The award-winning biological and medical sciences journal

PeerJ publishes the world's scientific knowledge through open access licensing. 1122 peer-reviewed articles and 1558 preprints published to date.

The PeerJ Mission
Fast, fair, and widely read. Our mission is to help the world efficiently publish its knowledge. Read more…
generic image of an institution
Publishing arrangements with
136 institutions
view details
Together we have over six decades of experience in scholarly communications at Nature, The Lancet, PLOS, Mendeley, SAGE, Stanford and many more.
Pairing non-invasive sampling with genomics in conservation studies

Researchers have refined 'next-gen' DNA sequencing to allow them to study the entire genome of hard to study species using samples as small as a single hair.

Conservation Biology Ecology Evolutionary Studies Genetics Genomics
Michael A. Russello, Matthew D. Waterhouse, Paul D. Etter, Eric A. Johnson

Recently cited

19 February, 2013
Validation of the Emotiv EPOC® EEG gaming system for measuring research quality auditory ERPs
Psychiatry and Psychology
14 citations · 11,660 views · 2,019 downloads
Nicholas A. Badcock, Petroula Mousikou, Yatin Mahajan, Peter de Lissa, Johnson Thie, Genevieve McArthur
31 October, 2013
Predicting pKa for proteins using COSMO-RS
Computational Biology Computational Science
5 citations · 913 views · 343 downloads
Martin Peter Andersson, Jan Halborg Jensen, Susan Louise Svane Stipp
6 March, 2014
Gamma-H2AX biodosimetry for use in large scale radiation incidents: comparison of a rapid ‘96 well lyse/fix’ protocol with a routine method
Cell Biology Environmental Sciences Toxicology Radiology and Medical Imaging Translational Medicine
7 citations · 505 views · 281 downloads
Jayne Moquet, Stephen Barnard, Kai Rothkamm
19 June, 2014
scikit-image: image processing in Python
Bioinformatics Computational Biology Computational Science Human–Computer Interaction Science and Medical Education
10 citations · 14,846 views · 1,944 downloads
Stéfan van der Walt, Johannes L. Schönberger, Juan Nunez-Iglesias, François Boulogne, Joshua D. Warner, Neil Yager, Emmanuelle Gouillart, Tony Yu
23 December, 2014
Confirmation bias leads to overestimation of losses of woody plant foliage to insect herbivores in tropical regions
Ecology Entomology
4 citations · 574 views · 123 downloads
Mikhail V. Kozlov, Vitali Zverev, Elena L. Zvereva
17 February, 2015
X-to-autosome expression and msl-2 transcript abundance correlate among Drosophila melanogaster somatic tissues
Computational Biology Genetics Genomics
2 citations · 247 views · 114 downloads
Steven P. Vensko II, Eric A. Stone
Show more