About Us

Canadian Journal of Biotechnology (CJB) is a research journal published by a not-for-profit organization, Science Planet Inc. which works towards socially benefiting the sections of the society having limited resources with the medium of science.

CJB is a Canada-based online, peer-reviewed, open access journal which publishes original research papers, review papers, mini-review papers as well as short communications in all areas of biotechnology including cell biology, biochemistry, animal cell culture, embryology, genetics, microbiology, molecular biology, bioinformatics, bioprocess engineering, chemical engineering, biorobotics, genomics, immunology, pharmacogenomics, genetic engineering, industrial and environmental biotechnology.


The mission of CJB is to promote the open access system and to disseminate high quality research among the readers worldwide without constraining its access due to heavy subscription fees. The aim is to serve the scientific community while keeping a stringent and rigorous peer-review process to maintain a good quality control. Additionally, the goal is to convey the significance of science, education and knowledge to a wide number of readers providing a significant positive impact on the society.


CJB is bringing science to life and is serving the scientific society since April 2017.

Editorial Board:

CJB has an elite and international editorial board with members spanning across Canada, USA, Germany, France and Australia, among others. The impeccable editorial team of CJB ensures to retain and further enhance the quality of the journal. Information about the affiliations of the editorial board members may be found here.

Peer-review Policy:

CJB follows the single-blind peer-review process where the manuscript along with the names and affiliations of the authors are sent to the reviewers, but the reviewer information is kept anonymous to the author. The manuscripts submitted to CJB for publication are sent to at least two to three independent reviewers. The reviewers are selected with the help of the editor-in-chief and/or editorial board members on the basis of their domain expertise. The final decision of acceptance or rejection of the manuscript is drawn by the editor-in-chief and/or editorial board members on the basis of the reviewer's comments and recommendations.

Journal Information:

ISSN 2560-8304 (Online)
Crossref DOI: https://doi.org/10.24870/cjb.2017
Frequency: Quarterly
Abbreviation: Can J Biotech
Digital Archiving: Portico (Until June 2021)
Indexing: CNKI Scholar, DOAJ, Google Scholar, ProQuest's CBCA, Ulrich's

Publisher Information:

Science Planet Inc. (Not-for-profit organization)
Incorporated under Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act
Corporation number: 1036239-5
401-371 Rue Lucien-Milette
Longueuil, QC, J3Y 9H1, Canada

Editorial Office:

Canadian Journal of Biotechnology
Sarika Garg, Ph.D.
Managing Editor & Founder
401-371 Rue Lucien-Milette
Longueuil, QC, J3Y 9H1, Canada
Email: editor@canadianjbiotech.com