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Why publish with Bioinformatics Advances?

Bioinformatics Advances is a fully open access, peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal on bioinformatics and computational biology, with a major focus on the molecular and cellular levels of biology. Bioinformatics Advances is published jointly by Oxford University Press and by the International Society for Computational Biology, who are the leading professional society for computational biology and bioinformatics. 

Read on to learn why Bioinformatics Advances is the perfect home for your research.



The Editors-in-Chief of Bioinformatics Advances, Alex Bateman and Thomas Lengauer, lead a highly experienced and geographically diverse editorial board.

The research published in Bioinformatics Advances makes an impact in the field. Explore our high impact collection to find out more.


Bioinformatics Advances publishes a range of article types so you can select the format most appropriate for communicating your findings. Choose from original articles, application notes, scientific data, discovery notes, reviews, opinions, perspective letters to the editor, and features. 



Bioinformatics Advances publishes research that is read, discussed, and cited by scientists, practitioners, and members of the computational community in areas such as education and career development.


  • Fast and thorough review: on average, it takes 27 days to first decision and 67 days to final decision.
  • Speed of production: on average, it takes less than 15 days from receipt to online publication.
  • Considerate and attentive dialog with the authors.
  • Help is provided in case of rejections for suggesting improvements.
  • Special catering to authors from low and middle income countries, including coaching reviews and special rebates on open access charges.


Did you know? ISCB Members Save 20% off publishing charges!




Read our instructions to authors to learn more about preparing and submitting your manuscript with us or submit now via our submission site.

OUP also offers authoring resources to answer all of your publication questions before, during, and after publication, including how to best promote your work once published.

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