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Publication Charges

The Biophysicist is published by the Biophysical Society, a not-for-profit organization. Any revenues from publication fees go back to offsetting costs of the journal.

Submissions between January 1 and August 31, 2020:

  • 50% off fees listed below

Research articles submitted after August 31, 2020:

  • $1,600 BPS Nonmember
  • $1,000 BPS Member
  • $800 BPS Member at PUI*
  • $1,000 BPS Nonmember at PUI*

Reports submitted after August 31, 2020:

  • $600 BPS Nonmember
  • $400 BPS Member
  • $200 BPS Member at PUI*
  • $400 BPS Nonmember at PUI*

Student Forum, Book Reviews, Comments:

  • No Charge

*Primarily Undergraduate Institutions


Rates:
Nonmember rates apply to manuscripts when the corresponding author is not a BPS member in good standing at the time the original version of the manuscript is submitted.

The member rate is for authors at universities and research institutes when the corresponding author is a BPS member in good standing on the date the original version of the manuscript is submitted.

The discounted member rate is for authors at colleges such as primarily undergraduate institutions (PUI), community colleges or other non-research institutes. The manuscript corresponding author must be a BPS member in good standing at the time the original version of the manuscript is submitted.

Waivers:
A limited budget for waivers is available each calendar year. Waivers will require a letter (at submission) testifying to the lack of funds for publication and are granted at the discretion of the Editor-in-Chief.

Membership:
The option to join the Biophysical Society will be provided at the time a manuscript is submitted; authors who join at that time will receive member pricing. To become a member ahead of submission, please visit https://www.biophysics.org/join.

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