EMBO reports publishes scientific research in all areas of molecular biology, as well as expert reviews from leading researchers and editorial content that offers insight into the broader issues affecting science and society. These diverse article types provide a distinct perspective.
EMBO reports publishes short-format papers in any area of molecular biology. Papers in the journal communicate a single major finding, offering novel physiological/functional insight of wide interest that is robustly documented by independent lines of evidence.
Subject categories are listed on the journal's website.
Editorial offices: EMBO, Heidelberg
Published for EMBO by Nature Publishing Group
Published monthly online and in print
Licenses and copyright
Authors may choose to publish their work Open Access, with a choice of three licenses.
Authors retain the copyright to their work and grant EMBO an exclusive license to publish it. After 6 months, authors are encouraged to archive the pre-edited, accepted papers in online repositories such as PubMedCentral and if authors opt in to the service, EMBO will do this for them. After 1 year, all content in the journal converts to ‘Open Access’ in its published form and is included in this form in PubMedCentral.