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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Topic in Biomolecules, BioTech, Genes, ncRNA, Proteomes
Intelligent Computing Unlocks the Molecular Code of Complex Diseases Topic Editors: Zhu-Hong You, Yangming Li, Haicheng Yi
Deadline: 30 July 2022
Topic in Applied Sciences, Biology, Genes, JPM, Cancers
Big Data in Healthcare, Bioinformatics and Precision Medicine Topic Editors: Aristotelis Chatziioannou, Yudong Zhang
Deadline: 31 December 2022
Topic in Agronomy, Diversity, Genes, IJMS, Plants
Plant Domestication and Crop Evolution Topic Editors: Junhua Peng, Fabrizio Grassi
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Topic in Applied Sciences, Entropy, Sensors, Genes, JPM
Complex Systems and Artificial Intelligence Topic Editors: Qiang Zhang, Yifeng Zeng
Deadline: 31 May 2023
Special Issue in Genes
Genetic and Epigenetic Investigations into the Pathogenesis and Pathophysiology of the Metabolic Syndrome Guest Editor: David Q-H Wang
Deadline: 20 May 2022
Special Issue in Genes
Genetic and Epigenetic Contributions to Hypertension and Blood Pressure Response to Interventions Guest Editor: Donna K. Arnett
Deadline: 30 May 2022
Special Issue in Genes
Lipid Metabolism, Adipogenesis and Fat Tissue Metabolism: Gene Regulation Guest Editors: Paweł A. Kołodziejski, Marek Skrzypski
Deadline: 15 June 2022
Special Issue in Genes
Genetic Research and Plant Breeding Guest Editors: Yong-Gu Cho, Kwon-Kyoo Kang
Deadline: 1 July 2022
Topical Collection in Genes
Study on Genotypes and Phenotypes of Pediatric Clinical Rare Diseases Collection Editors: Stefano Giuseppe Caraffi, Livia Garavelli
Topical Collection in Genes
Feature Papers: Neurogenomics Collection Editor: Diego Centonze
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Eukaryotic Non-coding RNAs: Diversity, Structure/Function, Implication in Cardiovascular Disease Collection Editors: Christiane Branlant, Morten Andre Høydal
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Feature Papers in Animal Genetics and Genomics Collection Editor: Antonio Figueras
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