Evolutionary Bioinformatics

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Call for Papers

The Editor in Chief, Dr. Dennis Wall, Stanford University, welcomes new manuscripts for peer review on the following topics:

  • Evolution of human non-coding sequence, e.g. ncRNAs
  • Structure, evolution and expression of pathways
  • Phylogeny of human tissue gene expression
  • Evolution of genomics
  • Evolution of microbiome
  • Software and databases
  • Evolution of disease and medicine

Evolutionary Bioinformatics is indexed in: Web of Science Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and Scopus, and PubMed Central, and has an Impact Factor of 1.500 (2016).

Open Special Collections

We are also accepting submissions for the following Special Collections. If any of these are the right fit for your research, we would be happy to receive your paper for peer review. Please enter the Promo Code listed next to each collection below during Step 2 of the submission process to indicate your interest in publishing in this Special Collection.

  • Gut microbiome diversification and relation to disease; Promo Code to submit: EBO-15
  • Evolutionary process and human diseases; Promo Code to submit: EBO-16
  • Computational Bioinformatics Tools for Evolutionary Genomics; Promo Code to submit: EBO-9
  • Algorithm Development for Evolutionary Biological Computation; Promo Code to submit: EBO-18

All papers accepted into these Special Collections will benefit from a reduced Article Processing Charge (APC) of $750 (£500 GBP), discounted from the full rate for a limited time.

Become a Guest Editor for a Special Collection

We are interested in publishing Special Collections on various topics. Peruse the topics, or suggest your own, by submitting a Guest Editor proposal here.

Further information on the role can be found in the Lead Guest Editor Guide

Published Special Collections

  • Evolution of the insect virome
    Guest Editors: Dr. Lark Coffey, Dr. Roy Hall, Dr. Jody Hobson-Peters, Dr. Joanne Macdonald, Dr. David Warrilow, Dr. Peter White 

Benefits of Publishing
  • Impact Factor: 1.500 (2016)
  • Indexed in: Web of Science Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and Scopus, and Pubmed Central
  • Fast, rigorous peer review
  • Open access format, driving high visibility and global exposure
  • Prompt online publication
  • Article metrics service to allow each author to monitor re-use of published articles

Manuscripts submitted to the journal are subject to double-blind peer review by a minimum of two to three suitably qualified reviewers. All editorial decisions are the responsibility of Editor-in-Chief, Deputy Editor-in–Chief, or an Associate Editor. Each stage of the editorial and production process is monitored to prevent delays to the authors, who are regularly informed of changes in their paper’s status. Editorial contributors, journal staff, and external contractors who contribute to editorial and production processes are qualified, experienced professionals chosen for their ability to efficiently contribute towards high-quality published papers. Article processing charges are communicated to authors prior to and during manuscript submission. There are no additional fees based on use of color, figure or word-count.

Further Information

  • Efficient Processing: 4 Weeks Average to First Editorial Decision
  • Fair & Independent Expert Peer Review
  • High Visibility & Extensive Database Coverage
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