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How are the journal npj Biofilms and Microbiomes and this Community connected?

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What is npj Biofilms and Microbiomes?

npj Biofilms and Microbiomes is a peer review, open access scientific journal. It is led by Professor Staffan Normark of Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm who is supported by a team of Associate Editors and full Editorial Board. The journal aspires to publish the most important scientific advances on microbial biofilms and microbiomes. Every article is fully peer reviewed and evaluated before publication.

What is the npj Biofilms and Microbiomes Community?

The Community is an interactive platform that accompanies the journal. The subject and the mission is the same, but the content and tone is different. Content is not peer reviewed and is published instantly. The Community is driven by our experts and members. npj Biofilms and Microbiomes Community Experts are typically scientists with an expertise in the field of biofilms and microbiomes research, who are willing and able to share their knowledge with this community. They contribute frequently to the community, creating posts and videos to share their findings, their advice and their opinion, also answering questions submitted by community participants. The Community is open to anyone to register and join as a member. Members of the Community can also create posts for publication to their profile in order to showcase their research and to share their opinion.

We encourage anyone interested in biofilms and microbiomes research to sign up, follow people they are interested in, and to comment on existing posts or create their own.

Joe Bennett

Head of Publishing, Nature Research and BMC