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PLOS Biology is based in San Francisco, California, and Cambridge, United Kingdom.

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Submission Inquiries

All manuscripts must be submitted in the online submission system. Please read the submission guidelines prior to submitting.

Presubmission inquiries are strongly encouraged. For more information, read the presubmission inquiry guidelines.

For assistance with a submission, please contact:

US Office

Jenny Hamlin, Publications Manager | +1 (415) 590-3580 |   

UK Office

Rachel Jarmy, Publications Manager | +44 (0)1223 442 847 |

Data Policy

If you have questions about our data policy requirements, email or

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If you have questions about formatting your figures and tables, email

Media Inquiries

Gavin Morrison, Publications Assistant |

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PLOS Offices

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