10th Anniversary of Cells
The year 2021 marks the 10th anniversary of Cells, a peer-reviewed open access journal on the science and technology of cell biology. Cells has published more than 5400 papers from more than 29,940 authors. More than 10,410 reviewers have submitted at least one review report. We value the contributions made by authors and reviewers. To celebrate this 10th anniversary, we are arranging a series of special content and events. We hope you can join us to celebrate this milestone of our journal and enjoy the collection below.
A Network of Cells from Editors and Authors
Development and Achievements
View the 10-year timeline infographic here. Trace the development of Cells from its origins with remarkable events.
The inaugural issue was released, and Cells was published as a quarterly journal.
Founding Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Alexander E. Kalyuzhny
Dr. Alexander E. Kalyuzhny served as the Editor-in-Chief for Cells in 2011. His research interests are focused on investigating the mechanisms underlying the constitutive and induced heteromerization of opioid receptors.
Indexed by PubMed
Cells starts the Travel Award project
Indexed by Science Citation Index Expanded—Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics)
1. Indexed by Science Citation Index Expanded—Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics);
2. The second Travel Award project.
The journal received its first Impact Factor of 4.829 in 2018
New section set up
One new section on Stem Cells has been set up
Young Investigator Award
Cells commences the Young Investigator Award
Section EiC of Autophagy: Dr. Christian Behl
Dr. Christian Behl is the Chair and Director of the Institute for Pathobiochemistry, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University, Germany. His interests focus on autophagy and proteostasis; adaptation of neurons to cellular stress; oxidative stress; neurodegeneration and Alzheimer's disease.
Cells receives an Impact Factor of 5.656 for the year 2019
Releases a new project
Releases a new project “Editor's Choice Articles"
Has two newly affiliated societies
Has two newly affiliated societies: Signal Transduction Society (STS) and Spanish Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SEBBM)
Section EiC of Organelle Function: Dr. Paolo Bernardi
Dr. Paolo Bernardi began his studies on mitochondrial physiology and ion transport under the guidance of Giovanni Felice Azzone, one of the Founding Fathers of Bioenergeti. His research interests are mitochondria; calcium; channels; permeability transition; ATP synthase; cell death.
Establishes three new sections
Section EiC of Stem Cells: Dr. Alexander V. Ljubimov
Dr. Alexander V. Ljubimov is a Professor in UCLA School of Medicine, USA. His research interests are cornea, nanomedicine and wound healing.
Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Cord Brakebusch
Dr. Cord Brakebusch is a group leader at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. His particular interests are Rho GTPases, keratinocytes and mouse disease models.
Section EiC of Cell Motility and Adhesion: Dr. Francisco Rivero
Dr. Francisco Rivero is a molecular cell biologist who specialises in research into functional and regulatory aspects of the cytoskeleton and its relevance in disease processes. In 2007, he joined Hull York Medical School as a Senior Lecturer and was promoted to Reader in 2017.
Section EiC of Cell Signaling and Regulated Cell Death: Dr. Stephen Yarwood
Dr. Stephen Yarwood is an Associate Professor at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh Campus, UK. Research in the Yarwood lab is centered on the field of cyclic AMP signalling, particularly the role of exchange protein activated by cyclic AMP (EPAC) sensor proteins in the control of health and disease.
Section EiC of Cell Nuclei: Function, Transport and Receptors: Dr. Hiroshi Miyamoto
Dr. Hiroshi Miyamoto is the Director of Genitourinary Pathology, University of Rochester Medical Center, USA. He is a surgical pathologist with subspecialty expertise in urologic pathology. Dr. Miyamoto's primary research interest includes the molecular biology of steroid hormone receptors in genitourinary tumors.
Section EiC of Cellular Immunology: Dr. Alessandro Poggi
Dr. Alessandro Poggi is a a Professor in the Unit of Molecular Oncology and Angiogenesis, Italy. His research interests are mesenchymal stromal cells; NKG2D; innate immunity; leukemia and lymphoma and anti-tumor immunity.
Section EiC of Cellular Pathology: Dr. Ritva Tikkanen
Dr. Ritva Tikkanen is a a Professor in Justus-Liebig University of Giessen, Germany. Her interests are lysosomal storage disorders; vesicular trafficking; endosomal sorting; lysosome biogenesis; mitochondrial diseases and autoimmune disorders.
The first International Conference in Cells Science (Cells2020) was held.
The first International E-Conference on Cell Metabolic Cross-talk (Cells2020), sponsored by Cells was held. This event is solely an online proceeding that allows individuals all over the world to participate without concerns about travel and related expenditures, while simultaneously making rapid and direct exchanges about the latest research findings and novel ideas in Cells.
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Cells 2021 Best Paper Awards for Anniversary Special Issues
In 2021, we are celebrating the 10th anniversary of our journal Cells. In recognition of our authors’ continued support, Cells is pleased to announce that the “Cells 2021 Best Paper Awards for Anniversary Special Issues” have been launched and granted to the best papers published in the “Anniversary Special Issues”. For more details, please click here.