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Bioinformatics in agriculture

Guest Editors
Jacqui Batley, PhD, ARC Laureate Professorial Fellow, University of Western Australia, Australia
Ratna Prabha, PhD, Agricultural Knowledge Management Unit, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, India
Anil Rai, PhD , Master in Computer Applications, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, India

Submission Status: Open until 14 March 2025

Computational methods in microscopy image analysis

Guest Editor
Dariusz Plewczyński, PhD, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

Submission Status: Open until 27 February 2025 

Bioinformatics ethics and data privacy

Guest Editor:
Vasiliki Rahimzadeh, PhD, Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Submission Status: Open until 13 December 2024

Big data management in biological domains

Guest Editors:
Anna Bernasconi, PhD, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Umberto Ferraro Petrillo, PhD, Università di Roma – La Sapienza, Italy
Simona E. Rombo, PhD, University of Palermo, Italy

Submission Status: Open until 6 September 2024

Artificial intelligence for drug design

Guest Editors
Xing Chen, PhD, Jiangnan University, China
Yifeng Li, PhD, Brock University, Canada

Submission Status: Open until 10 August 2024

Functional annotation and pathway analysis

Guest Editor:
Giuseppe Agapito: Department of Law, Economics and Social Sciences, University "Magna Græcia" of Catanzaro, Italy

Submission Status: Open until 8 August 2024

Prediction and modelling of RNA structure and interactions

Guest Editors
Anže Božič, PhD, Department of Theoretical Physics, Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Letizia Chiodo, PhD, Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy

Luca Tesei, PhD, University of Camerino, Italy

Submission Status: Open until 31 July 2024

Mass spectrometry-based proteomics: advances in data processing

Guest Editor:
Andreas Hildebrandt
: Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany

Submission Status: Open until 2 July 2024


Evolutionary studies

Guest Editors:
Jijun Tang: University of South Carolina, USA
Shibiao Wan: Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA

Analysis of biophysical data

Guest Editors:
Lun Hu: Xinjiang Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Qi Zhao: University of Science and Technology Liaoning, China


Ab initio modelling of protein structure

Guest Editors:
Luigi Donato: University of Messina, Italy & IEMEST, Italy
Mohamed Hammad: Menoufia University, Egypt & Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
Saurav Mallik: University of Arizona, USA
Shoba Ranganathan: Macquarie University, Australia
Leyi Wei: Shandong University, China

Single-cell technologies

Guest Editors:
Baohua Wang
: School of Life Sciences, Nantong University, China
David Casero: Research Institute at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, USA

Big Data and Machine Learning in Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics

Guest Editors:
Frank Eisenhaber: A*STAR, Singapore
Somali Chaterji: Purdue University, USA
Khanh N.Q. Le: Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Placide Poba-Nzaou: University of Quebec, Canada


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Deadline for submissions: May 6th 2019


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    2023 Speed
    19 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
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