Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Journal of Experimental Life Science (JELS) is a scientific journal published by Postgraduate School, University of Brawijaya as distribution media of Indonesian researcher’s results in life science to the wider community. JELS is published in every four months. JELS published scientific papers in review, short report, and articles in Life Sciences especially biology, biotechnology, nanobiology, molecular biology, botany, microbiology, genetics, neuroscience, pharmacology, toxicology, and Applied Life Science including fermentation technology, food science, immunotherapy, proteomics and other fields related to life matter. JELS is a scientific journal that published compatible qualified articles to the academic standard, scientific and all articles reviewed by the expert in their field.

The Journal of Experimental Life Science (JELS) have a vision to become qualified reference media to publish the best and original research results and become the foundation of science development through invention and innovation on cellular, molecular, nanobiology, and simulation work related to life matter rapidly to the community.

The Journal of Experimental Life Science (JELS) has objectives to published qualified articles on research’s results of Indonesian researchers in life science scope. JELS encompasses articles which discuss basic principles on natural phenomenon with cellular, molecular, and nanobiology approach. 


Section Policies

Mini Review

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Peer review is a subjective process which conducted to confirm that only qualified paper will be published. JELS applied blind review, where the reviewer made anonymous to the author along the reviewing process. Selection of reviewer member was based on reviewer expertise appropriate to the paper. Reviewers are not responsible for correcting the paper content and language or format. 


Publication Frequency

JELS is published every six months, in June and December.


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.



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Policy of Screening for Plagiarism

The Journal team will judge any case of plagiarism. If plagiarism is detected before the article is published, we will alert the author(s), asking them to either rewrite the text or quote the exact text and cite the original source.

Galley proof will be scanned for detecting the plagiarism level. The tolerance for the plagiarism level for each article is < 5%. Revision will be required if the level is > 5%.

If plagiarism is detected after publication, the Journal team will conduct an investigation on its own merits. If plagiarism is found, the journal editorial office will contact the author's. Depending on the extent of the plagiarism, the paper may also be formally retracted.