Developmental Dynamics

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Edited By: Parker B. Antin

Impact Factor: 2.376

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 4/20 (Anatomy & Morphology); 28/41 (Developmental Biology)

Online ISSN: 1097-0177

Call for Papers for a Special Issue on Evolution and Morphological Diversity

Call for Papers
a Special Issue of
Developmental Dynamics
Evolution and Morphological Diversity

Guest Editors: Kimberly L. Cooper, Univ. of California, San Diego
Michael D. Shapiro, University of Utah
Submission Deadline: March 31, 2015

You are encouraged to submit:

• Research articles exploring: (1) the developmental mechanisms or genetic
variation controlling adaptive or novel traits in the context of macro- and
micro- evolution of form and function; or (2) explore the developmental
underpinnings of life history variation and the interface of ecology and

• Reviews articles or Critical Commentaries summarizing the state of an
important aspect of the field and remaining questions.

All articles will undergo a thorough peer review to determine their merits for

All special issues and reviews published in Developmental Dynamics are
open access immediately upon publication, allowing your work to be
disseminated widely throughout the scientific community.

All Developmental Dynamics articles are published free of charge.

If you plan to submit for this issue, please contact the Guest Editors
(, or the editorial office
( at your earliest convenience.