About Journal

The Journal of Biochemical and Clinical Genetics (JBCGenetics) is an international peer-reviewed, open access medical journal. It is the official journal of Saudi Society of Medical Genetics. 

Journal Title:  Journal of Biochemical and Clinical Genetics

Coverage:  Volume 1 / 2018 - to date

Print ISSN:  1234-1234

Online ISSN: 1234-1234


  1. Biochemical Genetics: inborn errors of metabolism (IEM), newborn screening, carrier detection, mitochondrial disorders, laboratory aspects of IEM and medications used in the treatment of IEM.
  2. Clinical Genetics: descriptions of new syndromes, novel genes,  new causal and pathogenetic insights into known syndromes, advances in genetic counseling, nosology, anthropometry, and anthropology, including dermatoglyphics
  3. Clinical Molecular Genetics: homozygosity mapping, next generation sequencing including:  whole exome sequencing (WES) and  whole genome sequencing (WGS)
  4. Formal Genetics: quantitative, population, and epidemiological genetics;
  5. Molecular Cytogenetics: delineation of syndromes due to chromosomal aberration;
  6. Neurogenetics: reports on novel research on the genetic mechanisms underlying neurological disorders;
  7. Reproductive Genetics: prenatal diagnosis and the genetics of prenatal and perinatal death, birth defects, preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) and preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)
  8. Cancer Genetics and Cancer Cytogenetics: experimental and molecular approaches;
  9. Personalized Genomics: treatment structures and medicinal decisions based on a patient's predicted response or risk of disease.

Types of Manuscripts:

  • Original (Research, including Meta-analyses)
  • Review (includes Current Highlights, Commentary, and opinion papers)
  • Case Reports
  • Letters to Editor
  • Editorial, Guest Editorial

Readership:  Medical and human geneticists, pediatricians, genetic counselors, population geneticists, clinical biochemists

Industry Sectors:  Healthcare and Lifesciences

Keywords: medical genetics, cytogenetics, chromosome, congenital malformation, genetic testing, syndrome, clinical genetics, biochemical genetics, cancer genetics, clinical molecular genetics, formal genetics, molecular cytogenetics, journal, online journal, genetics journal

Owner: Saudi Society of Medical Genetics

Publisher:  Discover STM Publishing Ltd, Cork, Ireland

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