Tagged: microbiology

Call for Papers: Emergence Phenomena in Biology

“Emergent behavior is an important but mostly underappreciated feature of any leaving system.”  – Professor Vladimir Uversky, University of South Florida The phenomena of biological emergence are attracting the attention of researchers with scientific interest...

Guest Post – Stadium Seat Bacteria

Guest blog post from David Coil, first author of the recently published article “Porphyrobacter mercurialis sp. nov., isolated from a stadium seat and emended description of the genus Porphyrobacter“. This paper is our first...

Top Microbiology Papers – August 2015

We are pleased to announce a new PeerJ Spotlight Collection for Microbiology. Microbiology is the study of microscopic organisms and includes many sub-disciplines such as virology, mycology, parasitology, and bacteriology. We are pleased that...

Swabs to Genomes – Author Interview

We recently published “Swabs to genomes: a comprehensive workflow”. In this study, authors Madison I. Dunitz​ and David A. Coil and their colleagues examined DNA library preparation and sequencing and present a workflow for the...