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. Since 1953, it was published under several series. In 1956 the series «Biology» was first established.

Volume numbering for Biological Communications starts from 62 given the history of the «Biology» series of Vestnik. As its predecessors, Biological Communications is published 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; mechanisms of diseases.

Abstracting and Indexing
Articles of the journal are indexed by several systems: EBSCO, RSCI (Russian Science Citation Index), Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory, East View,, PublonsResearchGateBIOSIS PreviewsZoological Record

ISSN: 2542-2154 (print version), 2587-5779 (on-line version)

Saint Petersburg State University

St. Petersburg University Press
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Director of the St. Petersburg University Press: Elena V. Lebedkina