Special Issues

Journal of Developmental Biology runs special issues to create collections of papers on specific topics. The aim is to build a community of authors and readers to discuss the latest research and develop new ideas and research directions. Special Issues are led by Guest Editors who are experts in the subject and oversee the editorial process for papers. Papers published in a Special Issue will be collected together on a dedicated page of the journal website. For any inquiries related to a Special Issue, please contact the Editorial Office.

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Special Issue of Scientific Papers by Developmental Biologists in Japan
edited by Hideyo Ohuchi and
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 7 articles | Viewed by 7599
Keywords: cell differentiation; embryonic development; organogenesis; developmental mechanism; developmental disorders; developmental biology in Japan
From Cell to Embryo: A Theme Issue Honoring Professor Dr. Roberto Mayor
edited by and Kristin Bruk Artinger
submission deadline 10 Jul 2022 | Viewed by 306
Keywords: cell adhesion; signaling pathways; cell fate determination; morphogenetic movements; extracellular matrix; cell migration; cell polarity
Zebrafish—a Model System for Developmental Biology II
edited by Lisa Maves
submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 4462
Keywords: zebrafish; gastrulation; neurogenesis; ciliogenesis; skeletal development; chondrogenesis; heart development; angiogenesis; myogenesis
Epigenetics and Development submission deadline 31 Aug 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 2785
Keywords: Development; Epigenetics; Chromatin; Histones; Methylation
Infectious Diseases and Developmental Biology: COVID-19 and Beyond
edited by , Carmen Ledesma-Feliciano and Navneet Dogra
submission deadline 15 Sep 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 7337
Keywords: Developmental biology; Signaling pathway; Progenitor/stem cells; Infectious disease; SARS-CoV-2; Bioinformatics; Clinical trials; Drug discovery; Vesicle intake; Vesicle secretion; Exosomal pathways; Patient care; Gestational stage; Immunology; Immune response
Cilia in Development
edited by Aimin Liu
submission deadline 10 Oct 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 2511
Keywords: Cilia; Ciliopathy; Motile cilia; Nodal cilia; Primary cilia; flagella; basal body; rootlet; centrosome; centriole; centriolar satellite; axoneme; transition zone; development
Caenorhabditis elegans – a Model for Understanding Development and Disease
edited by Ann K. Corsi and Andy Golden
submission deadline 31 Oct 2022 | Viewed by 43
Keywords: genetic approaches; disease modeling; C. elegans development; gene editing
Molecular Basis of Auditory Development submission deadline 30 Nov 2022 | Viewed by 273
Keywords: development; transcription factors; auditory system; age-related hearing loss
2022 Feature Papers by JDB’s Editorial Board Members
edited by
submission deadline 30 Dec 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 765
Development of the Skin in Vertebrates
edited by Lorenzo Alibardi
submission deadline 10 Feb 2023 | Viewed by 41
Keywords: vertebrates; skin; development; evolution; land adaptation
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