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Wednesday 01 April 2020

The Company of Biologists selects Silverchair to host biology publications

(Charlottesville, VA and Cambridge, UK) - 31 March 2020

Silverchair and The Company of Biologists today announced a new partnership to host the leading, peer-reviewed journals published by The Company of Biologists, improving user experience and maximizing the discoverability of their content for the biological community.

The Silverchair Platform will host The Company of Biologists' five influential journals: Development, Journal of Cell Science, Journal of Experimental Biology, Disease Models & Mechanisms, and Biology Open. In addition to receiving an updated, modern design, The Company of Biologists will gain access to powerful, easy-to-use tools for site creation and updating, as well as a range of simplified partner integrations via the Silverchair Universe, all on a single responsive platform.

“The Company of Biologists joins a growing group of nonprofit publisher peers who desire a cost-effective, independent platform that offers them the agility to create new sites, collections, and products as quickly as their needs change and new opportunities emerge”, said Thane Kerner, Silverchair CEO. “We look forward to collaborating with The Company of Biologists' team to serve the needs of scientists and researchers.”

“We are excited to partner with Silverchair for the hosting of our journals”, said Claire Moulton, Publisher at The Company of Biologists. “We believe that joining this platform gives us greater flexibility as we evolve the ways in which we present content to our communities, enhancing our service to readers and authors.”

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About The Company of Biologists

The Company of Biologists is a not-for-profit publishing organisation dedicated to supporting and inspiring the biological community. The company is run by distinguished practising scientists and it exists to profit science, not shareholders. They inspire new thinking and support the community of biologists. They ensure the profits from the hard work of scientists inspire future scientific discovery and develop the next generation.

www.biologists.com

About Silverchair

Silverchair is the leading independent platform partner for scholarly and professional publishers, providing both advanced technology and a team dedicated to strategy, service, and growth. The Silverchair Platform delivers distinctive sites and unique products to host publishers' high-value content and drive usage for greater reach and impact. We support our clients' missions through close collaboration, self-serve tools, and a flexible, omni-format content solution to empower their product vision.

www.silverchair.com

For more information contact:

Jitske de Vries , Marketing Manager, The Company of Biologists, jitske.devries@biologists.com

Stephanie Lovegrove Hansen, Senior Marketing Manager, Silverchair, press@silverchair.com

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