Immunology & Cell Biology

Impact Factor 4.557

Immunology & Cell Biology is one of the leading immunology journals with a history of 90 years of innovative publishing.

ICB spans the breadth of immunology with an emphasis on the cell biology of the immune system. Of particular interest are the areas of cellular immunology, innate and adaptive immunity, immune responses to pathogens, tumour immunology, immunopathology and immunogenetics.

The time from submission to first decision is 16 days.

Accepted articles are available online within 72 hours of acceptance into production.

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Immunology & Cell Biology Publication of the Year Award

ASI and Wiley Publishing offer an award of $1,000 for the best article published each year in Immunology & Cell Biology. The eligibility requirements are simple. You must be the first author on an Original article, Outstanding Observation article, Theoretical article or Short Communication published in Immunology & Cell Biology and have paid your ASI subscription by 31st October in the year in which the paper is published . See the Awards & Bursaries section for further details

ICB Altmetric Award



The growth of mouse bone marrow cells in vitro
Bradley, T.R. & Metcalf, D. Aust J Exp Biol Med Sci 44, 287-299 (1966).
>2000 citations – a cornerstone publication allowing identification and characterisation of CSFs.

A reassessment of the forbidden clone hypothesis of autoimmune disease
Burnet, F.M. Aust J Exp Biol Med Sci 50, 1-9 (1972).
ICB is the home to 90 publications by Burnet in developing his theories leading to the award of the Nobel Prize in Physiology in 1960.

Key Features
Rapid evaluation for publication 2.3 weeks from submission to first decision 4.5 weeks from acceptance to citable online
Maximum exposure and usage at
Outstanding Observation – rapid publication of cutting-edge research
Perspectives/Theoretical Articles
Open Access option – direct to peers
Member of COPE for responsible publication ethics
Fully compliant with major funding body requirements

Areas that are covered include
Cellular immunology
Immune responses to pathogens
Innate and adaptive immunity
Tumour immunology
Immunological studies in humans and model organs (including mouse, rat, Drosophila, etc.)