Journal Information

Human Genome Variation provides a forum for scientists actively researching important areas in human genetics, variation and variability to publish their important discoveries, results, analysis and observations.

Why publish with Human Genome Variation?

  • A forum for scientists actively researching important areas in human genetics & variation
  • A sister journal of the Journal of Human Genetics
  • High visibility due to open access

Aims and scope

Read full aims and scope of Human Genome Variation.

Editorial Board

Human Genome Variation' Editorial Board of researchers spans the spectrum of human genetics studies. Find out more about the Editor, and see the Editorial Board Members in your research area in this section.

Journal Metrics

Article metrics such as number of downloads, citations and online attention are available from each article page, and provide an overview of the attention received by a paper.

2022 Citation Metrics

2-year Impact Factor*: 1.5
5-year Impact Factor*: 1.8
Immediacy index*: 0.3
Eigenfactor® score*: 0.00113
Article influence score*: 0.5
Journal Citation Indicator*: 0.44

SNIP**: 0.713
SJR***: 0.544

*2022 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Clarivate Analytics, 2023)
**Source-normalized Impact per Paper (Scopus)
***SCImago Journal Rank (Scopus)

2023 Peer Review Metrics

Submission to first editorial decision: 10 days
Submission to Accept: 52 days

2023 Usage Metrics

Downloads: 147,015
Altmetric mentions: 76

Abstract/Indexed In

Google Scholar
Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
Chemical Abstracts Services (CAS)
TD Net Discovery Service
ProQuest-ExLibri Primo


About the partner

Human Genome Variation is a sister journal of the Journal of Human Genetics, an official journal of the Japan Society of Human Genetics.