Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IMCB SB RAS) was founded in 2011

As of November 1st, 2017, IMCB is home to 78 scientists, of which 51 have an academic degree (PhD or DSc in Biology). Academician Igor Zhimulev, a former Director of IMCB, is currently appointed as the Scientific Supervisor

Research program of the Institute covers the following scientific fields:

  • Structure, Function, and Evolution of Chromosomes

  • Genomics and Proteomics

  • Immunogenetics

  • Cell Cycle and Cell Division

  • Genomics of Indigenous People of Siberia

  • Cell Technologies in Biomedical Research


According to the Web of Sciences database, scientists currently affiliated with the Institute published 876 papers cited 16 125 times with an average of 19.62 citations per paper (January 1st, 1980 - November 7th, 2017)

Initially as a department of the Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine, and later as a separate institute, IMCB has published 316 papers cited 3 726 times with an average of 14.11 citations per paper (January 1st, 2009 - November 7th, 2017)

According to the Scopus database IMCB as a separate organization has published 190 papers cited 2 292 times (January 1st, 2011 - November 7th, 2017)

According to the Web of Sciences database, as of November 7th, 2017, research fellows at IMCB have contributed
to 30 research papers, each cited 100 times or more

The list of journals with an impact factor above 2 that IMCB researchers published during 2009-2017 includes the following titles:

Impact factor
(2016)
 Journal Number of papers Impact factor
(2016)
 Journal Number of papers

40.137

  Nature

4

3.748

  Int Immunol

1
37.205   Science 3 3.729   BMC Genomics 6
30.410   Cell 1 3.650   Tumor Biol 1
13.942   ACS Nano 1 3.600   Genes 3
12.595   Nature Struct Mol Biol 1 3.555   Expert Rev Vaccines 1
11.922   Genome Res 2 3.513   Microb Biotechnol 1
11.908   Genome Biology 1 3.288   BMC Cancer 1
10.162   Nucleic Acids Res 4 3.236   Mol Immunol 1
10.032   Nature Protocols 1 3.231   Biogerontology 1
9.797   PLoS Biol 1 3.222   Cytometry A 1
9.661   Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2 3.221   BMC Evol Biol 3
9.413   Genes Dev 4 3.218   Dev Comp Immunol 2
8.668   Chem Sci 1 3.172   Cell Immunol 1
8.282   Cell Reports 1 3.123   J Biomol Struct Dyn 1
7.702   Haematologica 1 2.979   Mol Genet Genom 1
6.871   GigaScience 1 2.944   Dev Biol 1
6.779   BMC Biology 1 2.936   Life Sci 1
6.688   Mol Therapy 1 2.860   Immunol lett 2
6.100   PLoS Genet 5 2.806   PLoS One 19
5.340   Hum Mol Genet 1 2.801   Genomics 2
5.189   Epigenetics Chromatin 1 2.662   Oncology Rep 1
5.134   Brief Bioinform 1 2.552   Am J Phys Anthropol 1
4.856   J Immunol 1 2.511   J Histochem Cytochem 2
4.556   Genetics 1 2.497   Front Biosci 1
4.519   Eur J Med Chem 1 2.476   BioMed Res Int 1
4.441   BioEssays 1 2.474   Cytometry B 2
4.414   Chromosoma 12 2.432   J Heredity 3
4.287   Eur J Hum Genet 2 2.415   Gene 1
4.259   Sci Reports 3 2.387   Nucleus 1
4.121   Arthritis Res Ther 1 2.385   Chromosome Res 24
3.979   Genome Biol Evol 1 2.303   BMC Syst Biol 1
3.961   Heredity 3 2.266   BMC Genetics 2
3.797   Biochem J 1 2.092   Immunogenetics 1

IMCB has an extensive collaboration network with national and foreign scientific institutes and universities. The interactive map shows the organizations that IMCB cooperates with in the form of established cooperation agreements, joint publications, scientific material exchange, and working visits

G10K.jpg The staff of the Department of the Diversity and Evolution of Genomes are among the contributors of a large international consortium for sequencing and genome analysis Genome10K
BDGP_logo.jpg The staff of the Department of the Structure and Function of Chromosomes are among the contributors of Release 6 reference sequence of the Drosophila melanogaster genome
EuroMabNet.png The staff of the Laboratory of Immunogenetics are participants of EuroMAbNet - the European network of laboratories working in the field of monoclonal antibodies

IMCB research fellows in the Research Gate network