Molecular Reproduction and Development
Vol 80 (12 Issues in 2013)
Edited by: Gary M. Wessel
Print ISSN: 1040-452X Online ISSN: 1098-2795
Molecular Reproduction and Development takes an integrated, systems-biology approach to understand the dynamic continuum of cellular, reproductive, and developmental processes. This journal fosters dialogue among diverse disciplines through primary research communications and educational forums, with the philosophy that fundamental findings within the life sciences result from a convergence of disciplines.
Increasingly, readers of the Journal need to be informed of diverse, yet integrated, topics impinging on their areas of interest. This requires an expansion in thinking towards non-traditional, interdisciplinary experimental design and data analysis. For example, biologists need to know how nanodevices might be used, while bioengineers need to know how post-translational protein modifications affect developmental mechanisms. The Journal will provide a means for readers to integrate divergent scientific disciplines into their current and future research. Readers will turn to Molecular Reproduction and Development not only to learn the latest in research progress, but to become educated in frontier topics of the field of reproductive and developmental biology; students in particular will turn to the Journal to learn about current progress in the diversifying approaches that will become the foundation for the next generation of research.