SIMB News

Dr. Elisabeth Elder, Editor-in-Chief
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SIMB News features special articles written by key experts, events of importance and interest such as meetings, new books, new products and reports on our national science and technology policy. SIMB News is available to all members and is read by scientists who have the purchasing power and whose responsibility it is to keep on top of the latest products and services that benefit their research, progress and success!

SIMB News accepts submissions for publication in the following areas. All items should be submitted electronically in Microsoft Word (preferred) or text format.

SIMB News welcomes the submission of Letters to the Editor. Send letters to Elisabeth Elder, Life Sciences Building, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849 or e-mail to Elisabeth Elder.

Feature articles should review significant scientific findings in an area of interest to a broad range of microbiologists. They should include background for microbiologists in disparate fields. The writing should be free of jargon. Manuscripts typically should be no longer than 20-25 double-spaced typed pages, including all figures, tables and references. Send now…

Policy and public responsibility (PPR) items may cover any topic of interest to microbiology related to science policy. Manuscripts typically should not exceed four double-spaced pages. Send now…

Biographies should deal with microbiologists or other scientists who have made important contributions to Industrial Microbiology. Brief biographies (one sentence) of important persons mentioned in the text should be included after the text of the article. Manuscripts typically should not exceed 15 to 20 double-spaced pages, including all figures, tables, and references. Send now…

Net News is a review of useful internet sites for microbiologists, students or anyone interested in the field of science. Submissions can be URL’s to be reviewed or completed reviews for publication. Net News items should typically not exceed two double-spaced pages. Send now…

Society News items should include member information (promotions, relocations, awards); Local Section news, SIMB meeting recaps, award nominations and other Society related items. Submissions should typically not exceed two double-spaced pages. Send now…

Fit to Print items should include press-release type information and company descriptions from SIMB Corporate members. Press releases should typically not exceed two double-spaced pages. Send now…

Newsworthy items should deal with public policy, research innovations or recaps of non-SIMB meetings. News items should typically not exceed two double-spaced pages. Send now…

Calendar listings should contain the following information: Name of the event, location, contact information, website. Listings run six months out on a space available basis. Send now…

Book reviews should review books and/or journals in the area of microbiology and biotechnology. Reviews should typically not exceed two double-spaced pages. Send now…

Links to:

• Instructions for authors (PDF)
• 2017 Advertising rates
• View sample issue of SIMB News (PDF file)
• Access your SIMB News subscription online