Genes is a peer-reviewed, open access journal of genetics and genomics published monthly online by MDPI.  The Spanish Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SEBBM)  is affiliated with Genes and their members receive discounts on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), PubMed, MEDLINE, PMC, Embase, PubAg, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Genetics & Heredity) / CiteScore - Q2 (Genetics)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 17.9 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2023).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: Reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
Impact Factor: 3.5 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.9 (2022)
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Topic in Agriculture, Bioengineering, Genes, IJMS, Plants
Genetic Engineering in Agriculture Topic Editors: Amy L. Klocko, Jianjun Chen, Haiwei Lu
Deadline: 31 August 2023
Topic in Cells, Epigenomes, Genes, IJMS, IJTM
Stem Cell Differentiation and Applications Topic Editors: Hiroyuki Hirai, Haiyun Pei, Atsushi Asakura
Deadline: 20 October 2023
Topic in Applied Sciences, BioMedInformatics, BioTech, Genes, Computation
Computational Intelligence and Bioinformatics (CIB) Topic Editors: Marco Mesiti, Giorgio Valentini, Elena Casiraghi, Tiffany J. Callahan
Deadline: 31 October 2023
Topic in AI, Entropy, Genes, IJMS, MAKE
Bioinformatics and Intelligent Information Processing Topic Editors: Zhiping Liu, Han Zhang, Junwei Han
Deadline: 30 November 2023
Special Issue in Genes
Genetics and Epigenetics of Musculoskeletal Pathologies Guest Editor: Stuart Raleigh
Deadline: 10 August 2023
Special Issue in Genes
Trends and Prospects in Pig Genomics and Genetics Guest Editors: Katarzyna Piórkowska, Katarzyna Ropka-Molik
Deadline: 15 August 2023
Special Issue in Genes
Pharmacogenomics: Challenges and Future Guest Editors: Mariamena Arbitrio, Maria Teresa Di Martino, Francesca Scionti
Deadline: 5 September 2023
Special Issue in Genes
Systematic Analysis and Application of Omics Data in Animal Breeding Guest Editors: Fuping Zhao, Zhe Zhang, Lingzhao Fang, Ruidong Xiang
Deadline: 15 September 2023
Topical Collection in Genes
Study on Genotypes and Phenotypes of Pediatric Clinical Rare Diseases Collection Editors: Livia Garavelli, Stefano Giuseppe Caraffi
Topical Collection in Genes
Feature Papers: Neurogenomics Collection Editor: Diego Centonze
Topical Collection in Genes
Eukaryotic Non-coding RNAs: Diversity, Structure/Function, Implication in Cardiovascular Disease Collection Editors: Morten Andre Høydal, Christiane Branlant
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Feature Papers in Animal Genetics and Genomics Collection Editor: Antonio Figueras
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