Genetics & Applications (G&A) is the official journal of the Institute for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (, University of Sarajevo ( It is envisaged as an open access international journal issued twice a year in print and electronic (online) format, publishing peer-reviewed articles of novel and significant discoveries in the fields of basic and applied genetics. Special issues or supplements may also be produced from time to time upon agreement with the Editorial Board.

Topics covered within Genetics & Applications (G&A) include: 

  • molecular genetics,
  • cytogenetics,
  • plant genetics,
  • animal genetics,
  • human genetics,
  • medical genetics,
  • forensic genetics,
  • population and evolutionary genetics,
  • conservation genetics,
  • genomics and functional genomics,
  • genetic engineering and biotechnology,
  • and bioinformatics.

Authors are encouraged to submit complete, unpublished, original works that are not under review in any other journals. Acceptable papers are those that gather and disseminate fundamental knowledge in all areas of genetics.