Volume 4, Issue 3 is now out

Volume 4, Issue 3 just came out. Below is a list of articles. Be sure to check them out if you find any of the topics interesting!


Inferring Genome-Wide Interaction Networks Using the Phi-Mixing Coefficient, and Applications to Lung and Breast
Cancer (Invited; N. Singh, M. E. Ahsen, N. Challapalli, H.-S. Kim, M. A. White, and M. Vidyasagar)

Receiver Techniques for Diffusion-Based Molecular Nano Communications Using an Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy-Based
Multivariate Polynomial Approximation (G. H. Alshammri, W. K. M. Ahmed, and V. B. Lawrence)

High Speed Chemical Vapor Communication Using Photoionization Detectors in Turbulent Flow (M. Ozmen, E. Kennedy, J. Rose, P. Shakya, J. K. Rosenstein, and C. Rose)

Diffusive Molecular Communications With Reactive Molecules: Channel Modeling and Signal Design (V. Jamali, N. Farsad, R. Schober, and A. Goldsmith)


Abnormality Detection Inside Blood Vessels With Mobile Nanomachines (N. Varshney, A. Patel, Y. Deng, W. Haselmayr, P. K. Varshney, and A. Nallanathan)

Volume 4, Issue 2 is now out

Volume 4, Issue 2 came out earlier this month. Below is a list of articles. Be sure to check them out if you find any of the topics interesting!


Optimal Detection for One-Shot Transmission Over Diffusion-Based Molecular Timing Channels (Y. Murin, N. Farsad, M. Chowdhury, and A. Goldsmith)

Diffusion-Based Molecular Communication With Limited Molecule Production Rate (H. G. Bafghi, A. Gohari, M. Mirmohseni, G. Aminian, and M. Nasiri-Kenari)

Design of Robust and Efficient Topology Using Enhanced Gene Regulatory Networks (S. Roy, V. K. Shah, and S. K. Das)

Capacity Limits of Diffusion-Based Molecular Timing Channels With Finite Particle Lifetime (N. Farsad, Y. Murin, A. W. Eckford, and A. Goldsmith)

3-D Diffusive-Drift Molecular Channel Characterization for Active and Passive Receivers (Ankit and M. R. Bhatnagar)


Impulse Response of the Molecular Diffusion Channel With a Spherical Absorbing Receiver and a Spherical Reflective Boundary (F. Dinç, B. C. Akdeniz, A. E. Pusane, and T. Tugcu)

Volume 4, Issue 1 is now out

Volume 4, Issue 1 came out late last month. Below is a list of articles, plus a farewell editorial from our outgoing Editor-in-Chief, Urbashi Mitra. Be sure to check them out if you find any of the topics interesting!


The Relationship of Discrete DCM and Directed Information in fMRI-Based Causality Analysis (Z. Wang, Y. Liang, D. C. Zhu, and T. Li)

Exploiting Diversity in One-Shot Molecular Timing Channels via Order Statistics (Y. Murin, N. Farsad, M. Chowdhury, and A. Goldsmith)

The Channel Capacity of Channelrhodopsin and Other Intensity-Driven Signal Transduction Receptors (A. W. Eckford and P. J. Thomas)


Toward High Capacity Molecular Communications Using Sequential Vortex Rings (M. Abbaszadeh, P. J. Thomas, and W. Guo)

Shannon Special Issue – Part 1 is on IEEE Xplore

IEEE Transactions on Molecular, Biological, and Multi-Scale Communications is proud to announce that our Special Issue on Biological Applications of Information Theory in Honor of Claude Shannon’s Centennial—Part 1 is now live on IEEE Xplore.


Within the issue, you’ll find the following 8 papers:


Mechanisms of information filtering in neural systems (Invited Paper; Linder)

Noise Filtering and Prediction in Biological Signaling Networks (Invited Paper; Hathcock, Sheehy, Weisenberger, Ilker, and Hinczewski)

The Use of Rate Distortion Theory to Evaluate Biological Signaling Pathways (Invited Paper; Iglesias)

Nonlinear Stochastic Dynamics of Complex Systems, III: Noneqilibrium Thermodynamics of Self-Replication Kinetics  (Saakian and Qian)

Inferring Biological Networks by Sparse Identification of Nonlinear Dynamics  (Mangan, Brunton, Proctor and Kutz)

Info-Clustering: A Mathematical Theory for Data Clustering  (Chan, Al-Bashabsheh, Kaced, Zhou and Liu)

Fundamental Bounds for Sequence Reconstruction from Nanopore Sequencers (Magner, Duda, Szpankowski and Grama)

Inference of Causal Information Flow in Collective Animal Behavior (Lord, Sun, Ouellette and Bollt)


Special Issue Guest Editors


Prof. Alexander G. Dimitrov
Department of Mathematics and Statistics                                             
Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience
Washington State University, Vancouver, Washington, USA               


Prof. Faramarz Fekri
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Prof. Aurel Lazar
Department of Electrical Engineering
Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
Prof. Stefan M. Moser
Signal and Information Processing Lab (ISI)
ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), Hsinchu, Taiwan
Prof. Peter J. Thomas*
Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Statistics
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Department of Biology
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
*corresponding guest editor

Stay tuned! The Special Issue on Biological Applications of Information Theory in Honor of Claude Shannon’s Centennial—Part 2 is forthcoming.


Fourth Issue on IEEE Xplore

Check out our latest issue on IEEE Xplore. We have 5 great features for your reading pleasure:

Microbial Communication via Quorum Sensing
Joint Parameter Optimization for Perpetual Nanonetworks and Maximum Network Capacity
On the Capacity of Point-to-Point and Multiple-Access Molecular Communiations with Ligand-Receptors
Modeling and Simulation of Molecular Communication Systems With a Reversible Adsorption Receiver
Long Range and Long Duration Underwater Localization Using Molecular Messaging

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