Journal of Biosciences

 

History

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The Journal of Biosciences began in 1934 as a part of the Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences – Section B until it was split in 1978 from Proceedings – Section B to become Proceedings – Animal Sciences, Proceedings -- Plant Sciences and Proceedings – Experimental Biology. In 1979 Proceedings -- Experimental Biology was named Journal of Biosciences. In 1991, Animal Sciences and Plant Sciences merged with experimental Biology to comprise one journal and retained the name Journal of Biosciences.

Aim and Scope

The journal covers all areas of biology and is considered the premier journal in the country within its scope. It publishes research and reviews, series articles, perspectives, clipboards, commentaries, and short communications. Special theme issues are also published.

Co-publishing Arrangement with Springer

Journal of Biosciences is now distributed in print outside India and online worldwide by Springer, co-publisher of the journal together with the Indian Academy of Sciences. On Springer, Journal of Biosciences (www.springer.com/12038) is part of SpringerLink, one of the world's leading interactive databases of high quality STM journals, book series, books, reference works and online archives collection. Print subscriptions within India and open online access will continue to be served from Indian Academy of Sciences.

Online submission at eBiosciences

Other details

ISSN
0250-5991 (print)
eISSN
0973-7138 (online)
Frequency
4 issues a year
Impact Factor (2015)
1.419

Editorial Office

Indian Academy of Sciences, C V Raman Avenue
Sadashivanagar, P.B. No. 8005, Bengaluru 560 080, India
Telephone: 91-80-2266 1249/1252
Telefax: 91-80-2361 6094
Email: jbiosci@ias.ac.in
Website: http://www.ias.ac.in/jbiosci

  • Journal of Biosciences | News

    • Change in email domain name

      Posted on 26 August 2016

      The domain part of the email address of all email addresses used by the office of Indian Academy of Sciences, including those of the staff, the journals, various programmes, and Current Science, has changed from 'ias.ernet.in' (or 'academy.ias.ernet.in') to 'ias.ac.in'. Thus, for example, the address office@ias.ernet.in (or office@academy.ias.ernet.in) has changed to office@ias.ac.in (without the string 'academy'). Please take note of this change.

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