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 September 21, 2018, IMCB is home to 89 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

  • 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 930 papers cited 17 672 times with an average of 20.38 citations per paper (January 1, 1980 - September 11, 2018)

Initially as a department of the Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine, and later as a separate institute, IMCB has published 369 papers cited 4 811 times with an average of 15.57 citations per paper (January 1, 2009 - September 11, 2018)

According to the Scopus database IMCB as a separate organization has published 238 papers cited
3 251 times (January 1, 2011 - September 11, 2018)

According to the Web of Sciences database, as of September 11, 2018, research fellows at IMCB have contributed
to 33 research papers, each cited 100 times or more

The list of journals with an impact factor (IF) above 2 that IMCB researchers published during 2009-2017 includes the following titles:
IF (2017)  Journal Number of papers IF (2017)  Journal Number of papers

41.577

  Nature

4

3.872

  Heredity

3
41.058   Science 3 3.857   Biochem J 1
31.398   Cell 1 3.730   BMC Genomics 6
13.709   ACS Nano 1 3.702   Biogerontology 1
13.333   Nature Struct Mol Biol 1 3.636   Eur J Hum Genet 2
13.214   Genome Biology 1 3.288   BMC Cancer 1
12.423   Nature Protocols 1 3.262   Dev Biol 1
11.561   Nucleic Acids Res 4 3.260   Cytometry A 1
10.101   Genome Res 2 3.234   Life Sci 1
9.504   Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2 3.191   Genes 3
9.462   Genes Dev 4 3.188   Mol Immunol 1
9.163   PLoS Biol 1 3.107   J Biomol Struct Dyn 1
9.090   Haematologica 1 3.027   BMC Evol Biol 3
9.063   Chem Sci 1 2.995   Cell Immunol 1
8.032   Cell Reports 1 2.976   Oncology Rep 1
7.267   GigaScience 1 2.913   Dev Comp Immunol 2
7.008   Mol Therapy 1 2.910   Genomics 2
6.302   Brief Bioinform 1 2.909   Chromosome Res 24
5.770   BMC Biology 1 2.901   Am J Phys Anthropol 1
5.540   PLoS Genet 5 2.816   J Histochem Cytochem 2
5.351   Epigenetics Chromatin 1 2.766   PLoS One 19
5.189   Int Immunol 1 2.757   Cytometry B 2
4.902   Hum Mol Genet 1 2.734   Mol Genet Genom 1
4.816   Eur J Med Chem 1 2.583   BioMed Res Int 1
4.539   J Immunol 1 2.574   J Heredity 3
4.419   BioEssays 1 2.498   Gene 1
4.271   Expert Rev Vaccines 1 2.469   BMC Genetics 2
4.269   Arthritis Res Ther 1 2.436   Immunol lett 2
4.122   Sci Reports 3 2.349   Front Biosci 1
4.075   Genetics 1 2.210   Nucleus 1
4.021   Chromosoma 12 2.094   Immunogenetics 1
3.940   Genome Biol Evol 1 2.050   BMC Syst Biol 1
3.913   Microb Biotechnol 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
vgp.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 analysis of vertebrate genomes
bat1k.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 analysis of bat genomes
BDGP_logo.jpg The staff of the Laboratory of Molecular Cytogenetics and Laboratory of Cell Division 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