Reviews for "Molecular Biology and Evolution"

Journal title Average duration Review reports
(1st review rnd.)
(click to go to journal page) 1st rev. rnd Tot. handling Im. rejection Number Quality Overall rating Outcome Year
Molecular Biology and Evolution 8.1
weeks
8.7
weeks
n/a 2 5
(excellent)
5
(excellent)
Accepted 2020
Motivation: Reviewers sent positive reviews and suggestions for minor revisions, editor allowed some discretion with these revisions, we added some citations and added text to the discussion. Almost immediately afterwards, the editor recommended the manuscript be accepted without sending it back out into review.
Molecular Biology and Evolution 5.9
weeks
9.9
weeks
n/a 2 4
(very good)
5
(excellent)
Accepted 2019
Molecular Biology and Evolution n/a n/a 1.0
days
n/a n/a n/a Rejected (im.) 2020
Motivation: an editor said that the work doesn't reach their socalled high standard without even reading our manuscript
Molecular Biology and Evolution n/a n/a 5.0
days
n/a n/a n/a Rejected (im.) 2020
Molecular Biology and Evolution 8.3
weeks
14.3
weeks
n/a 3 5
(excellent)
5
(excellent)
Accepted 2019
Molecular Biology and Evolution n/a n/a 3.0
days
n/a n/a n/a Rejected (im.) 2019
Motivation: Decision to desk reject was poorly justified and not signed by anyone, cloaking process in anonymity without any accountability
Molecular Biology and Evolution 6.5
weeks
8.5
weeks
n/a 2 5
(excellent)
5
(excellent)
Accepted 2015
Molecular Biology and Evolution 9.6
weeks
9.6
weeks
n/a 2 3
(good)
3
(good)
Rejected 2016
Motivation: Reasonable comments but slow, probably due to the editors.
Molecular Biology and Evolution n/a n/a 13.0
days
n/a n/a n/a Rejected (im.) 2016
Motivation: Almost two weeks lost for an editor's immediate reject decision probably based on the potential impact of the subject and not on manuscript content. Other journals' editors do it in one day.
Molecular Biology and Evolution n/a n/a 10.0
days
n/a n/a n/a Rejected (im.) 2016
Molecular Biology and Evolution n/a n/a 2.0
days
n/a n/a n/a Rejected (im.) 2013