Submission Guidelines

Copyright

Submission of a manuscript implies that the work described has not been published before (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, review, or thesis); that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere; that its publication has been approved by all coauthors, if any, as well as by the responsible authorities at the institute where the work has been carried out; that, if and when the manuscript is accepted for publication, the authors agree to automatic transfer of the copyright to the publisher; that the manuscript will not be published elsewhere in any language without the consent of the copyright holders; that written permission of the copyright holder is obtained by the authors for material used from other copyrighted sources; and that any costs associated with obtaining this permission are the authors' responsibility.

Preparation of Manuscripts

Authors are requested to submit manuscripts online. This will allow even quicker and more efficient processing of your manuscript. We accept manuscripts in the following formats:
MS Word (doc)
Open Document (odf)
Rich Text (rtf)

Manuscripts should be typewritten or prepared on a word processor in the following format:
Font Style:     Times New Roman
Font Size:      12
Font Color:    Black
Line spacing: 1.5
Alignment:    Justified

Title Page: The following elements must be included:
  • Title of the article;
  • Name(s) and initial(s) of author(s), preferably with first names spelled out;
  • Affiliation(s) of author(s);
  • Name, address, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail address of the corresponding author.
Abstract: Each article is to be preceded by a succinct abstract, of up to 250 words, that highlights the objectives, methods, results, and conclusions of the paper.

Key Words: To identify the subjects under which the article may be indexed, 6-10 key words should be provided.

References: In the text, references to the literature should be by author and year; where there are two authors, both should be named; with three or more only the first author's name plus "et al." need be given. The list at the end of the paper should include only works mentioned in the text and should be arranged alphabetically by name of first author. References should be cited as follows:
  • Journal papers -- name(s) and initial(s) of author(s), year in brackets, full title, name of the journal as abbreviated in Chemical Abstracts, volume number, first and last page numbers:
Quiring R, Walldorf U, Koter U, Gehring WJ (1994) Homology of the eyeless gene of Drosophila to the small eye gene in mice and aniridia in humans. Science 265:785
  • Books -- name(s) of author(s), year in brackets, full title, edition, publishers, place of publication, page number:
Maizels N, Weiner AM (1993) The genomic tag hypothesis: modern viruses as fossils of ancient strategies for genomic replication. In: Gesteland RF, Atkins JF (eds) The RNA world. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, New York, pp. 577 -- 602
Li W - (1997) Molecular evolution. Sinauer Assosiates, Sunderland, MA

For details please refer to https://www.springer.com/authors/manuscript+guidelines?SGWID=0-40162-6-795324-0

Please send your submission to kankana [at ] praxis [dot] ac [dot] in

Do note that there is no fee or charge for submission of articles or for their subsequent review and publication.


The deadline for the Summer 2020 issue is 30/04/2020