Microbial Ecology

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

Description

Congratulations to Editor-in-Chief Karen Nelson, newly elected to the National Academy of Sciences!

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/ESCMID Conference on Drug Development to Meet the Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance
September 6–8, 2017 (Pre-Conference Workshop on September 5)
Boston, MA
https://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-meetings

2nd ASM Conference on Rapid Applied Microbial Next-Generation Sequencing and Bioinformatic Pipelines
October 8–11, 2017 
Washington, DC
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6th Beneficial Microbes Conference
October 9–11, 2017 
Amsterdam, Netherlands
https://www.beneficialmicrobes2017.org/

6th ASM Conference on Cell–Cell Communication in Bacteria
October 16–19, 2017
Athens, GA
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Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)
November 1–4, 2017
Phoenix, AZ
https://www.abrcms.org

ASM Conference on Vibrio2017: The Biology of Vibrios
November 12–15, 2017 
Chicago, IL
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4th ASM Conference on Viral Manipulation of Nuclear Processes
December 3–6, 2017
Charleston, SC
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ASM Microbe
June 7–11, 2018
Atlanta, GA
https://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-meetings

2018 ASM Biothreats
February 12–14, 2018
Baltimore, MD
https://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-meetings

14th ASM Conference on Candida and Candidiasis
April 15–19, 2018
Providence, RI
https://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-meetings

Clinical Virology Symposium
May 6–9, 2018 (PASCV Workshop on May 5)
West Palm Beach, FL
https://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-meetings

12th International Congress on Extremophiles
September 17–20, 2018
Ischia, Naples, Italy
http://www.extremophiles2018.org/

8th ASM Conference on Biofilms
October 7–11, 2018
Washington, DC
https://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-meetings

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