Special Issue "Small Molecule Identification beyond the Crystal Ball - Selected Papers from CASMI"
A special issue of Metabolites (ISSN 2218-1989).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 March 2013)
Dr. Steffen Neumann (Website)
Department of Stress- and Developmental Biology, Institute of Plant Biochemistry, Weinberg 3, 06120 Halle, Germany
Fax: +49 345 5582 1409
Interests: mass spectrometry; metabolite profiling; metabolite identification; bioinformatics; databases
Dr. Emma Schymanski (Website)
Eawag: Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Überlandstrasse 133, 8600 Dübendorf, Switzerland
Interests: non-target environmental screening; mass spectrometry; structure generation; QSARs/QSPRs for candidate selection
The full set of challenges in the CASMI contest (Critical Assessment of Small Molecule Identification) went online a few weeks ago. Now is the time to plan the special issue of the MDPI journal Metabolites, which will make up the proceedings of CASMI. Please also note that we will send a mail to the casmi-announce mailing list shortly, with updates on the CASMI participation and evaluation details. Remember to sign up to the list(s) if you haven’t already.
Call for Papers: CASMI proceedings
The special issue will contain a summary where the organisers give details about the challenge compounds, the evaluation measures and comment on the submissions. But the main content will be your articles about your participation: we want descriptions of how you actually tackled the challenges, which steps were automagic and, if necessary, where manual intervention was required. If your approach was published previously, please focus on what is relevant for the CASMI challenges and improvements that have been made since the last publication. All articles will be peer-reviewed by at least two reviewers from the community. There is no actual page limit, but the reviews will check that the length is adequate.
Dr. Emma Schymanski
Dr. Steffen Neumann
31.03.2013 Submission deadline for full papers in the journal Metabolites (MDPI.com)
31.12.2012 Last day of early-bird article pre-registration
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. 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.
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. Metabolites is an international peer-reviewed Open Access quarterly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) is 300 CHF per accepted paper for papers submitted after 1 January 2013. 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.