Genetics (journal)

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Not to be confused with Journal of Genetics.
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Discipline Genetics
Language English
Edited by Mark Johnston
Publication details
Publication history
After 12 months
ISSN 0016-6731 (print)
1943-2631 (web)

Genetics is a monthly scientific journal publishing investigations bearing on heredity, genetics, biochemistry and molecular biology. Genetics is published by the Genetics Society of America. It has a delayed open access policy, and makes articles available online without a subscription after 12 months have elapsed since first publication. Since 2010, it is published online-only.[1] George Harrison Shull was the founding editor of Genetics in 1916. Its 2014 impact factor is 5.963.


Editor-in-Chief Term
George Harrison Shull 1916-1925
Donald F. Jones 1926-1935
L. C. Dunn 1936-1939
Marcus Morton Rhoades 1940-1946
Curt Stern 1947-1951
R. A. Brink and James F. Crow 1952-1956
Clarence Paul Oliver and Wilson Stone 1957-1962
David D. Perkins 1963-1967
F. W. Caspari 1968-1972
D.R. Stadler 1973-1976
G. Lefevre 1977-1981
John W. Drake 1982-1996
Elizabeth W. Jones 1996-2008
Mark Johnston 2008–Present


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