About the Journal

Nature Genetics is a monthly journal publishing the best research from across the field of genetics, with our broad scope ensuring that work published reaches the widest possible audience. All editorial decisions are made by a team of full-time professional editors.

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Journal abbreviation

The correct abbreviation for abstracting and indexing purposes is Nat. Genet.

ISSN

Our international standard serial number (ISSN) is 1061-4036. Our electronic international standard serial number (EISSN) is 1546-1718.

Journal and article metrics

For articles published from 2010 to the present, 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.

Our 2016 journal metrics are as follows:

  • 2-year Impact Factor: 27.959
  • 5-year Impact Factor: 31.694
  • Immediacy index: 4.776
  • Eigenfactor ® score: 0.24177
  • Article Influence Score: 16.456
  • 2-year Median: 20

For a further description of these metrics and a summary of the metrics for all Nature journals (including metrics on peer review turnaround times), visit our journal metrics page. More information underlying our approach to journal metrics may be found here.