Journal of Developmental Biology — Open Access Journal

Journal of Developmental Biology (ISSN 2221-3759; CODEN: JDBOAX) is an open access journal on the development of multicellular organisms at the molecule, cell, tissue, organ and whole organism levels, and is published quarterly online by MDPI. 
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science).
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 22.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in first half of 2017).

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Special Issues

Special Issue in JDB
Zebrafish - A Model System for Developmental Biology Study Guest Editors: Lisa Maves, Mark Majesky, Przemko Tylzanowski
Deadline: 15 December 2017
Special Issue in JDB
Caenorhabditis elegans - A Developmental Genetic Model System Guest Editor: Morris F. Maduro
Deadline: 28 February 2018
Special Issue in JDB
Crosstalk between FGF, TGF-β, BMP, and Wnt Signaling Pathways during Development Guest Editor: Samuel J. Pleasure
Deadline: 15 April 2018
Special Issue in JDB
Animal Models of Inherited and Acquired Birth Defects Guest Editor: Simon Conway
Deadline: 30 April 2018

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