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Spoofing attack - emails not from ISME President
If you receive an email from ISME President, Phil Hugenholtz, please check whether the email address is correct, only respond to email addresses ending with and @isme-microbes.orgRead more

Call for Applications - ISME Scholar Fund
ISME is providing financial support to Early Career microbial ecology scientists to further develop their academic knowledge and skills at hosting Institutions. Make sure to share this information with your students! Read more.

The ISME Winogradsky Award for Mid-Career Scientists
ISME has a new award that acknowledges the achievements of Mid-career microbial ecologists, which is named after Sergei Winogradsky to honour his importance to our field. Read more 

ISME award renamed to honor Alma Dal Co
ISME and the Alma Dal Co Foundation are delighted to announce the renaming of the ISME Early Career Award to the ISME Alma Dal Co Award to commemorate the life and work of Alma Dal Co (1989 - 2022). Read more 


ISME Journals

The ISME Journal 
The ISME Journal is our flagship publication, covering the diverse and integrated areas of microbial ecology. Articles in The ISME Journal describe pioneering discoveries of wide appeal that enhance our understanding of functional and mechanistic relationships among microorganisms, their communities, and their habitats.

ISME Communications
ISME Communications is fully open access and will emphasize research quality and diversity, encouraging both discovery-based and method-oriented publications. The broad scope of ISME Communications will help encompass the full breadth of microbial ecology research.

The ISME Journal and ISME Communications are a cooperative effort between owner ISME and publisher Oxford University Press.

Become an ISME Member!

When you join the ISME Community you can connect with micorbial ecologists from around the world. ISME members receive e.g. a discount on the ISME symposium registration, the opportunity to apply for grants and funding, and a APC discount when publishing in the ISME Journals.

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Cape Town, South Africa
18 - 23 August 2024


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