Frontiers in Zoology is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal publishing high quality research articles and reviews on all aspects of animal life.

Editors-in-Chief

  • Jürgen Heinze, University of Regensburg
  • Diethard Tautz, Max-Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Ploen

Society affiliations

Frontiers in Zoology is supported by the Deutsche Zoologische Gesellschaft.

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DZG Society information

logo The German Zoological Society (Deutsche Zoologische Gesellschaft e.V., DZG) was founded in 1890 in Frankfurt/Main and is one of the oldest zoological societies worldwide.

The DZG represents the zoological sciences in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The society promotes zoology as a modern, multi-disciplinary and integrative biological science and facilitates the exchange of recent scientific findings. The society aims to preserve and spread existing knowledge, to encourage excellent fundamental research and teaching, independent of political and economic ties. The society's international journal Frontiers in Zoology disseminates scientific research papers and commentaries in all zoological disciplines. The DZG is a non-profit organization.

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Editors' profiles

Jürgen Heinze, Editor-in-Chief

Jürgen Heinze

Jürgen Heinze is currently Professor of Zoology at University of Regensburg.

"Zoology is an active and colorful biological discipline with a long history and a promising future. The development of new theories and methodology makes this a particularly exciting time for researchers interested in aspects of animal life.

Diethard Tautz, Editor-in-Chief

Diethard Tautz
Diethard Tautz is director of the Department for Evolutionary Genetics at the Max-Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology in Plön, Germany.

"Zoological research is based on a long tradition of comparative and experimental approaches that can now take advantage of the methodological and conceptual revolution in biology to understand the diversity and evolution of animals."

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ISSN: 1742-9994