The Company of Biologists is a not-for-profit publisher and UK charity. Established in 1925, The Company aims to promote research and study across all branches of biology.

The Company publishes three internationally renowned, established journals: Development, Journal of Cell Science and The Journal of Experimental Biology, as well as two newer Open Access journals: Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM) and Biology Open (BiO).

The Company of Biologists provides grants and sponsorship to support innovation in all aspects of biological research and also runs a series of progressive, fully funded, scientific workshops.

The Company has donated in excess of £7,000,000 to charitable works in the biological sciences.


Development Journal of Cell Science The Journal of Experimental Biology Disease Models & Mechanisms Biology Open


Travelling Fellowships
The Company of Biologists offer fellowships of up to £2,500 or currency equivalent to graduate students and post-doctoral researchers wishing to make collaborative visits to other laboratories. Next deadline 31 December 2015.


Call for Papers on Plant Development
Development is pleased to welcome submissions for a Special Issue on Plant Development, scheduled for publication in late 2016. Article submission deadline: 15 January 2016.



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