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<p justify;\\"="" style="text-align: justify;"> 1 Aims and Scope
Bioscience Methods is committed to promote and disseminate innovative technological advances in life science, by publishing outstanding original contributions in all areas of biology. All papers chosen for publication include (but are not limited to) technology review, technique know-how, lab tool, statistical software and known technology modification. Case studies on technologies for gene discovery and function validation as well as genetic transformation.

The primary criterion for publication is new insights that are not only of broad interest to biologist, and teachers/students/researchers engaged in biology, but are also appropriate for R & D personnel as well as readers interested in biological science.

2 Copyright
The authors permanently reserve the copyright for their publications and have granted the rights to any third party in advance for using, reproducing or disseminating the work under the terms of copyright and license of the BiosciPublisher’s constitutions and adopted law and regulations.

3 Manuscripts Submission
3.1 Online submission
Manuscripts must be submitted to Bioscience Methods electronically by BioSciPublisher online submission system. In the case that online submission system is not available; you can submit your manuscript to the submission email of Bioscience Methods: If both the above ways do not work out, you can directly send your manuscripts to The editors will handle your submission within five working days.

Preferred file formats of manuscripts are Microsoft Word and Rich Text Format (RTF). Figures, tables, movies and raw data can be submitted as supplemental files.

A cover letter must be submitted along with the manuscript during the submission, which should contain a brief explanation of what was previously known, the conceptual advance provided by the findings, and the importance of the findings to a broad readership as well as how and why their major findings relate to the scope of the journal. Closely related papers submitted elsewhere or in press should be noted in the cover letter, and uploaded as additional supplemental files in the online submission system. The cover letter is confidential to the editor and will not be seen by reviewers.

3.2 Corresponding Author
The full name, the contact information and e-mail address of the corresponding author should be provided. We take the corresponding author as the responsible author, which means that the corresponding author accept such a responsibility: The corresponding author must warrant that all co-authors have read and approved the authorship of the manuscript, the content of the paper, and its submission to BM. Official approval of all original authors must be provided before any changes in authorship. All reasonable demands on the necessary materials and methods which can justify the experimental results must be satisfied. Please inform the editorial office if the contact information of the corresponding author changes after submission.

3.3 Article processing
Scientists all over the world are invited to be as peer reviewers for this journal. All submission will be automatically transferred online to the reviewers by Manuscript Proceeding System in the BiosciPublisher prior to CrossRef's plagiarism check. (see BiosciPublisher peer review policy for further information).

Bioscience Methods offers a fast publication schedule whilst maintaining rigorous peer review. Normally the publication period is two or four weeks depend on the speed of peer review. Using the recommended manuscript preparation formats will largely speed up the paper procedures and shorten the periods. Research articles will be published electronically in provisional PDF immediately upon acceptance. A fully structured web version (HTML) and download version (PDF) will be uploaded within four weeks after acceptance.

Bioscience Methods is affiliated with other biology journals published by BiosciPublisher, including Genomics and Applied Biology and other journals. If referees judge that a manuscript is sound but not of special interest and therefore not appropriate for Bioscience Methods, the referee reports can be shared with other journals published by BiosciPublisher. Transferring a manuscript from one journal to another will not incur delays. Conversely, if a manuscript submitted to a sister journal in the BiosciPublisher series is judged to be of exceptional interest by the referees and editors, we may offer publication in Bioscience Methods.

3.4 Article-processing charges
Bioscience Methods levies an article-processing charge for every accepted article to cover the costs incurred by open access publication. Article-processing charge for all BiosciPublisher journals is in uniform. BiosciPublisher's standard article-processing charge is Canadian dollar 1200 CAD (US dollar $1200), which has no any tax fee included. Authors from low-income countries and areas or having financial difficulties can apply the discount for APC upon submission, and if the authors are qualified to be waived they don't necessarily pay the APC. For further information please see Charge FAQ.

Payment for APC in this Journal should be made to Sophia Publishing Group Inc. Payment procedure will be informed upon submission acceptance.