Journal History


2009 Inaugural issue released, initially published as a quarterly journal.
2010 Changed to a monthly publication schedule.
2011 Indexed by Medline/PubMed, full text available in PubMed Central (PMC) at: http://0-www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov.brum.beds.ac.uk/pmc/journals/1577/.
2012 Accepted for coverage by Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, Biological Abstracts and BIOSIS Previews.
2013 Received its first impact factor of 2.129.
2014 IF increased to 2.480.
2015 IF increased to 2.938.
2016 IF increased to 3.571 (16/89 (Q1) in "Toxicology"). The journal implements double-blind peer-review.
2018 JCR category: Applied a new category ‘Food Science & Technology’21/133 (Q1).  
2019 IF increased to 3.895 (14/93 (Q1) in ‘Toxicology’ and 19/135 (Q1) in ’Food Science & Technology').
2020 Toxins organized the 1st International Electronic Conference on Toxins (https://sciforum.net/conference/IECT2021).

Editors-in-Chief

2009– Founding Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. med. Florian Lang
2013– Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Bryan Fry for Section “Animal Venoms”
2013– Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Vernon L. Tesh for Section “Bacterial Toxins”
2014– Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. John P. Berry for Section “Marine and Freshwater Toxins”
2014– Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Richard A. Manderville for Section “Mycotoxins”
2015– Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Nilgun E. Tumer for Section “Plant Toxins”
2015– Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Vernon L. Tesh
2016– Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Sarah De Saeger for Section “Mycotoxins”
2016– Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Vítor Vasconcelos for Section “Marine and Freshwater Toxins”
2017– Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Jay W. Fox
2017– Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Michel R. Popoff for Section “Bacterial Toxins”
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