Category Archives: Publishing

Peer review week

As publishers, learned professions and universities celebrate Peer Review Week, we look at why peer review is important to the Microbiology Society, what our authors and reviewers say about our peer review process, and what we are doing to recognise … Continue reading

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Editor’s Choice: A new test to measure treatment of plant diseases

Each month, a manuscript published in our flagship journal Microbiology is chosen by a member of the Editorial Board. This month, the paper is Comprehensive screening of antimicrobials to control phytoplasma diseases using an in vitro plant–phytoplasma co-culture system, which … Continue reading

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A history of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PA14

This month, the first paper describing Pseudomonas aeruginosa UCBPP-PA14 has been re-printed in the Journal of Medical Microbiology. Pseudomonas aeruginosa UCBPP-PA14 is a unique strain. It can cause severe disease in both plants and animals. Because of this, it is … Continue reading

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In pictures: Brachonella pulchra

Researchers have found Brachonella pulchra in freshwater sediment near Prague. They decided to take a closer look at these metopids and the results are pretty amazing:

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World Microbiome Day: Journals Collection

The study of microbes helps us to understand our world and our place within it. In celebration of World Microbiome Day on 27 June, the Microbiology Society and the British Society for Immunology have collaborated to curate a freely-available collection … Continue reading

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Call to action against antimicrobial resistance

Professor Jodi Lindsay, Council member of the Society, Chair of the Publishing committee gave us her insight into why antimicrobial resistance is important. In the below video, Jodi explains how the Microbiology Society is providing a platform for cross-disciplinary scientists … Continue reading

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Exploring Open Data: The Importance of Sustained Sequencing

Open data has the potential to revolutionise microbial genomics.  But in practice, many of the benefits of this technology remain untapped. So how can we achieve greater data sharing? Over the coming weeks, we’ll be featuring some highlights from a panel discussion … Continue reading

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