Microbial Ecology

ISSN: 0095-3628 (Print) 1432-184X (Online)


Microbial Ecology is a dedicated international forum for the presentation of high-quality scientific investigations of how microorganisms interact with their environment, with each other and with their hosts. It offers articles of original research in full paper and note formats, as well as brief reviews, commentaries and topical position papers. The journal was founded more than 50 years ago by Dr. Ralph Mitchell, Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Biology at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. It has evolved to become a premier location for the presentation of manuscripts that represent advances in the field of microbial ecology.

Coverage includes the ecology of microorganisms in natural and engineered environments; genomic, metagenomic and molecular advances in understanding of microbial interactions; microbial diversity and phylogeny; microbial drivers of biogeochemical processes; inter- and intraspecific microbial communication; ecological studies of human, animal, plant and insect microbiology and disease; microbial processes and interactions in extreme or unusual environments; microbial population, community ecology, technological developments and more.

Our dedicated Editorial Board ensures that only the highest quality manuscripts are rapidly published.

Upcoming Events:

ASM Conference on Mechanisms of Interbacterial Cooperation and Competition
March 1-4, 2017
Washington, DC
Early Bird Registration Deadline: January 19, 2017

ASM Conference on Innovative Microbial Ecology for Mitigation of Antibiotic Resistance and Bacterial Diseases
March 22-25, 2017
Crystal City, VA (Washington, DC area)
Abstract Submission Deadline: January 12, 2017
Early Bird Registration Deadline: February 9, 2017

ASM Conference on Tuberculosis: Past, Present and Future
April 1–4, 2017
New York, NY
Abstract Submission Deadline: January 19, 2017
Early Bird Registration Deadline: February, 16, 2017 

ASM/ASV Conference on Interplay of Viral and Bacterial Pathogens
May 1–4, 2017
Bethesda, MD (Washington, DC area)
Abstract Submission Deadline: February 21, 2017
Early Bird Registration Deadline: March 23, 2017

33rd Clinical Virology Symposium
May 7-10, 2017
Savannah, Georgia
Abstract Submission Deadline: March 1, 2017
Early Bird Registration Deadline: March 30, 2017

ASM Microbe 2017
June 1-5, 2017
New Orleans, LA
Abstract Deadline: January 9, 2017
Early Bird Registration Deadline: April 20, 2017

2nd ASM Conference on Rapid Applied Microbial Next-Generation Sequencing and Bioinformatic Pipelines
October 8–11, 2017 
Washington, DC

6th ASM Conference on Cell–Cell Communication in Bacteria
October 16–19, 2017
Athens, GA

ASM Conference on Vibrio2017: The Biology of Vibrios
November 12–15, 2017 
Chicago, IL

4th ASM Conference on Viral Manipulation of Nuclear Processes
December 3–6, 2017
Charleston, SC

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