Journal Information

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.

Abstracting & Indexing

npj Biofilms and Microbiomes is currently indexed in: 

  • Biological Abstracts
  • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  • Medline
  • Google Scholar
  • PubMedCentral
  • ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  • OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  • SCImago
  • DOAJ
  • CNKI
  • ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
  • Meta
  • Naver
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - GoOA
  • Dimensions
  • UGC-CARE List (India)
  • TD Net Discovery Service
  • Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals and Series
  • Portico
  • Baidu
  • Wanfang

Aims and Scope

Find out about the journal aims and scope.

Content types

Please see the detailed outline of the content types that npj Biofilms and Microbiomes considers.

About the Editors

npj Biofilms and Microbiomes's international Editors span the breadth of the research areas covered by the journal.

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 Impact

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About the Partner

npj Biofilms and Microbiomes is a high-quality Nature Portfolio journal published by Springer Nature in partnership with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

About the npj Series

The npj Series are online-only, open access journals that drive high impact open science.