• Instructions for authors

    Synthetic Biology Journal was founded in 2020, it is the official journal of Chinese Society of Biotechnology, and published by Chemical Industry Press Co., Ltd. Synthetic Biology Journal welcomes articles in the forms of research articles and literature reviews, as also comments and perspectives. The main columns and fields include:

    1. Invited Review
    2. Comment
    3. Research Article
    4. DNA Synthesis and Assembly
    5. Biomolecular Engineering
    6. Design of Gene Circuits 
    7. Host and Community Engineering
    8. Construction and Application of Synthetic Biosystems 
    9. Machine Learning(Data Science)
    10. Biosecurity and Ethic
    11. Patent and Industrial Analysis
    12.Platform Construction and Automation
    13.Investment and Economy
    14.Policy and Rule for Science and Technology. 

    Peer-review process 

    Submission requirements

    1. Clearly expressed viewpoints, valid and reliable data, terse academic discourse as well as keeping state secrets are prerequisites for contributions.
    2. The indispensable parts of the contribution are:
    Chinese Section: title, name of author and work units, location city and province, zip code, abstract, key words, CLC (Chinese Library Classification) No,text, references.
    English Section: title, name of author (Chinese alphabet) and work unit and its address, abstract, key words,
    3. The contribution must adhere to the standardized use of standardized terminology and define the Chinese and English initials or abbreviations, if any, for their first appearance.
    4.All the tables and figures should be carefully selected, reasonably designed and self-evidently presented, without re-description or restatement in the text. Photos must have high definition, good contrast, be properly tailored, and have an indication of magnification.
    5. All the references should be formal publications. The Chinese references in the references section must be annotated in English.
    6.The author should visit the, and finalize his contribution under the guidance of the Synthetic Biology Journal submission guidelines. Those which do not conform to the submission requirement will be returned to the author for revision before submitting for refereeing. The final decision on the acceptance or rejection of the manuscript is made by the Synthetic Biology Journal Editorial Board.
    7. The copyright in the manuscript shall belong to its author, who should take the sole responsibility for the consequences of his views and data. The author’s signature is required for any post-submission changes in the byline. The contribution must be free from copyright disputes. In accordance with copyright law of the people’s republic of China, the Synthetic Biology Journal reserves the right to making revisions and truncations in the manuscript.
    8. Manuscripts should be submitted online through the Synthetic Biology Journal Editorial System available from Authors are expected to visit this site for registration and submission.
    ADD: No.13 Qingnianhu South Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100011, China
    TEL: +86-10-64519339/9292

    Author fees
    The publishing fee is free for 2020-2022. Since 2023, the publishing fee will be charged depending on the article pages.

    Manuscript templates
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