AMSTERDAM, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Elsevier, world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and the Research Network of Computational and Structural Biotechnology (RNCSB), announce their collaborative relationship in publishing open access journal, Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal (CSBJ) .
Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal will be published on behalf of the Research Network of Computational and Structural Biotechnology. RNCSB is a non-profit society dedicated to the advancement of the science of biotechnology, chem-bioinformatics, systems biology and nanoscience through publication of scientific journals, organizing scientific workshops/conferences and promoting the diversity of individuals entering the advanced biotechnology scientific workforce.
Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal is an international online-only, open access journal which publishes high quality research articles and reviews. The focus is on a functional and mechanistic understanding of how molecular components in a biological process work together through the application of computational methods. All content is indexed in PubMed Central immediately upon publication.The Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Gianni Panagiotou, Associate Professor, at The University of Hong Kong, said of the launch, "We are pleased to work with Elsevier to publish Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal to provide a high quality open access publishing option for authors in this important field. We are excited by this new opportunity for our authors and readers who will benefit from the breadth of Elsevier's reach and the innovative multi-media functionalities offered on ScienceDirect. We view Elsevier as being on the cutting edge in terms of their understanding of communication and the global dissemination of knowledge. At the end of the day, what makes a journal successful is: (1) the people involved, and (2) how those people connect to the broader community." "We are delighted to announce our publishing agreement with RNCSB. For the past two years, RNCSB has applied a creative and democratic approach to open access publishing and has built a strong reputation for quality publications in this field through conference and author outreach initiatives. CSBJ will be a strong addition to Elsevier's the open access publications," said Kaia Motter, Publisher at Elsevier. Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal will publish its first issue with Elsevier in June 2014. For more information or to submit an article, go to: http://ees.elsevier.com/csbj/ ---