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Current microbiology research, new and forthcoming publications, forthcoming conferences, hot research topics, high impact publications in microbiology, molecular biology and PCR.

Influenza book available now

The new book on Influenza edited by Qinghua Wang and Yizhi Jane Tao is available now read more ...
Influenza: Current Research
Edited by: Qinghua Wang and Yizhi Jane Tao
Highly informative and well referenced, this book is essential reading for everyone with an interest in influenza virus.

Methods and technology for microbiologists

Current publications on the latest methods and technology of interest to molecular biologists and microbiologists:

Arboviruses review

Excerpt from a book review of Arboviruses: Molecular Biology, Evolution and Control
"provides a thorough and compelling review on the current status of arbovirology ... Overall, Arboviruses: Molecular Biology, Evolution and Control is an outstanding book. An impressive team of contributors was involved in its conception, and each contributor provides an excellent review of their particular research niche. This is arguably the first comprehensive book devoted specifically to arboviruses to be published in the last few decades. The book is highly recommended for every arbovirologist whether it be a first-year graduate student or an established researcher." from Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. read more ...
Arboviruses: Molecular Biology, Evolution and Control
Edited by: Nikos Vasilakis and Duane J. Gubler
Topics range from taxonomy and genome organization, to arbovirus diagnostics and control. Essential reading.

Virus Evolution review

Excerpt from a book review of Virus Evolution: Current Research and Future Directions
"This highly informative book, written by experts in the field, explores some thought-provoking topics and research approaches. Each of the 12 chapters opens with a helpful summary and covers the subject matter comprehensively ... The book is well organised and contains informative tables and figures that complement the text ... the book was not only highly informative but a pleasure to read" from Microbiol. Today read more ...
Virus Evolution: Current Research and Future Directions
Edited by: Scott C. Weaver, Mark Denison, Marilyn Roossinck and Marco Vignuzzi
Addresses a wide range of current questions and research approaches at the forefront of the field and highlights recent advances in our understanding of the history and mechanisms of virus evolution.

Biofilms in Bioremediation review

Excerpt from a book review of Biofilms in Bioremediation: Current Research and Emerging Technologies
"up-to-date and authoritative reviews ... indispensable ... recommended as a reference work" from Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ. read more ...
Biofilms in Bioremediation: Current Research and Emerging Technologies
Edited by: Gavin Lear
"describes explicitly the role of biofilms in bioremediation" (Biospektrum)

Brain-eating Amoebae review

Excerpt from a book review of Brain-eating Amoebae: Biology and Pathogenesis of Naegleria fowleri
"explains the current knowledge and research on the parasite" from ProtoView read more ...
Brain-eating Amoebae: Biology and Pathogenesis of Naegleria fowleri
Author: Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui, Ibne Karim M. Ali, Jennifer R. Cope and Naveed Ahmed Khan
A concise guide on Naegleria fowleri for clinical practitioners, health professionals, researchers and students.
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