Genome Research

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  • Published by: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press
  • ISSN: 1549-5469
  • Last checked date: 03/2020
  • Scope: Genome Research is an international, continuously published, peer-reviewed journal that publishes studies on the structure, function, biology, and evolution of genomes of all organisms, with a long-standing emphasis on genome-scale analyses, chromatin structure and function, epigenomics, systems genetics, and proteomics. We also feature gene discoveries that provide novel insights and reports of high-throughput experimental and computational approaches
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  • Main subject area: Biology
  • 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: Yes
  • Has waivers: Yes
  • Has membership system: None
  • Access type: Hybrid
  • Licence: Choice of CC BY or CC BY-NC
  • Level of APC: $1600-2500
  • Speed?

  • Speed to first decision: Less than a month
  • Speed from acceptance to publication: Less than a month
  • Other?

  • Ownership of publisher: Owned by academics or an academic institution
  • Length restrictions: Strong
  • Provides altmetrics: Altmetric
  • CrossMark implemented: No
  • Has a 2015 impact factor: Yes
  • Copyedits: Yes