Biotechnology Journal

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Edited By: Alois Jungbauer and Sang Yup Lee

Impact Factor: 3.446

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 21/75 (BIOCHEMICAL RESEARCH METHODS); 34/160 (Biotechnology & Applied Microbiology)

Online ISSN: 1860-7314

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  • Current Issue:April 2014

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    Special Issue: Biomolecular Technology of Proteins...

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    Volume 9, Issue 3

  • February 2014

    Volume 9, Issue 2

    Special Issue: Fluorescent Biosensors

  • January 2014

    Volume 9, Issue 1

    Special Issue: Biotech Methods and Advances

  • December 2013

    Volume 8, Issue 12

    Special Issue: Biomolecular Engineering

BTJ recommends:

Biotech conferences

Protein stabilization conference 

10th Internationl Conference on Protein Stabilisation May 7-9, 2014, Lake Maggiore, Italy.

Biomaterials from bioreactors 

Biomaterials - Made in Bioreactors May 26-28, 2014, Radebeul, Germany.


BioVision, June 5-6, Lyon, France. (Related content: Personalized Medicine special issue)

ESBES meeting 

10th ESBES and 6th IFIBiop Meeting, September 7-10, Lille, France.


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Biotechnology Journal welcomes new members to our Editorial Board!

Jiri Damborsky

Jiri Damborsky of Masaryk University, Czech Republic has been a member of the Editorial Board since 2006. Prof. Damborsky now extends his involvement as one of our Editors, overseeing the peer-review of manuscripts on biocatalysis.

As new members to the Editorial Board, we are pleased to have Joaquim Cabral of the University of Lisbon, Matthew DeLisa of Cornell University Matthew Chang of the National University of Singapore and Ali Khademhosseini of MIT/Harvard.

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Synthetic biologySynthetic Biology special issue edited by Prof. Roland Eils and Prof. Wolfgang Wiechert. Submission open to all.

Due: April 2014; Scheduled for publication: late 2014

Asian Congress on BiotechnologyAsian Congress on Biotechnology (ACB) special issue, edited by Prof. Akihiko Kondo and Prof. Virendra Bisaria. Submission open to all AFOB members, preferences to those who have presented at the ACB2013. (see also the e-paper of the first AFOB special issue)

Due: April 2014; Scheduled for publication: December 2014

Methods and advancesMethods and Advances special issue. Submission open to all.

Due: May 2014; Scheduled for publication: January 2015

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Biochemical engineering sciencesBiochemical Engineering Sciences special issue, edited by Prof. Philippe Jacques and Prof. Guilherme Ferreira. Submission open to ESBES members, preference to those who presented at the ESBES meeting in 2014.

Due: December 2014; Scheduled for publication: mid 2015

Vaccine biotechnology © Anatoly Maslennikov - Fotolia.comVaccine Biotech special issue, edited by Prof. Reingard Grabherr and Prof. Udo Reichl. Submission open to all.

Due: August 2014; Scheduled for publication: spring 2014

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