Co-Editor-in-Chief Rosanna del Gaudio, Ph.D. (Astrobiology) Prof. Aggregate of Molecular Biology,
Department of Biology,
University of Naples, Italy
Co-Editor-in-Chief Konrad Wołowski, Ph.D. (Astrobiology, Botany, Algae) W. Szafer Institute of Botany,
Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Co-Editor-in-Chief Giorgio Bianciardi, Ph.D. (Computational Astrobiology) Department of Medicine, Surgery and Neuroscience, Siena University, Italy
Chief Executive Editor (Geobiology, Stromatolites, PaleoMicrobiology) Stan Awamik, Ph.D. Dept. of Earth Sciences,
University of California Santa Barbara, California
Executive Editor (Astrochemistry) Michael N. Mautner, Ph.D. Dept. of Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia
Executive Editor (Astrobiology, Microbiology, Biochemistry) Yoshitaka Yoshimura, Ph.D. Department of Life Science, Tamagawa University, Tokyo, Japan
Executive Editor (Genetics, Statistics, Evolultion, Cosmic Zoology) David Duvall Ph.D. Dept. of Zoology (Emeritus) Oklahoma State University, OK
Executive Editor (Physics, Biological Cosmology) Walter Christensen, Dept. Physics & Astronomy, Cal Poly Pomona, California
Chief Executive Editor (Extremophiles: Psychrophiles, Halophiles, Archaea; Methanotrophs) Fariha Hasan, Ph.D. Dept. Microbiology,
Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Executive Editor (Space Medicine / Extreme Environments) Sheryl Bishop, Ph.D. Senior Biostatiscian, School of Nursing,
University of Texas Medical Branch, Texas
Managing Editor, Senior Copy Editor Diana Anderson, B.A.
Editor (Extremophiles, Biology of Meteorites) Natuschka Lee, Ph.D. Dept of Ecology, Environment and Earth Sciences, Umea University, Sweden
Executive Editor (Quantitative Geology, PaleoGeology) Ashraf Elewa, Ph.D. Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, Minia University, Egypt
Chief Executive Editor (Extremophiles: Lichens, Mosses, Arctic Soil Crust Communities; Ecophysiology of Stress) Claudia Colesie, Ph.D. School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Policy on Conflict of Interest
The Journal of Astrobiology requires all authors to state and indicate, in their submission cover letter, any conflicts of interest, e.g. writing a review which promotes the financial interests of the authors or their employer. If there is a conflict of interest, this must also be specified at the end of the article (before the References), in a section titled: Conflicts of Interest.
Policy on Human and Animal Rights, and Informed Consent
The Journal of Astrobiology publishes new research, reviews and commentary. If your article includes new research involving humans the Journal requires documentation of "informed consent." If your article includes new research involving animals, the Journal requires a statement that animal rights were respected.
Published by the Journal of Astrobiology.The Journal of Astrobiology was founded in 2018. A majority of the Editors collectively "own" a majority interest in the Journal which is free, online, open access, and devoted only to the advancement of science.