The CRISPR Journal

In early 2018 Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. will begin publishing The CRISPR Journal.  Their publishing interests are broad and manuscripts are being solicited for inclusion in their inaugural issue in early 2018.

This is from the journal’s website:

“The rampant growth of CRISPR technology is driving research in all areas of the life sciences and biotechnology. The CRISPR Journal, a new peer-reviewed publication launching in 2018, will be the voice of the ever-growing CRISPR community, publishing groundbreaking research in a multitude of disciplines, advances in the underlying technology and methodologies, and vigorous discussion and commentary including opinion, commentaries and “news & views” style essays from active researchers. The CRISPR Journal will be must read journal for the rapidly growing community of CRISPR labs around the world.

The CRISPR Journal coverage includes:

  • CRISPR biology and technology
  • Host-pathogen interactions
  • Microbial immunity
  • Genetic diseases
  • DNA-protein complexes
  • Gene therapy
  • Cancer immunotherapy
  • Embryonic development
  • Synthetic biology
  • Systems biology
  • Animal models
  • Organ transplantation
  • Gene drives
  • Plant biology
  • Food science
  • Genetically modified foods
  • Bioethics
  • IP and patenting
  • Zinc fingers and TALEs
  • And more!

Join us in launching this groundbreaking new journal!
Submissions are now being accepted



  • There are no submission fees to the Journal.
  • There no page charges for the Journal.
  • The Journal will publish color photographs, with a subsidy from the author. Costs are dependent upon the number of figures within a paper.
  • Open Access and Creative Commons licensing options are available.


The CRISPR Journal  is a subscription-based peer-reviewed journal with Open Access options. Creative Commons CC-BY and CC-BY-NC licensing is available for all articles published open access for a standard Article Processing Charge (APC) of $3,200.00 USD. Submitting authors may be entitled to a discount on the APC if their institution is a member of our Liebert Author Advocacy Program (LAAP). ”

Insect scientists using or planning to use RNA-guided endonucease-based technologies my want to add this journal’s table of contents alert or RSS feed to their current collection of scientific literature-tracking tools.



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