The Editorial Board of the UMYU Journal of Microbiology Research (UJMR) of the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences, Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina State is pleased to inform the public that its 8th edition Vol 5, issue 2 will come out by December 2020. It is therefore using this medium to encourage all authors, research institutes and industries to participate actively in the dissemination of their works through UJMR. For article submission process, see guide to authors.