About Journal

Journal of Genetic Resources (J Genet Resour), with p-ISSN 2423-4257 and e-ISSN 2588-2589, is a Semi-annual & English journal, with the Double-blind Peer Review process. The J Genet Resour is published by University of Mazandaran with collaboration of Iranian Biology Society. This journal publishes all kinds of papers including: Original and Review articles, Short papers, Case-study, Methodology and Technical papers, Viewpoint/Perspective/Opinion and Conceptual papers,  in all areas of genetic resources (Human, Animal, Plant and Microorganism), specially molecular genetics and genetic diversity, and other related topics. Acceptance for publication is subject to a refereeing process and free of charge. This journal has a scientific research certificate from MSRT, Iran (ID: 122991/18/3).

  • All papers are freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution.


  • Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. 


  • This journal has no article submission or peer review processing charges and also doesn’t charge authors for accepting articles.
  • Authors are not allowed to utilize verbatim text of previously published papers or manuscripts submitted elsewhere. COPE’s flowcharts and guidelines are approached in cases in which plagiarism is detected.
  • All submitted manuscripts are checked for similarity through a trustworthy software named iThenticate to be assured about its originality.


To guarantee long-term digital preservation, All articles published in the “Journal of Genetic Resources” are archived in some free digital repository of scholarly publications such as Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC)

We follow SHERPA/RoMEO's green archiving policy.