Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Journal of Biology and Life Science (JBLS) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal, published by Macrothink Institute. It publishes original articles in all areas of Biology and Life Science.

Authors are encouraged to submit complete unpublished and original works, which are not under review in any other journals. The scopes of the journal include, but not limited to, the following topic areas: Biology, Life Science, Anatomy, Botany, Cytology, Genetics, Microbiology, Physiology, Zoology, Ecology, Hydrobiology, Neurobiology, Developmental Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Biotechnology.

The journal is published in online version which is free access and download.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

We use a double-blind system for peer review; both reviewers’ and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be reviewed by at least two experts: one editorial staff member and at least one external reviewer. The review process may take two to three weeks.


Publication Frequency

2015-2016 Semiannual, published in February and August

2013-2014 Semiannual, published in February and August

2010-2012 Annual, published in August


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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