International Journal of Computational Biology and Drug Design
- Editor in Chief
- Dr. Zhongming Zhao
- ISSN online
- ISSN print
- 6 issues per year
- CiteScore 0.6 (2021)
IJCBDD, an International Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine official journal, bridges the gap between two very important, complementary disciplines, computational biology and drug design. Through advances in high-throughput genome sequencing and digital imaging technologies, biocomputing, drug design and medical research have unfolded new, predictive sciences such as genomics, proteomics, lipidomics, metabolomics, cytomics and pharmaconomics. These promote new computational, statistical and biomedical approaches to drug design/development, besides unleashing the potential of significantly more accurate, effective personalised diagnosis, therapeutics and patient care.
Topics covered include
- Big data analysis and tools for biological and medical data
- Drug screening, drug discovery, drug design and re-purposing
- Biomolecular dynamics, biomolecular/phylogenetic databases
- Cellular signalling/communications, cell engineering, molecular/cellular systems
- Computational epigenetics and functional genomics
- Computational approaches in virus omics and drug targets
- Machine learning, deep learning, data mining and knowledge discovery
- Metabolomics, microbiomes and lipidomics
- Modelling, simulation and optimisation of biological systems
- Non-coding RNAs and regulation
- Medical informatics and translational informatics
- Cohort discovery, EHR-based phenotyping, predictive modelling
- Proteomics, structural biology, molecular simulation and evolution
- Single cell sequencing methods and analysis
- Software, tools, databases and web servers for computational biology
The objectives of IJCBDD are to promote dialogue among researchers from multiple disciplines and the advancement of innovative biotechnology, biological, medical and pharmaceutical sciences. The journal also seeks to establish an effective communication channel between government agencies and academic and research institutions.
The audience of IJCBDD consists of scientists, researchers, medical and pharmaceutical practitioners, academics, graduate students, professionals and engineers working and interested in learning about new trends in computational biology and drug design.
IJCBDD publishes original papers, application papers, review papers, technical reports, case studies, conference reports, management reports, book reviews, notes, commentaries, and news. Special Issues devoted to important research topics and major international conferences in the fields will occasionally be published
IJCBDD is indexed in:
- Scopus (Elsevier)
- Academic OneFile (Gale)
- BIOSIS (Clarivate Analytics)
- Chemical Abstracts (CAS)
- cnpLINKer (CNPIEC)
- DBLP Computer Science Bibliography
- Embase (Elsevier)
- Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale)
- Google Scholar
- Info Trac (Gale)
- ProQuest Advanced Technologies Database with Aerospace
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Editor in Chief
- Zhao, Zhongming, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA
- Xia, Junfeng, Anhui University, China
- Altman, Russ B., Stanford University, USA
- Athey, Brian D., University of Michigan Medical School, USA
- Bajcsy, Ruzena, University of Pennsylvania, USA
- Dunker, A. Keith, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA
- Li, Lang, The Ohio State University, USA
- Niemierko, Andrzej, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
- Xu, Dong, University of Missouri, USA
Editorial Board Members
- Ancukiewicz, Marek, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
- Bai, Yongsheng, Indiana State University, USA
- Chen, Yu Zong, National University of Singapore, Singapore
- Ewing, Rob M., Case Western Reserve University, USA
- Feng, Hao (Harry), Case Western Reserve University, USA
- Gaur, Loveleen, Amity University, India
- Ghosh, Joydeep, University of Texas Austin, USA
- Guo, Yan, University of New Mexico, USA
- Honavar, Vasant, Iowa State University, USA
- Jain, Vishal, Bharati Vidyapeeth's Institute of Computer Applications and Management (BVICAM), India
- Jia, Peilin, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA
- Korkin, Dmitry, University of Missouri, USA
- Li, Aimin, Xi’an University of Technology, China
- Liu, Zhandong, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
- Pan, Yi, Georgia State University, USA
- Qian, Jiang, Johns Hopkins University, USA
- Ramanathan, K., Vellore Institute of Technology, India
- Shang, Xuequn, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China
- Wan, Jun, Indiana University, USA
- Wei, Lei, Roswell Park Cancer Center, USA
- Xie, Lei, City University of New York, USA
- Zhang, Chi, Indiana University, USA
- Zhang, Yongqing, Chengdu University of Information Technology, China
- Zhao, Qi, Liaoning University, China
- Zhao, Yichuan, Georgia State University, USA
- Zheng, Huiru (Jane), University of Ulster, UK
- Zhu, Michelle M., Montclair State University, USA
A few essentials for publishing in this journal
- Submitted articles should not have been previously published or be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
- Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written (more details available here) and the author has cleared any necessary permissions with the copyright owner if it has been previously copyrighted.
- Briefs and research notes are not published in this journal.
- All our articles go through a double-blind review process.
- All authors must declare they have read and agreed to the content of the submitted article. A full statement of our Ethical Guidelines for Authors (PDF) is available.
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- All articles for this journal must be submitted using our online submissions system.
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Small molecules might offer a fruity answer to COVID-19
3 May, 2023
Research in the International Journal of Computational Biology and Drug Design, has looked at the potential of various bioflavanoids as inhibitors of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19. The compounds – narirutin, naringin, neohesperidin and hesperidin – are found in citrus fruits. Their wide-ranging therapeutic and physiological effects are well known. The possibility of repurposing them in the face of the ongoing pandemic is discussed in light of computer modelling of their interaction with the virus' infamous spike protein. The SARS-CoV-2 virus enters our cells by using a protein called S-protein to interact with a human protein called angiotensin converting enzyme 2, ACE2, present on the surface of our cells. Antiviral drugs that block this mechanism would effectively stop the virus in its tracks. However, finding safe, new antiviral agents is difficult, much better to test a well-known drug or compound and repurpose it for this disease [...]More details...