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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 special issue on Cell Biology of Motors is now open for submissions. For more information, click here. You can see the latest articles published for this special issue here

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News from JCS

Special Issue: Cell Biology of Lipids

Our special issue on Cell Biology of Lipids is now complete! You can read the full issue 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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