International Journal of
Genetics and Molecular Biology

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Genet. Mol. Biol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9863
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJGMB
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 137

IJGMB - Instructions for Authors

Aims and Scope
The International Journal of Genetics and Molecular Biology provides comprehensive and broad coverage in all areas of genetics and molecular biology pertaining to plants, animals, microorganism and human. Submissions involving DNA, RNA, proteins, and other biomolecules are highly encouraged. The journal also welcomes multidisciplinary studies in functional genomics and bioinformatics that use complementary experimental and computational approaches. Topics include but are not limited to:
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Developmental Genetics
Gene Editing
Gene Regulation and Expression Profiling
Gene Therapies
Genetic Analysis
Genetic Disorders
Genetics and Rare Diseases
Genome and Systems Biology
Medical Genetics and Genomic Medicine
Microbial Genetics
Molecular Genetics
Molecular Immunology
Population and Evolutionary Genetics
Quantitative and Computational Genetics
Types of Articles
The journal welcomes submission of full-length research articles, short communications and review articles. In addition, the journal also welcomes letters to the editor and commentaries.
Preparing Your Manuscript
The title phrase should be brief.
List authors’ full names (first-name, middle-name, and last-name).
Affiliations of authors (department and institution).
Emails and phone numbers.
The abstract should be  less than 300 words. The keywords should be less than 10.
Standard abbreviations should be used all through the manuscript. The use of non-standard abbreviations should be kept to a minimum and must be well-defined in the text following their first use.
The Introduction
The statement of the problem should be stated in the introduction in a clear and concise manner.
Materials and methods
Materials and methods should be clearly presented to allow the reproduction of the experiments.
Results and discussion
Results and discussion maybe combined into a single section. Results and discussion may also be presented separately if necessary.
Tables and figures
Tables should be kept to a minimum.
Tables should have a short descriptive title.
The unit of measurement used in a table should be stated.
Tables should be numbered consecutively.
Tables should be organized in Microsoft Word or Excel spreadsheet.
Figures/Graphics should be prepared in GIF, TIFF, JPEG or PowerPoint.
Tables and Figures should be appropriately cited in the manuscript.
Disclosure of conflict of interest
Authors should disclose all financial/relevant interest that may have influenced the study.
Acknowledgement of people, funds etc should be brief.
References should be listed in alphabetical order at the end of the paper. DOIs links to referenced articles should be stated wherever available. Names of journals should be presented in full and not abbreviated.
Cao, W., Scoles, G., Hucl, P. & ChibbaR, R.N. (1999). The use of RAPD analysis to classify Triticum accessions. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 98:602- 607.
Mekonnen, T. W., & Wakjira, A. (2014). Multivariate analysis of genetic divergence among Ethiopian mustard (Brassica Carinata A. Braun) landraces in Ethiopia. International Journal of Genetics and Molecular Biology, 6(4), 37-45.
Nsofor CA (2014). DNA microarrays and their applications in medical microbiology. Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Reviews 9(1):1-11.
Saharan P, Duhan JS, Gahlawat SK (2015). Detection of Pseudomonas fluorescens from broth, water and infected tissues by loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) method. African Journal of Biotechnology 14(14):1181-1185.
Ubah SA, Ogwu D, Rekwot PI, Rwuaan JS (2017). Specific sperm abnormalities observed in rams (Ovis aries) following cypermethrin treatment. Journal of Cell and Animal Biology 11(1): 1-6.
Acceptance Certificate
Authors are issued an Acceptance Certificate for manuscripts that have been reviewed and accepted for publication by an editor.
Before Submission