OBM Genetics is an international Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc. It accepts papers addressing basic and medical aspects of genetics and epigenetics and also ethical, legal and social issues. Coverage includes clinical, developmental, diagnostic, evolutionary, genomic, mitochondrial, molecular, oncological, population and reproductive aspects. It publishes a variety of article types (Original Research, Review, Communication, Opinion, Comment, Conference Report, Technical Note, Book Review, etc.). There is no restriction on the length of the papers and we encourage scientists to publish their results in as much detail as possible.

Publication Speed (median values for papers published in 2023): Submission to First Decision: 5.1 weeks; Submission to Acceptance: 17.0 weeks; Acceptance to Publication: 7 days (1-2 days of FREE language polishing included)

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Self-Archiving Policy

LIDSEN permits self-archiving of all the versions (Submitted Version, Accepted (Peer-Reviewed) Version, and Published Version (Version of Record)) in the institutional repositories or any suitable subject repositories of the author’s own choice. To protect the integrity of the scientific record, authors are advised to link to the publisher’s website when depositing these versions. Moreover, as fully open-access journals, self-archiving of a paper is not subject to an embargo period.

Copyright License

Articles Published in OBM Genetics will be under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY 4.0) License, unless otherwise noted. Under this license, authors agree to make articles, including data, graphics, and supplements, legally available for reuse, without permission or fees, for virtually any purpose. Any individual or institution is free to copy, distribute, reproduce, or reuse these publications, as long as the author and original source are properly cited.

Please note that the copyright is retained by the author(s).

All the papers that are published in OBM Genetics contain the following note in the published text:

© ... by the authors. This is an open access article distributed under the conditions of the Creative Commons by Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium or format, provided the original work is correctly cited.