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Animal Microbiome is accepting submissions and will publish its first articles soon.

Aims and scope

Animal Microbiome is a community-focused journal welcoming all animal microbiome studies relating to domestic and non-domestic animals. Animal Microbiome is a sister journal to Microbiome.

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Sharon Huws is a Reader in Animal Science at the the Institute of Global Food Security, Queens University, Belfast. Her research is focused on understanding microbiomes, especially in the context of understanding the role that the rumen microbiome plays in ruminant food security. Coupled with understanding microbiomes for societal gain, she is also interested in understanding the evolutionary drivers of antimicrobial resistance and exploiting microbiomes for industrial biotechnology purposes, with a focus on novel antimicrobial discovery.