Monthly Archives: October 2008

Epigenetics & Chromatin launches with BioMed Central

Epigenetics & Chromatin, a new open access journal, has launched with Frank Grosveld and Steven Henikoff as co-Editors-in-Chief. The Editors-in-Chief are supported by an Editorial Board comprised of internationally recognized experts in the field of epigenetics. Based on the positive response the journal has already received from the community both Editors-in-Chief are extremely optimistic about… Read more »


Olivier Schwartz elected EMBO member

EMBO announced the election of 59 new members in 2008, adding its total to over 1,300 of Europe’s foremost researchers.  Olivier Schwartz of the Pasteur Institute, an editorial board member of Retrovirology, was one of the newly elected members.  Congratulations, Olivier!!!

Biology Open Access

Deadline approaching for 2008 Retrovirology Prize nomination

There are only a few more days left to nominate a deserving scientist for the 2008 Retrovirology prize.  Please read the editorial below for further instructions on how to nominate for the prize and the approaching deadline. Recognizing mid-career productivity: the 2008 Retrovirology Prize, call for nominationKuan-Teh JeangRetrovirology 2008, 5:80 (11 September 2008)[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF] [PubMed]… Read more »

Biology Open Access

Fibrogenesis & Tissue Repair: a new journal launches with BioMed Central

With nearly 45% of all deaths in the developed world caused by chronic inflammatory and fibrogenic disorders the launch of Fibrogenesis & Tissue Repair couldn’t be more significant; Fibrogenesis & Tissue Repair is the first journal dedicated solely to the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of fibroproliferative disorders. Massimo Pinzani (Editor-in-Chief), an internationally renowned expert in the… Read more »


Genome Biology has a new look

Today we are unveiling the new logo for Genome Biology. Genome Biology provides a comprehensive information source for biology in the post-genomic era. As we prepare for the future and the upcoming launch of our new sister journal Genome Medicine we are revitalizing the Genome Biology website and today unveil a new logo and color… Read more »