OBM Genetics is an international Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc. It accepts papers addressing basic and medical aspects of genetics and epigenetics and also ethical, legal and social issues. Coverage includes clinical, developmental, diagnostic, evolutionary, genomic, mitochondrial, molecular, oncological, population and reproductive aspects. It publishes a variety of article types (Original Research, Review, Communication, Opinion, Comment, Conference Report, Technical Note, Book Review, etc.). There is no restriction on the length of the papers and we encourage scientists to publish their results in as much detail as possible.

Publication Speed (median values for papers published in 2023): Submission to First Decision: 5.1 weeks; Submission to Acceptance: 17.0 weeks; Acceptance to Publication: 7 days (1-2 days of FREE language polishing included)

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Special Issue

Advances in Digital Pathology, Immunohistochemistry and Immunofluorescence Techniques

Submission Deadline: February 28, 2025 (Open) Submit Now

Guest Editor

Joaquim Carreras, MD, PhD

Department of Pathology, Tokai University, School of Medicine, 143 Shimokasuya, Isehara, Kanagawa 259-1193, Japan

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Research interests: Pathology; hematopathology; molecular pathology; immune microenvironment; immuno-oncology; immune checkpoint

About This Topic

This issue focuses on applications of digital pathology, immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence techniques in human physiological and pathological conditions. This issue welcomes any type of basic or clinical research on human pathology in a broad sense. Studies of neoplasia, inflammatory conditions, or other types of diseases, related to immuno-oncology are also welcomed. Research based on artificial intelligence is accepted. In this special issue, we welcome the submission of manuscripts on the research progress, latest techniques, and applications of digital and conventional pathology.


Human diseases; pathology; translational research; digital pathology; visualization techniques; neoplasia; artificial intelligence

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted through the LIDSEN Submission System. Detailed information on manuscript preparation and submission is available in the Instructions for Authors. All submitted articles will be thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process and will be processed following the Editorial Process and Quality Control policy. Upon acceptance, the article will be immediately published in a regular issue of the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website, with a label that the article belongs to the Special Issue. LIDSEN distributes articles under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY 4.0) License in an open-access model. The authors own the copyright to the article, and the article can be free to access, distribute, and reuse provided that the original work is correctly cited.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). Research articles and review articles are highly invited. Authors are encouraged to send the tentative title and abstract of the planned paper to the Editorial Office (genetics@lidsen.com) for record. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Editorial Office.

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