The Brazilian Journal of Microbiology is an international peer reviewed journal that covers a wide-range of research on fundamental and applied aspects of microbiology.

The journal considers for publication original research articles, short communications, reviews, and letters to the editor, that may be submitted to the following sections: Biotechnology and Industrial Microbiology, Food Microbiology, Bacterial and Fungal Pathogenesis, Clinical Microbiology, Environmental Microbiology, Veterinary Microbiology, Fungal and Bacterial Physiology, Bacterial, Fungal and Virus Molecular Biology, Education in Microbiology. For more details on each section, please check out the instructions for authors.

The journal is the official publication of the Brazilian Society of Microbiology and currently publishes 4 issues per year.

There are no publications costs to authors, except when they wish to make their article open access (see "Open Choice" in the instructions for authors)

  • Marina Baquerizo
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Hybrid. Open Choice – What is this?
Impact factor: 2.857 (2018)
Five year impact factor: 2.340 (2018)
Acceptance to publication: 42 days
Downloads: 85 (2018)


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