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Editorial Board

Editor
Jennifer Harman, BioMed Central, UK

Assistant Editor
Alexandria Latto, BioMed Central, UK

Senior Editorial Board Members
David Liberles, Temple University, USA
Arndt von Haeseler, Max F Perutz Laboratories, Austria
Arne Traulsen, Max-Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Germany
Luke Jacobus, Indiana University, USA
Josef Settele, Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Germany                                David Ferrier, University of St Andrews, UK

Editorial Board Members
Experimental Evolution
Danny Rozen, Leiden University, Netherlands
Ville-Petri Friman, University of York, UK

Genome Evolution and Evolutionary Systems Biology
David Alvarez-Ponce, University of Nevada, Reno, USA
Joseph Bielawski, Dalhousie University, Canada
Didier Casane, University of Paris, France
Belinda Chang, University of Toronto, Canada
Etienne G.J. Danchin,  INRA, France
James Degnan, University of New Mexico, USA
Christophe Dessimoz, UCL/ University of Lausanne
Ingo Ebersberger, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
David Fernández-Baca, Iowa State University, USA
J Peter Gogarten, University of Connecticut, USA
Uri Gophna, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Ryan Gutenkunst, University of Arizona, USA
Federico Hoffmann, Mississippi State University, USA
Marc-Thorsten Hüett,  Jacobs University, Germany
Ben-Yang Liao, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan R.O.C.
Ferdinand Marletaz, University College London, United Kingdom
Mary O'Connell, University of Leeds, UK
Luisa Orsini, University of Birmingham, UK
Ana Pinheiro, CIBIO/InBio-UP, Portugal
Pierre Pontarotti, Aix Marseille Universite, France
Francisco Rodriguez-Valera, Universidad Miguel Hernandez, Spain
Laura Rose, University of Duesseldorf, Germany
Chuya Shinzato, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Peter Stadler,University of Leipzig, Germany
Ashley Teufel, Santa Fe Institute, USA
Chao Tong, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Eske Willerslev, University of Copenhagenm Denmark
Jun Yu, Beijing Institute of Genomics, China
Ming Zhang, University of Georgia, USA

Phylogenetics and Phylogeography
Christian Albrecht, Justus LIebig University Giessen, Germany
Christopher Boyko, American Museum of Natural History, USA
Arley Camargo, Universidad de la República, Uruguay
Giorgio Carnevale, Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy
Andrea Chiocchio, Tuscia University - Department of Ecological and Biological Sciences, Italy
Ignacio González Bravo, CNRS Montpellier
Emmanuel J. P. Douzery, Université de Montpellier, France
David Duchene, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Andrzej Falniowski, Institute of Zoology and Biomedical Research, Jagiellonian University, Poland
Peter Foster, Natural History Museum, London
Li-zhi Gao, Kunming Institute of Botany, China
Song Ge, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Duarte Gonçalves, Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research, University of Porto, Portugal
D. James Harris, CIBIO/UP, Portugal
Rodney Honeycutt, Pepperdine University, USA
Cyprian Katong, University of Zambia, Zambia
Gael Kergoat, INRA, France
Alexey Kotov, A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
Shigehiro Kuraku, Laboratory for Phyloinformatics RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research (BDR), Japan
De-Zhu Li, Kunming Institute of Botany, China
Diego San Mauro, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Achim Meyer, Leibniz-Zentrum für Marine Tropenforschung (ZMT), Germany
Axel Meyer, University of Konstanz, Germany
Hisayoshi Nozaki, University of Tokyo
David Plachetzki, University of New Hampshire, USA
Alessandro Rapini, Universidade Estadual de Feira de Santana, Brazil
Daria Sanna, Università di Sassari, Italy
Jeremy Searle, Cornell University, USA
Aaron Smith, Purdue University, USA
Emmanuel Toussaint, Natural History Museum of Geneva, Switzerland
Alfried Vogler, Imperial College London
Matthias Wolf, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
Rafael Zardoya, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Spain
Diego Pol, CONICET - MEF, Argentina
Toshihiro Yamada, Kanazawa University, Japan
Alejandro Zaldívar-Riverón, Instituto de Biología, UNiversidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico
Eugenia Zarza, El Colegio de la Frontera Sur, Mexico

Evolutionary Developmental Biology and Morphology
Amir Abbasi, National Center for Bioinformatics, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Maja Adamska, Australian National University, Australia
Paul M Brakefield, University of Cambridge
Giuseppe Fusco, University of Padova, Italy
Eve Gazave, CNRS - Institut Jacques Monod, France
Jonathan Henry, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
Christy Hipsley, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Daisuke Kageyama, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Japan
Sally Leys, University of Alberta, Canada
Carmel McDougall, Griffith University, Australia
Lisa Nagy, University of Arizona, USA
Aristeidis Parmakelis, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Dept of Biology, Greece
Alexa Sadier, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Alexandre Sebbenn, São Paulo Forest Institute, Brazil
Sebastian Shimeld, Oxford University, UK
Ralf Sommer, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology
Andreas Wanninger, University of Vienna, Austria
Rafael Zardoya, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Spain
Rongjia Zhou, Wuhan University, China
Jeffrey Marcus, University of Manitoba, Canada
Pedro Martinez, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Eduardo Zattara, INIBIOMA (CONICET-Universidad Nacional del Comahue), Argentina

Speciation and Evolutionary Genetics   
Didier Aurelle, Aix Marseille Université, France
Astrid Böhne, Center for Molecular Biodiversity Research, Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig, Leibniz Institute for Animal Biodiversity, Germany
Anna Brüniche-Olsen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Garth D. Ehrlich, Drexel University, Germany
Sarah Emel, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USA
Jeffrey Feder, Notre Dame, USA
Carmelo Fruciano, National Research Council (CNR) - IRBIM, Italy
Song Ge, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Baocheng Guo, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Henrik Hjarvard  de Fine Licht, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Jun-Yi Leu, Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica
Francisco Perfectti, University of Granada, Spain
Madhava Meegaskumbura, Guangxi University, China
Helmut Schaschl, University of Vienna,  Austria
Matthias Stöck  IGB Berlin, Germany
Mario Ventura, University of Bari, Italy
Stephen Wooding, University of California, Merced, USA
Fangqing Zhao, Beijing Institutes of Life Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China


Evolutionary Ecology and Behavior
Corentin Bochaton, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Germany
Stephen Goodwin, University of Oxford, UK
Simon Harvey, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
Steven Ramm, Universität Bielefeld, Germany
Mariana Mateos, Texas A & M University, USA
Pierre-Olivier  Cheptou, CEFE/CNRS, France
Sofia Consuegra, University of Swansea, UK
Reinmar Hager, University of Manchester, UK
Ryan Harrigan, Center for Tropical Research, UCLA, USA
Andrew Spiers, Abertay University, UK
Qiao Wang, Massey University, New Zealand
J. Antonio Baeza, Clemson University, USA          

Macroecology
Bader H. Alhajeri, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Alvar Carranza, University of the Republic, Uruguay, Uruguay
Alexander Kupfer, State Museum of Natural History Stuttgart, Germany
Diogo Provete, Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

Behavioral and Physiological Ecology    
Damien Caillaud, University of California Davis, USA
Andréaz Dupoué, Sorbonne Université - CNRS UMR7618, France
Simon Garnier, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
Emilio Guerrieri, Istituto per la Protezione Sostenibile delle Piante, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (IPSP-CNR), Italy
Attila Hettyey, Plant Protection Institute, Centre for Agricultural Research, Hungary
Oliver Krüger, University of Bielefeld, Germany
Deguang Liu, Northwest A&F University, China, People's Republic
Anne Lize, National Museum of Natural History, France
Tom Pike, University of Lincoln, UK
Heiko Schmaljohann, Institute of Avian Research, Germany
Benshui Shu, Zhongkai University of Agriculture and Engineering, China
Neil D. Tsutsui, UC-Berkeley, USA   
Emma Vitikainen, University of Helsinki, Finland
Chen-Zhu Wang, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China      

Conservation Ecology and Biodiversity Research
Christian Ammer, University of Gottingen, Germany
Gary Bucciarelli, UCLA, USA
Carsten Dormann, University of Freiburg, Germany
Alice Hughes, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, China, People's Republic
Bertrand Schatz, CNRS, France
Chun-Jing Wang, Qinghai University, China, People's Republic

Landscape Ecology and Ecosystems        
Ali El-Keblawy, Sharjah University, United Arab Emirates
Bettine van Vuuren,  University of Johannesburg, South Africa    

Population ecology
Alberto Meriggi, University of Pavia, Italy
Andrea Sciarretta, University of Molise, Italy
António Soares, University of the Azores, Portugal

Theories and models
Chris Adami, Michigan State University, USA
Ben Ashby, University of Bath, United Kingdom
David Basanta, Moffitt Cancer Center, USA
Colin Campbell, University of Mount Union, USA
David Posada, University of Vigo, Spain
Antônio Ralph Medeiros-Sousa, School of Public Health - University of São Paulo, Brazil
David Murrell, UCL, UK
Cang Hui, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Jonas Knape, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Editorial Advisors
Chris Adami, California Institute of Technology, USA
Nick H Barton, University of Edinburgh, UK
Jacobus J Boomsma, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Adalgisa Caccone, Yale University, USA
Mark W Chase, Royal Botanic Gardens, UK
Alan Cooper, University of Adelaide, Australia
Santiago Elena, CSIC, Spain
Olivier Gascuel, LIRMM-CNRS, France 
H Charles J Godfray, University of Oxford, UK
Michael Gray, Dalhousie University, Canada
Rolf F Hoekstra, Wageningen University, Netherlands
Mark Holder, University of Kansas, USA
Peter W Holland, University of Oxford, UK
Greg Hurst, University of Liverpool, UK
Laurence Hurst, University of Bath, UK
Robert K Jansen, University of Texas at Austin, USA
Laurent Keller, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Sandra Knapp, The Natural History Museum, UK
Jacob Koella, Imperial College London, UK
Martin Kreitman, University of Chicago, USA
Richard Lenski, Michigan State University, USA
Sarah Mathews, Harvard University, USA
Nancy A Moran, University of Arizona, USA
Claus Nielsen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Mohamed Noor, Duke University, USA
Ian P Owens, Imperial College London, UK
Jeffrey D Palmer, Indiana University, USA
Andrew Pomiankowski, University College London, UK
Mark Ragan, University of Queensland, Australia
Paul B Rainey, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Yves Rumpler, Université Louis Pasteur, France
David L Stern, Princeton University, USA
Joan E Strassmann, Rice University, USA
W Kelley Thomas, University of New Hampshire, USA
Monique Turmel, Universite Laval, Canada
Andreas Wagner, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Claus Wedekind, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Susan Wessler, University of Georgia, USA

Annual Journal Metrics

  • For BMC Evolutionary Biology (former title)

    Speed
    99 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    85 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    214 days from submission to acceptance
    22 days from acceptance to publication

    Citation Impact
    3.260 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.732 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.198 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.531 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

    Usage 
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    1,846 Altmetric Mentions

    Transparency and Openness
    TOP Factor score - 9