Type: Frontiers in Bioscience is a Nonprofit organization: Frontiers in Bioscience (FBS) is dedicated to fostering science, education and research. FBS was launched in 1996 as the first electronic medical journal and because of this it was indexed from the outset by the National Library of Medicine and received the 501 (c)(3) status from Internal Revenue Service in 1998. FBS is now recognized as a platinum organization as one of the top 0.5% of Non-profit organizations among 1.5 million Non-profit corporations that are assessed and indexed by GuideStarGuideStar is one of the first central sources of information on U.S. Non-profits and is the world’s largest source of information about Non-profit organizations. Frontiers in Bioscience provides a platform for exchange of scientific information and other scientific assets and allows such exchange to take place freely among investigators, scientists, physicians and their colleagues, peers and patients. For its operation, the Frontiers in Bioscience obtains funds from publication, subscription, custom orders, sales, charitable donations, fund raising and investment.

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Organizational Details

  • Frontiers in Bioscience (FBS) is dedicated to teaching, education and research. Frontiers in Bioscience publishes scholarly work from scientists across the globe including databases, images, documents, text, video, audio and video, podcasts, blog, post, wiki, and enables research, collaboration and sharing of laboratory assets across the globe. Scientists can join this platform and use their own dashboard to publish their scholarly work and use their dashboard that is enriched with a variety of research tools. Moreover, the scientists can monetize their assets, their labs, and their expertise using their own free dashboard.
    Publisher Name: Frontiers in Bioscience
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    Email: fbs@bioscience.org
    Address: 16471 Scientific Way, Irvine, CA 92657
    Country: USA
    General Contact; Editor-in-Chief: Siamak Tabibzadeh, MD
    Coverage: All fields of biology and medicine
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    All documents, and other assets are subject to review before they are published
    Abbrev. title: Front Biosci
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    Language: English
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    Frontiers in Bioscience publishes throughout the year
    Lead times: 1 day
    Publication Dates: Throughout the year
    Circulation: >400,000/year
    Circulation Range: >400,000/year
    Circulation in UK/Europe: 25%
    Circulation in North America: 60%
    Circulation in Japan: 1%
    Acceptance criteria (regular issues): Score>75
    Acceptance rate (regular issues): 30%
    Acceptance rate (supplements): 30%
    Copyright:The contents of Frontiers in Bioscience are copyrighted. All reproductions of content require permission to be submitted to the editorial office of the Frontiers in Bioscience
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    FBS complies with guideline provided by Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)(2011, March 7), Code of Conduct and Best-Practice, and Guidelines for Journal Editors.
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  • SciAssist is made for use by scientists across the globe and its personal use is free. These services will be periodically improved in their numbers and functionalities.
  • FBS strives to assist scientists and science industries deliver their message or mission of their laboratory or business to thousands of other scientists and decision-makers in universities and commercial and non-commercial and non-profit organizations around the globe. SciAssist integrates the art of science publication with a diverse array of information, tools and techniques.
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    • 72% of users have been in molecular medicine
    • 91.7% of users find the information in Frontiers in Bioscience helpful in their scientific path
    • 78% users spend 30 minutes or more reading contents of the Frontiers in Bioscience


  • We currently offer the following services; advertisement, and publishing your blogs, news, podcasts, posts as well as jobs, as well as monetizing and sale of your products and services. Registration is required in order to use these services.  Register as a provider if you intend to use such services to monetize your laboratory. If you intend to merely use the offered services, please  register as a requester and then use your dashboard to use the services.
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  • We provide you with gateways to access the Frontiers in Bioscience articles, archives, special issues managed by managing editors, as well as access to most useful medical and science references. Once you register, you will gain access to a dashboard that allows you to mark your calendar, save your contacts and send them E-mails, store your scientific articles, presentations, lectures, grants and patents and maintain them privately or share them with peers and collaborators or with the public. You can publish your podcasts, blogs, and posts. You can also monetize your laboratory with the sale of your old equipments, special experimental animals or constructs that you have developed, or offer your technical skills including performing experiments that your laboratory has published for others, or help scientists who might need your expertise for editing their papers, or other scholarly materials.
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    •  Synovial Fluid Indicators
    •  Temperature Conversions
    •  Tris Buffer
    •  Tumor Atlas
    •  Urine Indicators
    •  Weights and Measures

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