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Thematic series
Machine Learning for Computational and Systems Biology
BMC Bioinformatics
Deadline for submissions: May 6th 2019


Thematic series
3D Cell Segmentation and Quantitative Profiling: Methods and Applications
BMC Bioinformatics
Collection published: 12 June 2015


Thematic series
Biological Data Visualization
BMC Bioinformatics
Collection published: 7 July 2014


Thematic series
Bioimage Informatics
BMC Bioinformatics
Edited by: Dr Ivo Sbalzarini, Dr Pavel Tomancak, Dr Hanchuan Peng
Collection published: 4 October 2013


Cross journal collection
Cancer bioinformatics: bioinformatic methods, network biomarkers and precision medicine
Edited by: Xiangdong WANG
Collection published: 1 May 2012


Thematic series
BMC Bioinformatics
Edited by: Igor Jurisica
Collection published: 26 April 2011


Cross journal collection
Ensembl update 2010
Collection published: 30 October 2010

Cross journal collection
Cloud computing tools and analyses
Collection published: 7 September 2010

Cross journal collection
Open Access Biodiversity Research
Collection published: 25 May 2010


Cross journal collection
Collection published: 19 April 2009

Cross journal collection
Daphnia: the companion papers for the genome sequence
Collection published: 3 April 2009

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    70 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    44 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    163 days from submission to acceptance
    36 days from acceptance to publication

    Citation Impact
    3.169 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.629 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.276 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.567 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

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