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 June 29st, 2017, IMCB is home to 87 scientists, of which 54 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 856 papers cited 15 499 times with an average of 19.23 citations per paper (January 1st, 1980 - June 26th, 2017)

Initially as a department of the Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine, and later as a separate institute, IMCB has published 295 papers cited 3 328 times with an average of 13.47 citations per paper (January 1st, 2009 - June 26th, 2017)

According to the Scopus database IMCB as a separate organization has published 173 papers cited 1 890 times (January 1st, 2011 - June 4th, 2017)


According to the Web of Sciences database, as of June 26th, 2017, research fellows at IMCB have contributed
to 29 research papers, each cited 100 times or more

The list of journals with an impact factor above 2 that IMCB researchers published during 2009-2016 includes the following titles:

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

40.137

  Nature

4

3.650

  Tumor Biol

1
37.205   Science 3 3.555   Expert Rev Vaccines 1
30.410   Cell 1 3.513   Microb Biotechnol 1
12.595   Nature Struct Mol Biol 1 3.288   BMC Cancer 1
11.922   Genome Res 2 3.236   Mol Immunol 1
11.908   Genome Biology 1 3.231   Biogerontology 1
10.162   Nucleic Acids Res 3 3.222   Cytometry A 1
10.032   Nature Protocols 1 3.221   BMC Evol Biol 2
9.797   PLoS Biol 1 3.218   Dev Comp Immunol 2
9.661   Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2 3.172   Cell Immunol 1
9.413   Genes Dev 3 3.123   J Biomol Struct Dyn 1
8.282   Cell Reports 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
6.100   PLoS Genet 4 2.860   Immunol lett 2
5.340   Hum Mol Genet 1 2.806   PLoS One 18
5.134   Brief Bioinform 1 2.801   Genomics 2
4.856   J Immunol 1 2.662   Oncology Rep 1
4.556   Genetics 1 2.552   Am J Phys Anthropol 1
4.519   Eur J Med Chem 1 2.511   J Histochem Cytochem 2
4.441   BioEssays 1 2.497   Front Biosci 1
4.414   Chromosoma 10 2.474   Cytometry B 2
4.287   Eur J Hum Genet 2 2.432   J Heredity 3
4.259   Sci Reports 2 2.415   Gene 1
3.979   Genome Biol Evol 1 2.387   Nucleus 1
3.961   Heredity 2 2.385   Chromosome Res 24
3.797   Biochem J 1 2.266   BMC Genetics 2
3.748   Int Immunol 1 2.092   Immunogenetics 1
3.729   BMC Genomics 6

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