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Instructions for authors

The HUGO Journal is the Official Journal of the Human Genome Organisation and publishes original research and articles on all aspects of genomic medicine and genome sciences. The aim of the journal is to provide an excellent resource for the publication of peer-reviewed research articles on a wide range of genome-based fields. The wide scope of the journal reflects the broad and rapidly expanding nature of the field of genomics.

Each article type published by The HUGO Journal follows a specific format, as detailed in the corresponding instructions for authors; please choose an article type from the list on the left to view the instructions for authors.

The instructions for authors includes information about preparing a manuscript for submission to The HUGO Journal, criteria for publication and the online submission process. Other relevant information about the journal's policies, the refereeing process and so on can be found in 'About this journal'.

Presubmission enquiries

If you wish to make a presubmission enquiry about the suitability of your manuscript, please email the editors who will respond to your enquiry as soon as possible.

The HUGO Journal publishes the following article types:

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Authors and referees are asked to declare any competing interests.

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