Immunogenetics welcomes original papers, brief communications, and reviews on research in the following areas: genetics and evolution of the immune system; genetic control of immune response and disease susceptibility; bioinformatics of the immune system; structure of immunologically important molecules; and immunogenetics of reproductive biology, tissue differentiation, and development.

  • Speedy and comprehensive peer reviews
  • Emphasis on MHC in health and disease 
  • Journal of choice for immunogenomics of multigene families, with a focus on evolution
  • Long tradition in publishing on genetics and biochemistry of the immune system 
  • Immunogenetics is a Transformative Journal (TJ). When research is accepted for publication, authors can choose to publish using either the traditional publishing route OR via immediate gold Open Access. Check your funding options at https://www.springer.com/journal/251/open-access-publishing#Fees%20and%20Funding 

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  • Ronald E. Bontrop
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  • Andrew Brooks,
  • Martin Flajnik
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Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

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3.330 (2021)
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2.824 (2021)
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3 days
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177,688 (2021)
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1432-1211
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0093-7711
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