About the Journal

A new open access, multi- and interdisciplinary journal dedicated to publishing the most important scientific advances on microbial biofilms and microbiomes. The journal hosts cross-disciplinary discussions and allows for our understanding of mechanisms governing the social behaviour of microbial biofilm populations and communities, and their impact on life, human health, and the environment, both natural and engineered.

Aims and Scope

Find out further information on the journal aims and scope here.

Content types

Each Nature Partner Journal defines the content types that they consider; please see the detailed outline of the content types that npj Biofilms and Microbiomes considers.

About the Editors

npj Biofilms and Microbiomes is run by an international editorial team with expertise spanning the breadth of research topics on microbial biofilms and microbiomes – read more about the Editors and the Nature Research team here.

Open access

npj Biofilms and Microbiomes is a fully open access journal. More on Creative Commons Attribution licenses and the benefits of publishing open access can be found in this section.

Article Processing Charges

To allow immediate global open access to all articles, npj Biofilms and Microbiomes levies an article processing charge (APC). Current APCs and waiver information are available in this section.

Journal Metrics

Find out about journal metrics and up-to-date abstracting and indexing information for npj Biofilms and Microbiomes here.

About the Partner

Part of the Nature Partner Journals series, npj Biofilms and Microbiomes is a high-quality new Nature Research journal published by Springer Nature in partnership with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore – find out more.

About Nature Partner Journals

Nature Partner Journals is a series of online-only, open access journals published in collaboration with internationally renowned partners, driving high-impact open science.

Abstracting and Indexing

npj Biofilms and Microbiomes is currently indexed in DOAJ, PubMed Central, SCIE, Scopus and MEDLINE.