Category Archives: Publishing

Microbiology Editor’s Choice: A new player in Salmonella type three secretion

Each month, a manuscript published in our flagship journal Microbiology is chosen by a member of the Editorial Board. This month, the paper is SrcA is a chaperone for the Salmonella SPI-2 type three secretion system effector SteD and was chosen by … Continue reading

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Best of the Journals 2018

As we approach the end of 2018, this week on Microbe Post we will be looking back at some of our achievements from the year. Today, we are looking at the Microbiology Society’s journals portfolio and some of the amazing … Continue reading

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Microbiology Editor’s Choice: an improved understanding of the Mycobacterium cellular envelope

Each month, a manuscript published in our flagship journal Microbiology is chosen by a member of the Editorial Board. This month, the paper is ‘Deletion of MSMEG_1350 in Mycobacterium smegmatis causes loss of epoxy-mycolic acids, fitness alteration at low temperature and resistance to a … Continue reading

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Keeping up with virus taxonomy: biopesticides, African swine fever and plant diseases

Continuing the ‘Keeping up with virus taxonomy’ blog series, in this post we will be discussing the virus that causes African Swine Fever, a family of viruses that infects insect larvae, and the Geminiviridae — members of which cause some … Continue reading

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Plan S and the Microbiology Society

You might recently have heard about Plan S, a new initiative from a group calling themselves cOAlition S, which includes the European Research Council, UK Research and Innovation, Science Foundation Ireland, Wellcome, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and many … Continue reading

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Acting on your feedback

In July 2018, the Society’s publishing team launched a new set of author and reviewer surveys, aiming to gather information about what we do well and what we can do better. With three months of data under our belts we’re … Continue reading

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Microbiology Editor’s Choice: A greater understanding of UV damage in bacteria

Each month, a manuscript published in our flagship journal Microbiology is chosen by a member of the Editorial Board. This month, the paper is New envelope stress factors involved in σE activation and conditional lethality of rpoE mutations in Salmonella enterica and was chosen … Continue reading

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A summer of prizes: Dr Samantha Ellis

This year, the Journal of General Virology (JGV) has sponsored four poster prizes at conferences and meetings around the world. Over this week, we will be getting to know a little more about the winners and their research. Dr Samantha Ellis was … Continue reading

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A summer of prizes: Lucile Guion

This year, the Journal of General Virology (JGV) has sponsored four poster prizes at conferences and meetings around the world. Over this week, we will be getting to know a little more about the winners and their research. At this year’s Molecular Biology … Continue reading

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A summer of prizes: Dr Sebastian Lequime

This year, the Journal of General Virology (JGV) has sponsored four poster prizes at conferences and meetings around the world. Over this week, we will be getting to know a little more about the winners and their research. First up … Continue reading

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