Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces is an international journal devoted to fundamental and applied research on colloid and interfacial phenomena in relation to systems of biological origin, having particular relevance to the medical, pharmaceutical, biotechnological, food and cosmetic fields.

Submissions that: (1) deal solely with biological phenomena and do not describe the physico-chemical or colloid-chemical background and/or mechanism of the phenomena, and (2) deal solely with colloid/interfacial phenomena and do not have appropriate biological content or relevance, are outside the scope of the journal and will not be considered for publication.

The journal publishes regular research papers, reviews, short communications and invited perspective articles, called BioInterface Perspectives. The BioInterface Perspective provide researchers the opportunity to review their own work, as well as provide insight into the work of others that inspired and influenced the author. Regular articles should have a maximum total length of 6,000 words. In addition, a (combined) maximum of 8 normal-sized figures and/or tables is allowed (so for instance 3 tables and 5 figures). For multiple-panel figures each set of two panels equates to one figure. Short communications should not exceed half of the above. It is required to give on the article cover page a short statistical summary of the article listing the total number of words and tables/figures.

Editorial board


  • John Brash
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Henk Busscher
    University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
  • Dganit Danino
    Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
  • Deborah Leckband
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States
  • Alyssa Panitch
    University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States
  • Xinyuan Zhu
    Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Editorial Board

  • K. Bohinc
    Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • T. Camesano
    Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
  • E. Dickinson
    Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Y.F. Dufrêne
    Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
  • C. Dupont-Gillain
    Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
  • J. Dutcher
    Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • D.L. Elbert
    St Louis, Missouri, United States
  • H. Elwing
    Goteborg, Sweden
  • C. Gao PhD
    Hangzhou, China
  • T.A. Horbett
    Seattle, Washington, United States
  • K. Ishihara
    Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
  • K.D. Jandt
    Jena, Germany
  • L. Jiang
    Beijing, China
  • K. Kataoka
    Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
  • J. Kizhakkedathu
    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • R. Leblanc
    Coral Gables, Florida, United States
  • C. Leidy
    Bogota, Colombia
  • R. Liu
    Chengdu, China
  • K. Makino
    Tokyo, Japan
  • H.C. van der Mei
    Groningen, Netherlands
  • W. Norde
    Wageningen, Netherlands
  • H. Ohshima
    Noda, Japan
  • T. Okano
    Tokyo, Japan
  • K. Park
    West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
  • W. Pitt
    Provo, Utah, United States
  • K. Prasad
    Bhagalpur, India
  • B. Ratner PhD
    Seattle, Washington, United States
  • G. Reid
    London, Ontario, Canada
  • Y. Ren
    Groningen, Netherlands
  • C.A. Siedlecki
    Hershey, PA, Pennsylvania, USA
  • P. Tengvall
    Linkoping, Sweden
  • W-B. Tsai
    Taipei, Taiwan
  • N. Tufenkji
    Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • L.-Q. Wang
    Hangzhou, China
  • S. Wang
    Beijing, China
  • G. M. Whitesides
    Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
  • X. Zhang
    Beijing, China