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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 latest special issue, Cell Biology of Lipids, is now open. Articles will be added to the issue over the coming months. To view the latest articles, click here

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Our website has changed as we have moved to a new publishing platform. If you have any questions, visit our migration page which includes more information and FAQs.

News from JCS

Call for papers: Cell Biology of Lipids

We welcome submissions for our upcoming special issue on Cell Biology of Lipids, guest edited by James Olzmann.

FocalPlane: where biology meets microscopy

Have you checked out our new microscopy community site? It's free to read, register and post. Make the site part of your daily routine. 

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.

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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.

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