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Instructions for Authors

Journal of Cell Biology is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes both original research as well as reviews and commentary. Manuscripts should be submitted via our online manuscript submission system. Prior to submission, please familiarize yourself with our Editorial Policies and detailed instructions on how to prepare your manuscript for Submitting to JCB.

Recent Updates

  • In light of the continuing pandemic, we have extended resubmission deadlines for all invited revisions. Learn more
  • Source Data used to generate figures containing gels and Western blots now required for new submissions. To be submitted with revised manuscript submission. August 2, 2021 (see Revised submissions).
  • Policy on Author Name Change After Publication. June 1, 2021 (see Author Name Changes)
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