May 24, 2022

Scholarly Publishing: Versita Launches Largest Ever Open Access Journal Program

From a Versita Announcement:

Academic publisher Versita [recently] announced the launch of a new program of Open Access journals. 100 Emerging Science Journals are being launched in 2012. The program’s focus is on young and rapidly developing fields of science, which have not yet been covered by a designated journal. The emerging topics have been identified in Life Sciences, Chemistry, Medicine, Physics and Mathematics.

The Emerging Science Journals program has already won support in the research community. Many distinguished scientists have become members of the editorial boards of the journals – among them Sir Harold Kroto, Professor at Florida State University, 1996 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry; most recent Medicine or Physiology Nobel Prize Winner – Prof. Jules A. Hoffmann or one of world’s top chemits – prof. Didier Astruc.The journal editors hail from the world’s most prestigious universities and research institutes, such as Harvard University, University of California, Berkeley, Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Cambridge, or Max Planck Institute.


“The emerging topics identified by Versita have all been experiencing growing interest among scientists in recent years. We believe that starting this publishing program in open access format will facilitate dissemination of the latest research results, making the journals the primary publishing options and a default communication hubs for authors writing in these scientific areas.” comments Jacek Ciesielski, founder and CEO of Versita.

See Also: Versita Was Acquired by De Gruyter in January 2012 (via NSR)

Update: Here’s a List of the 100 Titles


Animal Migration

DNA Barcodes

Ecological Genomics

Epigenetics in Cancer


Invertebrate Immunity


Microbial Community

Natural Products Against Cancer

Non-Genetic Inheritance

Ocean Acidification

Plant MicroRNA

Polymicrobial Infections

Protist Genomics

Riparian Ecology and Conservation

Synthetic Genomics

Systems Microbiology

Systems Pharmacology

Transcriptome Profiling


Tumor Microenvironment and Therapy


Artificial Photosynthesis

Asymmetric Organocatalysis

Bioorthogonal Chemistry

Catalysis for Sustainable Energy

Click Chemistry

Diversity Oriented Synthesis


Metal-Organic Frameworks

Methods in Next Generation Sequencing

Molecular Imprinting

Nanotools and Nanomachines


Polyoxometalate Chemistry

Recyclable Catalysis

Self-Healing Materials

Single-Molecule Sensors

Sorptive Extraction Techniques

Supramolecular Catalysis




Addiction Genetics

Cancer Metabolomics

Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress in Cancers

Epigenetics of Diabetes and Obesity

Epigenetics of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Genetics of Multifactorial Disorders

Hybrid Cardiovascular Technology


Microbiome Science and Medicine

MicroRNA Diagnostics and Therapeutics

MicroRNA in Cardiovascular Research

MicroRNAs in Diabetes and Obesity

Nanomaterials and the Environment

Nanotube Therapy


Neuroscience of Decision Making



Personalized Oncology

Stem Cells in Oral Medicine



Quantum Measurements and Quantum Metrology


Coherent Optical Phenomena


Graphene Photonics and Electronics

Graphene Spintronics and Nanostructures

Graphene-oxide Frameworks

Multiferroic Materials

Nano Electromechanical Systems (NEMS)



Novel Superconducting Materials

Optical Data Processing and Storage


Organic Photovoltaics

Quantum Interfaces and Memories

Superhydrophobic Surfaces

Topological Order

Ultrafast Science


Nonautonomous and Stochastic Dynamical Systems

Mathematical Models for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Algorithmic Game Theory

Analysis and Geometry in Metric Spaces

Applied Algebraic Geometry

Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry

Backward Stochastic Differential Equations

C*-Algebras and Applications

Cluster Theory and Applications

Combinatorial Commutative Algebra

Commutative Topological Algebras

Composition Operators

Copula Modeling and Copula Functions

Extremal Combinatorics and Applications

Functional Data Analysis

Mathematics of Medical Imaging

Molecular Level Based Mathematical Biology

PDE Constrained Optimization

Quantum Group Theory (Algebraic Methods in QGT)

Topology and Dynamics of Complex Networks

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