Proceedings of the Japan Academy, Series B
The Proceedings of the Japan Academy, Series B was founded in 1912 as the Proceedings of the Imperial Academy by the Imperial Academy of Japan (now the Japan Academy). The Journal was split into the Proceedings of the Japan Academy, Series A and Series B in 1977. PJA Series B publishes reviews and original articles in broad fields of natural sciences, such as physics, chemistry, astronomy, earth sciences, biology, engineering, agricultural sciences, medicine and pharmacy.*)  Manuscripts are evaluated at least by two reviewers.  Ten issues are published per year. The content is open access and available online through J-STAGE (https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/browse/pjab).
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2,706 registered articles
(updated on May 25, 2024)
Online ISSN : 1349-2896
Print ISSN : 0386-2208
ISSN-L : 0386-2208
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The Proceedings of the Japan Academy, Series B was founded in 1912 as the Proceedings of the Imperial Academy by the Imperial Academy of Japan (now the Japan Academy). The Journal was split into the Proceedings of the Japan Academy, Series A and Series B in 1977. PJA Series B publishes reviews and original articles in broad fields of natural sciences, such as physics, chemistry, astronomy, earth sciences, biology, engineering, agricultural sciences, medicine and pharmacy.*)  Manuscripts are evaluated at least by two reviewers.  Ten issues are published per year. The content is open access and available online through J-STAGE (https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/browse/pjab).

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Editorial Board
  • Shigekazu Nagata

    Editor-in-Chief
    Japan Academy, Osaka University
    Molecular Biology, Biochemistry

  • Yoshio Fukao

    Executive Editor
    Japan Academy, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
    Geophysics

  • Kohei Miyazono

    Executive Editor
    Japan Academy, The University of Tokyo

  • Shizuo Akira

    Editor
    Japan Academy, Osaka University
    Immunology

  • Akira Isogai

    Editor
    Japan Academy

  • Tadao Kakizoe

    Editor
    Japan Academy
    Urology

  • Makoto Kobayashi

    Editor
    Japan Academy, the High Energy Accelerator Research Organization(KEK)
    Physics

  • Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa

    Editor
    Japan Academy
    Biological Science

  • Takao Sekiya

    Editor, Cover Editor
    Japan Academy
    Pharmaceutical Science, Nucleic Acid Chemistry

  • Keisuke Suzuki

    Editor
    Japan Academy, Tokyo Institute of Technology

  • Kunihiko Suzuki

    Editor
    Japan Academy
    Neurochemistry, Neurology, Genetic Neurological Disorder

  • Koichi Tanaka

    Editor
    Japan Academy, Shimadzu Corporation
    Mass Spectrometry

  • Kazuyuki Tatsumi

    Editor
    Japan Academy, Nagoya University
    Inorganic Chemistry

  • Yoshinori Tokura

    Editor
    Japan Academy, RIKEN
    Condensed Matter Physics

  • Toshimitsu Yamazaki

    Editor
    Japan Academy
    Physics

Subject areas
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Sciences and Astronomy
  • Biology, Life Sciences and Basic Medicine
  • Agriculture and Food Sciences
  • General Medicine, Social Medicine, and Nursing Sciences
  • Clinical Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Engineering in General
  • Nanosciences and Materials Sciences
  • Architecture and Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Information Sciences
  • Interdisciplinary Sciences
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  • TitleProceedings of the Japan Academy, Series B
  • PublisherThe Japan Academy
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