Biological Communications is a rebranded new title of the former journal «Vestnik of Saint Petersburg University. Series 3. Biology». The journal was founded as «Vestnik of Leningrad University» in 1946. From 1953 it is published under several series. In 1956 the series «Biology» was first established.
Volume counts for Biological Communications starts from 62 given the history of the «Biology» series of Vestnik. As its predecessors Biological Communications publishes at a quarterly basis.
Aims and scope
Biological Communications publishes research in all areas of the biological sciences from classical disciplines botany and zoology to biotechnology given the research is of high quality. Some emphasis is given to rapidly developing fields: neuroscience and cognition; organismal and evolutionary biology; palaeontology; cell and developmental biology; classical ecology; marine and arctic research; health and disease (excluding pollution monitoring and clinical research).