Conflict of Interest Policy

An author is in conflict of interest with an editor or reviewer when belonging to one or more of the following groups: family member or close friend; current or past Ph.D. advisor/advisee; postdoctoral mentor/mentee within the last five years; person with the same affiilation; frequent or recent collaborator. Members of the Editorial Board are requested to declare a conflict of interest with submissions when they are in conflict of interest with one of the authors.

Authors or editors that believe to have a conflict of interest for a reason not listed above are asked to contact one of the Editors-in-Chief.