Monthly Archives: November 2012

BioMed Central journals supporting Peerage of Science

BioMed Central journals BMC Biology, BMC Ecology, BMC Evolutionary Biology and Frontiers in Zoology now welcome manuscripts that have been reviewed through the community peer-review initiative Peerage of Science. This initiative aims to not only bring greater accountability and openness to the traditional peer-review process, but also to reward reviewers for the quality of their… Read more »

Open Access Publishing

Highlighting the best open access research: BioMed Central’s 7th Annual Research Awards

It’s that time of year again! Nominations are open for you to put forward your favorite BioMed Central open access research article for our seventh annual Research Awards. Articles must be published in one of our 240 plus BioMed Central journals, during 2012 to qualify. BioMed Central’s Research Awards have been successfully highlighting the very… Read more »

Open Access

Confronting the scale and complexity of big data: a new thematic series

Guest blog post by Prof Jason Moore, co-Editor-in-Chief of BioData Mining, a journal which publishes research on data mining applied to high-dimensional biological and biomedical data. Jason is Professor of Genetics at Dartmouth College and Director of the Institute for Quantitative Biomedical Sciences; his research focuses on understanding how DNA sequence variations increase or decrease… Read more »