Genes is a peer-reviewed, open access journal of genetics and genomics published monthly online by MDPI.  The Spanish Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SEBBM)  is affiliated with Genes and their members receive discounts on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
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  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Genetics & Heredity) / CiteScore - Q2 (Genetics)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 19.3 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.4 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2021).
  • 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.
Impact Factor: 4.096 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.339 (2020)
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Complex Systems and Artificial Intelligence Deadline: 31 May 2023
Special Issue in Genes
Current Genetic Insights in Organ Development Guest Editor: Vasilios Tsarouhas
Deadline: 25 January 2022
Special Issue in Genes
Revealing the Genomic Big Data: How Much Information Is Ready for Clinical Application? Guest Editors: Irene Bottillo, Laura Pezzoli
Deadline: 10 February 2022
Special Issue in Genes
Omics Research of Pathogenic Microorganisms Guest Editor: Ir. Peter van Baarlen
Deadline: 20 February 2022
Special Issue in Genes
Canine Genetics 2 Guest Editor: Tosso Leeb
Deadline: 1 March 2022
Topical Collection in Genes
Eukaryotic Non-coding RNAs: Diversity, Structure/Function, Implication in Cardiovascular Disease Collection Editors: Morten Andre Høydal, Christiane Branlant
Topical Collection in Genes
Genetics and Genomics of Hereditary Disorders of Connective Tissue Collection Editors: Nazli B. Mcdonnell, Bert Callewaert, Clair A. Francomano, Philippe Khau-Van-Kien, Yves Dulac
Topical Collection in Genes
Genotype-Phenotype Study in Disease Collection Editors: Michele Cioffi, Maria Vietri
Topical Collection in Genes
Alternative Splicing in Human Physiology and Disease Collection Editors: Christos K. Kontos, Pinelopi I. Artemaki
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