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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 Jan 1 and Aug 31, 2020:

  • 50% off fees listed below

Research articles submitted on or after Jan 1, 2020:

  • $1,600 Nonmember
  • $1,000 Membership
  • $800 Members at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions

Reports submitted after Jan 1, 2020:

  • $600 Nonmember
  • $400 Member
  • $200 Member at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions

Student Forum, Book Reviews, Comments:

  • No Charge

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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