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June 2021

Biology Open (BiO) is an Open Access journal that publishes rigorously conducted, high-quality research across the breadth of the biological and biomedical sciences. It provides timely, thorough, constructive and fair peer review, with a focus on supporting researchers and reducing the pain to publish.

Our international board of research-active academic Editors, led by Editor-in-Chief Steven Kelly, comprises leaders in their respective fields. The BiO team is committed to Open Access publishing as a mechanism to widen access, promote equality and ensure sustainability in publishing in the biological sciences.

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Supporting early-career researchers

As a journal published by The Company of Biologists, BiO champions early-career researchers. We publish First Person interviews from first authors of our research papers, provide funds to sponsor early-career meetings, and create career development opportunities through our Meeting Reviews and Future Leader Reviews programs. Find out more about the practical solutions available to help this vital community navigate the first stages of their careers.

Recent highlights

Altered germline cyst formation and oogenesis in Tex14 mutant mice by Kanako Ikami, Nafisa Nuzhat, Haley Abbott, Ronald Pandoy, Lauren Haky, Allan C. Spradling, Heather Tanner and Lei Lei

Lei and colleagues showed that altered germline cyst formation and fragmentation due to defective germ cell connectivity leads to changes in oocyte differentiation and development in Tex14 mutant mice.

Convergent acoustic community structure in South Asian dry and wet grassland birds by Sutirtha Lahiri, Nafisa A. Pathaw and Anand Krishnan

The authors show that acoustic communities of different grassland biomes exhibit convergent signal space despite dissimilar species composition.

Future Leader Reviews

Find out more about our Future Leader Reviews – an exclusive opportunity for early-career researchers who want to establish themselves in their field. Previously published Future Leader Reviews can be found here.

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