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.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), PubMed, MEDLINE, PMC, Embase, AGRIOLA, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Genetics & Heredity) / 2020 CiteScore - Q2 (Genetics)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 16.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • 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: 3.759 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.822 (2019)
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Special Issue in Genes
Functions and Dynamics of RNA Modifications Guest Editors: Stefanie Kellner, Carine Tisne, Pierre Barraud
Deadline: 30 June 2021
Special Issue in Genes
Pleiotropic Roles of Tumor Suppressors Guest Editor: Alessandra Pollice
Deadline: 15 July 2021
Special Issue in Genes
Phylogenetic Methods in the Genomic Era: Challenges in Multiple Sequence Alignment and Phylogenetics for Genome-Scale Data Guest Editors: Cedric Notredame, Jia-Ming Chang, Minh Bui, Ding He
Deadline: 31 July 2021
Special Issue in Genes
De novo Mutations and the Lack of Heritability in Birth Defects Guest Editors: Heiko Reutter, Alina Hilger
Deadline: 1 August 2021
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
Topical Collection in Genes
Tools for Population and Evolutionary Genetics Collection Editors: David Alvarez-Ponce, Julie M. Allen, Won C. Yim, Marco Fondi
Topical Collection in Genes
Genomic Databases Collection Editor: Aureliano Bombarely
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