Call for Papers: Special Issue “Non Coding RNA Methods”

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 April 2017

Non-coding RNA is still accepting submissions for a Special Issue on Non Coding RNA methods. This Special Issue is co guest-edited by Dr. Piero Carninci from the RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies in Japan and Dr. Florent Hubé from the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) in Paris. Accepted papers are published online immediately after copy editing. Non-Coding RNA is an Open Access journal.

ncRNA is a rapidly growing field in which new research methods are continuously appearing.  With this Special Issue, the editors aim to collect a selection of articles on newly developed techniques of special interest for researchers in the ncRNA field.

Considered will be manuscripts that report on new experimental methods , as well as reviews of exceptional interest that focus on newly developed techniques for ncRNA research that include:

  • ncRNA analysis programs
  • ncRNA Chromatography methods
  • ncRNA structure analysis
  • ncRNA function analysis
  • ncRNA by high-throughput screening
  • ncRNA Database/Annotation
  • ncRNA imaging
  • methods to detect the interactome of RNA (with proteins, with chromatin, etc.)

Dr. Piero Carninci
Dr. Florent Hubé
Guest Editors

Please use the online submission system and indicate in your cover letter that you would like to have your manuscript considered for the Special Issue “Non Coding RNA methods”. If you would like to enquire about the suitability of your article for this Special Issue, please email your pre-submission enquiry to Dr. Piero Carninci  [email protected] or to Dr. Florent Hubé [email protected] with the ncRNA Editorial Office [email protected] in copy.


Manuscripts should be submitted online at 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. Papers will be published continuously (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as 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 refereed through a peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Non-Coding RNA is an international peer-reviewed Open Access quarterly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. For the first couple of issues the Article Processing Charge (APC) will be waived for well-prepared manuscripts. English correction and/or formatting fees of 250 CHF (Swiss Francs) will be charged in certain cases for those articles accepted for publication that require extensive additional formatting and/or English corrections.

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