In June of 1982, a symposium entitled "Advancement of Genes and Proteins" was held at the State University of New York at Stony Brook in conjunction with the joint meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution and the American Society of Naturalists. At that symposium, Masatoshi Nei welcomed a gathering of sub-atomic evolutionists for a meeting to begin another diary called Molecular Biology and Evolution. This proposition was endorsed by most of the specialists, and the diary was begun in December 1983. In 1992, an International Symposium on Molecular Evolution at Pennsylvania State University was sorted out. At that meeting Masatoshi Nei and Walter Fitch recommended that the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution turn into a dynamic culture with every single individual supporter getting to be individuals. In 1994, the Council chose to accept distribution of Molecular Biology and Evolution, along these lines finishing its relationship with University of Chicago Press with the fruition of Volume 12 in 1995. This choice gave the Society full monetary control of the diary, and Allen Press was distributed Molecular Biology and Evolution for the benefit of the Society. Before the end of 1995 Molecular Biology and Evolution had expanded more than triple in size, and the quantity of issues per volume was expanded to ten. Atomic Biology and Evolution turned into a month to month diary in 1997 . In 2003, Oxford University Press turned into the distributer of Molecular Biology and Evolution for the benefit of the Society. Since 2005, MBE has been distributed 250-300 papers for every year and stayed at the cutting edge of its field.
In 2008, the Council voted to make a second Society diary, Genome Biology and Evolution, with Takashi Gojobori as Founding Editor and William Martin as Editor-in-Chief. The Society possesses Genome Biology and Evolution and contracted with Oxford University Press for distribution. The inspiration for building up the new diary originated from the development of genomics and, as a result, the development of genome-arranged transformative exploration.Read More»