The Bergey Medal

The Bergey Medal is awarded in recognition of outstanding and life-long contributions to the field of systematics of Bacteria and Archaea. Nominations may be submitted at any time to the Bergey's editorial office at b...@uga.edu. Nominations should include a cover letter summarizing the candidate's qualifications, the significance of contributions to the systematics of prokaryotes, and their curriculum vitae.

Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria now available

Bergey’s Manual Trust and John Wiley & Sons, Inc., are pleased to announce the release of its new online encyclopedia entitled Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB). This electronic work will provide up-to-date descriptions of the taxonomy, systematics, ecology, physiology and other biological properties of all named prokaryotic taxa. BMSAB is available via Wiley Online Library, which hosts over 1,500 journals and over 14,000 online books across the sciences and humanities. Individual volumes of BMSAB will also be made available in e-book format. [more...]

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3 May 2016 - The names in the October 2015 issue of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.

15 April 2016 - The names published in the September 2015 Validation List, no. 165, have been added to LPSN; the names in the October issue will follow shortly.

10 March 2016 - Today LPSN hit 1,000,000 page views since 18 June 2015!

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4 February 2016 - The names published in the July 2015 Validation List, no. 164, have been added to LPSN.

24 November 2015 - Names beginning with S-Z published in the July-September 2015 issues of IJSEM have been added to LPSN. The names in the validation lists will be added in due course.

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All names cited in the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature



Some papers about nomenclature


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