This Virtual Special Issue will offer a computational journey through the field of nucleic acid processing and editing. Submit your manuscript for consideration by August 1, 2024.

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To foster the discussion on how computational chemistry can give a critical contribution to the gene editing revolution, Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling (JCIM) is announcing the publication of a Virtual Special Issue on the topic of Editing DNA and RNA through Computations. This collection seeks to highlight the most exciting computational studies in the field of protein/nucleic acids.

This Virtual Special Issue, Editing DNA and RNA through Computations, from JCIM will spotlight the computational journey through the field of nucleic acid processing and editing, with an aim to highlight studies based on multiscale approaches, ranging from quantum-classical (QM/MM) simulations to characterize enzymatic reactions, to all-atom and coarse-grained simulations, including enhanced sampling methods to study long-timescale conformational changes.

Authors are encouraged to submit their manuscripts focusing on harnessing novel machine-learning techniques and methodological development, including, but not limited to, force-field development. Additionally, papers highlighting advanced computational methods and innovative applications will be featured to showcase the power of computational methods in describing what is unseen through experimental techniques.

Submit your manuscript by August 1, 2024.

Organizing Editors

Thereza A. Soares, Executive Editor, JCIM
University of São Paulo, Brazil; University of Oslo, Norway

Giulia Palermo, Topic Editor, JCIM
University of California Riverside, United States

Submission Information

Submissions are welcome through August 1, 2024.

If your paper is accepted for inclusion in this Virtual Special Issue, your work will be highlighted as a significant contribution to this field. If accepted, publications will go online as soon as possible and be published in the next available issue. Publications on this topic will be gathered into a Virtual Special Issue and widely promoted thereafter.

All articles will be peer reviewed prior to acceptance, to ensure they fit the scope of the Virtual Special Issue and meet the high scientific publishing standards of Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling.

How to Submit

  • Log in to the ACS Paragon Plus submission site.
  • Choose Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling as your journal.
  • Select your manuscript type.
  • Under the ‘Special Issue Selection’, choose ‘Editing DNA and RNA through Computations.’

Please see the journal's Author Guidelines for more information on submission requirements.

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