Yale Journal of Biology & Medicine


Technology and travel have made our world smaller. As the human race becomes increasingly interconnected, it's all the more vital that we understand the infectious diseases that we carry with us. Better comprehending the spread, evolution, and treatment of diseases is essential, given how easily they can spread across these vectors of international travel. Original cover design by Peter Harris.

The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine is a PubMed-indexed, open access, quarterly journal edited by Yale medical, graduate, and professional students and peer reviewed by an extensive network of experts in the fields of biology and medicine. The journal aims to showcase outstanding research articles from all areas of biology and medicine, to publish significant case reviews, and to provide both perspectives on personal experiences in medicine and reviews of the current state of biology and medicine.

To all interested authors: Starting in June 2015, YJBM began devoting entire issues to its focus topics. This means that all manuscripts in an issue will be related to the focus topic. As a result, we will not be considering off-topic manuscripts. Please keep an eye out for our future focus topics, and thank you for your understanding.

Upcoming focus topics:

September 2017: Comparative Medicine

December 2017: Gene Editing

March 2018: Sensory Biology and Pain

June 2018: Nutrition and Food Science

Editor's Picks from the Current Issue

Volume 90, Issue 2
Deputy editors: Lie Ma and Joshua Sheetz

Chromatin Regulation and the Histone Code in HIV Latency

Anne-Marie W. Turner, David M. Margolis

Mechanisms of Virologic Control and Clinical Characteristics of HIV+ Elite/Viremic Controllers

Elena Gonzalo-Gil, Uchenna Ikediobi, Richard E. Sutton

Pathobiology and Immunobiology of Acanthamoeba Keratitis: Insights from Animal Models

Sudha Neelam, Jerry Y. Niederkorn

The Role of Typhoid Toxin in Salmonella Typhi Virulence

Alexander Chong, Sohyoung Lee, Yi-An Yang, Jeongmin Song

Zika Virus and Sexual Transmission: A New Route of Transmission for Mosquito-borne Flaviviruses

Andrew K. Hastings, Erol Fikrig

YJBM Colloquium Series

Yale Journal of Biology & Medicine Presents:

“Metabolic Diseases: Of Mice and Men”

Sabrina Diano, PhD, Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, of Comparative Medicine and of Neuroscience

Thursday, October 5th, 2017
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Hope 216, 315 Cedar St., Second Floor,

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