Journal of Biotech Research (JBR) currently accepts e-mail submission only. Authors should send all required files to the Editorial office at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please follow the procedures below to ensure a successful manuscript submission.
I. Before submission
Please gather the following information for all authors:
1. First name and last name
2. Institution name and postal address
3. E-mail address (corresponding author only)
4. Telephone number (corresponding author only)
Please submit the following four (4) files as independent attachments:
1. Cover letter
All submissions should be accompanied by a cover letter to brief overview of submitted articles. It must include the statements indicating that (1) the article has
not been published in another publication and is not being submitted simultaneously to another journal, and (2) all authors have no conflict interests in this work
and agree the submission.
Manuscript file should contain text only. Please do not include any table and figure in this file.
3. Tables, figures, and images file
Please including the table title and figure legend in this file.
4. Suggested reviewers
It is mandatory for authors to submit at least three (3) suggested reviewers with the names, institutions, and e-mails during the
submission. Please do not include your colleague(s) as the suggested reviewer(s).
III. After submission
An e-mail acknowledgment of receiving your submission will be sent to contacting author within 3-5 working days.
IV. Reviewing process
The reviewing process normally takes 4-6 weeks. The peer-reviewing criteria are as follows:
1. originality of the work
2. relevance to biotechnology
3. background, hypothesis, objectives
4. methodology appropriate described
5. results concise and sufficient
6. discussion with correct interpretation
7. correct language, proper cited references, high quality figures.
Upon acceptance of a submitted article, authors will be asked to complete the form of "Copyright Transfer Agreement" to transfer the copyright to Journal of Biotech
Research, which is committed to maintain the open electronic access to the journal and ensure the broadest dissemination of the information.
VI. Article Publication Charge (APC)
Journal of Biotech Research will not charge any fee for manuscript submission.There is one time APC of $935 (USD)* for accepted article to cover the expenses of
continuing "open access" and daily maintenance of journal website. The corresponding author will be notified for APC once the manuscript is accepted for
A full payment of APC is mandatory prior to article publication.
* Authors may contact JBR's office in writing to discuss about their special situation.