Journal of Theoretical Biology

Journal of Theoretical Biology

  • Volume 24
  • Issue 24
  • ISSN 0022-5193
  • SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.657
  • Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 0.944
  • Impact Factor: 2.691
  • Five Year Impact Factor: 2.374
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The Journal of Theoretical Biology is the leading forum for theoretical perspectives that give insight into biological processes. It covers a very wide range of topics and is of interest to biologists in many areas of research, including:

Brain and Neuroscience
Cancer Growth and Treatment
Cell Biology
Developmental Biology
Ecology
Evolution
Immunology,
Infectious and non-infectious Diseases,
Mathematical, Computational, Biophysical and Statistical Modeling
Microbiology, Molecular Biology, and Biochemistry
Networks and Complex Systems
Physiology
Pharmacodynamics
Animal Behavior and Game Theory



Acceptable papers are those that bear significant importance on the biology per se being presented, and not on the mathematical analysis. Papers that include some data or experimental material bearing on theory will be considered, including those that contain comparative study, statistical data analysis, mathematical proof, computer simulations, experiments, field observations, or even philosophical arguments, which are all methods to support or reject theoretical ideas. However, there should be a concerted effort to make papers intelligible to biologists in the chosen field.

Whatever the topic of the paper, please note that the biological significance of the problem being studied should be clearly stated. In addition, Highlights are required for each article and they should feature the biological applications as well as any theoretical advancements.

Highly speculative papers not based on current biological knowledge will not be accepted. Importantly, papers in which only mathematics is utilized, only technical mathematical results are proved, or standard statistical/bioinformatics methods are applied to existing genomic data, without new theoretical perspective or biologically novel insight will NOT be considered. The journal does not accept unsolicited review papers. Comments on theoretical issues or on papers published specifically in the Journal of Theoretical Biology are welcomed in the form of Letters to the Editors.

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  • SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.657
  • Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 0.944
  • Impact Factor: 2.691
  • Five Year Impact Factor: 2.374
  • ISSN: 0022-5193
  • Issues: 24
  • Volume: 24
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