This Special Issue is in honor of Prof. Neil Kelleher, the 2024 Donald F. Hunt Distinguished Contribution in Proteomics Award winner, and will showcase the latest advancements in proteoform analysis. Submit your manuscript by September 30, 2024.

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The Journal of Proteome Research (JPR) is currently inviting submissions for its 2024 Special Issue on Proteoform Technology & Biology. This Special Issue honors Prof. Neil Kelleher, recipient of the 2024 Donald F. Hunt Distinguished Contribution in Proteomics Award, which recognizes a focused or singular achievement in the field of proteomics.

This Special Issue aims to showcase the latest advancements in proteoform analysis, including both methodological innovations and their practical applications. It will emphasize the progress made in proteoform technology as well as the biological insights derived from it, covering analytical aspects such as proteome depth, sensitivity, and throughput, as well as proteoform associations with traits, health, and disease. Authors interested in submitting their work are encouraged to refer to the recent Editorial on Publishing in JPR, which provides detailed guidance on the specific requirements and preferences for submissions.

Organizing Editors

Prof. John R. Yates, III, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Proteome Research
Scripps Research, United States

Prof. Neil Kelleher, Guest Editor
Northwestern University, United States

Submission Information

We welcome submissions for this Special Issue through September 30, 2024. For more information on submission requirements, please visit the journal’s Author Guidelines page.

Accepted manuscripts for consideration in this Special Issue will include Articles, Communications, Reviews, Tutorials, and Perspectives. Papers accepted for publication in this Special Issue will be available ASAP (as soon as publishable) online as soon as they are accepted. After all submissions have been published, they will then be compiled online on a dedicated landing page to form the Special Issue. Manuscripts submitted for consideration will undergo the full rigorous peer review process expected from ACS journals.

How to Submit

  • Log in to the ACS Paragon Plus submission site.
  • Choose Journal of Proteome Research.
  • Select your manuscript type, and, under "Special Issue Selection," choose “Proteoform Technology and Biology."

If you have any general questions regarding submission to this Special Issue, please contact Editor-in-Chief John Yates ( and Managing Editor Nicole Camasso (

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