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.

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Special Issue

New Methods and Techniques for Genetic Research

Submission Deadline: September 30, 2025 (Open) Submit Now

Guest Editors

Xingsi Xue

Fujian Provincial Key Laboratory of Big Data Mining and Applications, Fujian University of Technology, University Town, Minhou, Fuzhou, Fujian, 350118, China

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Research interests: Intelligent computation; knowledge engineering; biomedical informatics

Pei-Wei Tsai

Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

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Research interests: Intelligent computation; image classification; bioinformatics

About This Topic

The field of genetic research is experiencing rapid advancements, driven by the development of innovative methods and techniques. This topic encompasses a wide array of approaches aimed at unraveling the complexities of genetic information and its applications. New methods, such as CRISPR-Cas9 for gene editing, next-generation sequencing (NGS), and machine learning algorithms for genetic data analysis, are revolutionizing our ability to understand and manipulate genetic material. These advancements hold significant promise for improving disease diagnosis, developing targeted therapies, and advancing personalized medicine. The scope of this topic includes not only technological innovations but also the integration of computational tools and bioinformatics to enhance genetic research. The significance of these advancements lies in their potential to address critical challenges in healthcare, agriculture, and biotechnology, facilitating breakthroughs that can improve human health and well-being. This collection of new methods and techniques forms the foundation for the author's contributions, offering insights into the latest developments and their practical applications in genetic research.

Keywords

Genetic Research
Gene Editing
Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS)
Bioinformatics
Disease Diagnosis
Healthcare
Genomic Data Analysis
Genetic Material Manipulation
Genetic Information

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.

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