From 1st January 2022 Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki (JBRT) will be published by Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH). The current submission system (https://www.editorialmanager.com/jbrt/Default.aspx) provided by BMC will accept new submissions until 31st July 2021. BMC will continue to host an archive of all articles previously published in the journal and all articles published in The Journal of Biological Research – Thessaloniki will remain fully searchable via the BMC website. JBRT will accept submissions through the OJS platform (http://ejournals.lib.auth.gr/jbiolres) provided by AUTH from 1st September 2021 onwards. The Editors of JBRT and the administration of AUTH express their gratitude to BMC for transforming JBRT to a modern and open access journal during the last seven years.