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Collection: Hepatitis C

The 2020 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice for their discovery of Hepatitis C virus. In celebration of what they started and showcasing areas of research that have since emerged, we here present a collection of articles from the BMC Biology, BMC Medicine, Genome Medicine and the BMC Series Journals on biology, diagnosis and treatment and wider public health and medical outcomes of the Hepatitis C virus and its infection.

New Collections

Genome editing technologies and applications

BMC Biotechnology and BMC Plant Biology together present the latest collection of articles on the advances in genome editing technologies and applications. 

Advances in CAR-T immunotherapy

BMC Biotechnology and BMC Cancer together present the latest collection of articles on the advances in CAR-T immunotherapy covering the entire range of advances from lab to clinic.  

BMC Series Focus Issue

November: Diabetes

In support of World Diabetes Day on 14th November, this BMC Series focus issue places the spotlight on research advancing knowledge and patient care in diabetes. Our open-access content is available permanently, and highlights include genomics, neuroscience, and public health topics. 

Featured Article

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Lentiviral system for genome editing

In this article the authors demonstrate a new lentivirus-driven method for genome editing of Salmon cells. Read the full article here.

Articles

Aims and scope

BMC Biotechnology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on the manipulation of biological macromolecules or organisms for use in experimental procedures, cellular and tissue engineering or in the pharmaceutical, agricultural biotechnology and allied industries.

The journal welcomes submissions in these broad areas of research:
Applied immunology 
Cellular, tissue and whole organism biotechnology 
Drug discovery and delivery 
Environmental biotechnology 
Food and nutritional biotechnology 
Genetic engineering
Mathematical modeling and statistics in biology
Methods and technological advances in biotechnology 
Microbial biotechnology 
Plant and agricultural biotechnology 
Systems and synthetic biology 

To read the full scope of the journal, click here. 

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BMC Biotechnology is recruiting new Associate Editors

Learn more about the role and requirements here and if interested please complete the accompanying Application form

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Editor
Akila SridharBioMed Central, UK


Assistant Editor
Lauren McMillan, BioMed Central, UK

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