Scopus indexed microbiology journals list

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books, and conference proceedings. Scopus is currently indexing nearly 36,377 journals from approximately 11,678 publishers. In this blog post, we will be listing Scopus-indexed microbiology journals.

About Microbiology: Microbiology is the study of microscopic organisms, such as bacteria, viruses, archaea, fungi, and protozoa.

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There are more than 500 Scopus indexed journals that publish microbiology related research. However, we are listing the top 25 Scopus indexed microbiology journals. More microbiology journals can be found at

Top 25 Scopus indexed microbiology Journals

S. No.Journal TitlePublisherE-ISSNJournal ScopeSJR
1Nature MicrobiologyNature Publishing Group20585276Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology (Q1); Cell Biology (Q1); Genetics (Q1); Immunology (Q1); Microbiology (Q1); Microbiology (medical) (Q1)9.69
2Cell Host and MicrobeCell Press19313128Cancer Research (Q1); Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Microbiology (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1); Parasitology (Q1); Virology (Q1)9.373
3Nature Reviews MicrobiologyNature Publishing Group17401534, 17401526Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Infectious Diseases (Q1); Microbiology (Q1)9.103
4Clinical Microbiology ReviewsAmerican Society for Microbiology08938512, 10986618Epidemiology (Q1); Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Infectious Diseases (Q1); Microbiology (medical) (Q1); Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health (Q1)8.964
5Molecular Systems BiologyWiley-Blackwell17444292Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Applied Mathematics (Q1); Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Computational Theory and Mathematics (Q1); Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Informati6.523
6Annual Review of MicrobiologyAnnual Reviews Inc.00664227, 15453251Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Microbiology (Q1)6.395
7EMBO JournalWiley-Blackwell02614189, 14602075Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1); Neuroscience (miscellaneous) (Q1)5.633
8Journal of InfectionW.B. Saunders Ltd01634453, 15322742Infectious Diseases (Q1); Microbiology (medical) (Q1)5.027
9eLifeeLife Sciences Publications2050084XBiochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Neuroscience (miscellaneous) (Q1)4.752
10Clinical Infectious DiseasesOxford University Press15376591, 10584838Infectious Diseases (Q1); Microbiology (medical) (Q1)4.394
11MicrobiomeBioMed Central Ltd.20492618Microbiology (Q1); Microbiology (medical) (Q1)4.394
12Microbiology and Molecular Biology ReviewsAmerican Society for Microbiology10985557, 10922172Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Infectious Diseases (Q1); Microbiology (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1)4.191
13FEMS Microbiology ReviewsOxford University Press01686445, 15746976Infectious Diseases (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Microbiology (Q1)4.039
14PLoS BiologyPublic Library of Science15449173, 15457885Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Neuroscience (miscellaneous) (Q1)3.928
15Emerging Infectious DiseasesCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)10806040, 10806059Epidemiology (Q1); Infectious Diseases (Q1); Microbiology (medical) (Q1)3.67
16Trends in MicrobiologyElsevier Ltd.18784380, 0966842XInfectious Diseases (Q1); Microbiology (Q1); Microbiology (medical) (Q1); Virology (Q1)3.549
17ISME JournalNature Publishing Group17517362, 17517370Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics (Q1); Microbiology (Q1)3.344
18Emerging Microbes and InfectionsNature Publishing Group22221751Drug Discovery (Q1); Epidemiology (Q1); Immunology (Q1); Infectious Diseases (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Microbiology (Q1); Parasitology (Q1); Virology (Q1)3.322
19Clinical Microbiology and InfectionElsevier Ltd.1198743X, 14690691Infectious Diseases (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Microbiology (medical) (Q1)3.111
20Nature BiotechnologyNature Publishing Group15461696, 10870156Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology (Q1); Bioengineering (Q1); Biomedical Engineering (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Molecular Medicine (Q1)20.12
21EcoSal PlusAmerican Society for Microbiology23246200Microbiology (Q1)2.948
22Journal of Clinical MicrobiologyAmerican Society for Microbiology1098660X, 00951137Microbiology (medical) (Q1)2.782
23mBioAmerican Society for Microbiology21612129, 21507511Microbiology (Q1); Virology (Q1)2.767
24Soil Biology and BiochemistryElsevier Ltd.380717Microbiology (Q1); Soil Science (Q1)2.656
25PLoS PathogensPublic Library of Science15537374, 15537366Genetics (Q1); Immunology (Q1); Microbiology (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1); Parasitology (Q1); Virology (Q1)2.596
Scopus indexed microbiology journals

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