMC Microbiology is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in 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.

  • Canadian Journal of Microbiology
    Published since 1954, this monthly journal contains new research in the field of microbiology including applied microbiology and biotechnology; microbial structure and function; fungi and other eucaryotic protists; infection and immunity; microbial ecology; physiology, metabolism and enzymology; and virology, genetics, and molecular biology. It also publishes review articles and notes on an occasional basis, contributed by recognized scientists worldwide.

  • Cell
    Cell publishes findings of unusual significance in any area of experimental biology, including but not limited to cell biology, molecular biology, neuroscience, immunology, virology and microbiology, cancer, human genetics, systems biology, signaling, and disease. The basic criterion for considering papers is whether the results provide significant conceptual advances into, or raise provocative questions and hypotheses regarding, an interesting biological question. In addition to primary research articles in four formats, Cell features review and opinion articles on recent research advances and issues of interest to its broad readership in the Leading Edge section.

  • Cellular Microbiology high impact microbiology journal
    Cellular Microbiology aims to publish significant contributions on the intersection of microbial and host-cell biology that strongly advance understanding of unique biological processes and mechanisms. The scope includes the host cell responses and interactions elicited by prokaryotic, viral and eukaryotic microorganisms that illuminate exploitation of host cell structures, function and signaling pathways, and may include modulation or alteration of immune responses. Mechanistic insight obtained through robust biochemical, genetic, cellular, and bioimaging technologies are expected to support observational data. In addition to mammalian and plant systems, papers addressing other hosts such as invertebrate systems are encouraged. Because viruses are inherently dependent upon the host cell, virology-based submissions to Cellular Microbiology should advance knowledge of the interaction of viruses and host cells.

  • Clinical Microbiology and Infection
    Clinical Microbiology and Infection (CMI) is a monthly publication in English of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases and publishes peer-reviewed papers that present basic and applied research relevant to therapy and diagnostics in the fields of microbiology, infectious diseases, virology, parasitology, immunology and epidemiology.

  • Clinical Microbiology Newsletter
    Twice a month the Clinical Microbiology Newsletter reports on changes that affect your work, ranging from articles on new diagnostic techniques, to surveys of how readers handle blood cultures, to editorials questioning common procedures and suggesting new ones.

  • Clinical Microbiology Reviews microbiology journal
    Clinical Microbiology Reviews offers a variety of reviews of developments in clinical microbiology and immunology, providing an excellent and timely overview of topics of concern to microbiologists, immunologists, epidemiologists, pathologists, public health workers, and infectious disease specialists. Bacteriology, virology, mycology, and parasitology are among the fields covered.

  • Critical Reviews in Microbiology
    Critical Reviews in Microbiology is an international, peer-reviewed journal that publishes comprehensive reviews covering all areas of microbiology, including molecular biology, microbial physiology, microbial pathogenicity, microbial biochemistry, microbial structure, medical microbiology, epidemiology, public health, and environmental microbiology. Of particular interest are reviews covering clinical aspects of the occurrence and treatment of bacterial, virological, fungal, and parasitic diseases; microbial genetics; and laboratory diagnosis. Reviews in food and industrial microbiology may also be considered. All reviews must be analytical, comprehensive, and balanced in nature. Editors welcome uninvited submissions, as well as suggested topics for reviews accompanied by an abstract.

  • Current Advances in Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
    Current Advances in Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology is a monthly current literature searching service which is fast, comprehensive, economical and easy to use. It enables pure and applied scientists to keep abreast of the ever-increasing literature being published in their subject area, by providing a subject categorized listing of titles, authors, bibliographic details and authors' addresses. Titles are presented under appropriate subject headings with full cross references.

  • Current Issues in Intestinal Microbiology
    Current Issues in Intestinal Microbiology was established in 2000. In January 2008 this journal was incorporated into Current Issues in Molecular Biology. The new combined editorial board strengthened the publication and created a stronger and more broadly based publication.

  • Current Issues in Molecular Biology microbiology journal
    Current Issues in Molecular Biology (CIMB) publishes high quality critical review papers, in English, in all areas of molecular biology, microbiology, genomics and biotechnology. Top quality original research papers and short communications will also be considered for publication. Papers are selected on the basis of topicality, originality, objectivity, and relevance to a broad readership encompassing research scientists, biomedical scientists, and health professionals.

  • Current Microbiology
    Current Microbiology offers rapid publication of new research on all aspects of microbial cells including prokaryotes and eukaryotes and, where appropriate, viruses. The coverage spans general, medical, and applied microbiology and virology, drawing on physiology, biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, morphology, taxonomy, diagnostic methods, and immunology as applied to microorganisms.

  • Current Opinion in Microbiology microbiology journal
    Current Opinion in Microbiology aims to publish the views of experts on current advances in microbiology in a clear and readable form. This includes selections of the most interesting papers, annotated by experts, from the great wealth of original publications.

  • Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology microbiology journal
    Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology provides a synthesis of the latest research findings in the areas of molecular immunology, bacteriology and virology. Each volume contains a wealth of information on the featured subject. The review series is designed to provide access to up-to-date, often previously unpublished information.

  • Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease
    Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease keeps you informed of the latest developments in clinical microbiology and the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. Packed with rigorously peer-reviewed articles and studies in bacteriology, immunology, immunoserology, infectious diseases, mycology, parasitology, and virology, the journal examines new procedures, unusual cases, controversial issues, and important new literature. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease also covers such areas as laboratory and clinical management of microbial diseases, epidemiology and pathogenesis of infections, automation in the diagnostic microbiology laboratory, and antibiotic susceptibility testing.

  • Drug Resistance Updates
    Drug Resistance Updates is a bimonthly publication that contains reviews and commentaries on important developments in drug resistance in infectious disease and cancer. It covers both basic research and clinical aspects of drug resistance, and involves disciplines as diverse as molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, pharmacology, microbiology, oncology and clinical medicine. Articles are suitable for a multidisciplinary readership and include schematic diagrams and other illustrations conveying the major points of the article. The goal is to highlight recent areas of growth and put them in perspective.

  • Environmental Microbiology high impact microbiology journal
    Environmental Microbiology is devoted to the study of microbial processes in the environment, microbial communities and microbial interactions. Environmental Microbiology provides a vehicle for publication of innovative, original and rigorous research in the field. The scope of Environmental Microbiology encompasses the diversity of current research on microbial processes in the environment, microbial communities and microbial interactions.
    Suggested reading: Environmental Molecular Microbiology

  • Enzyme and Microbial Technology
    Enzyme and Microbial Technology is an international, peer-reviewed journal publishing original research and reviews, of biotechnological significance and novelty, on basic and applied aspects of the use of enzymes, micro-organisms, animal cells and plant cells.

  • European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
    The European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases is an interdisciplinary journal that presents communications on infectious diseases of bacterial, viral, fungal or parasitic origin. Coverage includes pathogenesis, diagnosis, epidemiology, therapy and prevention of infectious diseases. The journal publishes articles, concise articles, editorials, reviews, brief reports or letters to the editor.

  • European Journal of Protistology
    Articles deal with protists, unicellular organisms encountered free-living in various habitats or as parasites or used in basic research or applications. The European Journal of Protistology covers topics such as the structure and systematics of protists, their development, ecology, molecular biology and physiology. Beside publishing original articles the journal offers a forum for announcing scientific meetings. Reviews of recently published books are included as well. With its diversity of topics, the European Journal of Protistology is a source of information for protistologists and for biologists of various fields.
    Suggested reading: Acanthamoeba: Biology and Pathogenesis

  • Experimental Parasitology
    Experimental Parasitology emphasizes modern approaches to parasitology, including molecular biology and immunology. The journal features original research papers on the physiological, metabolic, immunologic, biochemical, nutritional, and chemotherapeutic aspects of parasites and host-parasite relationships.

  • FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology
    The editors of FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology aim to publish outstanding primary Research Articles and MiniReviews reporting on hypothesis- or discovery-driven studies relating to infection, infection control and their molecular and cellular correlates. FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology will also consider outstanding vaccine-related studies and molecular diagnostic and epidemiology studies that are focused on the infectious agent or the infection process.

  • FEMS Microbiology Ecology high impact microbiology journal
    The journal contains Research Articles and MiniReviews on fundamental aspects of the ecology of microorganisms in natural soil, aquatic and atmospheric habitats, including extreme environments, and in artificial or managed environments. Research papers on pure cultures and in the areas of plant pathology and medical, food or veterinary microbiology will be published where they provide valuable generic information on microbial ecology. Papers can deal with culturable and unculturable forms of any type of microorganism: bacteria, archaea, filamentous fungi and yeasts, protozoa, algae or viruses.
    Suggested reading: Environmental Molecular Microbiology

  • FEMS Microbiology Letters
    FEMS Microbiology Letters publishes original articles and MiniReviews covering the following subject categories: Biotechnology, Environmental microbiology; plant-microbe interactions, Eukaryotic cells, Evolution, taxonomy and typing, Genetics and molecular biology, Genomics and bioinformatics, Pathogenicity including veterinary microbiology, Physiology and biochemistry.

  • FEMS Microbiology Reviews microbiology journal
    This journal publishes reviews dealing with all aspects of microbiology that have not been surveyed recently. They should be devoted to topics of current interest and may be of a speculative and selective nature or they may provide comprehensive, critical and authoritative coverage. Reviews should provide new perspectives and critical, detailed discussions of significant trends in the areas being reviewed. Historical analyses of important subjects will also be accepted. All reviews should address both specialists and the general reader. Whenever possible, reviews should be put into the framework of general microbiology and biology. Manuscripts of lectures delivered at symposia that do not review the related field are not acceptable, nor are unevaluated compilations of the literature.

  • FEMS Yeast Research
    The journal has a broad coverage, publishing both fundamental and applied research on conventional and non-conventional yeasts and yeast-like organisms. The following main research topics are addressed by the journal: genome sequencing and annotation, functional and comparative genomics, cell biology, structure, function and signalling, aging and apoptosis, molecular biology and genetics, physiology and systems biology, industrial microbiology, metabolic engineering, heterologous protein production and secretion, evolution, ecology, biodiversity and taxonomy, fermented foods and beverages, clinically important yeasts, virulence and resistance.
    Suggested reading: Mycology Books

  • Food Microbiology
    Food Microbiology publishes original research articles, short communications, review papers, letters, news items and book reviews dealing with all aspects of the microbiology of foods. The editors aim to publish manuscripts of the highest quality which are both relevant and applicable to the broad field covered by the journal. Studies must be novel, have a clear connection to food microbiology, and be of general interest to the international community of food microbiologists. The editors make every effort to ensure rapid and fair reviews, resulting in timely publication of accepted manuscripts.

  • Foodborne Pathogens and Disease
    Foodborne Pathogens and Disease is a peer-reviewed, international journal publishes original articles and short communications on research and diseases caused by foodborne pathogens. The Journal includes timely reviews and special reports on topics such as agroterrorism and the safety of organically grown and genetically modified foods.

  • Fungal Genetics and Biology
    Fungal Genetics and Biology, formerly known as Experimental Mycology, publishes experimental investigations of fungi and their traditional allies that relate structure and function to growth, reproduction, morphogenesis, and differentiation. This journal especially welcomes studies of gene organization and expression and of developmental processes at the cellular, subcellular, and molecular levels. The journal also includes suitable experimental inquiries into fungal cytology, biochemistry, physiology, genetics, and phylogeny. The journal offers one free color plate per article. Fungal Genetics and Biology publishes basic research conducted by mycologists, cell biologists, biochemists, geneticists, and molecular biologists.
    Suggested reading: Mycology Books

  • Geomicrobiology Journal
    Geomicrobiology Journal is a unified vehicle for research and review articles in this rapidly growing field. Articles deal with microbial transformations of materials composing the earth's crust, including oceans, seas, lakes, bottom sediments, soils, mineral deposits, and rocks, and the geological impact these transformations have to present or have had over geologic time. In this context, the functions of bacteria, yeasts, filamentous fungi, micro-algae, protoists, and related micro-organisms as geomechanical or geochemical agents are examined.
    Suggested reading: Environmental Molecular Microbiology

  • Helicobacter
    Helicobacter recognises the critical role that has been established for Helicobacter pylori in peptic ulcer, gastric adenocarcinoma, and primary gastric lymphoma. New helicobacter species are now regularly being discovered. By broadening the scope of the Journal to the entire field of helicobacter research, we will increase communication among the various fields such as gastroenterology; microbiology; vaccine development and laboratory animal science. As new discoveries in molecular biology and clinical trials of new treatment open up a wide range of possibilities for patient care and cure, Helicobacter will be there to report the results.
    Suggested reading: Helicobacter pylori: Molecular Genetics and Cellular Biology

  • Infection
    The journal Infection is a peer-reviewed forum for the presentation and discussion of clinically relevant information on infectious diseases for readers and contributors from all over the world. Articles deal with etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases in outpatient and inpatient setting. Public health issues of local, regional and international importance related to infectious diseases are covered along with progress and problems in hospital epidemiology.

  • Infection and Immunity
    Infection and Immunity focuses on host-pathogen interactions and encompasses a wide range of topics of interest to microbiologists, immunologists, epidemiologists, pathologists, and clinicians. Areas of interest include infections caused by pathogenic bacteria, fungi, and parasites; mechanisms of pathogenicity; interactions of virulence factors with host cells; host resistance, inflammation, and susceptibility to infection; the immunology of infectious diseases; development and evaluation of vaccines against nonviral pathogens; and the genomes of pathogenic bacteria.

  • Infection, Genetics and Evolution
    Infection, Genetics and Evolution - the Journal of Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics in Infectious Diseases (MEEGID) - aims to be the forum for developing the "Integrated Genetic Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases" approach. The journal welcomes articles dealing with the genetics of hosts, pathogens and vectors in relation to infection and disease manifestation.

  • International Journal for Parasitology
    The International Journal for Parasitology publishes the results of original research in all aspects of basic and applied parasitology, including all the fields covered by its Specialist Editors, and ranging from parasites and host-parasite relationships of intrinsic biological interest to those of social and economic importance in human and veterinary medicine and agriculture. Original research includes the development of novel and innovative concepts and ideas, as well as experimental and observational science that raises new hypotheses. Because of its breadth of discipline coverage, the aims and significance of all contributions should be made clear to readers who are not expert in the particular subject of papers. In applied parasitology, it will tend to favour contributions of broader significance to the subject rather than narrow, highly specialised applications.

  • International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents
    The International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents provides comprehensive and up-to-date peer reviewed reference information on the physical, pharmacological, in vitro and clinical properties of individual antimicrobial agents (antiviral agents, antiparasitic agents, antibacterial agents, antifungal agents, immunotherapeutic agents, etc.). In addition, the journal signals new trends and developments in the field through highly authoritative review articles on antimicrobial agents, immunomodulators and immunotherapy. Special attention is given to articles providing insight into the problems of antimicrobial resistance, local as well as world-wide, both in the hospital and in the community. Papers on the underlying mechanisms and on immunomodulating agents are also welcome. Both solicited reviews by top experts in the mentioned fields and high-quality original research papers are published.

  • International Journal of Food Microbiology
    International Journal of Food Microbiology publishes contributions dealing with all aspects of food microbiology. Papers submitted for publication must be novel and of high scientific quality and impact. International Journal of Food Microbiology does not publish preliminary or confirmatory results. Full-length original research papers, short communications, review articles and book reviews in the fields of bacteriology, immunology, mycology, parasitology, virology, food safety and food fermentation are welcomed. Emphasis will be placed on papers dealing with microbiological quality assurance, intrinsic and extrinsic parameters of foods affecting microbial survival and growth, microbial ecology of foods, microorganisms involved in food fermentations, including probiotics and starter cultures, methods for microbiological and immunological examinations of foods, as well as rapid, automated and molecular methods, indices of the sanitary quality of foods, incidence and types of food microorganisms, food spoilage, microbiological aspects of food preservation and novel preservation techniques, microbial interaction, predictive microbiology, food-borne diseases of microbial origin and the safety of novel food products. This journal also publishes special issues of selected, peer-reviewed papers from suitable meetings, workshops, conferences, etc, in the field of food microbiology.

  • International Journal of Medical Microbiology
    Pathogen genome sequencing projects have provided a wealth of data that need to be set in context to pathogenicity and the outcome of infections. In addition, the interplay between a pathogen and its host cell has become increasingly important to understand and interfere with diseases caused by microbial pathogens. IJMM meets these needs by focussing on genome and proteome analyses, studies dealing with the molecular mechanisms of pathogenicity and the evolution of pathogenic agents, the interactions between pathogens and host cells ("cellular microbiology"), and molecular epidemiology. To help the reader keeping up with the rapidly evolving new findings in the field of medical microbiology, IJMM publishes original articles, case studies and topical, state-of-the-art mini-reviews in a well balanced fashion.

  • International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
    International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (IJSEM), formerly International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology (IJSB), is the official journal of record for novel prokaryotic taxa. Now in its 57th year (before 1966 it was known as the International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy), the journal is the cornerstone of the dynamic field of microbial systematics. IJSEM publishes papers dealing with all phases of the systematics of prokaryotes, yeasts and yeast-like organisms, including taxonomy, nomenclature, identification, phylogeny, evolution, biodiversity, characterization and culture preservation. Its scope covers phylogenetic and evolutionary aspects of all micro-organisms, including the protists such as protozoa and algae, and it also publishes molecular environmental papers with a strong systematics content

  • International Microbiology
    INTERNATIONAL MICROBIOLOGY is the new journal of the Spanish Society for Microbiology (SEM). It publishes original research papers, short communications, critical reviews and opinion letters dealing with all fields of microbiology and it addresses the international scientific community. The special fields covered are microorganisms (eukaryotes: protoctists, moulds, yeast; prokaryotes: bacteria, cyanobacteria, archaea; viruses, prions), microbial biology (physiology, ecology, morphology, taxonomy, genetics, pathogenesis) and microbial applications (environmental, soil, industrial, food, medical microbiology, biodeterioration, bioremediation, biotechnology). Papers related to microbial science on a worldwide basis are also considered. Special emphasis is given to issues that go beyond the traditional boundaries of a microbiology journal: the state-of-the art of microbiology in different parts of the world, the research activities and interests of outstanding microbiologists, the role of microbiology in society and education, new findings from the frontiers of current research, etc. Critical reviews of new books on microbial science are also welcome. INTERNATIONAL MICROBIOLOGY offers high-quality, internationally based information, short publication times and complete copy editing.

  • Intervirology
    Intervirology covers progress in both basic and clinical virus research, and aims to provide a forum of exchange among the various disciplines within virology. Issues publishing original papers alternate with thematic issues, focusing on one clearly defined topic of basic or medical virology. This thematic concentration serves to make timely reviews, research reports and controversy easily accessible to both specialists in the field and those who want to keep track of the latest developments outside their own area of interest. In addition to original papers, regular issues publish short communications and letters to the editor to provide readers with a forum for the exchange of ideas and comments. The scope encompasses work on the molecular biology of animal viruses, including genome organization and regulation, and the structure and function of viral proteins. The pathogenesis, immunology, diagnosis and prophylaxis of viral diseases are considered, with attention also given to virus-like agents such as prions and viroids.
    Suggested reading: Virology Books

  • The ISME Journal
    The ISME Journal is a multidisciplinary journal of microbial ecology and is a cooperative effort between the International Society for Microbial Ecology (ISME) and Nature Publishing Group (NPG). The ISME Journal is the only journal owned and endorsed by ISME.
    Suggested reading: Environmental Molecular Microbiology   Metagenomics: Theory, Methods and Applications

  • Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
    The Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy is an international journals in antimicrobial research. The readership includes representatives of academia, industry and health services, and includes those who are influential in formulary decisions. Published monthly, the Journal features original articles on the laboratory aspects and clinical use of antimicrobials including antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, and antiprotozoal agents. In addition to primary papers, the journal carries review articles offering in-depth discussion on matters of topical concern. Leading articles provide coverage of recent advances and controversies.

  • Journal of Applied Microbiology
    Journal of Applied Microbiology publishes research and review papers on all aspects of applied microbiology; including environmental, food, agricultural, medical, pharmaceutical, veterinary, taxonomy, soil, systematics, water and biodeterioration. Papers reporting work on all microorganisms, including viruses, are welcomed providing they demonstrate new findings of relevance to the field as a whole.

  • Journal of Bacteriology high impact microbiology journal
    The Journal of Bacteriology, established in 1916, keeps pace with the times by advancing and disseminating fundamental knowledge of bacteria and other microorganisms. Articles report on developments in fast-moving areas, making the journal invaluable reading for busy researchers.
    Suggested reading: Bacteriology Books

  • Journal of Basic Microbiology
    The Journal of Basic Microbiology (JBM) publishes primary research papers on both procaryotic and eucaryotic microorganisms, including bacteria, archaea, fungi, algae, protozoans, phages, viruses, viroids and prions.

  • Journal of Clinical Microbiology
    The Journal of Clinical Microbiology publishes the most current research on the microbiological aspects of human and animal infections and infestations, with emphasis on their etiologic agents, diagnosis, and epidemiology.

  • Journal of Clinical Virology
    Journal of Clinical Virology is an international journal publishing papers on any aspect of human virology that directly pertains to virus-induced clinical conditions under the major headings of: Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Detection, and Prevention and Treatment. Articles from any field of virological study will be considered if the article is relevant to the understanding or manipulation of a disease state.
    Suggested reading: Virology Books

  • Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology
    The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology publishes original research on protists, including lower algae and fungi. Articles are published covering all aspects of these organisms, including their behavior, biochemistry, cell biology, chemotherapy, development, ecology, evolution, genetics, molecular biology, morphogenetics, parasitology, systematics, and ultrastructure.
    Suggested reading: Mycology Books

  • Journal of General Virology
    The Journal of General Virology (JGV) attracts an international audience and publishes over 3500 pages of peer-reviewed, research from around the world. The diverse scope of the journal, which reflects the evolving nature of virology today, includes topics on all aspects of animal, plant, insect, bacterial and fungal viruses, transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, molecular biology and immunology, virus?host interactions and antiviral compounds.
    Suggested reading: Virology Books

  • Journal of Hospital Infection
    Monthly journal publishing original articles in the field of hospital-acquired infection and related subjects.

  • Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology
    Official Journal of the Society for Industrial Microbiology. The Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology is an international journal which publishes papers describing original research, short communications, and critical reviews in the fields of biotechnology, fermentation and cell culture, biocatalysis, environmental microbiology, natural products discovery and biosynthesis, marine natural products, metabolic engineering, genomics, bioinformatics, and other areas of applied microbiology.

  • Journal of Infection
    The Journal of Infection publishes original papers on all aspects of infection - clinical, microbiological and epidemiological. The Journal seeks to bring together knowledge from all specialties involved in infection research and clinical practice, and present the best work in the ever-changing field of infection. Each issue contains editorials that describe current or controversial topics of interest, reviews of the latest developments in specific fields of interest, an epidemiology section reporting studies in the hospital and the general community, and a correspondence section. Also featured is the regular "Science and Practice" series of commissioned review articles, juxtaposing the underlying science and clinical management of a wide range of common infections. The series gives the consensus between the findings of both the practitioner and laboratory researcher.

  • Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy
    The Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy is the official journal of the Japanese Society of Chemotherapy and The Japanese Association for Infectious Diseases. The Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy (JIC) publishes original papers, laboratory or clinical, as well as case reports and notes from all parts of the world on all aspects of chemotherapy, covering the pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, and control of infection, including treatment with anticancer drugs. Offerings include experimental studies on animal models and pharmacokinetics, and reports on epidemiology and clinical trials.

  • Journal of Medical Microbiology
    The Journal of Medical Microbiology (JMM) is published by the Society for General Microbiology (SGM). JMM provides high-quality comprehensive coverage of medical, dental and veterinary microbiology and infectious diseases, including bacteriology, virology, mycology and parasitology. Each issue contains up-to-the-minute editorials, in-depth review articles, original papers presenting research findings, and brief reports and technical notes. JMM is essential reading for all concerned with medical microbiology and infectious diseases, and a first-choice vehicle for the publication of research findings.

  • Journal of Medical Virology
    Journal of Medical Virology provides a means of rapid publication of original scientific papers on fundamental as well as applied research concerning viruses affecting humans. These include reports describing the characterization, diagnosis, epidemiology, immunology and pathogenesis of human virus infections, as well as basic studies on virus morphology, genetics, replication and host-cell interactions.
    Suggested reading: Virology Books

  • Journal of Microbiological Methods
    The Journal of Microbiological Methods publishes original articles, notes and review articles on novel and/or state-of-the-art methods as well as significant improvements to existing methods. Interesting applications of current methods will also be published. All aspects of microbiology excluding virology are covered. These include analytical microbiology, bioinformatics, biotechnology, biochemical microbiology, clinical microbiology, diagnostics, environmental microbiology, food monitoring and quality control, genomics, geomicrobiology, ground water microbiology, high through-put sequencing, human microbiome, infectious diseases, medical microbiology, metabolomics, metagenomics, metaproteomics, microbial diversity, microbial ecology, microbial genetics, microbial pathogenesis and immunology, microbial physiology, microbial ultra-structure, mycology, novel mathematical microbiology, parasitology, plant-microbe interactions, protein markers/profiles, proteomics, pyrosequencing, public health, radioisotopes as applied to microbiology, rumen microbiology, transcriptomics and veterinary microbiology.

  • Journal of Microscopy
    The Journal of Microscopy is for scientists and technologists that use any form of microscopy, spatially resolved spectroscopy, compositional mapping and image analysis. This includes technology and applications in physics, chemistry, material and biological sciences. The Journal of Microscopy is particularly interested in papers on original applications and developments in microscopy.

  • Journal of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology
    The Journal of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology (JMMB) publishes original research papers from all areas of microbiology and biotechnology. It also features written symposia on selected topics, timely reviews, minireviews, and a section devoted to correspondence and comments.

  • Journal of Parasitology
    The Journal of Parasitology is published bimonthly and includes research articles, brief research notes, announcements of the Society, and book reviews. Articles are subdivided by topic for ease of reference and range from behavior to pathogenesis to systematics. Contributors enjoy rapid turn-around time and broad exposure as over 1400 libraries world-wide subscribe to the Journal. The Journal is recognized for publishing papers that have a long-term impact on the field of Parasitology

  • Journal of Virological Methods
    The Journal of Virological Methods publishes original papers and invited reviews covering techniques on all aspects of virology. These include methods for studying the morphology, assembly, replication, composition, function and physiochemical properties of viruses and their components; the purification of viruses and their components; cultivation; properties of viral antigens, production of antibody, and techniques for studying the immune response to virions, viral subunits, and components; the detection and identification of viruses and viral infections; assay of viruses and viral infectivity and the investigation of transmission and pathogenicity; and methods for investigating the suppression or inhibition of viral growth.
    Suggested reading: Virology Books

  • Journal of Virology
    The Journal of Virology maintains its premier position as a source of broad-based, high-quality, original research concerning viruses. The journal provides fundamental new information obtained in studies using cross-disciplinary approaches of biochemistry, biophysics, cell biology, genetics, immunology, molecular biology, morphology, physiology, and pathogenesis and immunity.
    Suggested reading: Virology Books

  • Letters in Applied Microbiology
    Letters in Applied Microbiology provides for the rapid publication of short, high quality papers in the broad field of applied microbiology, including environmental, food, agricultural, medical, pharmaceutical, veterinary, taxonomy, soil, systematics, water and biodeterioration. Advances in rapid methodology are a particular feature. The Journal reflects developments in biotechnology in such fields as applied microbial genetics, immunodiagnosis and fermentation science.

  • Malaria Journal
    Malaria Journal is aimed at the scientific community interested in malaria in its broadest sense. It publishes exclusively papers on malaria and aims to bring together knowledge from the different specialties involved in this very broad discipline, from the bench to the bedside and to the field.
    Suggested reading: Parasitology Books

  • mBio
    ASM's first broad-scope, online-only, open access journal. mBio offers streamlined review and publication of the best research in microbiology and allied fields.

  • Medical Microbiology and Immunology
    Medical Microbiology and Immunology covers all aspects of the interrelationship between infectious agents and their hosts. Among the major topics covered are microbial and viral pathogenesis and the immunological host response to infections. The journal also publishes information from other fields of microbiology, including mycology and parasitology.

  • Microbes and Infection
    A Journal on Infectious Agents and Host Defenses. Microbes and Infection publishes 15 peer-reviewed issues per year in all fields of infection and immunity, covering the different levels of host-microbe interactions, and in particular: the molecular biology and cell biology of the crosstalk between hosts (human and experimental animals) and microbes (viruses, bacteria, parasites and fungi), including molecular virulence and evasion mechanisms, the immune response to infection, including pathogenesis and host susceptibility, emerging human infectious diseases, molecular epidemiology/genetics of host pathogen interactions, vaccine development, including novel strategies and adjuvants. Clinical studies, accounts of clinical trials and biomarker studies in infectious diseases are within the scope of the journal.

  • Microbial Cell Factories
    Microbial Cell Factories is an Open Access, peer-reviewed, online journal that covers any topic related to the development, use and investigation of microbial cells as producers of recombinant proteins and natural products, or as catalyzers of biological transformations of industrial interest.

  • Microbial Drug Resistance
    The powerful emergence and global spread of antibiotic resistant microbial pathogens and resistance genes in the 1990s presents challenges to a wide range of disciplines - from the molecular biology of resistance mechanisms, virulence genes, and disease through molecular epidemiology all the way to drug design, infection control, and medical practice. This international journal provides a multidisciplinary forum for peer-reviewed original publications as well as topical reviews and special reports.

  • Microbial Ecology high impact microbiology journal
    Microbial Ecology provides a dedicated international forum for the presentation of scientific investigations of how microorganisms interact with their biotic and abiotic environments, with each other as well as with their neighbors and hosts, to carry out their diverse functions. Microbial Ecology offers articles of original research in full paper and note formats, as well as brief reviews and topical position papers. Coverage includes the ecology of microorganisms in natural and engineered environments; genomic and molecular advances in understanding of microbial interactions and phylogeny; microbial drivers of biogeochemical processes; inter- and intraspecific microbial communication; ecological studies of animal, plant and insect microbiology and disease; microbial processes and interactions in extreme or unusual environments; microbial population and community ecology, and more.
    Suggested reading: Environmental Molecular Microbiology

  • Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease
    Official journal of the Society of Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease (SOMED) and is also recognised by the Oral Microbiology and Immunology Group (OMIG) of the British Society for Dental Research (BSDR). The aim of this international journal is to draw together research on different human microbial eco-systems, and to increase our understanding of their role in health and disease. This research has received new impetus in recent years as it has become clearer what part is played by the normal, stable, microbial flora in preventing infection, especially opportunist infection, and related to this, the potentially deleterious effects of the use of antibiotics. The journal will consider manuscripts primarily on the human microbial flora, but also that of other animals, and its development and interactions.
    Suggested reading: Environmental Molecular Microbiology

  • Microbial Pathogenesis
    Microbial Pathogenesis publishes original contributions, mini-reviews, and notes on molecular and cellular mechanisms in infectious disease. The journal covers infectious agents of bacterial, fungal, viral, and protozoal origin, and aims for rapid publication of articles of high quality and significance in an International forum.

  • Microbiological Research
    Microbiological Research is devoted to publishing reports on prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms such as yeasts, fungi, bacteria, archaea, and protozoa. Research on interactions between pathogenic microorganisms and their environment or hosts are also covered. The research should be original and include molecular aspects to generate a significant contribution of broad interest. Papers of rather specialised or of preliminary and descriptive content will normally not be considered

  • Microbiology high impact microbiology journal
    Microbiology (formerly Journal of General Microbiology) is one of the world's leading microbiological journals. For over 50 years it has been publishing high-quality research across the whole spectrum of microbiology. Microbiology is published by the Society for General Microbiology, a learned society that promotes microbiology at all levels.

  • Microbiology (Russian)
    Russian title: Mikrobiologiya. The journal Microbiology (Mikrobiologiya), founded in 1932, publishes in the areas of fundamental and applied microbiology. The journal publishes experimental and theoretical papers, reviews on modern trends in different fields of microbiological science, and short communications with descriptions of unusual observations. Attention is devoted to events in Russian and international science; reviews of new books are published. This journal is intended primarily for specialists at research institutes. It can also be a valuable source of essential information for university research departments; industrial, agricultural, and environmental-control laboratories; and, to a certain extent, medical departments.

  • Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews microbiology journal
    Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews, is recognized as the definitive, broad-based review journal in the disciplines of microbiology, immunology, and molecular and cellular biology, keeping readers abreast of the latest findings about bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungi, and other higher eukaryotes.

  • Microbiology Today
    Microbiology Today is published by the Society for General Microbiology, a learned society that promotes microbiology at all levels. The range of features and articles provides a valuable resource for anyone wishing to know more about current issues and research in microbiology. The content is carefully balanced to meet the needs of all Society members, as well as providing an informative and enjoyable broad interest magazine.

  • Microbiology: Bacteriology, Mycology, Parasitology and Virology
    This journal aims to provide its readers with a swift, yet complete, current awareness service. The journal publishes a selection of relevant abstracts (and other bibliographic data) from the latest issues of 4,000 leading international biomedical journals.

  • Microscopy and Microanalysis
    Published for the Microscopy Society of America. Microscopy and Microanalysis publishes original research papers in the fields of microscopy, imaging, and compositional analysis. This distinguished international forum is intended for microscopists in both biology and materials science. The journal provides significant articles that describe new and existing techniques and instrumentation, as well as the applications of these to the imaging and analysis of microstructure. Microscopy and Microanalysis also includes review articles, letters to the editor, and book reviews.

  • Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology
    The journal provides a medium for rapid publication of investigations of the molecular biology and biochemistry of parasitic protozoa and helminths, and their interactions with both the definitive and intermediate host. The main subject areas covered are: the chemical structure, biosynthesis, degradation, properties and function of DNA, RNA, proteins, lipids, carbohydrates and small molecular-weight substances; intermediary metabolism and bioenergetics; molecular and biochemical studies on the mode of action of antiparasitic drugs; molecular and biochemical aspects of membrane structure and function; molecular and biochemical aspects of host parasite relationships including analysis of parasitic escape mechanisms; characterisation of parasite antigens and of parasite and host cell surface receptors; analysis of gene structure, function and expression; mechanism of genetic recombination.

  • Molecular Microbiology high impact microbiology journal
    Molecular Microbiology, the leading primary journal in microbial sciences, publishes research articles reporting the results of molecular studies of eukaryotic microorganisms and of prokaryotes (bacteria and archaea) and their viruses. Studies that include genetic, biochemical, biophysical, bioinformatic and structural analysis leading to a deeper understanding of the molecular principles underlying basic physiological processes or mechanisms are considered as potentially suitable for publication in the journal.

  • Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions
    A publication of the International Society for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions (MPMI) publishes original, refereed research on the molecular biology and molecular genetics of pathological, symbiotic, and associative interactions of microbes with plants and insects with plants. MPMI publishes both fundamental and advanced applied research. In MPMI, "microbe" encompasses viruses, viroids, prokaryotes, fungi, oomycetes, nematodes, and insects. The term "molecular biology" includes studies on biochemical or biophysical mechanisms, genetics, genomics, and advanced microscopy. Molecular analysis of relevant factors in the plant alone, the microbe alone, or molecular analysis of components that affect or modulate plant-microbe interactions may be the subject of an MPMI paper. The journal also publishes short reviews of rapidly developing areas of the molecular aspects of plant-microbe interactions.
    Suggested reading: Plant Pathogenic Bacteria: Genomics and Molecular Biology

  • Mycoses
    Diagnosis, Therapy and Prophylaxis of Fungal Diseases. Official publication of Deutschsprachige Mykologische Gesellschaft e.V. (DMykG). The journal Mycoses provides an international forum for original papers on the pathogenesis, diagnosis, therapy, prophylaxis, and epidemiology of fungal infectious diseases in humans and animals as well as on the biology of pathogenic fungi.
    Suggested reading: Mycology Books

  • Nature Reviews Microbiology microbiology journal
    Nature Reviews Microbiology publishes high-quality reviews and perspectives highlighting important developments in the understanding of bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa, their interaction with their environments, how these organisms are harnessed in human endeavour and their impact on society. Also featured are timely summaries of significant research papers, as well as monthly updates on the latest developments in microbial genomics, post-genomic biology and infectious diseases. In order to overcome the traditional barriers between bacteriology, virology, mycology and protozoan biology, articles are tailored to appeal to microbiologists of every persuasion and at every level. The scope of the journal encompasses bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa.

  • Oral Microbiology and Immunology
    Oral Microbiology and Immunology is dedicated to the dissemination of knowledge pertaining to fundamental and applied aspects of oral infections, including their etiologic agents, diagnosis and epidemiology, oral microbial ecology, virulence factors of oral microbes, non-specific host resistance factors in oral infections, and the immunology of oral infections. Advances in microbiology are making vital and exciting contributions in many areas and not least in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of oral diseases. Oral Microbiology and Immunology will keep its readers fully in touch with all the latest theoretical and applied developments across a broad, interdisciplinary spectrum.
    Suggested reading: Molecular Oral Microbiolog

  • Parasites and Vectors
    Parasites and Vectors expands upon the scope of two former publications, Kinetoplastid Biology and Disease and Filaria Journal
    Suggested reading: Parasitology Books

  • Parasitology International
    Parasitology International provides a medium for rapid, carefully reviewed publications in the field of human and animal parasitology. Original papers, rapid communications, and original case reports from all geographical areas and covering all parasitological disciplines, including structure, immunology, cell biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, and systematics, may be submitted. Reviews on recent developments are invited regularly, but suggestions in this respect are welcome. Letters to the Editor commenting on any aspect of the Journal are also welcome.

  • PLoS Pathogens high impact microbiology journal
    PLoS Pathogens is an open-access journal that publishes important new ideas on bacteria, fungi, parasites, prions, and viruses that contribute to our understanding of the biology of pathogens and pathogen-host interactions.

  • Protist
    Protist is the international forum for reporting substantial and novel findings in any area of research on protists. The criteria for acceptance of manuscripts are scientific excellence, significance, and interest for a broad readership. Suitable subject areas include: molecular, cell and developmental biology, biochemistry, systematics and phylogeny, and ecology of protists. Both autotrophic and heterotrophic protists as well as parasites are covered. The journal publishes original papers, short historical perspectives and includes a news and views section.

  • Research in Microbiology
    Originally founded as the "Annales de l'Institut Pasteur", Research in Microbiology is a source of up-to-date information in the field of microbiology. It publishes papers based on original research in fundamental and applied biology of bacteria, archaea and lower eukaryotes. It covers all aspects of the microbial taxonomy, phylogeny, ecology, physiology and metabolism, molecular genetics and genomics, as well as the interactions between microbes and interactions of microbes with their environment. Research in Microbiology currently publishes original articles, reviews, and letters to the editor.

  • Retrovirology
    Retrovirology is an open access, online journal that publishes stringently peer-reviewed, high-impact articles on basic retrovirus research.
    Suggested reading: Retroviruses: Molecular Biology, Genomics and Pathogenesis

  • Review of Medical and Veterinary Mycology
    Review of Medical and Veterinary Mycology is a fully searchable abstracts database of internationally published research on medical and veterinary mycology selected from the applied life sciences database CAB Abstracts.
    Suggested reading: Mycology Books

  • Reviews in Medical Microbiology
    This quarterly review journal provides balanced coverage of the field of medical microbiology. State-of-the-art reviews present the latest developments and techniques in medical microbiology, virology, mycology, parasitology, clinical microbiology, and hospital infection. Every review provides a concise, authoritative, and readable synthesis of the latest information. References are restricted to the fifty key sources in each case.

  • Reviews in Medical Virology
    The aim of Reviews in Medical Virology is to provide virologists with articles reviewing conceptual or technological advances in diverse areas of virology. Topics covered will include the molecular biology, cell biology, replication, pathogenesis, immunology, immunization, epidemiology, diagnosis or treatment of viruses of medical importance.
    Suggested reading: Virology Books

  • Trends in Microbiology microbiology journal
    Trends in Microbiology provides a multidisciplinary forum for the discussion of all aspects of microbiology: from cell biology and immunology to genetics and evolution, and ranges across virology, bacteriology, protozoology and mycology. The focus is on molecular microbiology and virology, and includes topics such as genomics, the gamut of plant and animal host-pathogen interactions, host immune responses, characterization and evolution of virulence determinants, cell cycle and differentiation, symbiosis in plant and animal associations, environmental microbiology, biodiversity and evolution, population dynamics, sex and mutagenesis, antibiotic resistance and production, drug and vaccine targets, as well as aspects of prion diseases and of fungal and protozoan biology.

  • Trends in Parasitology
    Trends in Parasitology aims to provide a point of access for communication between workers in all disciplines of parasitology from molecular biology to ecology, both in the field and laboratory. Trends in Parasitology commissions articles of interest to the specialist that are written in a form accessible to readers in other fields. Aimed at parasitologists worldwide.

  • Veterinary Microbiology
    Veterinary Microbiology is concerned with microbial (bacterial, fungal, viral) diseases of domesticated animals (livestock, companion animals, fur-bearing animals, game, poultry, fish) that supply food, other useful products or companionship. In addition, Microbial diseases of wild animals living in captivity, or as members of the feral fauna will also be considered if the infections are of interest because of their interrelation with humans (zoonoses) and/or domestic animals, or for comparative or other scientific reasons. Studies of antimicrobial resistance are also included. Original research papers of high quality and novelty on aspects of control, diagnosis, epidemiology, host response, immunology, molecular biology, pathogenesis, prevention, and treatment of microbial diseases of animals are published. Drug trial papers are accepted if they have general application or significance. Papers on the identification of microorganisms are also accepted, but detailed taxonomic studies do not fall within the scope of the journal. Case reports are usually not accepted, unless these have general application or contain novel aspects. Papers of geographically limited interest, which repeat what had been established elsewhere will not be accepted. The readership of the journal is global.

  • Virology Journal
    Virology Journal is an Open Access, peer-reviewed, online journal that presents high-quality original research concerning viruses, and establishes a strategic alternative to the traditional virology communication process. Virology Journal will feature articles on human, animal, plant, insect, bacterial, and fungal viruses. The journal will also publish articles on molecular aspects of the control and prevention of viral infections with vaccines and antiviral agents and on the use of viruses as gene therapy vectors. The approaches and techniques used are expected to encompass many disciplines, including molecular genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry, biophysics, structural biology, cell biology, immunology, morphology, genetics and pathogenesis.
    Suggested reading: Virology Books

  • Virologie
    La revue Virologie est destinée aux scientifiques - biologistes, médecins, pharmaciens, vétérinaires - intéressés par l'évolution rapide de la virologie et ses implications. Les textes doivent permettre de parfaire les connaissances de chacun dans tous les domaines de la virologie (humaine, animale, végétale, environnementale, fondamentale, appliquée...) et être accessibles au plus grand nombre, notamment à ceux qui ne sont pas spécialistes du sujet. Virologie publie en français des articles de synthèse (revues), des comptes rendus de congrès, des présentations de cas et des éditoriaux. Pour donner à la revue l'homogénéité nécessaire, nous demandons aux auteurs de bien vouloir respecter les impératifs de présentation des articles.
    Suggested reading: Virology Books

  • Virus Research
    Virus Research is a rapid publication journal for original papers on fundamental research concerning virus structure, replication, and pathogenesis. These include reports describing virus morphology, the function and antigenic analysis of virus structural components, virus genome structure and expression, analysis of virus replication processes, effects of viruses on their host cells, including oncogene activation and transduction, neoplastic transformation, and the pathogenesis of virus infections including tumour induction. The journal also publishes review articles on topics of current interest and occasional book reviews and meeting reports.
    Suggested reading: Virology Books

  • World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology
    World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology publishes refereed research papers, short communications, technical communications and review articles on all aspects of applied microbiology and biotechnology, including management of culture collections, foodstuffs and biological control agents. The Journal provides a forum for research work directed towards microbiological and biotechnological solutions to global problems, such as agriculture and food supplies and environmental issues including pollution and waste management. Because many global issues, for example improving crop productivity and public health, have more acute consequences in the developing world than elsewhere, the journal emphasizes the role of biotechnological advances for and from the developing world while encouraging contributions from all interested scientists. The journal presents contributions on education in microbiology and biotechnology, and papers or reviews commenting on the attendant social issues.

Molecular Biology Journals

  • Current Issues in Molecular Biology
    Current Issues in Molecular Biology (CIMB) publishes high quality critical review papers, in English, in all areas of molecular biology, microbiology, genomics and biotechnology. Top quality original research papers and short communications will also be considered for publication. Papers are selected on the basis of topicality, originality, objectivity, and relevance to a broad readership encompassing research scientists, biomedical scientists, and health professionals.

  • Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews
    Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews, is recognized as the definitive, broad-based review journal in the disciplines of microbiology, immunology, and molecular and cellular biology, keeping readers abreast of the latest findings about bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungi, and other higher eukaryotes.

  • Molecular Microbiology
    Molecular Microbiology, the leading primary journal in microbial sciences, publishes research articles reporting the results of molecular studies of eukaryotic microorganisms and of prokaryotes (bacteria and archaea) and their viruses. Studies that include genetic, biochemical, biophysical, bioinformatic and structural analysis leading to a deeper understanding of the molecular principles underlying basic physiological processes or mechanisms are considered as potentially suitable for publication in the journal.

  • Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions
    A publication of the International Society for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions (MPMI) publishes original, refereed research on the molecular biology and molecular genetics of pathological, symbiotic, and associative interactions of microbes with plants and insects with plants. MPMI publishes both fundamental and advanced applied research. In MPMI, "microbe" encompasses viruses, viroids, prokaryotes, fungi, oomycetes, nematodes, and insects. The term "molecular biology" includes studies on biochemical or biophysical mechanisms, genetics, genomics, and advanced microscopy. Molecular analysis of relevant factors in the plant alone, the microbe alone, or molecular analysis of components that affect or modulate plant-microbe interactions may be the subject of an MPMI paper. The journal also publishes short reviews of rapidly developing areas of the molecular aspects of plant-microbe interactions.

  • Journal of Molecular Biology
    The Journal of Molecular Biology publishes original scientific research concerning studies of organisms or their components at the molecular level. Published weekly, the journal provides up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of all aspects of molecular biology.

  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
    Molecular and Cellular Biology is an authoritative source of fundamental knowledge and new developments in all aspects of the molecular biology of eukaryotic cells. Essential to all scientists in the field, MCB publishes work on microbial as well as higher organisms and on viral systems where the emphasis is clearly on the cell. Some areas of emphasis include gene expression, chromosome structure and dynamics, signal transduction, intracellular trafficking, and mammalian genetic models with minimal or complex phenotypes.

  • Molecular Biology
    Published in both English and Russian editions. Molecular Biology covers a wide scope of problems related to molecular, cell and computational biology including genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, molecular virology and immunology, molecular development biology, and molecular evolution. Molecular Biology publishes reviews, mini-reviews, experimental and theoretical works, short communications and hypotheses. In addition, the journal publishes book reviews and meeting reports. Annually, the journal publishes special issues devoted to most rapidly developing branches of physical-chemical biology and to the most outstanding scientists on the occasion of their anniversary birthdays.

  • Molecular Biology of the Cell
    Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBC) publishes research articles and essays that report the results of original research and present conceptual advances of broad interest and significance within all areas of cell biology, genetics, and developmental biology. Manuscript submissions whose scope bridges several areas of cell and developmental biology are particularly encouraged. MBC publishes articles that describe substantial research progress in full.

  • The EMBO Journal
    The EMBO Journal provides for rapid publication of full-length papers describing original research of general rather than specialist interest in molecular biology and related areas. The journal encourages and publishes articles that report novel findings of wide biological significance in the areas of development, immunology, neuroscience, plant biology, structural biology, genomic and computational biology, genome stability and dynamics, chromatin and transcription, RNA, proteins, cellular metabolism, signal transduction, cell cycle, differentiation and death, membranes and transport, cell and tissue architecture, microbiology and pathogens and molecular biology of disease.

  • Nature Structural and Molecular Biology
    Nature Structural and Molecular Biology is an integrated forum for structural and molecular studies. The journal places a strong emphasis on functional and mechanistic understanding of how molecular components in a biological process work together. Structural data may provide such insights, but they are not a pre-requisite for publication in the journal.

  • Nucleic Acids Research
    Nucleic Acids Research (NAR) publishes the results of leading edge research into physical, chemical, biochemical and biological aspects of nucleic acids and proteins involved in nucleic acid metabolism and/or interactions. It enables the rapid publication of papers under the following categories: Chemistry and synthetic biology; Computational biology; Gene regulation, chromatin and epigenetics; Genome integrity, repair and replication; Genomics; Molecular biology; Nucleic acid enzymes; RNA and Structural biology. A Survey and Summary section provides a format for brief reviews. The first issue of each year is devoted to biological databases, and an issue in July is devoted to papers describing web-based software resources of value to the biological community.

  • Molecular Cell
    Molecular Cell publishes research articles and review material that focus on analyses at the molecular level, with an emphasis on new mechanistic insights. Its team of PhD-trained scientific editors works closely with authors, reviewers, and the scientific editorial board to ensure that the high standards of the journal are maintained while publishing breaking discoveries and the best in molecular mechanisms.

  • Cell
    Cell publishes findings of unusual significance in any area of experimental biology, including but not limited to cell biology, molecular biology, neuroscience, immunology, virology and microbiology, cancer, human genetics, systems biology, signaling, and disease. The basic criterion for considering papers is whether the results provide significant conceptual advances into, or raise provocative questions and hypotheses regarding, an interesting biological question. In addition to primary research articles in four formats, Cell features review and opinion articles on recent research advances and issues of interest to its broad readership in the Leading Edge section.