Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

JURNAL BIOLEUSER is an electronic journal, provides a forum for publishing the original research articles related to biological research. The scope of the papers should cover, but not limited to, systematics, physiology and metabolism, molecular biology, biotechnology, genetics, bioinformatics, cell and developmental biology, microbiology, ecology, and bioconservation, being written in INDONESIAN or ENGLISH.


Section Policies


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Table of Contents

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Peer Review Process

JURNAL BIOLEUSER employs a standard editorial and publishing process. JURNAL BIOLEUSER publishes online versions of three issues in one volume per year (April, August, and December) and always free to access, download and reuse under the License Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0).

Peer review process will be conducted in double-bling system. Each submission of the manuscript will be reviewed by two independent reviewers, followed by editorial comments. Editor-in-Chief or editor in accordance with the field of research will provide a decision of acceptance / rejection.

A. Pre-check manuscript

After submission, the manuscript will be assessed for its suitability with the scope of the journal and plagiarism. If the manuscript does not match the scope and/or the template of the journal as well as the similarity number checked using Turnitin® exceeds 25% then the manuscript will be returned to author for resubmission.

B. Review by peer colleagues

The process is peer-blind, peer-reviewed, meaning that the author does not know the identity of the reviewers, but the reviewers know the identity of the author. The editor will check the script status and the identity of the reviewer at any time. Reviewers were given two weeks to write their review.

C. Editor Decision

The decision to accept the manuscript, after the peer review, was made by the editor. Editors can choose from: accept, reject, ask the revised author, request an additional reviewer.

D. Publication

Once accepted, the manuscript will be arranged for publication after proofread and final approval from the author.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Publication Ethics

JURNAL BIOLEUSER is a journal that is owned and managed by the Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Banda Aceh, Indonesia, following guidelines of copyright, privacy, and the rules of scientific publications. Articles are written by authors who are competent in their fields and source from the results of the study/research. Each content of the article contains the elements of novelty, originality, and usability. Authors, editors, reviewers, and journal managers, are bound to the rules of ethics in scientific publications to avoid malpractice in publishing journals and copyright violations, such as duplication, fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism by referring to "Peraturan Kepala LIPI Nomor 5 Tahun 2014 tentang Kode Etika Publikasi Ilmiah".


  • Ensuring that those were included in the list of authors have met the criteria as a writer,
  • Collectively responsible for the work and the content of the article covers methods, analysis, calculation, and details.
  • Stating the origin of resources (including funding), either directly or indirectly.
  • Explaining the limitations in the study.
  • Responding to comments made by reviewers and the editorial boards of scientific professional manner and on time.
  • Inform in writing to the editor if it would retract his paper.
  • Have a statement that the papers submitted for publication are genuine and have not been published anywhere and, in any languages, and not in the process of submission to another publisher.


  • Reconciling the needs of readers and writers, striving for continuous quality improvement publications
  • Applying the process to ensure the quality of papers published
  • Objectively prioritize free speech
  • Maintaining the integrity of the author's academic track record
  • Submit corrections, clarifications and apologies if necessary
  • Responsible for the style and format of writing scientific papers, while the contents and any statements in the papers is the responsibility of the author
  • Actively solicit opinion of the author, the reader, reviewers, and members of the editorial board to improve the quality of publications
  • Conduct periodic internal evaluations of the quality of scientific journals
  • Support initiatives on ethics publication author by including clearance form in any manuscript submission
  • An open mind to new opinions or views of others that may conflict with personal opinion to the advancement of science
  • Avoid decisions that are objectively not maintain my own opinion, the author or third parties to find a solution that is scientifically justifiable
  • Encourage the author to make improvements to deserve published papers.


  • Reviewing the papers and present the results of research paper to the editor, as a determination of the feasibility of a paper to be published
  • Reviewers do not do a scientific study of literary involving him, either directly or indirectly
  • Providing advice, input and positive recommendations to the manuscript scientific papers
  • Maintain privacy by not disseminating results author corrections, suggestions, and recommendations on a manuscript
  • Encourage authors make improvements papers
  • Going back papers that have been fixed in accordance with the standards set



  • Specifies the name of the journal, scope of science, regularity, and submission of accreditation.
  • Selecting the editor.
  • Defining the relationship between publishers, editors, reviewers, and other parties in a contract.
  • Appreciate things that are confidential, both for researchers who contribute, author / writer, editor, and reviewers.
  • Applying the norms and provisions regarding the rights of intellectual property, in particular copyright.
  • Conduct policy review journals and present it to the author / authors, the editorial board, reviewers, and readers.
  • Make rules and ethical guidelines for the conduct reviewers, editors and authors.
  • Publish journals on a regular basis.
  • Ensuring the availability of resources for the sustainability of the publishing journal.
  • The building of networks of research institutions and agencies
  • Preparing licensing and other legal aspects.




Authors are discouraged from withdrawing submitted manuscripts after it is in the publication process (review, copyedit, layout, etc.,). During the time, JURNAL BIOLEUSER had spent valuable resources besides time spent in the process. Should under any circumstances that the author(s) still request for a withdrawal, author(s) should pay back every effort put into the manuscript processes at an amount of US $150. Paid upon official request from the author(s) in an email sent to JURNAL BIOLEUSER editor using the same email address used in correspondence.

JURNAL BIOLEUSER editors shall consider retracting a publication if:

  • They have clear evidence that the findings are unreliable, either as a result of misconduct (e.g. data fabrication) or honest error (e.g. miscalculation or experimental error)
  • the findings have previously been published elsewhere without proper cross referencing, permission or justification (i.e. cases of redundant publication)
  • it constitutes plagiarism
  • it reports unethical research


Reviewer Team

Prof. Dr. Muchlisin Z.A. S.pi, M.Sc [Scopus ID: ] Universitas Syiah Kuala

Dr. drh. Muhammad Agil, M.Sc. (FKH, IPB)

Dr. Zairin Thomy, M.Si [Scopus ID: ] Universitas Syiah Kuala

Dr. Suwarno, M.Si [Scopus ID: ] Universitas Syiah Kuala

Prof. Dr. Syaukani, M.Sc [Scopus ID: ] Universitas Syiah Kuala

Dr. Yulia Sari Ismail, M.Sc [Scopus ID: ] Universitas Syiah Kuala

Dr. Ir. Aida Fithri, M.Sc. [Scopus ID: ] Universitas Syiah Kuala

Dr. Dewi Elfidasari, M.Si (Biologi, UAI, Jakarta)

Dr. Siti Hafsah, SP. M.Si [Scopus ID: ] Universitas Syiah Kuala