ELife

e-Life
eLife is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal for the biomedical and life sciences.wikipedia
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Open access

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eLife is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal for the biomedical and life sciences.
Some publishers (e.g. eLife and Ubiquity Press) have released estimates of their direct and indirect costs that set their APCs.

Randy Schekman

Randy W. Schekman
The current editor-in-chief is Michael Eisen (University of California, Berkeley), succeeding Randy Schekman who stepped down in January 2019.
In 2011, he was announced as the editor of eLife, a new high-profile open-access journal published by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Max Planck Society and the Wellcome Trust launching in 2012.

List of open-access journals

List of open access journalsList of journals available free onlinefree online access to its research articles
* List of open access journals

Impact factor

impactjournal impact factorimpact factors
According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2016 impact factor of 7.725 (compared to 8.52 in 2013, 9.32 in 2014, 8.28 in 2015).
Université de Montréal, Imperial College London, PLOS, eLife, EMBO Journal, The Royal Society, Nature and Science proposed citation distributions metrics as alternative to impact factors.

Chris Smith (doctor)

Chris SmithDr Chris Smith
The eLife Podcast is produced by BBC Radio presenter and University of Cambridge consultant virologist Chris Smith of The Naked Scientists.
He has also contributed podcast content for the open access publishing group PLoS (Public Library of Science), he launched and hosted the Royal Society of Chemistry's "Chemistry World" Podcast for nearly 10 years and, in 2013, launched the monthly eLife Podcast for the open access online journal eLife., which he currently presents.

Initiative for Open Citations

Open Citation Project
In April 2017, eLife was one of the founding partners in the Initiative for Open Citations.

Peer review

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eLife is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal for the biomedical and life sciences.

Scientific journal

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eLife is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal for the biomedical and life sciences.

Biomedicine

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eLife is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal for the biomedical and life sciences.

List of life sciences

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eLife is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal for the biomedical and life sciences.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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It was established at the end of 2012 by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Max Planck Society, and Wellcome Trust, following a workshop held in 2010 at the Janelia Farm Research Campus.

Max Planck Society

Max Planck InstituteMax-Planck-InstituteMax-Planck Institute
It was established at the end of 2012 by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Max Planck Society, and Wellcome Trust, following a workshop held in 2010 at the Janelia Farm Research Campus.

Wellcome Trust

Wellcome FoundationThe Wellcome TrustWellcome
It was established at the end of 2012 by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Max Planck Society, and Wellcome Trust, following a workshop held in 2010 at the Janelia Farm Research Campus.

Janelia Research Campus

Janelia Farm Research CampusJanelia FarmHHMI's Janelia Research Campus
It was established at the end of 2012 by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Max Planck Society, and Wellcome Trust, following a workshop held in 2010 at the Janelia Farm Research Campus.

Editor-in-chief

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The current editor-in-chief is Michael Eisen (University of California, Berkeley), succeeding Randy Schekman who stepped down in January 2019.

Michael Eisen

Michael B. Eisen
The current editor-in-chief is Michael Eisen (University of California, Berkeley), succeeding Randy Schekman who stepped down in January 2019.

University of California, Berkeley

UC BerkeleyUniversity of California at BerkeleyBerkeley
The current editor-in-chief is Michael Eisen (University of California, Berkeley), succeeding Randy Schekman who stepped down in January 2019.

Human genetics

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Editorial decisions are made largely by senior editors and members of the board of reviewing editors, all of whom are active scientists working in fields ranging from human genetics and neuroscience to biophysics and epidemiology.

Neuroscience

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Editorial decisions are made largely by senior editors and members of the board of reviewing editors, all of whom are active scientists working in fields ranging from human genetics and neuroscience to biophysics and epidemiology.

Biophysics

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Editorial decisions are made largely by senior editors and members of the board of reviewing editors, all of whom are active scientists working in fields ranging from human genetics and neuroscience to biophysics and epidemiology.

Epidemiology

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Editorial decisions are made largely by senior editors and members of the board of reviewing editors, all of whom are active scientists working in fields ranging from human genetics and neuroscience to biophysics and epidemiology.

Article processing charge

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In September 2016, the journal announced that starting on 1 January 2017, it would introduce article processing charges of USD$2,500 for papers accepted for publication.

MEDLINE

MEDLARSIndex Medicus/MEDLINEMedical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online
The journal is abstracted and indexed in Medline, BIOSIS Previews, Chemical Abstracts Service, Science Citation Index Expanded, and Scopus.

BIOSIS Previews

BIOSISBIOSIS and BIOSIS Previews
The journal is abstracted and indexed in Medline, BIOSIS Previews, Chemical Abstracts Service, Science Citation Index Expanded, and Scopus.

Chemical Abstracts Service

Chemical AbstractsCASCASSI
The journal is abstracted and indexed in Medline, BIOSIS Previews, Chemical Abstracts Service, Science Citation Index Expanded, and Scopus.