We are pleased to announce that the 2014 impact factor of the Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering (JBB) reached a record high score of 1.884, which increased in two consecutive years. The journal's 5-year impact factor is 2.032, which also increased from the rate 1.979 in 2013.

Significant efforts have been made by former Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Masahiro Takagi with the support of dedicated editors and reviewers. JBB is continuously gaining attention and strengthening its position as a leading journal in the field of biotechnology and applied microbiology.

Prof. Junichi Kato took over the role as Editor-in-Chief on June 1, 2015, and has been working energetically to further improve the journal. We appreciate all the support from editors, reviewers and authors.


2015 Release of Journal Citation Reports with "Source: 2014 Web of Science data."
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