PLOS Genetics

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PLOS Genetics

General information ?

Published by:

Public Library of Science

ISSN:

1553-7404

Last checked date:

07/2015

Scope:

PLOS Genetics publishes outstanding original contributions in all areas of biology covering human studies, as well as research on model organisms—from mice and flies, to plants and bacteria. The emphasis is on studies of broad interest that provide significant insight into a biological process or processes. Topics include (but are not limited to) gene discovery and function, population genetics, genome projects, comparative and functional genomics, medical genetics, disease biology, evolution, gene expression, complex traits, chromosome biology, and epigenetics. Website Instructions for authors

Subject?

Main subject area:

Biomed

Breadth of subject area:

Top level subject

Peer review?

Peer review type:

Conventional

Peer review openness:

Closed, single blind

Selectivity:

Selective (IF ~8-15)

Open access?

Free to read option:

Paper can be free for anyone to read

Allows green OA:

Not applicable as gold

Has waivers:

Yes

Has membership system:

Institutional membership

Access type:

Full gold

Licence:

All papers are CC BY

Level of APC:

$1600-2500

Speed?

Speed to first decision:

Less than 3 months

Speed from acceptance to publication:

Unknown

Other?

Ownership of publisher:

Nonprofit

Length restrictions:

None

Provides altmetrics:

Uses own system

CrossMark implemented:

Yes

Has a 2015 impact factor:

Yes

Copyedits:

No