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Bulletin of Mathematical Biology

A journal devoted to research at the interface of the life and mathematical sciences

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As the official journal of the Society for Mathematical Biology, this journal shares research at the biology-mathematics interface. It publishes original research, mathematical biology education, reviews, commentaries, and perspectives.

  • Covers mathematics interface with computational, theoretical, and experimental biology
  • Editorial board evaluates all submissions
  • All published papers are single-blind peer-reviewed
  • Matthew Simpson
Journal Impact Factor
2.0 (2023)
5-year Journal Impact Factor
2.1 (2023)
Submission to first decision (median)
11 days
417,103 (2023)

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  2. ANVUR
  3. BFI List
  5. Baidu
  6. Biological Abstracts
  7. CAB Abstracts
  9. CNKI
  10. CNPIEC
  11. Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
  12. Current Contents/Life Sciences
  13. Dimensions
  14. EBSCO
  15. EMBiology
  16. Google Scholar
  17. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  18. Mathematical Reviews
  19. Medline
  20. Naver
  21. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  22. Portico
  23. ProQuest
  24. SCImago
  25. SCOPUS
  26. Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
  27. TD Net Discovery Service
  28. UGC-CARE List (India)
  29. Wanfang
  30. Zoological Record
  31. zbMATH
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