ISSN Print: 2790-6523; ISSN Online: 2790-6531
International Journal of Applied and Experimental Biology with abbreviation Intl. J. Appl. Exp. Biol. (IJAaEB) is an international peer-reviewed multidisciplinary open access journal in both online and print versions. IJAaEB follows an Open Access (OA) DOAJ model. It publishes original full-length research papers, short communications, review papers (solicited or unsolicited) on all aspects of Life Sciences including Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Physiology, Botany, Zoology, Environmental Science, and Medical, Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences. It aims to serve as a potential forum for life scientists, and environmental and agricultural professionals for disseminating advanced research. International Journal of Applied and Experimental Biology is recognized by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan in “Y” category. The journal at present publishes biannually, i.e., two issues per annum.

Aims and Scope

Being an international multidisciplinary journal, IJAaEB aims to publish original research papers, short/brief communications, and review papers in all disciplines related to life sciences including medical, agricultural and environmental sciences.
The Scope of IJAaEB includes applied and experimental research in the following fields but not restricted to:

Agricultural Sciences
Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Biology
Bioinformatics
Biological Sciences
Biotechnology/Omics Sciences
Computational Biology
Developmental Biology and Signal Transduction
Environmental Sciences
Genetics and Evolutionary Biology
Health Sciences
Molecular Biology and Bioengineering
Reproductive Biology
Synthetic Biology
System Biology
Veterinary and Animal Sciences

Review Process

The International Journal of Applied and Experimental Biology adopts a single-blind rigorous peer-review process for all types of submitted manuscripts. Manuscripts undergo a thorough peer-review, typically by two external potential reviewers and Journal Editors, ensuring quality, novelty, and relevance. If submitted manuscript is of poor quality or without novelty it will be rejected by the Editors as Desk Rejected. For further details please see the relevant section of the "Journal Publication Ethics Policy"

Important information about the Journal

1. Manuscript Publication Procedure
The International Journal of Applied and Experimental Biology (IJAaEB) is an open access peer-reviewed journal. All manuscripts uploaded to the journal online system are automatically acknowledged. If no major deficiency in the manuscript is detected by the editorial staff or handling editor, it will be sent out forthwith for a peer review as a single-blind review by two potential reviewers. The whole review process along with revision by authors may take about two to four months.

2. Article Processing Charge (APC)
Starting from 1st January, 2025, authors must pay APC only if the article is accepted for publication. If an author does not want to pay, he/she can withdraw his/her article. Please see the  Article Processing Charge section of the Instructions to Authors for detailed terms and conditions related to APC.

3. Revenue and Resources
The International Journal of Applied and Experimental Biology (IJAaEB) will generate revenue through article processing charges (APC) paid by authors. Additionally, the journal may receive additional but limited support from the Higher Education Commission (HEC, Islamabad) to sustain its operation. The first three volumes were published free of charges. However, starting from 1st January, 2025, authors must pay APC only if the article is accepted for publication.

4. Advertising
IJAaEB does not host commercial or scientific business advertisements on its website, maintaining a scholarly and unbiased platform. This policy ensures that the journal's content remains focused solely on academic contributions and scientific discourse.

5. Direct Marketing
The journal circulates calls for papers for regular issues via its website and emails. Additionally, it collaborates with conference organizers to publish open-access articles in special issues, thus engaging researchers globally.

6. Digital Archiving Policy
The issues of the journal will be archived into PKP PN (Public Knowledge Project), LOCKSS and CLOCKSS.

7. Copyright and Licensing Policy
Please see “Open Access, Licensing & Distribution Policy” of IJAaEB for guidelines.

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