Human Population Genetics and Genomics

About This Journal

  • Aims & Scope

    Human Population Genetics and Genomics (HPGG; ISSN 2770-5005) is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly by Pivot Science Publication. This journal aims to publish new discoveries and recent breakthroughs in the area of human population genetics and genomics, including but not limited to: gene/genome structure and organization, evolutionary genetics, molecular anthropology, paleogenomics, medical genetics and genetic epidemiology, disease-association studies, genetics of complex disease, behavioral genetics, forensics, bioinformatics, and related ethical, legal and social issues. Articles may be accepted for publication as original research articles, case reports, perspectives, reviews, editorials, short communications, and letters.

    There is no restriction on the length of manuscripts submitted to this journal and we encourage authors to publish their research results in as much detail as possible.

  • Publication Ethics

    We insist on strict ethical policies and standards to ensure the high quality of scholarly publication on our platform and take a zero-tolerance attitude to all instances of misconduct, including data fabrication, plagiarism, authorship improprieties, and violation of recognized research practices, etc. We deal with all possible misconduct seriously based upon the COPE Guidelines. At any stage, if misconduct is proven, the paper will be rejected or retracted.  

  • Open Access

    Publishing with the Gold Open Access policy, the full text of the papers published in Human Population Genetics and Genomics will be made freely available online, without any barrier of access or subscription requirement, to a worldwide audience. Further information of the Open Access policy is available at Why Open Access.

  • Copyright and License

    We adopt the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0), which means all papers published in Human Population Genetics and Genomics are freely available online. Copyright of the published papers is retained by authors. Authors grant any third party the right to use the published paper freely as long as its integrity is maintained and its original authors, citation details and publisher are correctly cited. Authors also grant Pivot Science Publication Corporation an exclusive right to publish their paper and identify it as the original publisher.

    A note as below will be inserted in each paper published in Human Population Genetics and Genomics:

    © 2021 by the author(s). This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons License Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium or format, provided the original work is correctly credited.

  • Editorial Process and Peer Review
    Articles submitted to Human Population Genetics and Genomics are subject to rigorous single-blinded peer review conducted by at least two reviewers from the same field as the author, followed by an unbiased editorial decision made by an academic editor from the journal. Reviewers adhere to the Guidelines for Reviewers when reviewing manuscripts, while editors abide by the Guidelines for Editors when making decisions. Academic editors and reviewers have the freedom to act completely independently from the editorial office when making decisions or advising on any manuscript. More details of our editorial process and policy are available at Editorial Process.

    Reviewers can build their own profiles on Publons and obtain recognition for their peer review contribution. The journal profile in Publons can be found here.

  • Publication Charge

    There will be no publication fee levied for papers published in Human Population Genetics and Genomics in 2021. More details of charges are available at Fees.

  • Announcement

    Announcements regarding academic activities such as conferences are published for free. For more information, please contact the Editorial Office.

  • Contact the Journal

    For any information of the journal, please contact the HPGG Editorial Office.

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