Special Issue "2020: A 10 Years Journey—Advances in Life Sciences"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2020).
Interests: cell culture; endothelial cells; thrombocytes; cell biology; hypertension; biomaterials; atherosclerosis; cardiovascular medicine; microalgae
Interests: molecular parasitology; malaria; kinomics of parasitic infections; signalling
Interests: plant pathology; plant protection; plant physiology; plant breeding and genetics; crop genetic improvement; molecular evolution; genomics; bioinformatics
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Interests: taxonomy; systematics; vertebrate biology; herpetology; comparative anatomy; conservation biology; biodiversity
Life was first launched back in 2011, and this year, its tenth volume is scheduled to be released. To mark this significant anniversary, a Special Issue edited by the editorial board members is inviting all prominent scientists in the field for contributions. This Special Issue is dedicated to the publication and discussion of research articles, letters, reviews, and communications on all aspects of life sciences. This comprises the interaction of blood and tissue cells with foreign body molecules or materials, infection processes, pathogens, Infection and Immunity, astrobiology, biochemistry, biodiversity, bioinformatics, biomedicine, biophysics, biotechnology, botany, cell biology, definition of life, developmental biology, ecology, extremophiles, evolutionary biology, genetics, genomics, geobiology, habitability, life detection technology, microbiology, molecular biology, molecular phylogeny, neurobiology, origins of life, paleontology, prebiotic chemistry, proteomics, space life sciences/space biology, structural biology, systems biology, synthetic biology, theoretical biology, and virology. We very much look forward to your valued contributions to make this Special Issue a unique resource for future researchers from the exciting field of life sciences.
Prof. Dr. Edgar Lehr
Prof. Dr. Ronald S. Oremland
Prof. Dr. Christian Doerig
Prof. Dr. Friedrich Jung
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. Life is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1600 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.