Biology — Open Access Journal

Biology (ISSN 2079-7737; CODEN: BBSIBX) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal of biological sciences published quarterly online by MDPI.  
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central. Covered by BIOSIS Previews, Zoological Record and Scopus.
  • CiteScore 2017 (Scopus): 3.56, which equals rank 12/177 (Q1) in the category 'General Agricultural and Biological Sciences.'
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 25 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 10.4 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2017).
  • Recognition of reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

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Deadline: 31 January 2019
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Deadline: 1 March 2019
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Deadline: 15 June 2019
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