PeerJ Sections


PeerJ, the journal, is now divided into separate Sections by field.

Section Editors have oversight of their section to ensure the journal maintains a fair peer review process and the highest standards of scientific practice in their fields.

Within each Section, the Academic Editors regularly identify and highlight the most important new PeerJ publications in their field. Learn more & Meet the Section Editors.


Common garden comparisons confirm inherited differences in sensitivity to climate change between forest tree species

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Andrew Robinson –– It's a useful comparison between species using well-established statistical models.
Method for the quantitative evaluation of ecosystem services in coastal regions

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Gregory Verutes –– coastal and marine ecosystem services are part of the Earth's life support system. these benefits are vital to nature and people. this article sheds light on the flow of some of these important benefits and how to score them in a cohesive framework.
Non-H3 CDR template selection in antibody modeling through machine learning

Editor rating: 8 / 10

Elena Papaleo –– This work reports a new method for template selection in antibody modeling using the RosettaAntibody framework. It has the potential to improve the accuracy of antibody structure prediction.
Immunohistochemical analysis of cyclin A expression in Wilms tumor

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Paula Soares –– The paper adds new data about cell cycle molecules in Wilms tumors
Individual tree crown delineation and tree species classification with hyperspectral and LiDAR data

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Alison Boyer –– The article describes a method for tree crown segmentation, validation with field data, and spectral classification. The analyses were run with R.