Journal of Molecular Recognition
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Editor-in-Chief: Marc H. V. van Regenmortel
Impact Factor: 2.091
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 43/72 (Biophysics); 198/289 (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)
Online ISSN: 1099-1352
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SPECIAL VIRTUAL ISSUE ON “STATE-OF-THE-ART” EPITOPE DISCOVERY
Journal of Molecular Recognition plans to publish a Special Virtual Issue on the state-of-the-art Epitope Discovery.
Monoclonal antibodies have exquisite target specificity and potential low toxicity, and have become a vibrant, growing area of therapeutics, especially in oncology.
Identifying valid antibody-epitope pairs remains challenging since both the epitope and the antibody can possess undesirable properties that frustrate the intended therapeutic application. Understanding antibody epitopes helps define mechanisms of action, in turn guiding the optimization of therapeutic antibodies.
In the context of biologically-relevant epitope selection, this Special Virtual Issue will summarize recent developments in the experimental characterization of epitopes, as well as exploring theoretical methods for predicting them.
The Virtual Special Issue will be populated with relevant articles as they are published in regular issues, allowing readers access to the papers as they become available, and allowing faster Special Issue publication for authors.
Submissions should be made via ScholarOne.
If you have any questions please contact the Special Issue Editor Yasmina N Abdiche.
Winners of the 2016 JMR Young Investigator Awards for young scientists
Presented at the AFM BioMED conference held in Porto, Portugal this summer
Susana Sousa (left) and Fernando Jorge Monteiro (right) with the winners for best oral presentations: Livie Dorwling-Carter (ETH, Zürich), Nicolas Schierbaum (Institute of Applied Physics, University of Tübingen) and Filomena A. Carvalho (IMM, Lisboa). The winners for best poster presentations are: Sabrina Pisano (IRCAN INSERM U1081 - CNRS UMR7284, Nice) and Nilza Ribeiro (i3S, INEB, Porto)
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