30 Jan., 2024 The “Instruction for Authors” for Biophysics and Physicobiology has been updated. In particular, our policy for the articles prepared with the aid of Large Language Models and/or Generative AI is added.
30 Jun., 2023 2022 Journal Impact Factor of Biophysics and Physicobiology is given as 1.5 by Clarivate.
21 Mar., 2023 Special Issue: "Recent Advances in Retinal Protein Research" has been published.
26 Dec., 2022 The manuscript Template for LaTeX is available and is downloaded from the web site of Biophysics and Physicobiology.
21 Dec., 2022 The “Instruction for Authors” for Biophysics and Physicobiology has been updated. In particular, statements for Data Availability are requested to be added in the manuscript.
01 Sep., 2022 On 1st September 2022, we invite the following four new Editorial Board members for the Biophysics and Physicobiology (BPPB): Prof. Jie Yan (SNU, Singapore), Prof. Gautam Basu (Bose Inst., India), Prof. Raymond S. Norton (Monash Univ., Australia), and Prof. Steve Pressé (Arizona State Univ., USA). In addition, we invite Prof. Lee-Wei Yang (National Tsing-Hua Univ. Taiwan) as a new Associate Editor, and Prof. Robert E. Campbell (Univ. Alberta, Canada), Prof. Soichi Wakatsuki (Stanford Univ., USA), and Dr. Damien R. Hall (Kanazawa Univ., Japan) as new Advisory Board members.
01 Jun., 2022 On the J-STAGE web page for Advance online publication of each article, the Abstract and the Graphical Abstract are displayed.
26 Mar., 2022 A new preprint server, Jxiv, which has been developed and is operated by JST (Japan Science and Technology Agency), started on 24 March 2022, and the manuscript posted on Jxiv before submission to the BPPB is not considered as publication.
This announcement is included in the updated Instruction for Authors on 26 March 2022.
05 Jan., 2022 From Volume 19, each article published in Biophysics and Physicobiology (BPPB) is identified by the Article ID not by the sequential page numbers. Thus, Formatting Templates and Instruction for Authors have been updated, and they are available from the BPPB web pages.
10 Dec., 2021 Special Issue: "The Oosawa Lectures on DIY Statistical Mechanics" has been published by Editorial team for the Special Issue on Oosawa's Lectures
20 Nov., 2021 Instruction for Authors and the formatting Template for each category have been updated. In addition, the Notes for manuscript preparation are available from the web page of Instruction for Authors.
17 Nov., 2021 An article with the title "Announcing changes to the publishing procedures of “Biophysics and Physicobiology” (BPPB) - the Biophysical Society of Japan’s English language biophysics journal" by Haruki Nakamura is published as a Commentary in Biophysical Reviews that is the IUPAB's official journal.
12 Nov., 2021 The BPPB web pages have been fully updated.
01 Oct., 2021 Style of articles in Biophysics and Physicobiology is changed with largely reducing the publication time and cost. See the updated Instruction for Authors.
22 Jun., 2021 The CSL (Citation Style language) for References list in articles of the BPPB has been registered at the GitHub site, and the details are described in the revised "Instructions for Authors” updated on 19th June 2021.
27 Nov., 2020 A preprint server, bioRxiv, starts a direct transfer service (B2J) of the manuscript, which has been submitted to bioRxiv, to the BPPB, after concluding a contract between Biophysical Society of Japan (BSJ) and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSH) on 11 November 2020. The details are shown on the bioRxiv webpage.
18 Apr.,2020 The Categories of Articles of BPPB has been slightly revised.
The Categories of Articles of BPPB (Biophysics and Physicobiology) included "Experimental Methods and Protocols”. Now, this category has been extended to "Methods and Protocols", covering the methods and protocols for experimental and computational biophysics, as described in the revised "Instructions for Authors”.
05 Feb.,2020 A new service, Advance online Publication, has just started to quickly release the accepted paper from the BPPB web site.
25 Apr., 2019 BPPB is now included in Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). The detail of DOAJ can be found here.
29 Oct., 2018 BPPB can now be searched for in Web of Science. Current collection (2018) will soon be expanded to the past and future manuscripts in BPPB.
03 Oct., 2018 BPPB acquired ESCI (Emerging Sources Citation Index) from Clarivate Analytics. BPPB is now included in Web of Science and on the road for getting Impact Factor.
28 Mar., 2018 EndNote style file is now linked to the Instruction for Authors page.
04 Dec., 2017 BPPB now adopts a graphical abstract system and improves the communication method with the society. The detail can be found in the instruction for authors.
01 Dec., 2017 All articles of BPPB, published after today, are licensed under a Creative Commons BY-NC-SA license.
10 July, 2017 Submission for the Special Issue on the database for biophysics and physicobiology research is open. The detail of the special issue can be found here.
08 Aug., 2016 The journal is now on PubMed Central(PMC).
12 Jul., 2016 Copyright section in "Instruction for Authors" has been updated.

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