Bio-Research | ABOUT US

The Bio-Research is a multidisciplinary biological and biotechnology journal published by the Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. We publish scientific reports on biological and biotechnology subjects in the form of original articles, reviews brief reports, and case reports. We also accept review articles, special communications and editorials. The journal will cover technical and biological studies related to biology and biotechnology including ethical and social issues. Articles with biological interest and implications will be given preference. All submissions are subject to peer review by the Editorial Board and by referees in appropriate specialties. We will consider for publication manuscripts from any part of the world, but most particularly manuscripts that would be of interest to readers in the third world and Africa in particular. . The journal was established in (year) as the Journal of the biological and biotechnology of Nigeria If you have any questions about BIO-RESEARCH, you can send us an online message by using the Contact form at the contact page of the webpage. You can also contact us by e-mail.. Formal complaints are handled based on

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners: Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TdNet, African Index Medicus, Wanfang Data. The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following: EMBASE/ Excerpta Medica, Index Copernicus, MEDLINE/Index Medicus, SCOPUS, Science Citation Index Expanded, Web of Science Impact Factor® as reported in the 2017 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2018): 0.713

Journal Ethics

Bio-Research is committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Biological and Biotechnology Journal Editors (ICBJE) and World Association of Biological and Biotechnology Editors (WABE), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements.

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, Ahead of Print policy Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Bioresearch has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record. Advertisements While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content: "Pop-up" and "banner" ads appear on a random, rotating basis. The advertiser has no control or input over the pages where their ads appear. The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements. Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication

Scope of the journal

The Bio-Research is a bi-annual multidisciplinary biological and biotechnology journal published by the Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. We publish scientific reports on biological and biotechnology subjects in the form of original articles, reviews brief reports, and case reports. We also accept review articles, special communications and editorials. The journal will cover technical and biological studies related to biology and biotechnology including ethical and social issues. Articles with biological interest and implications will be given preference.