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Biological Sciences ERA Ranking Journals

The ERA research rankings are based on research published throughout the world in ERA accepted journals. The Biological Sciences research rankings involved an analysis of a range of journal publications to establish the performance level of each participating institution in this field.

List of Biological Sciences Research ERA Ranking Journals:


- ACS Chemical Biology
- AIDS
- Acta Biologica Hungarica
- Acta Biologica Szegediensis
- Acta Biomedica de l'Ateneo Parmense
- Acta Biotheoretica
- Acta Botanica Hungarica
- Acta Crystallographica Section D: Structural Biology
- Acta Crystallographica. Section F: Structural Biology Communications
- Acta Physiologica Hungarica
- Acta Scientiarum Polonorum: Biotechnologia
- Acta Scientiarum: Biological Sciences
- Acta Tropica
- Advances in Marine Biology
- Aerobiologia
- Aerosol and Air Quality Research
- African Journal of Aquatic Science
- African Journal of Biotechnology
- African Journal of Marine Science
- Age
- Aging Cell
- Agricultural and Forest Entomology
- Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
- Algorithms for Molecular Biology
- American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences
- American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology
- American Journal of Human Genetics
- American Journal of Physiology: Endocrinology and Metabolism
- American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology
- American Journal of Veterinary Research
- American Midland Naturalist
- American Museum of Natural History Bulletin
- Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry
- Anatomical Record
- Animal Behaviour
- Animal Biodiversity and Conservation
- Animal Cells and Systems
- Animal Cognition
- Animal Conservation
- Animal Production Science
- Animal Reproduction Science
- Animal: the international journal of animal biosciences
- Annales de Biologie Clinique
- Annals of Agri Bio Research
- Annals of Applied Biology
- Annals of Biology
- Annals of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History
- Annual Review of Biochemistry
- Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology
- Annual Review of Ecology Evolution and Systematics
- Annual Review of Pharmacology and Toxicology
- Annual Review of Physiology
- Antarctic Science
- Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology
- Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism
- Applied Soil Ecology
- Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
- Aquatic Living Resources: international journal devoted to aquatic resources
- Aquatic Sciences: research across boundaries
- Aquatic Toxicology
- Arab Journal of Biotechnology
- Archives for Agronomy and Soil Science
- Archives of Biological Sciences
- Archives of Virology
- Artificial Cells Blood Substitutes and Biotechnology
- Asia Pacific Journal of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
- Asian Biotechnology and Development Review
- Austral Ecology: a journal of ecology in the Southern Hemisphere
- Australasian Journal of Ecotoxicology
- Australian Journal of Zoology
- BBA: Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids
- BBA: Proteins and Proteomics
- BMC Bioinformatics
- BMC Biology
- BMC Biotechnology
- BMC Developmental Biology
- BMC Genomics
- BMC Microbiology
- Basic and Applied Ecology
- Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
- Bio-Research
- BioControl: journal of the International Organisation for Biological Control
- BioEssays
- BioMed Research International
- BioProcessing: advances and trends in biological product development
- BioTechniques: the journal of laboratory technology for bioresearch
- Biochemical Journal
- Biochemical Systematics and Ecology
- Biochemistry and Cell Biology
- Biochimica et Biophysica Acta: international journal of biochemistry and biophysics
- Biodiversity
- Bioelectromagnetics
- Biofouling: the journal of bioadhesion and biofilm research
- Biogeosciences
- Bioinformatics
- Bioinspiration and Biomimetics
- Biointerphases: an open access journal for the biomaterials interface community
- Biologia
- Biological Bulletin
- Biological Conservation
- Biological Invasions
- Biological Journal of the Linnean Society
- Biological Psychiatry
- Biological Research
- Biological Reviews
- Biologicals
- Biology
- Biology Direct
- Biology Letters
- Biology and Fertility of Soils
- Biology and Philosophy
- Biology of Reproduction
- Biomacromolecules
- Biomedical and Environmental Sciences
- Biophysical Chemistry
- Biophysical Journal
- Biopolymers
- Bioscience
- Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: biodefense strategy practice and science
- Biosystems
- Biotechnology
- Biotechnology Advances
- Biotechnology Annual Review
- Biotechnology Letters
- Biotechnology Progress
- Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry
- Biotechnology and Biotechnological Equipment
- Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Reviews
- Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Reviews
- Biotecnologia Aplicada
- Biotekhnologiya
- Biotropica
- Bird Conservation International
- Bone
- Botanica Marina
- Brain Behavior and Evolution
- Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology: an international journal
- Bulletin of Marine Science
- Bulletin of Mathematical Biology
- Cell
- Cell Death and Differentiation
- Cell Stem Cell
- Cell Transplantation
- Cellular Reprogramming
- Chelonian Conservation Biology
- Chemical Senses
- Chemoecology: evolutionary mechanistic and environmental approaches to chemically-mediated interaction
- Chinese Journal of Bioprocess Engineering
- Chronobiology International: the journal of biological and medical rhythm research
- Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy
- Clinical Infectious Diseases
- Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology C: Toxicology and Pharmacology
- Comparative Immunology Microbiology and Infectious Diseases: the international journal for medical and veterinary researchers and practitioners
- Comparative Medicine (Memphis)
- Compost Science and Utilization
- Comptes Rendus Biologies (Academie des Sciences)
- Computational Biology
- Computational Biology and Chemistry
- Conservation Biology
- Conservation Genetics
- Conservation Physiology
- Conservation Science Western Australia
- Continental Shelf Research
- Coral Reefs
- Critical Reviews in Biotechnology
- Current Aging Science
- Current Bioinformatics
- Current Biology
- Current Biotechnology
- Current Gene Therapy: the international journal for in-depth reviews on gene therapy
- Current Opinion in Biotechnology
- CytoJournal
- Cytotechnology: international journal of cell culture and biotechnology
- Development (Cambridge)
- Developmental Biology
- Developmental Cell
- Developmental Dynamics
- Developments in Biologicals
- Disease Models and Mechanisms
- Diseases of Aquatic Organisms
- Diversity and Distributions
- EMBO Molecular Medicine
- Ecohydrology
- Ecological Applications
- Ecological Indicators
- Ecological Informatics
- Ecological Management and Restoration
- Ecological Research
- Ecosystems
- Ecotoxicology
- Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine
- Electronic Journal of Biotechnology
- Endangered Species Research
- Endocrine-Related Cancer
- Endocrinology
- Environmental Bioindicators
- Environmental Chemistry Letters
- Environmental Conservation: an international journal of environmental science
- Environmental Health
- Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine
- Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy
- Environmental Research
- Environmental Science and Pollution Research
- Environmental Technology
- Environmental Toxicology
- Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
- Environmental and Ecological Statistics
- Environmental and Experimental Botany
- Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis
- Enzyme and Microbial Technology
- Equine Veterinary Journal
- Estuaries and Coasts
- Eukaryotic Cell
- Euphytica: international journal on plant breeding
- Eurasip Journal on Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
- European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases: an international journal on pathogenesis diagnosis epidemiology therapy and prevention of infectious diseases
- European Journal of Mineral Processing and Environmental Protection
- European Journal of Soil Biology
- Evolutionary Psychology
- Experimental Animals
- F1000 Prime Reports
- FEMS Microbiology Ecology
- FEMS Microbiology Letters
- FEMS Yeast Research
- Fluids and Barriers of the CNS
- Folia Biologica: international journal of biological research
- Foodborne Pathogens and Disease
- Forensic Science International: Genetics
- Forest Ecology and Management
- Free Radical Research
- Fresenius Environmental Bulletin
- Freshwater Biology
- Frontiers in Biology
- Frontiers in Life Science: frontiers of interdisciplinary research in the life sciences
- Functional Ecology
- Fundamental and Applied Limnology: Official jounal of the International Association of Theoretical and Applied Limnology
- Fungal Ecology
- Gene Therapy (Basingstoke)
- Genes Brain and Behavior
- Genes and Development
- Genetics Selection Evolution
- Genome Biology
- Genome Research
- Genomics Proteomics and Bioinformatics
- Geoderma
- Global Change Biology
- Glycobiology
- Harmful Algae
- Helicobacter (Oxford)
- Hormones and Behaviour
- Human Dimensions of Wildlife
- Human Molecular Genetics
- Hydrobiologia: the international journal on limnology and marine sciences
- IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
- IRBM News
- Ichnos: an International Journal for Plant and Animal Traces
- Immunobiology
- Indian Journal of Human Genetics
- Infection and Immunity
- Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies
- Insect Molecular Biology
- Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (ILAR) Journal
- Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management
- International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation
- International Journal Of Biodiversity Science Ecosystem Services and Management
- International Journal of Agriculture and Biology
- International Journal of Bioinformatics Research and Applications
- International Journal of Biometrics and Bioinformatics (IJBB)
- International Journal of Biotechnology
- International Journal of Biotechnology and Biochemistry
- International Journal of Computational Biology and Drug Design
- International Journal of Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
- International Journal of Dairy Technology
- International Journal of Data Mining and Bioinformatics
- International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences
- International Journal of Environmental Health Research
- International Journal of Phytoremediation
- International Journal of Plant Developmental Biology
- International Journal of Radiation Biology
- Internet Journal of Genomics and Proteomics
- Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science
- Izvestiya: Seriya Biologicheskaya (Rossiiskaya Akademiya Nauk)
- Journal de la Societe de Biologie
- Journal of Agricultural Biological and Environmental Statistics
- Journal of Animal Ecology
- Journal of Animal Science
- Journal of Applied Biomedicine
- Journal of Applied Genetics: an international journal of genetics and breeding
- Journal of Applied Physiology
- Journal of Arid Environments
- Journal of Avian Biology
- Journal of Bacteriology
- Journal of Biogeography
- Journal of Biological Chemistry
- Journal of Biological Dynamics
- Journal of Biological Systems
- Journal of Biology
- Journal of Biomedical Informatics
- Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A
- Journal of Biomedical Science
- Journal of Biomimetics Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering
- Journal of Biomolecular NMR
- Journal of Biomolecular Techniques
- Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering
- Journal of Biosciences
- Journal of Biotechnology
- Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
- Journal of Cell Science
- Journal of Cereal Science
- Journal of Chemical Biology
- Journal of Chemical Ecology
- Journal of Clinical Microbiology
- Journal of Comparative Physiology A: sensory neural and behavioral physiology
- Journal of Computational Biology
- Journal of Cytology
- Journal of Ecology
- Journal of Environmental Biology: an international research journal of environmental sciences and toxicology
- Journal of Environmental Quality
- Journal of Environmental Radioactivity
- Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
- Journal of General Virology
- Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry
- Journal of Infectious Diseases
- Journal of Insect Conservation: an international journal devoted to the conservation of insects and related invertebrates
- Journal of Interferon and Cytokine Research
- Journal of Mammalogy
- Journal of Mathematical Biology
- Journal of Medical Entomology
- Journal of Medical Genetics
- Journal of Medical Microbiology
- Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology
- Journal of Micropalaeontology
- Journal of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology
- Journal of Natural Products
- Journal of Parasitology
- Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry
- Journal of Pineal Research
- Journal of Proteome Research
- Journal of Structural and Functional Genomics
- Journal of Theoretical Biology
- Journal of Thermal Biology
- Journal of Vector Ecology
- Journal of Virology
- Journal of Wildlife Management
- Journal of Zoology
- Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animals
- Journal of the American Society of Brewing Chemists
- Journal of the Indian Institute of Science
- Journal of the Institute of Brewing
- Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia
- Landscape Ecology
- Learning and Memory
- Limnology and Oceanography
- Limnology and Oceanography: Methods
- Linnean Society of New South Wales
- Marine Biodiversity: international journal of marine science
- Marine Biology: international journal on life in oceans and coastal waters
- Marine Environmental Research
- Marine Genomics
- Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology
- Mathematical Biosciences
- Matrix Biology
- Mechanisms of Development
- Medical and Veterinary Entomology
- Memoirs of the Museum of Victoria
- Memoirs of the Queensland Museum
- Methods of Information in Medicine: journal of methodology in medical research information and documentation
- Microbial Drug Resistance: mechanism epidemiology and disease
- Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews
- Microscopy
- Minerva Biotecnologica
- Molecular Aspects of Medicine
- Molecular Biology of the Cell
- Molecular Biotechnology
- Molecular Cell
- Molecular Ecology
- Molecular Ecology Resources
- Molecular Endocrinology
- Molecular Microbiology
- Molecular Psychiatry
- Molecular Therapy
- Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology
- Molecular and Cellular Biology
- Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology
- Molluscan Research
- Mongolian Journal of Biological Sciences
- Monoclonal Antibodies in Immunodiagnosis and Immunotherapy
- Mucosal Immunology
- Mutation Research: Fundamental and Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis
- Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology Biology and Medicine
- Natural Product Reports: a journal of current development in bioorganic chemistry
- Nature Cell Biology
- Nature Genetics
- Nature Methods
- Nature Protocols
- Nature Reviews Drug Discovery
- Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology
- Nature Structural and Molecular Biology
- Nautilus (Sanibel): a quarterly devoted to the interests of malacologists
- Neural Development
- Neurochemical Research
- New Biotechnology
- New Phytologist
- New Zealand Entomologist
- New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research
- New Zealand Natural Sciences
- Nitric Oxide: Biology and Chemistry
- Northeastern Naturalist
- Northern Territory Naturalist
- Nucleic Acid Therapeutics
- Nucleic Acids Research
- Nutrition Research Reviews
- OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology
- Open Life Sciences
- Origins of Life and Evolution of the Biosphere
- PEERJ
- PLoS Biology
- PLoS Computational Biology
- PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
- Pacific Conservation Biology
- Periodicum Biologorum
- Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology
- Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
- Photochemistry and Photobiology
- Phycologia
- Physica Medica: an international journal devoted to the applications of physics to medicine and biology
- Physical Biology
- Physiological Reviews
- Physiology and Behavior
- Phytochemical Analysis
- Phytochemistry: the international journal of plant chemistry plant biochemistry and molecular biology
- Phytotherapy Research
- Pigment Cell and Melanoma Research
- Plant Biotechnology Journal
- Plant Cell and Environment
- Plant Physiology
- Plant and Soil: international journal on plant-soil relationships
- Polar Biology
- Polar Science
- Preparative Biochemistry and Biotechnology
- Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington
- Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
- Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland
- Protein Engineering Design and Selection
- Proteins: Structure Function and Bioinformatics
- Proteome Science
- Proteomics
- Protist
- Psychophysiology
- Radiation Research
- Radiation and Environmental Biophysics
- Rangeland Ecology and Management
- Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry
- Records of the Western Australian Museum
- Reproduction Fertility and Development
- Reproduction in Domestic Animals: physiology pathology biotechnology
- Reproduction: Supplement
- Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology
- Research and Reports in Biology
- Restoration Ecology
- Revista Chilena de Historia Natural
- Rivista di Biologia: biology forum
- Russian Journal of Biomechanics
- SAR and QSAR in Environmental Research
- Science China Life Sciences
- Science Translational Medicine
- Sexual Development
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases
- Shengwu Gongcheng Xuebao
- Sleep
- Soil Biology and Biochemistry
- Soil Science Society of America Journal
- Soil Science: an interdisciplinary approach to soils research
- Soil and Tillage Research
- Soshiki Baiyo Kenkyu
- Southwestern Naturalist
- Spectroscopy Letters: an international journal for rapid communication
- Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology
- Stem Cell Research
- Stem Cell Research and Therapy
- Stem Cell Reviews
- Stem Cells
- Stem Cells and Development
- Structure
- Systematics and Biodiversity
- The American Naturalist
- The EMBO Journal
- The ISME Journal: multidisciplinary journal of microbial ecology
- The International Journal of Developmental Biology
- The Journal of Cell Biology
- The Journal of Experimental Biology
- The Journal of Physiology
- The Open Biotechnology Journal
- The Quarterly Review of Biology
- The Queensland Naturalist
- The Veterinary Journal
- The Victorian Naturalist
- The Western Australian Naturalist
- Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling
- Theoretical and Applied Genetics: international journal of plant breeding research
- Theory in Biosciences
- Theriogenology
- Transgenic Research
- Trends in Biochemical Sciences
- Trends in Biotechnology
- Trends in Cell Biology
- Trends in Ecology and Evolution
- Trends in Genetics
- Trends in Molecular Medicine
- Trends in Parasitology
- Trends in Pharmacological Sciences
- Tropical Ecology
- Vaccine
- Vie et Milieu: periodique d'ecologie generale
- Virology
- Virus Genes
- Virus Research
- Water Environment Research
- Western North American Naturalist
- Wetlands Ecology and Management
- Wetlands: the journal of the Society of Wetland Scientists
- Wildlife Research
- World Journal of Fish and Marine Sciences
- World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology
- Zhejiang University Journal (Science B): international biomedicine and biotechnology journal
- Zhurnal Obshchei Biologii
- Zoonoses and Public Health

Note: Biological Sciences is a Master field. A more extensive list of journals might be found under its various sub-fields.


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