About the Journal
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. 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:
Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Biology
Developmental Biology and Signal Transduction
Genetics and Evolutionary Biology
Molecular Biology and Bioengineering
Veterinary and Animal Sciences
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 Charges (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 can withdraw his article.
The charges are as follows:
Pakistani authors (per paper): Rs 25000
Rest of the world authors (per paper): USD 200
3. Revenue and Resources
The International Journal of Applied and Experimental Biology (IJAaEB) generates revenue through article processing charges (APCs) paid by authors. Additionally, the journal may receive additional but limited support from the Higher Education Commission (HEC, Islamabad) to sustain its operation.
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 are archived into PKP PN (Public Knowledge Project), LOCKSS and CLOCKSS.
7. Copyright and Licensing Policy
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
-Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication
-Authors continue to retain publishing rights to the article without restrictions.
For more details of the above-mentioned items, please see the relevant policy appended to the journal website in "Policies"-tab