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Announcement: Launch of BMC Ecology and Evolution

We are pleased to announce that BMC  Ecology and BMC Evolutionary Biology will be merged into  one journal and re-launched as BMC Ecology and Evolution on January 1st 2021.  As a result BMC Ecology is no longer open to new submissions and will not publish any new articles after December 31st 2020. The scope of BMC Evolutionary Biology has now been expanded to include ecology submissions and authors in this field are encouraged to submit to this journal.

Call for papers: Eco-evo-devo

The Editors of BMC Developmental Biology, BMC Ecology and BMC Evolutionary Biology welcome submissions to the cross-journal special issue on eco-evo-devo, the effect of the environment of development and evolution. Please click the above link for further information and to submit to the collection.

The special issue is open for submissions.





Articles

Black Lives Matter

A collection of books, journal articles and magazine content that amplifies Black voices and the issues raised by the Black Lives Matter movement.

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BMC Series Focus Issue

September: Food science and nutrition

For the month of September, the BMC Series is proud to present the monthly focus issue dedicated to food science and nutrition. Browse our biology and medical titles for insight into recent research in the field, including food science, production and safety, food assistance and insecurities, probiotics, the gut, nutrition, diet and their effect on lifestyle and health.

Aims and scope

BMC Evolutionary Biology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of evolution and ecology, including, but not limited to, molecular and non-molecular evolution, population genetics and phylogenetics, conservation genetics, palaeontology, behavioral and population ecology, macroecology, ecological and evolutionary developmental biology and biodiversity (including environmental DNA)

Locum Editor

Danielle Talbot, BioMed Central

Editor

Alison Cuff, BioMed Central

Manuscript Editor

Dylan Smith, BioMed Central

Assistant Editor

Alexandria Latto, BioMed Central


Section Editors

Maria Anisimova, Zurich University of Applied Sciences

Michael Brockhurst, University of Sheffield

David Ferrier, University of St Andrews

Laura Kubatko, Ohio State University

David Liberles, Temple University

Craig Moritz, Australian National University

Herve Philippe, Centre for Biodiversity Theory and Modelling

Arne Traulsen, Max-Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology

Arndt von Haeseler, Max F Perutz Laboratories



Arndt von Haeseler, Section Editor

Arndt von Haeseler is a full Professor for Bioinformatics at the University of Vienna and at the Medical University of Vienna. His work focuses on methods to understand and model evolutionary processes and to infer evolutionary relationships. He became a Section Editor in 2010.

Submitting a phylogenetic study?

For authors considering submitting research involving phylogenetic analysis, please consult our editorial for guidance on the methodologies we consider to be of a suitable standard for consideration in BMC Evolutionary Biology.

Data support service

Authors submitting to this journal can opt to use a new service that will make it easier to share research data.

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2019 Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    3.058 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.252 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.198 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.531 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

Portable peer review

The editors of BMC Evolutionary Biology support initiatives that expedite the peer review process and are happy to consider manuscripts that have been reviewed in Peerage of Science. Please indicate in your cover letter if this applies to your manuscript.