Skip to main content

Collections open to submissions

New Content Item © © 10174593_258 / Getty Images / iStockMicrobial taxonomy

Guest edited by Xiaoquan Su and Yanni Sun

New Content Item © © deepblue4you / Getty Images / iStockBioinformatics in agriculture

Guest edited by Ratna Prabha and Anil Rai

New Content Item © © Dr_Microbe / stock.adobe.comEukaryotic phylogenetics

Guest edited by Jijun Tang and Dapeng Wang

Editor's Picks

New Content Item © © [M] Christoph Burgstedt / stock.adobe.comNeuronBridge: an intuitive web application for neuronal morphology search across large data sets

New Content Item © © faraktinov / stock.adobe.comCell4D: a general purpose spatial stochastic simulator for cellular pathways


Aims and scope

BMC Bioinformatics is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles describing novel computational algorithms and software, models and tools, including statistical methods, machine learning and artificial intelligence, as well as systems biology.

Become an Editorial Board Member

We are recruiting new Editorial Board Members.

Featured blog

New Content Item

Peer Review Week 2023: Views on the future of code peer review

Spotlight On

Climate Change

Understanding the impact of climate change and exploring potential solutions to this global threat is more important than ever. Here we share recent highlights from the BMC Series journals.

Latest Tweets

Your browser needs to have JavaScript enabled to view this timeline

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact 2023
    Journal Impact Factor: 2.9
    5-year Journal Impact Factor: 3.6
    Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 0.821
    SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.005

    Speed 2023
    Submission to first editorial decision (median days): 12
    Submission to acceptance (median days): 146

    Usage 2023
    Downloads: 5,987,678
    Altmetric mentions: 4,858

Sign up for article alerts and news from this journal