Microbiology 75: Celebrate our past, influence our future


In 2022, Microbiology, our founding journal, will celebrate 75 years since publishing its first articles. We are excited to mark this milestone with a series of activities throughout the anniversary year which celebrate our past and look forward to our future.

  • 75th anniversary

    Since 1947, the landscape of microbiology research has changed dramatically and the profile of publications, authors, and research topics in Microbiology has changed with it. In 2022, discover more about the history of the journal and the people and articles that played a role in its journey.

  • Latest from the journal

    Discover all the latest news relating to our flagship journal, Microbiology.

  • Meet our Editors

    The Microbiology Editorial Board has been organised by the topic areas of the journal, emphasising the breadth of microbiology as a field, and streamlining the submission process for authors. Learn more about the Editorial Board members here.

  • Editor's Choice

    Each month, a manuscript published in our flagship journal Microbiology is chosen by a member of the Editorial Board. Browse through previously selected papers.

  • Collections

    In the run up to its anniversary year in 2022, Microbiology has been launching a series of themed collections which celebrate the breadth of microbiology and showcase why microbiology matters. Explore the collections today.

  • Microbe Profiles

    Microbiology is now publishing ‘Microbe Profiles’ – concise, review-type articles that provide overviews of the classification, structure and properties of novel microbes, written by leading microbiologists.