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 April 1st, 2017, IMCB is home to 90 scientists, of which 52 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 838 papers cited 15 084 times with an average of 19.07 citations per paper (January 1st, 1980 - April 6th, 2017)

Initially as a department of the Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine, and later as a separate institute, IMCB has published 277 papers cited 3 037 times with an average of 13.09 citations per paper (January 1st, 2009 - April 6th, 2017)


According to the Web of Sciences database, as of April 6th, 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
(2015)
 Journal Number of papers Impact factor
(2015)
 Journal Number of papers

38.138

  Nature

4

3.620

  Dev Comp Immunol

2
34.661   Science 3 3.562   Biochem J 1
28.710   Cell 1 3.406   BMC Evol Biol 2
13.338   Nature Struct Mol Biol 1 3.375   Mol Immunol 1
11.351   Genome Res 2 3.265   BMC Cancer 1
11.313   Genome Biology 1 3.252   Biogerontology 1
10.042   Genes Dev 3 3.181   Cytometry A 1
9.646   Nature Protocols 1 3.155   Dev Biol 1
9.423   Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2 3.057   PLoS One 18
9.202   Nucleic Acids Res 3 3.031   Int Immunol 1
8.668   PLoS Biol 1 2.926   Tumor Biol 1
8.399   Brief Bioinform 1 2.822   Cytometry B 2
7.870   Cell Reports 1 2.685   Life Sci 1
7.463   GigaScience 1 2.622   Mol Genet Genom 1
6.967   BMC Biology 1 2.590   Chromosome Res 24
6.661   PLoS Genet 4 2.486   Oncology Rep 1
5.985   Hum Mol Genet 1 2.484   Front Biosci 1
5.228   Sci Reports 2 2.483   Immunol lett 2
4.985   J Immunol 1 2.446   Nucleus 1
4.725   BioEssays 1 2.402   Am J Phys Anthropol 1
4.644   Genetics 1 2.399   Cell Immunol 1
4.580   Eur J Hum Genet 2 2.386   Genomics 2
4.303   Chromosoma 10 2.319   Gene 1
4.222   Expert Rev Vaccines 1 2.303   Immunogenetics 1
4.098   Genome Biol Evol 1 2.300   J Biomol Struct Dyn 1
3.991   Microb Biotechnol 1 2.152   BMC Genetics 2
3.902   Eur J Med Chem 1 2.140   J Histochem Cytochem 2
3.867   BMC Genomics 6 2.075   J Heredity 3
3.801   Heredity 2 2.046   Tissue Antigens 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