|Abbreviated title (ISO 4)||Nat. Genet.|
|Edited by||Myles Axton|
|Publisher||Nature Publishing Group (United States)|
The journal encompasses genetic and functional genomic studies on human traits and on other model organisms, including mouse, fly, nematode and yeast. Current emphasis is on the genetic basis for common and complex diseases and on the functional mechanism, architecture and evolution of gene networks, studied by experimental perturbation.
It is an internationally recognized scientific publication with an Impact Factor of 35.209, making it the top ranked journal in the category of genetics and genomics. Its sister journal is Nature Reviews Genetics.