Special Issue "Advanced Fluorescent Probes for Structural and Functional Imaging of Biological Systems"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 July 2020.
Interests: fluorescent biosensors; optogenetics; expension microscop; neuroengineering
We would like to kindly invite you to contribute to the Special Issue "Advanced Molecular Probes for Structural and Functional Imaging of Biological Systems" of International Journal of Molecular Sciences (Impact Factor 4.183). The Special Issue will elucidate the engineering, validation, and application of cutting-edge molecular probes for functional and structural imaging, from cells to intact animals. Novel imaging modalities enabling greater utility of such probes, as well as new biological findings gleaned from experiments performed using these probes, are also within the scope of the Special Issue.
Research articles may present the design and development of novel fluorescent proteins and biosensors as well as biochemical, spectroscopic, structural, and biophysical studies that help elucidate the molecular mechanisms of fluorescence and the biosensing of such probes. Application articles should demonstrate the use of novel molecular probes in complex samples or present new imaging modalities that expand the application of currently available probes. Papers may also focus on addressing important biological questions using advanced molecular probes. In addition, the Special Issue will provide a forum for sharing and discussing perspectives on the development of the field in the next several years. Perspectives should present the authors’ opinions on important new directions in molecular probe design and application. Reviews can cover recent advances in the field of fluorescent proteins and biosensors, or novel or emerging class of fluorescent proteins or biosensors.
Dr. Kiryl D. Piatkevich
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. International Journal of Molecular Sciences is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.
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- fluorescent proteins
- fluorescent biosensors
- in vivo microscopy
- super-resolution microscopy
- protein engineering