ACM-BCB 2023 Partner Journals
We are happy to announce exciting new partnerships with several learding journals in the field, which will publish selected original full-length research papers accepted by ACM-BCB 2023. Currently, our partner journals include:
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
- IEEE/ACM Transaction on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (TCBB)
- Patterns - open access journal from Cell Press in data science
- iScience - open access journal from Cell Press in life, physical, earth, and health sciences
- ACI - Applied Clinical Informatics Journal - the Official eJournal of AMIA and IMIA
- IET Systems Biology - open access journal covering intra- and inter-cellular dynamics, using systems- and signal-oriented approaches
emphasizes the algorithmic, mathematical, statistical and computational methods that are central in bioinformatics and computational biology; the development and testing of effective computer programs in bioinformatics; the development of biological databases; and important biological results that are obtained from the use of these methods, programs and databases; the emerging field of Systems Biology, where many forms of data are used to create a computer-based model of a complex biological system.
The publication represents a mixture of three research modalities: a) fundamental methodological, algorithmic, mathematical and statistical research directly motivated by biological issues; b) papers focusing on experimental and implementation issues; and c) papers on serious application of methods and programs that lead to discoveries of biological significance. Increasingly, papers contain elements of all three modalities. Specific topics of interest include, but are not limited to, sequence analysis, comparison and alignment methods; motif, gene and signal recognition; molecular evolution; phylogenetics and phylogenomics; determination or prediction of the structure of RNA and Protein in two and three dimensions; DNA twisting and folding; gene expression and gene regulatory networks; deduction of metabolic pathways; micro-array design and analysis; proteomics; functional genomics; molecular docking and drug design; computational problems in genetics such as linkage and QTL analysis, linkage disequilibrium analysis in populations, and haplotype determination; systems biology.
is a highly-selective open-access journal from Cell Press (www.cell.com/patterns/home
), publishing ground-breaking original research across the full breadth of data science and data heavy research. Works published at the journal are expected to present significant new advances, and to share data and code in a manner that exemplifies open and FAIR science.
Select original research papers accepted by ACM-BCB 2023 will be invited for potential publication in Patterns, which will be further evaluated and peer-reviewed according to the journal’s standards. Peer-review reports from the conference evaluation process will be taken into account by journal’s editors as a complement to journal-invited reviewers. Authors will be permitted to submit their full conference paper to Patterns or to ask for the paper to included in the conference proceedings, but not both. If authors elect to submit their paper to Patterns, a 2-page extended abstract will be included in the conference proceedings.
Open Access Charges: Publication in Patterns is subject to an open access charge with a special 25% discount from its special introductory fee of $4,450.
Science has many big remaining questions. To address them, we will need to work collaboratively and across disciplines. The goal of iScience is to help fuel that type of interdisciplinary thinking. iScience
is a new open access journal from Cell Press (www.cell.com/iscience/home
) that provides a platform for original research in the life, physical, earth, and health sciences. The primary criterion for publication in iScience is a significant contribution to a relevant field combined with robust results and underlying methodology. The advances appearing in iScience include both fundamental and applied investigations across this interdisciplinary range of topic areas. To support transparency in scientific investigation, we are happy to consider replication studies and papers that describe negative results.
In addition to the evaluation by the ACM-BCB TPC committee, editors of iScience will evaluate the papers for biological impact and suitability for publication. In particular, the following criteria will be used to evaluate the biological relevance:
- Can inputs be found through experiments?
- Can outputs be used directly in future experiments or analysis?
- Can outputs be obtained through well-established methodology for less cost?
- Is methodology proposed applicable in useful settings?
- Do biological data support the study?
- Is biological variability sufficiently accounted for?
Select original research papers accepted by ACM-BCB 2023 will be invited for potential publication in iScience, which will be further evaluated and peer-reviewed according to the journal’s standards. Peer-review reports from the conference evaluation process will be taken into account by journal’s editors as a complement to journal-invited reviewers. Authors will be permitted to submit their full conference paper to iScience or to ask for the paper to included in the conference proceedings, but not both. If authors elect to submit their paper to iScience, a 2-page extended abstract will be included in the conference proceedings.
Open Access Charges: Publication in iScience is subject to an open access charge of $1,575 (with a special 50% discount from its original fee of $3,150).
As the Official eJournal of AMIA and IMIA, the online journal ACI aims to establish a platform that allows sharing knowledge between clinical medicine and health IT specialists as well as bridging gaps between visionary design and successful and pragmatic deployment.
The core editorial subject matters of ACI are: clinical information systems (including electronic medical records and systems, personal health records, physician/provider order entry, electronic prescribing, clinical decision support, nursing information systems, patient scheduling and tracking tools, lab information systems, radiology information systems, PACS, GP information systems), administrative and management systems, eHealth systems, information technology development, deployment, and evaluation, socio-technical aspects of information technology and health IT training.
IET Systems Biology is a Gold Open Access journal that covers intra- and inter-cellular dynamics, using systems- and signal-oriented approaches.
Papers that analyse genomic data in order to identify variables and basic relationships between them are considered if the results provide a basis for mathematical modelling and simulation of cellular dynamics. Manuscripts on molecular and cell biological studies are encouraged if the aim is a systems approach to dynamic interactions within and between cells.
The scope includes the following topics:
Genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, cells, tissue and the physiome; molecular and cellular interaction, gene, cell and protein function; networks and pathways; metabolism and cell signalling; dynamics, regulation and control; systems, signals, and information; experimental data analysis; mathematical modelling, simulation and theoretical analysis; biological modelling, simulation, prediction and control; methodologies, databases, tools and algorithms for modelling and simulation; modelling, analysis and control of biological networks; synthetic biology and bioengineering based on systems biology; applying control theories to biological systems; modelling and analysis of single cell omics data; quantitative analysis of any biological data for system-level understanding; complex network analysis of biological networks.
Open Access Charges: Publication in IET Systems Biology is subject to an open access charge with a special 10% discount from its original fee of $2,200. Furthermore, Wiley has transformational agreements in place with a number of institutions globally, which authors at those institutions may be able to use to cover their APC at no cost to themselves. Finally, two full APC waivers will be given to top quality papers (to be selcted by the TPC chairs & the journal's editorial board).