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Volume 136,
Issue 5
March 2023

Journal of Cell Science publishes cutting-edge science, encompassing all aspects of cell biology.

The journal is led by Editor-in-Chief Michael Way and a prestigious team of Editors who are research-active academics and leaders in their respective fields; they are supported by an outstanding Editorial Advisory Board that reflects all relevant areas in cell biology, including recently emerging fields. Rigorous peer review and fair decisions form the bedrock of the journal and maintain Journal of Cell Science as a solid forum for communicating the best research.

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Our special issue on Cell and Tissue Polarity is now open for submissions. For more information, click here.

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News from JCS

Journal of Cell Science 2023 Journal Meeting: Imaging Cell Dynamics

Registration is now open for our 2023 Journal Meeting 'Imaging Cell Dynamics', organised by Erika Holzbaur, Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, Rob Parton and Michael Way, that will take place 14-17 May 2023 at Pestana Palace Hotel, Lisbon, Portugal. The in-person meeting is now full, but we are still accepting applications for online attendance.

Special Issue: Cell Biology of Motors

You can read the latest articles published for our special issue on Cell Biology of Motors here.

The FocalPlane Network

We have recently launched the FocalPlane Network - an international directory of researchers with microscopy expertise including developers, imaging scientists, and bioimage analysts. Register yourself on FocalPlane and you can then join the Network in your profile. We aim to be an inclusive site that will help promote diversity in the microscopy community. 

Open Access publishing options

We recognise the benefits of Open Access publishing and, as one of the very first Transformative Journals, we offer several publishing options to all of our authors, whatever their funder or financial status.

Read more about the OA options we offer our authors.

The Corona Files

Corona files: I am a scientist

Mole offers his wise words to researchers on how to manage during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the full series here.

Want to read more Mole musings? Find the complete archive here.

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