•Quality (journal paired to the IF = 8.1 Current Opinion in Biotechnology)
•Speed of handling of submitted manuscripts
•Visibility (leveraging on open access publishing model, the industry-leading tradition of Elsevier, and superior social media presence)
Overview of recent biotech research and its diversity is presented in the journal kick-off manuscript Current research in biotechnology: Exploring the biotech forefront.
The International Natural Product Sciences Taskforce (INPST) maintains up-to-date lists with conferences, grants and funding opportunities, jobs and open positions, and journal special issues with relevance for the area of phytochemistry and food chemistry, pharmacology, pharmacognosy research, and natural product science.