PLOS Computational Biology Year in Review
2020 was a year of growth for PLOS Computational Biology. We welcomed new members to our editorial board and continued to publish new and noteworthy research from our community. Discover journal updates, a message from the Editors-in-Chief, top papers, and more.
Countries represented by submitting authors
In May, PLOS Computational Biology partnered with the Centre for Reproducible Biomedical Modelling to trial an expert technical peer review process designed to measure the level of reproducibility of participating studies.
Over 70 papers opted into the trial.This was a massive effort by the centre and our editorial board, and we will be announcing the findings from the pilot soon. Read more about the reproducibility pilot here.
This year, we continued to receive and publish the latest research on. Read some of our most-viewed publications from 2020.
- DeepWAS: Multivariate genotype-phenotype associations by directly integrating regulatory information using deep learning
- From whole-organ imaging to in-silico blood flow modeling: A new multi-scale network analysis for revisiting tissue functional anatomy
- Striated myocyte structural integrity: Automated analysis of sarcomeric z-discs
In 2020, PLOS Computational Biology articles were referenced 1,220 times by media outlets around the world. Explore articles that made the news.
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New Deputy Editors
New Education Editor
New Associate Editors
We continued to publish articles within our popular Ten Simple Rules collection. Highlights from the year include:
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