Special Issue "Snakebite – From Science to Society. Selected papers"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2018).
Interests: venom molecular evolution; phylogenetics and structure–function relationships; toxins
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On 21 and 22 June, 2018, the Naturalis Biodiversity Center in Leiden, the Netherlands, is hosting an international multidisciplinary conference on the impact of snakebites. Our goal is to engage people from different backgrounds; medical, humanitarian, societal and technical fields, research, industry and policy, to discuss the issues surrounding the problem of snakebites and to co-create solutions.
During the two-day conference, experts from around the globe will focus on snakebite from different angles such as antivenom development and manufacturing, clinical issues, socio-economic burden, prevention, logistics and frontier technology. For more info on the conference, please see the conference webpage: snakebite.naturalis.nl.
The Special Issue aims to bring together active scholars and researchers to present their current scholarly work on all aspects relating to snakebite, ranging from basic research into snake venom evolution to clinical considerations. Review articles are particularly encouraged.
For manuscript submission guidelines, please see below. The guidelines refer to an article processing charge of 1500 Swiss Francs, but if your paper gets accepted, the costs for publication will be paid by Naturalis Biodiversity Center, organizer of the Conference Snakebite - from Science to Society.
Assoc. Prof. Bryan Grieg Fry
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a double-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Toxins is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2400 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.