The 2013 impact factor of the Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering (JBB) has been released on July 30, 2014 by Thomson Reuters ISI. The journal's new impact factor is 1.790, which increased by 0.053 points from the rate of 1.737 in 2012.

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The journal updated the Instructions to Authors in June 2014 based on the guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). We would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Elizabeth Wagner, the former chair of COPE, for her expert advice on the journal instructions.⇒Instructions to Authors

2014 Release of Journal Citation Reports with "Source: 2013 Web of Science data." Journal Citation Reports is a registered trademark of Thomson Reuters. All rights reserved.