Sharon Huws
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    Research Interests

    Sharon's key research interests lie in understanding the role that rumen microbes play in ruminant food security. Her research is strategically focused on understanding the functionality of rumen microbeswith the aim of addressing food security and human healthcoupled with industrial biotechnology related to the rumen microbiome. Sharon also has a general interest in microbiomes and occasionally focuses attention on poultry, pig and even human lung microbiomes.

    Sharon coordinates the global 'Rumen Microbial Genomics' network, is an editor for the journals Microbiome and Frontiers in Microbiology, as well as a ruminant nutrition section editor for the journal Animal.


    Sharon is in receipt of a Brazil Special Visiting Researcher Award (2014 - present).

    Frequent Journals

    • FEMS Microbiology Ecology

      ISSNs: 0168-6496

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1574-6941


      Scopus rating (2018): SJR 1.485 SNIP 1.049


    • PLoS One

      ISSNs: 1932-6203

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1932-6203

      Public Library of Science

      Scopus rating (2018): SJR 1.1 SNIP 1.123


    • Frontiers in Microbiology

      ISSNs: 1664-302X

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1664-302X

      Frontiers Media S.A.

      Scopus rating (2018): SJR 1.633 SNIP 1.227


    • Proceedings of the Nutrition Society

      ISSNs: 0029-6651

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1475-2719

      Reader, Cambridge University Press

      Scopus rating (2018): SJR 1.529 SNIP 1.234


    • Applied and Environmental Microbiology

      ISSNs: 0099-2240

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1098-5336

      American Society for Microbiology

      Scopus rating (2018): SJR 1.663 SNIP 1.272


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