Top 10 most downloaded papers: Access Microbiology
June 1, 2023
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To the Himalayan marmot and beyond: new microbes discovered this month
May 31, 2023
Each month the Microbiology Society publishes the International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, which details newly discovered species of bacteria, fungi and protists. Here are some of the new species that have been discovered and the places they've been found.
Dynamic Soil Genes: Time and Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments Affect Agricultural Microbiomes
May 31, 2023
Dr Mona Parizadeh takes us behind the scenes of her latest publication 'Soil microbial gene expression in an agricultural ecosystem varies with time and neonicotinoid seed treatments' published in Microbiology.
Candida and Candidiasis 2023 – a view from Twitter
May 26, 2023
Candida and Candidiasis 2023 took place on 13–17 May 2023 at the Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel, Canada. In this blog, we take a look at the highlights from Twitter.
Needles and Haystacks: Understanding the HBV transcriptome
May 25, 2023
James Harris takes us behind the scenes of his latest publication 'An enrichment protocol and analysis pipeline for long read sequencing of the hepatitis B virus transcriptome' published in Journal of General Virology.
Microbe Talk: a deep dive into wastewater monitoring
May 24, 2023
This month, inspired by a paper published in Microbial Genomics, Clare takes a deep dive into the method of wastewater monitoring. She speaks to Professor Steve Patterson and Dr Anne Leonard about how wastewater monitoring is a useful tool which helps us understand not only the spread of diseases like COVID-19, but also antimicrobial resistance.
Plant health: an interview with Dr Andrew Armitage
May 23, 2023
In this blog, we caught up with Microbiology Society member Dr Andrew Armitage from the Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, about his work on plant diseases and the importance of plant health.
What's the Quorum?
May 23, 2023
Dr Jennifer Rattray takes us behind the scenes of her latest publication 'The dynamic response of quorum sensing to density is robust to signal supplementation and individual signal synthase knockouts' published in Microbiology.