Journal of Biosciences

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Journal of Biosciences  
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Former names
Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences (Section B), Proceedings-Animal Sciences, Proceedings-Plant Sciences, Proceedings-Experimental Biology
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
J. Biosci.
Discipline Biology
Language English
Edited by D. P. Kasbekar
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0250-5991 (print)
0973-7138 (web)
LCCN 2003209618
OCLC no. 05871960

The Journal of Biosciences is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Indian Academy of Sciences. The current editor-in-chief is D. P. Kasbekar. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 1.419.[1]


The Journal of Biosciences was established in 1934 as the Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences (Section B). In 1978, the Proceedings were split into three sections: Proceedings-Animal Sciences, Proceedings-Plant Sciences, and Proceedings-Experimental Biology. The latter section was renamed Journal of Biosciences in 1979, and in 1991 it was merged again with the other two sections.[2]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:[2]


  1. ^ "Journal of Biosciences". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "About this journal". Journal of Biosciences. Springer Science+Business Media. Retrieved 2011-10-20.