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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 closed for submissions, but you can view all the articles published so far here

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News from JCS

Introducing JCS essay series

We are pleased to invite submissions for the first JCS essay series. The theme is 'Equity, diversity and inclusion in cell biology'. Submit your essay by 1 December 2021 for a chance to be published in the journal.

Special Issue: Cell Biology of Host-Pathogen Interactions

Our special issue on host-pathogen interactions, published in March of this year and guest edited by Derek Walsh, is now completely free to read for all.

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.

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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