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GUIDELINES FOR AUTHORS


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Specific guidelines

Review articles

Scientific reviews of current advancements in biomedical research should be no more than 3,000 words (excluding the abstract and references) and may contain up to 3 figures or tables. The manuscript should include a title, list of all contributing authors, abstract (up to 150 words), keywords (up to 4), main text, references and acknowledgements. Title, authors, abstracts, keywords, main text, references, acknowledgements and figure legends should be submitted in electronic format as a single file in MS Word format (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Main text may be organized into sections with subheadings. Figures must be accompanied by figure legends at the end of the file after references and acknowledgements. All symbols in the text should be Symbol font. Figures and tables should be in TIFF (.tif) or JPEG (.jpg) format. Color images will be printed in gray scale, but will be displayed in color on the web. Movies are only shown on the web. Resolution of images should be at least 200 dpi and their size should not exceed 40 square inches (approximately 1 half of a letter size page).

Original research papers

Research articles should be no more than 1,500 words (excluding the abstract and references) and may contain up to 2 figures or tables. The manuscript should include a title, list of all contributing authors, abstract (up to 150 words), keywords (up to 4), methods section, results and discussion section, references and acknowledgements. Title, authors, abstract, keywords, main text, references, acknowledgements andfigure legends should be submitted in electronic format as a single file in MS Word format (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Main text may be organized into sections with subheadings. Figures must be accompanied by figure legends at the end of the file after references and acknowledgements. All symbols in the text should be Symbol font. Figures and tables should be in TIFF (.tif) or JPEG (.jpg) format. Color images will be printed in gray scale, but will be displayed in color on the web. Movies are only shown on the web. Resolution of images should be at least 200 dpi and their size should not exceed 40 square inches (approximately 1 half of a letter size page). Currently we do not accept tables in MS Word and MS Excel formats.

Commentaries

Commentaries should be no more than 500 words and may contain just 1 figure or table. The manuscript should include a title, list of all contributing authors, main text and references if necessary. Title, authors, main text, references and figure legend (if there is a figure) should be submitted in electronic format as a single file in MS Word format (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf). All symbols in the text should be Symbol font. Figure or table should be in TIFF (.tif) or JPEG (.jpg) format. Color images will be printed in gray scale, but will be displayed in color on the web. Movies are only shown on the web. Resolution of images should be at least 200 dpi and their size should not exceed 10 square inches (approximately one eighth of a letter size page). Currently we do not accept tables in MS Word and MS Excel formats.

Letters to the editor

Letters to editor (up to 500 words) should be submitted electronically as e-mail attachments in MS Word format (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) and may not include figures or tables. Letters may or may not have a title, and should not be divided into sections with subheadings.

Short essays

Essays on topics related to biological sciences, medicine, science education, history of science or University at Buffalo scientific community are welcome. Text up to 1,000 words should be submitted in electronic format as single file in MS Word format (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf).

Announcements

Announcements of upcoming events may be published if they are open to all graduate students at University of Buffalo and are of high significance. Considering bi-annual status and limited space any announcement may be declined publishing without advance notice.

Artwork

Original artwork and biomedical imaging material is welcome. We encourage submission of images to be printed on the cover of Biologue however depending on the space available, images that fit on one letter size page may be submitted for publication. We currently accept images that have at least 200 dpi resolution in TIFF (.tif) and JPEG (.jpg) formats. Color images will be printed in gray scale, but will be displayed in color on the web. Movies are only shown on the web. Please contact the Editorial Board prior to sending any large files.

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