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Our January issue includes resurrected CRISPRs, tick viromes, endosymbiont evolution, antibiotic resistance in Neisseria, multivalent areanvirus vaccine, gut-liver axis in hepatitis and more.


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    To celebrate UN International Women's Day, our March issue included a focus on women in microbiology. This series of articles highlights gender inequalities that impact women in academia, clinical research and healthcare. We also took this opportunity to celebrate the achievements of female microbiologists.

  • Silhouettes of people and speech bubbles in different colours

    Nature Microbiology presents a Series of Journal Club articles, written by underrepresented author groups, that highlight past and present scientific advances in all areas of microbiology.

  • Nature Immunology and Nature Microbiology publish papers of the highest quality in all areas of immunology and microbiology, respectively. Owing to expansion of our journals we are seeking a highly motivated individual, ideally with a strong interest in immunology and microbiology, to join our teams as an Associate/Senior Editor.

Nature Microbiology is a Transformative Journal; authors can publish using the traditional publishing route OR via immediate gold Open Access.

Our Open Access option complies with funder and institutional requirements.


  • The SARS-CoV-2 Africa dashboard is an interactive tool that enables visualization of SARS-CoV-2 genomic information in African countries. The customizable app allows users to visualize the number of sequences deposited in each country, and the variants circulating over time. Our dashboard enables near real-time exploration of public data that can inform policymakers, healthcare professionals and the public about the ongoing pandemic.

    • Joicymara S. Xavier
    • Monika Moir
    • Tulio de Oliveira
  • Reports of diphtheria cases in asylum seekers in the UK remind us that understanding and mitigating the risks posed by infectious diseases to disadvantaged peoples remain important.

  • We present a series of commissioned articles authored by people from groups that are under-represented in research, to highlight past and present scientific contributions in microbiology and to increase the diversity of Nature Microbiology authors.

  • Ariangela Kozik is a research investigator at the University of Michigan where she studies the role of the respiratory microbiome, and host–microbiome interactions, in asthma pathogenesis and treatment response. Ariangela is also the vice president and a co-founder of the Black Microbiologists Association.

    • Ariangela J. Kozik
    Turning Points

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