Microorganisms have existed on the earth for more than 3.8 billion years and exhibit the greatest genetic and metabolic diversity. They are an essential component of biosphere and serve as an important role in the maintenance and sustainability of ecosystems. Microbiology, from the very start of its birth, was a forerunner in advancement of science. It made great impacts in human life and changed the very face of the earth and the quality of human life than any other science. Microbiology has not only revolutionized modern biology but also has made great impacts in human life. The scope of Microbiology is expanding rapidly providing information in applied aspects of recent trends in Marine biology, Environmental Science, Food technology, Industrial and pharmaceutical process, besides the traditional areas of Agriculture and Medicine. Extensive research using microorganisms is being conducted in various countries around the world. The special issue on “Recent Trends in Microbial Research” provides publication of articles in all areas of Microbiology such as Environmental Microbiology, Clinical Microbiology, Virology, Bacteriology, Phycology, Mycology and Parasitology, Microbial Ecology, Probiotics and Prebiotics, Molecular Microbiology, Food Microbiology, Industrial Microbiology, Enzymology, Plant Pathology, Biomedical Sciences, Botany and Plant Sciences, Soil and Environmental Sciences. The Journal welcomes the submission of research and review articles that meet the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence.
About the issue
The scope of topics covered in the this issue include:
- Agricultural Microbiology
- Environmental Microbiology
- Medical and Clinical Microbiology
- Pharmaceutical Microbiology
Submission Deadline: September 20, 2014
Notification of Acceptance: October 20, 2014
Final Version Due: November 10, 2014
Special Issue Publishing Date: November 25, 2014
Chief Guest Editor
Dr. P. Saranraj
Department of Microbiology, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India.
Dr. M. Palaniswamy
Department of Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, Karpagam University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.
Dr. J. Angayarkanni
Department of Microbial Biotechnology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.
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