Genome Biology & Molecular Genetics aims to provide a platform for high-quality, open-access research in the fields of genomics, genetics, and molecular biology. Our goal is to publish cutting-edge research that advances scientific knowledge and promotes innovation in these fields. We aim to foster a community of scientists who are committed to open and transparent science, collaboration, and inclusivity. We are dedicated to promoting diversity and providing equal opportunities for researchers from all backgrounds.


Genome Biology & Molecular Genetics covers a wide range of topics in the fields of genomics, genetics, and molecular biology. Our scope includes, but is not limited to, the following topics:

  • Genome sequencing and analysis
  • Epigenetics and chromatin biology
  • Gene regulation and expression
  • Genetic variation and inheritance
  • Evolutionary genomics
  • Functional genomics
  • Comparative genomics
  • Systems biology
  • Synthetic biology
  • Structural biology
  • Proteomics and metabolomics
  • Cell signaling and communication
  • Cancer biology and genetics
  • Neurogenetics and neurobiology
  • Immunogenetics and immunology
  • Microbial genomics and microbiology
  • Plant genomics and genetics
  • Agricultural genomics and genetics
  • Biotechnology and genetic engineering

We welcome original research articles, reviews, commentaries, perspectives, and opinion pieces in these areas. We encourage interdisciplinary research and welcome submissions that bridge the gap between different fields.

We prioritize research that is rigorous, well-conducted, and presents novel findings or insights. We also place a high value on transparency, data sharing, and reproducibility. Therefore, we encourage authors to make their data and materials openly available.

Genome Biology & Molecular Genetics is committed to promoting diversity and inclusivity in science. We encourage submissions from researchers from underrepresented groups, and we welcome research that highlights issues of diversity and equity in science.

We are also committed to promoting open and transparent science. We encourage authors to use preprint servers and to make their research freely available through open-access publication. We believe that open access to scientific research is essential for advancing scientific knowledge and discovery.

Keywords/sub-topics: Here are some additional keywords and sub-topics that fall within the scope of Genome Biology & Molecular Genetics:

  • RNA biology
  • DNA repair and recombination
  • Gene editing and CRISPR-CAS technology
  • Single-cell genomics
  • Bioinformatics and computational biology
  • Gene therapy and regenerative medicine
  • Developmental genetics and biology
  • Epigenetic inheritance
  • Molecular evolution
  • Population genetics and genomics
  • Phylogenetics and evolutionary history
  • Immunogenomics and personalized medicine
  • Stem cell biology and genetics
  • Environmental genomics and genetics
  • Biomedical engineering and technology
  • Synthetic biology applications
  • Metagenomics and microbiome research
  • Crop genetics and improvement
  • Animal genetics and breeding
  • Conservation genetics and genomics
  • Infectious disease genomics and epidemiology
  • Precision medicine and genetics
  • Ethics and policy in genetics and genomics

These keywords and sub-topics are not exhaustive, and we welcome submissions in other related areas as well. We are committed to promoting scientific discovery and innovation in the fields of genomics, genetics, and molecular biology, and we look forward to receiving submissions that advance these goals.


Here are 200 additional keywords and sub-topics that fall within the scope of Genome Biology & Molecular Genetics:

  1. Genomic instability
  2. Proteogenomics
  3. Pharmacogenomics
  4. Epigenomic engineering
  5. Gene expression regulation
  6. Metabolic engineering
  7. Genome-wide association studies
  8. DNA methylation
  9. Long noncoding RNA
  10. Transposons
  11. Chromatin organization
  12. Molecular imaging
  13. Gene networks
  14. Single nucleotide polymorphisms
  15. Alternative splicing
  16. Immune system genetics
  17. Genome editing ethics
  18. MicroRNA biology
  19. RNA interference
  20. Mitochondrial genetics
  21. Telomere biology
  22. Cancer genomics
  23. Gene therapy ethics
  24. Organismal development genetics
  25. Population genetics
  26. Mammalian genetics
  27. Neurogenetics
  28. Epigenetic therapy
  29. DNA damage response
  30. Structural variants
  31. CRISPR-based diagnostics
  32. Mitotic recombination
  33. Noncoding RNA regulation
  34. Chromosomal abnormalities
  • Genome-wide epigenetic profiling
  1. RNA editing
  • Genetic privacy
  • Tumor suppressor genes
  • Proteomic profiling
  1. Protein-protein interactions
  2. Synthetic genome engineering
  3. DNA replication
  4. Genetic determinants of aging
  5. Genetic variation and disease
  6. Epigenetic memory
  7. RNA stability and decay
  8. Eukaryotic transcriptional regulation
  9. Long-read sequencing
  10. Pharmacogenetics
  11. Genetic counseling
  12. Plant epigenetics
  13. Bacterial genomics
  • RNA modifications
  1. Viral genetics
  2. Genetically modified organisms
  • Genome-wide association studies in non-human organisms
  1. Oncogene addiction
  2. Computational epigenomics
  3. CRISPR-Cas systems
  4. Genetic engineering in agriculture
  5. Reproductive genetics
  6. Chromosome segregation
  7. Regulatory genomics
  8. Comparative epigenomics
  • Gene expression regulation by chromatin
  1. Gene therapy delivery methods
  • DNA repair mechanisms
  • RNA splicing variants
  • Stem cell epigenetics
  1. Epigenetic modifications in disease
  2. Host-pathogen interactions
  3. Epigenetic inheritance mechanisms
  • Genome-wide chromatin profiling
  1. Cancer genome evolution
  2. Human genetics and ancestry
  • Epigenetic regulation of development
  1. Mitosis and meiosis
  2. Microbial ecology genomics
  3. Epigenetic biomarkers
  4. Metabolic pathway engineering
  5. DNA replication stress
  6. Genomic medicine
  • Pharmacogenomics and precision medicine
  1. Somatic genome engineering
  2. Genetic variation and drug response
  • Alternative splicing regulation
  1. Cytogenetics
  2. Chromosomal instability in cancer
  3. Molecular diagnostics
  4. Transcription factor networks
  5. Epigenetic changes in aging
  6. RNA structure and function
  • Genetically engineered model organisms
  1. Noncoding RNA in development
  2. Reproductive cloning
  • Epigenetic regulation of metabolism
  1. Genomics in drug discovery
  2. RNA-based therapeutics
  3. Telomerase biology
  4. CRISPR-based gene drives
  5. Environmental epigenetics
  6. Cellular heterogeneity in cancer
  7. Gene editing and gene therapy safety
  8. DNA damage repair mechanisms
  9. Genome-wide CRISPR screens
  10. Epigenetic regulation of cell fate
  11. Epigenetic inheritance in plants
  12. Population genomics of non-model organisms
  13. Epigenetics of neurological disorders
  14. Single-cell genomics
  15. Regulation of DNA replication timing
  16. Epigenetic regulation of immune system function
  17. Genomic imprinting
  18. Molecular genetics of plant development
  19. Epigenetics of behavioral traits
  20. Transcriptional enhancers and promoters
  21. Epigenetic regulation of chromatin dynamics
  22. Synthetic biology and genetic engineering
  23. Genetic basis of adaptation
  24. Epigenetic regulation of cardiac development
  25. Genetic determinants of drug metabolism
  26. Epigenetics of viral infections
  27. Genome engineering using base editors
  28. Comparative genomics of vertebrates
  29. Epigenetic regulation of neuronal activity
  30. Genome-wide association studies in model organisms
  31. Proteomics of cellular signaling pathways
  32. Epigenetic regulation of adipose tissue development
  33. Genetics of complex traits
  34. Synthetic lethality in cancer treatment
  35. Epigenetics of environmental toxicants
  36. Genome-scale metabolic modeling
  37. Epigenetic regulation of the circadian clock
  38. Genetic determinants of lifespan
  39. Evolutionary genetics of sex chromosomes
  40. Epigenetics of addiction and substance abuse
  41. CRISPR-based gene therapy
  42. Epigenetic regulation of stem cell differentiation
  43. Genetic basis of human evolution
  44. Epigenetics of cardiovascular disease
  45. Comparative genomics of fungi
  46. DNA damage checkpoint signaling
  47. Epigenetic regulation of hematopoietic stem cells
  48. Genetic determinants of sleep
  49. Epigenetics of epidermal differentiation
  50. CRISPR-based genome-wide screens
  51. Genomics of host-microbe interactions
  52. Epigenetic regulation of intestinal homeostasis
  53. Genetic basis of social behavior
  54. Epigenetics of lung development and disease
  55. Genome-wide analysis of transcription factor binding
  56. Epigenetic regulation of adipocyte metabolism
  57. Genetic determinants of human intelligence
  58. Genome engineering using recombinases
  59. Epigenetics of kidney development and disease
  60. Comparative genomics of insects
  61. DNA damage tolerance mechanisms
  62. Epigenetic regulation of synaptic plasticity
  63. Evolutionary genetics of gene families
  64. Epigenetics of aging-related diseases
  65. CRISPR-based epigenome editing
  66. Genetic determinants of personality traits
  67. Epigenetics of stem cell self-renewal
  68. Comparative genomics of bacteria
  69. DNA damage-induced signaling pathways
  70. Epigenetic regulation of mitochondrial function
  71. Genetic basis of language development
  72. Epigenetics of liver development and disease
  73. Genome-scale modeling of cellular metabolism
  74. Epigenetic regulation of immune cell differentiation
  75. Comparative genomics of plants
  76. Replication fork stability and dynamics
  77. Epigenetic regulation of pancreatic development and disease
  78. Genetic determinants of social cognition
  79. CRISPR-based epigenetic screens
  80. Epigenetic regulation of cancer stem cells
  81. Evolutionary genetics of developmental pathways
  82. Epigenetics of drug addiction and relapse
  83. Genome engineering using CRISPR-STOP
  84. Genetic basis of personality disorders
  85. Epigenetics of hematopoietic lineage specification
  86. Comparative genomics of algae
  87. Genome instability and aging
  88. Epigenetic regulation of T cell differentiation
  89. Genetic determinants of altruism
  90. Epigenetics of ocular development and disease
  91. CRISPR-based gene drives
  92. Epigenetic regulation of adipose tissue inflammation
  93. Comparative genomics of viruses
  94. DNA replication stress and genome instability
  95. Epigenetics of neurodegenerative diseases
  96. Genetic determinants of learning and memory
  97. Epigenetic regulation of muscle development and disease
  98. Genome-wide identification of genetic enhancers
  99. Epigenetic regulation of innate immune response
  100. Comparative genomics of marine organisms
  101. DNA double-strand break repair mechanisms
  102. Epigenetics of metabolic disorders
  103. Genetic determinants of human personality
  104. Genome-wide profiling of chromatin accessibility.
  105. Epigenetic regulation of epigenetic modifiers
  106. Comparative genomics of parasites
  107. DNA damage response and cell cycle checkpoints
  108. Epigenetics of mitochondrial diseases
  109. Genetic determinants of emotional regulation
  110. Epigenetic regulation of adipocyte differentiation
  111. Genome-wide identification of genetic repressors
  112. Epigenetic regulation of adaptive immunity
  113. Comparative genomics of microbial communities
  114. DNA repair and genome stability in cancer
  115. Epigenetics of psychiatric disorders
  116. Genetic determinants of human emotions
  117. Epigenetic regulation of bone development and disease
  118. Genome-wide identification of genetic interactions
  119. Epigenetic regulation of neuroinflammation
  120. Comparative genomics of archaea
  121. DNA damage response and senescence
  122. Epigenetics of endocrine disorders
  123. Genetic determinants of social perception
  124. Epigenetic regulation of adipose tissue function
  125. Genome-wide identification of genetic variants
  126. Epigenetic regulation of adaptive response to stress
  127. Comparative genomics of coral reefs
  128. DNA methylation and gene regulation
  129. Epigenetics of metabolic reprogramming
  130. Genetic determinants of cognitive flexibility
  131. Epigenetic regulation of bone metabolism
  132. Genome-wide identification of genetic drivers
  133. Epigenetic regulation of gut microbiome composition
  134. Comparative genomics of extremophiles
  135. DNA replication origin recognition
  136. Epigenetics of neurodevelopmental disorders
  137. Genetic determinants of social cognition and behavior
  138. Epigenetic regulation of cartilage development and disease
  139. Genome-wide identification of genetic modulators
  140. Epigenetic regulation of lymphocyte development and function
  141. Comparative genomics of thermophiles
  142. DNA damage response and genome stability in aging
  143. Epigenetics of autoimmune diseases
  144. Genetic determinants of human perception
  145. Epigenetic regulation of adipose tissue remodeling
  146. Genome-wide identification of genetic targets
  147. Epigenetic regulation of tissue repair and regeneration
  148. Comparative genomics of hydrothermal vents
  149. DNA damage response and cancer therapy
  150. Epigenetics of rare diseases
  151. Genetic determinants of social learning
  152. Epigenetic regulation of kidney function
  153. Genome-wide identification of genetic biomarkers
  154. Epigenetic regulation of neurodegeneration.

The Aims and Scope of "Genome Biology & Molecular Genetics" encompass a broad range of topics related to the understanding of the structure, function, and regulation of genomes and their impact on cellular processes, physiology, and disease. The Journal seeks to publish original research articles, reviews, commentaries and etc., that contribute to advancing our understanding of genome biology and molecular genetics. With an emphasis on open access, the Journal aims to provide a platform for dissemination of scientific knowledge to the widest possible audience. The keywords and sub-topics provided offer a glimpse into the diverse areas of research covered by the Journal, ranging from comparative genomics and epigenetics to DNA repair, gene regulation, and genetic determinants of human traits and diseases. Overall, the Journal's mission is to foster interdisciplinary collaboration and exchange of ideas among researchers working at the forefront of genome biology and molecular genetics.