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The Editors of BMC Zoology are pleased to announce the launch of a special collection on defaunation, functional extinctions and socio-ecological consequences.
We are now welcoming submissions and the deadline is June 1st 2021.
BMC Series Focus Issue
With World Animal Day falling on October 4th, the BMC series has decided to dedicate this month’s focus issue to animal models. Browse our titles for insight into recent research in the field, including growth regulation, lifespan variation, nephrotoxicity, cancer, lipid metabolism, autism, temperature-dependent development, drug resistance, inflammatory responses, disease resistance, sperm dynamics and antimicrobial residues in fish.
Aims and scope
BMC Zoology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of zoology, including comparative physiology, mechanistic and functional studies, morphology, life history, animal behavior, signaling and communication, cognition, parasitism, systematics, biogeography and conservation.
- Alison Cuff, BioMed Central
- Dylan Smith, BioMed Central
- James Edwards, BioMed Central
- Brock Fenton, University of Western Ontario
- Thomas Flatt, University of Lausanne
- Herbert Hoi, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna
- Serge Morand, University of Montpellier
- Laurence Packer, York University
Thomas Flatt is Associate Professor at the Department of Biology at the University of Fribourg. His main interest is the evolution and mechanisms of life history and aging. He is a Section Editor for BMC Zoology since its inception in 2016.
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2.115 - 2-year Impact Factor
2.529 - 5-year Impact Factor
1.786 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
1.197 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)
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