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Functional annotation and pathway analysis

Guest Editor:
Giuseppe Agapito: Department of Law, Economics and Social Sciences, University "Magna Græcia" of Catanzaro, Italy

Submission Status: Open until 15 June 2024

Evolutionary studies

Guest Editors:
Jijun Tang: University of South Carolina, USA
Shibiao Wan: Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA

Submission Status: Open until 31 March 2024

Analysis of biophysical data

Guest Editors:
Lun Hu: Xinjiang Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Qi Zhao: University of Science and Technology Liaoning, China

Submission Status: Open until 28 February 2024

Ab initio modelling of protein structure

Guest Editors:
Luigi Donato: University of Messina, Italy & IEMEST, Italy
Mohamed Hammad: Menoufia University, Egypt & Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
Saurav Mallik: University of Arizona, USA
Shoba Ranganathan: Macquarie University, Australia
Leyi Wei: Shandong University, China

Submission Status: Open until 24 January 2024


Single-cell technologies

Guest Editors:
Baohua Wang
: School of Life Sciences, Nantong University, China
David Casero: Research Institute at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, USA

Big Data and Machine Learning in Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics

Guest Editors:
Frank Eisenhaber: A*STAR, Singapore
Somali Chaterji: Purdue University, USA
Khanh N.Q. Le: Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Placide Poba-Nzaou: University of Quebec, Canada


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    3.0 - 2-year Impact Factor
    4.3 - 5-year Impact Factor
    0.938 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.100 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    12 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
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