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Nature Publishing Group Will Add Phenomics Journal to Its Portfolio
Nature Publishing Group (NPG) and Fudan University in Shanghai agreed to co-publish a new interdisciplinary, open access (OA) journal, npj Molecular Phenomics. It will be open for submissions in October 2015 and cover advances in “the study of the physical and chemical expression of gene-environment interactions, their relationships with the underlying genomes, and the relationship of molecular phenotypes with disease risk and response to therapy,” according to the press release.
“Phenomics is a fast growing field of study. We are seeing a rapid increase in the establishment of research laboratories and facilities for phenomics research including in the US, Europe and Asia,” says Annette Thomas, SpringerNature’s chief scientific officer. “Fudan University is one of the pioneers in developing phenomics research programs, and has established one of the largest phenotyping facilities in the world … Their research strengths make them the natural partner for npj Molecular Phenomics.”
For more information, read the press release.
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