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Volume 64, Issue 1 (June, 2019)


Studia UBB Biologia Volume 64, Issue 1 (June, 2019) will exclusively publish the abstracts of the 12th International Conference on Halophilic Microorganisms – Halophiles 2019, that will take place in June 24 – 29, 2019, in Cluj-Napoca, ROMANIA (main organizer: Prof. Horia L. Banciu, Faculty of Biology and Geology, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, official website: www.halophiles.eu, official e-mail address: halophiles2019@gmail.com).


WORD editor will be used to type the manuscript, in English only. Authors are responsible for submitting papers in comprehensible US or UK English. Only manuscripts checked for spelling and grammar errors will be accepted.

Authors must use the STUDIA TEMPLATE, available on www.halophiles.eu.

Manuscripts will be uploaded on the page dedicated to Registration Form alongside personal data of the submitting author, no later than April 22th, 2019.

Abstract evaluation will be made by the members of the conference Scientific Advisory Board and each submitting author abstract will be notified by the indicated e-mail for the acceptance or rejection of the manuscript.

For Studia UBB Biologia 64/1 (2019), authors will not use the Journal online submission system to upload the manuscript and no author agreement is needed.


Layout: A4, Portrait. Margins: 4 cm (left/right) and 4.8 cm (top/bottom).

Title will be written in Cambria 14, bold, aligned left.

Authors should be written in Cambria 12, aligned left. Each author will indicate the affiliation (Cambria 9, Italics, aligned left): Institution, Address, City, Country. For institutions, the following order should be used: University, Faculty, Department.

Text of abstract will be written in Cambria 11. It must include maximum 250 words.

The abstract should be structured as follows: brief introduction to research topic, main aim(s) of research, short description of employed methods, summary of results with emphasis on main achievements and novelty, brief conclusive remark and a statement on implications and/or perspectives of the results. If a review manuscript is sent for consideration, the aim and summary of the review, novelty and implications of the reviewed subject will be briefly described.

The abstract should include maximum 250 words and overall information must be restricted to 1 page. No figures or tables should be used. References are not mandatory.

Keywords will be written in Cambria 11, aligned left. A maximum of 5 different keywords are allowed, arranged in alphabetical order.

Acknowledgements (Cambria 10, aligned left) are not mandatory, but inclusion of funding acknowledgements is strongly recommended.

In the main text, the referenced authors will be mentioned in chronological order, with their first names, followed by the year of publication within brackets (Johnson, 1998; Webbs and Johnson, 2000; Johnson et al., 2001). If the cited work is not published, the expressions “results not published”; ”personal communication” or ”in press” are accepted.
At the end of text, the references are listed alphabetically, with Cambria 10, using APA format.

Article citation (journal names should be abbreviated, except the case when the title is a single word. Please use the Web of Science Journal Title Abbreviations):

Gunde-Cimerman, N., Plemenitaš, A., & Oren, A. (2018). Strategies of adaptation of microorganisms of the three domains of life to high salt concentrations. FEMS Microbiol Rev 42(3): 353-375.

Book citation:
Durvasula, R., & Rao, D. S. (2018). Extremophiles: From Biology to Biotechnology. CRC Press.

Book chapter citation:
Scannerini, S. & Bonfante, P. (1991). Bacteria and bacteria-like objects in endomycorrhizal fungi. In: Margulis L., Fester R. (eds). Symbiosis as a Source of Evolutionary Innovation: Speciation and Morphogenesis. MIT Press: MA, USA, pp 273–287. Cambridge, MA, USA.

Please do not exceed 1 page!

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