Determining a Central Message for a Scientific Article

Determining a Central Message for a Scientific Article   What is a central message? The central message is the ‘take-home’ or ‘take-away’ message that expresses how your findings contribute to the field of interest. The central message should indicate two things: first, whether the main study aim (or purpose) was accomplished, and second, how that…

Appropriate Use of Gene Symbols in Scientific Writing

Appropriate Use of Gene Symbols in Scientific Writing When writing a manuscript, it is important to follow general usage and conventions for gene nomenclature to ensure the greatest chance of making it through peer review. With the broadening use of genetic analysis and consideration of genes in more and more areas of science, the appropriate…