Publishing Forum

Association for Women in Science, New Jersey chapter publishes short articles addressing issues related to scientists, researchers, educators, managers, policymakers and all other women associated with science. Designed as a unique resource for women in science, we seek to:


  • Present an open platform for women in STEM fields to publish their opinions, thoughts, and insight on relevant scientific topics.
  • Increase knowledge and awareness of science and technology policies and updates at New Jersey as well as national level.
  • Promote discussion of issues related to women in science in and general issues of working women. 

Article formats:

A wide variety and style of articles will be accepted, including, but not limited to:

  • Perspective articles that feature the author’s opinion regarding current research or other topics of interest to science professionals and women.
  • Commentary articles that present overviews or analyses of current issues of interest.
  • Contemporary Reviews.
  • Controversies.
  • Sounding Board articles that are opinion essays.
  • Special Reports that are miscellaneous articles of special interest to our audience.
  • Instructions for authors for writing styles and submission procedure will be available on our website.

Editorial review and production:

Submitted articles will pass through an evaluation process by our editors before receiving a decision. The criteria for publication are as follows:

  • The article is original and has not been published elsewhere.
  • The article is presented in an intelligible fashion and is written in standard English.
  • The article adheres to appropriate reporting guidelines.
  • Authors are required to ensure that no material submitted as part of a manuscript infringes existing copyrights, or the rights of a third party.

We invite you to assciate with this exciting opportunity to voice your opinion where it matters. Presently we are inviting applicants to filling positions in:

  • Editorial Borad.
  • Artcle contributors.

Please register to indicate your interest. We will contact you with further details:

PDF of older articles:

Who is representing you, the STEM professionals in Politics?

 Sustainable Actions in the Garden State

The strategic opportunist who formed and grew a multi-million dollar generic and specialty injectables company in New Jersey, Navneet Puri

Autologous stem cell therapy for Spinal Cord Injury: a regulatory perspective for start-up companies in the USA

Reaching for the Heavens under a Mountain: The Search for Dark Matter

A 10 step guide for getting into a graduate school of your choice

Epilepsy in Pregnancy

Decoding Proteins: Structure and Function Analysis

Over the Academic Hurdle: Power of Networking

NJ Autism Center of Excellence, Research Focus and Future Directions.

Passionate about Proteins: Helen Berman’s journey with the PDB and beyond.

New Hope for Reversing the Effects of Spinal Cord Injury

New Jersey & Next Generation of Science Standards

Editorial Board 2014-2015

   (Founding Editor)

Me 2 copy      smita      jill      mary-lynn

Kamana Misra, PhD Smita Varia, PhD  Jill Whidby Freund, PhD  Mary Lynn Mercado, PhD

(Founding Editor)

Section Editorial Boards:

   Tech Insights          Clinical Corner          Communication         NJ  STEM

   AR-130829924     renne     185f5504-1fc5-4e56-b347-67aad433529c    lorentzen

Katia Passerini, PhD  Renee Demarest, PhD  Patricia Weber, PhD, Laura Lorentzen, PhD

Science& Business    Clean Energy     Chemical Matters   Medical Affairs

      sangya-varma      Guran2014     shuchi    GetAttachment
Sangya Varma , PhD    Serpil Guran,PhD   Shuchismita Dutta, PhD  Silky Kamdar, PhD

Gender Talk                NJ K-12 Forum                  Science Spotlight

        Joan_Bennett    anne-nevola-catena-ed-d     cjeffery     Disha
Joan Bennett, PhD     Anne Catena, EdD     Jeffery Constance, PhD     Disha Patel, PhD

Intellectual Property     Math Mania

Roxanne Spencer         Srabasti Dutta, PhD            Inna Nikonorova, PhD

Founder,                          Researcher & Asst Prof.        Graduate School , Rutgers

RPS IP management        Stony Brook Univ, NY



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