Mammalian Genome offers fast publication times, without compromising the quality of peer-reviews. Currently, we average 30 days to the first decision, and 80 days from submission to citable online publication!

Mammalian Genome is a Transformative Journal (TJ). When research is accepted for publication, authors can choose to publish immediate gold Open Access or using the traditional publishing route (which is at no cost).

 Mammalian Genome publishes articles on experimental, theoretical, and technical aspects of genomics and genetics in mouse, human, and other species, particularly those which bear on studies of gene function. The journal welcomes original papers that present novel findings in all areas of mammalian genetic research as well as reviews on areas of topical interest. The journal also features commentary and editorial to alert and inform readers of developments in the areas of mammalian genetics and functional genomics.

Coverage emphasizes gene structure and expression studies; mutagenesis, the characterization of new mutations and the identification of animal models of human genetic disorders; genetic, physical, and comparative mapping, particularly for the study of gene function; genetic analysis of complex traits; informatics related to genome analysis and functional genomics; novel technical approaches.

Mammalian Genome is the official journal of the International Mammalian Genome Society.

  • Fast peer reviewing and publication times
  • Focuses on experimental, theoretical, and technical aspects of genomics and genetics in mouse, human, and other species
  • Offers original papers that present novel findings in all areas of mammalian genetic research as well as reviews on areas of topical interest
  • No publication charges except for special services (Open Access, paper offprints, posters etc.)
  • Optional Gold Open Access publication offered (an Article Processing Charge applies in this case. See funding Options: https://www.springer.com/journal/335/open-access-publishing#Fees%20and%20Funding)
  • Color art is free of charge in print and online publication

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Steve D.M. Brown,
  • Stephen A. Murray
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Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

Journal metrics

3.224 (2021)
Impact factor
3.376 (2021)
Five year impact factor
33 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
203,106 (2021)
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