South Korea, officially known as ‘Republic of Korea’ is an East Asian country. South Korea is East Asia's most developed country in the Human Development Index and world's 11th largest economy. Being the home of Samsung, LG, Hyundai; South Korea emerged as the world's fifth largest exporter and seventh largest importer. South Korea has named as the world's most innovative country in the Bloomberg Innovation Index. During 1962- 1994 (Miracle on the Han River), South Korea’s economy has grown at a rate of 10% annually by the support of 20% export growth. South Korea’s economy is one of the world's fastest-growing economies.
South Korea has technologically advanced in the means of transport, Tourism, Science and Technology. The country has shown promising advances in Robotics and Robotics. However the country has not ignored biological research. South Korea has shown developments in production of hepatitis vaccines and antibiotics. Seoul National University has shown research advances in genetics and cloning through the first successful cloning of a dog in 2007 and some of other endangered species in 2009. Counting 2,000 members today, The ‘Korean Society for Microbiology and Biotechnology (KMB)’ is the largest organization of microbiology and biotechnology in Korea. The key roles of KMB include publishing Microbiology journals, supporting and promoting education and research in Microbiology, ethical issues in Microbiology.
Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology is official publication of KMB. Journal of Bacteriology & Parasitology is included in the list of Microbiology journals of South Korea because of its credibility and readership. South Korea Microbiology journals list also contain KMB News, Korean Journal of Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. These well-known lists of Microbiology journals always served as a reliable update of clinical advancements.