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ABSTRACTING AND INDEXING SERVICES
AIMS AND SCOPE
The Journal of Genetics (J Genet) is designed for prompt publication of original and significant articles on all aspects of Genetics (Agriculture, Biological Anthropology, Botany, Zoology, Biochemical Genetics, Biometry, Clinical Genetics, Cytogenetics, Genetic Epidemiology, Genetic Testing, Evolution and Population Genetics, Immunogenetics, Molecular Genetics). The journal also covers ethical issues. It aims to serve as a forum of life scientists and health professionals, especially those who share a common interest in understanding living beings.
The journal seeks scholarly manuscripts that address one or the other aspects of the discipline of genetics. The journal publishes basic, applied, and methodologically oriented research from all these areas. The journal publishes original papers on current research and practical programmes, short notes, news items, book reviews, reports of meetings and professional announcements. Constructive criticisms and discussions of published papers and letters of relevance and interest to the readership will be published at the discretion of the Managing Editor. The journal is committed to prompt review, and priority publication is given to manuscripts with novel or timely findings, and to manuscripts of unusual interests. The researchers are invited to submit original papers in English (papers published elsewhere or under consideration elsewhere shall not be submitted).
There shall be two issues,one volume per year (July and December).
Given below are the steps in the publication process and these may answer any concerns regarding our publishing ethics and processes. The Administrative Editor is open to answering any other queries that anyone may have.
PUBLISHING PROCESS IS DIVIDED INTO TWO PARTS
First Stage: Processing of the Paper
Second Stage: Publication and Distribution
FIrst Stage: ProcessIng of the Paper
Please address all the correspondence related to the complete processing of the paper to the Administrative Editor only
Office of the Administrative Editor,
B-2 (Ground Floor), South City II,
Gurgaon 122 018, Haryana, India
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Eminent scholars are members of the Editorial Board of the Journal. All these members have given their consent to be a Member of the Editorial Board of the journal. The brief information (that is, Name with The Present Status, Field of Specialization, Postal Address, Telephone/ Mobile Numbers) of the Members of the Editorial Boards is available on the website.
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GEOGRAPHICAL DIVERSITY OF AUTHORS
As can be checked on our website about the papers' present status and from the full text available online of the published issues of various journals, the contributors to our journals are from all over the world including regions like USA, Europe, South East Asia, Asian Countries, China and Africa.
AUTHENTICITY OF THE PUBLISHED CONTENT
1. Manuscript for Publication: The Author(s) submit manuscript via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or send it to: Administrative Editor, B-2 (Ground Floor), South City II, Gurgaon 122 018, Haryana, India.
The Author(s) prepare and submit a manuscript for publication in accordance with Instructions to Contributors, Guide for Contributors and Format to Prepare Manuscript of the journal. Manuscripts which do not fully confirm to Journal style will be returned to the Authors.
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1. Instructions to Contributors
2. Guide for Contributors
3. Journal Paper Format
2. Authorization and Declaration: The authors must accept full responsibility for the content of their articles. The Members of the Editorial Board and the Publisher of the journal are not responsible for the statements and opinions expressed by the authors in their articles and write-ups published in the journal. While submitting the paper, the author(s) are required to provide a declaration about financial support, assure that there is no plagiarism, and that fraudulent data has not been used in the paper. If there is more than one author, they need to provide a statement stating that all authors have contributed to the research and that “the paper has not been published or sent for publication elsewhere”, the same research will not be published in more than one journal, and that the research is real, original and authentic work.
The authors are required to ensure that any study that involves human or animal subjects conforms to national, local and institutional laws and requirements, and they must confirm that approval has been sought and obtained where appropriate. The authors should obtain permission from human subjects and respect their privacy.
The authors must promptly notify the journal Editor if a significant error is identified in their publication. The authors must also cooperate with the editor and publisher to publish an erratum, addendum or corrigendum notice where it is deemed necessary.
The author's should maintain an accurate record of data associated with their submitted manuscript and supply or provide access to this data when requested.
3. Paper Received and Screening of the Paper: Editors act in a responsible, objective, balanced and fair way while carrying out duties. They do so without discrimination on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, religious or political beliefs, ethnic or geographical origin of the authors. They handle submissions for sponsored supplements or special issues in the same way as other submissions, such that articles are considered and accepted solely on their academic merit and without commercial influence. The Editors adopt and follow reasonable procedures in the event of an ethical or conflicting nature to give authors a fair opportunity to respond to complaints. They ascertain that documentation associated with any complaints is retained.
Further, the Editors strive to meet the needs of readers and authors, constantly improve the journal, ensure the quality of the material they publish, champion freedom of expression, maintain the integrity of the academic record, preclude business needs from compromising intellectual needs, and always are willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies where needed.
The Editors’ decisions to accept or reject a paper for publication is based only on the paper’s importance, originality and clarity and the study’s relevance to the journal. A description of the peer review processes is published and the Editors justify any important deviation from the described process. The Editors publish guidance to authors on everything that is expected of them and are regularly updated.
Every paper, which is received for publication, is screened only (not reviewed) for its suitability for publication in a journal on the basis of,
◙ Topic of research
◙ Contents of the text
◙ Citation of recently published literature and presentation of paper as per format of the journal by the Members of the Editorial Board.
If the paper is considered for the journal than the First or the Corresponding Author is asked to complete the following formalities:
To Provide List of Referees: The authors are requested to provide the contact details of at least three potential peer reviewers or list of Referees for the paper, who may be asked to review the paper with the instructions that the Referees’ present status must be Either Senior Lecturer or Assistant Professor or Reader or Associate Professor or Professor (University / Institute) in the field of specialisation as the subject of the paper demands to whom we may request for review of the paper and the Referees should be other than the Members of Editorial Board of the Journal, who are known to the authors and aware of the research activities of their Department/Institute, but are not from their Department/ Institute). They should be experts in the field of study, who will be able to provide an objective assessment of the manuscript's quality. The paper will also be sent to others Referees for review in addition to the List of Referees provided by the Corresponding or First Author.
Authors are requested to provide the following information about the Referees:
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