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Genome Biology

Genome Biology

ISSN: 1474-760X (electronic version)

Journal no. 13059

BioMed Central

Open access BioMed Central
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  • Ranked 3rd among research journals in the Genetics and Heredity category of the JCR – the highest open access journal within the category.
  • Dedicated to excellent author service – the status of your manuscript will be constantly monitored with handling editors proactively communicating updates.
  • Global visibility – published articles achieve high visibility through our engaging homepage, press releases, and our highly active Twitter and Facebook accounts.

As the highest-ranked open access journal in its field, Genome Biology publishes outstanding research that advances the fields of biology and biomedicine from a genomic and post-genomic perspective. Our responsive international editors provide excellent service and communication to authors throughout the entire publishing experience. Researchers can stay up-to-date with high-impact research, innovative methods, and the latest reviews, opinions and commentaries on our engaging site, or by following our active social media accounts. Flexible formatting, direct bioRxiv transfers and global article promotion are just a few of the ways we support our authors and the larger genomics community.

Related subjects » Animal Sciences - Evolutionary & Developmental Biology - Human Genetics - Microbiology - Plant Sciences - Systems Biology and Bioinformatics

Impact Factor: 13.214 (2017) * 

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  • 13.214
  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    Genome Biology covers all areas of biology and biomedicine studied from a genomic and post-genomic perspective. Content includes research, new methods and software tools, and reviews, opinions and commentaries. Areas covered include, but are not limited to: sequence analysis; bioinformatics; insights into molecular, cellular and organismal biology; functional genomics; epigenomics; population genomics; proteomics; comparative biology and evolution; systems and network biology; genome editing and engineering; genomics of disease; and clinical genomics. All content is open access immediately on publication.

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