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October 25, 2023
This Open Access (OA) Week the theme is 'Community over Commercialisation' and we are showcasing the top read 2023 papers from our Publish and Read community: each one was published OA thanks to a Publish and Read agreement at the corresponding author’s institution.
October 24, 2023
Each October, Open Access Week brings together individuals and organisations from across the globe in conversation about the challenges and opportunities for making research more open, equitable and sustainable. This year’s theme of “Community over Commercialization” is an important one, which “seeks to encourage a candid conversation about which approaches to open scholarship prioritize the best interests of the public and the academic community—and which do not.”1
October 6, 2023
Dr Matthew Reeves takes us behind the scenes of their latest publication 'Repression of the major immediate early promoter of human cytomegalovirus allows transcription 2 from an alternate promoter’ published in Journal of General Virology.
July 12, 2023
Journal of Medical Microbiology is the go-to interdisciplinary journal for medical, dental and veterinary microbiology at the bench and in the clinic. It is home to a range of high-quality research – from laboratory work to clinical trials – spanning bacteriology, virology, mycology and parasitology.
The journal is a valuable resource for the community, sharing peer-reviewed research on advances in medical microbiology. Take a look below at the most downloaded articles from 2022 and 2023.
April 12, 2023
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have warned the public that declared cases of drug-resistant Shigella are on the rise. In light of this, we asked Dr Maaike van den Beld, a molecular bacteriologist at the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, some questions about Shigella infection and his recent publication in Microbial Genomics which reports on surveillance of Shigella in the Netherlands.
March 10, 2023
Dr Kirsten Guckes takes us behind the scenes of her and her colleague Dr Tim I. Miyashiro's latest publication in Microboiology, 'The type-VI secretion system of the beneficial symbiont Vibrio fischeri'.
From Lotus flowers to fishy mouths to the Mariana Trench: explore this month's diverse microbial discoveries
March 7, 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.
March 1, 2023
Rajeev Azad takes us behind the research and his recently published paper latest paper "Leveraging comparative genomics to uncover alien genes in bacterial genomes" in Microbial Genomics.