Editorial board disclosure policy

Reproduction Disclosure Policy

(Last updated Jan 2016)
All editors responsible for recommending or making publication decisions are requested to disclose on an annual basis any potential conflict of interest, including current or recent financial relationships with any commercial entity whose products or services may be contained in the journal content.
The following competing interests were disclosed:
Dr D Steve Charnock-Jones - Has received grant support from the following funding bodies: Action Medical Research, MRC and Cancer Research UK.
Dr Peter Hansen - Is the current President of Cooley Biotech LLC.
Dr Christopher O'Neill - Has received grant support from the following funding bodies: Australian National Health and Medical Research Council.
Prof. Vasantha Padmanabhan - Has received grant support from the NIH.
Prof. Larry Reynolds - Has received grants as a Scientific Communications Consultant, from the American Society of Animal Science and is a member of the Publications Committee on the Journal of Animal Science.

Prof Eduardo Roldan - Works in a research institute funded by the Spanish government. He is PI in research projects funded by the Spanish government and the Spanish Research Council. He is also an Associate Editor of Molecular Reproduction and Development
The following editors reported no competing interests:
  • Dr Kevin D Sinclair
  • Dr Ramiro Alberio
  • Prof. D Randy Armant
  • Dr Ian Brewis
  • Prof. Richard Bronson
  • Prof. José Buratini Jr
  • Dr Inchul Choi
  • Dr Judith Eckert
  • Dr Trudee Fair
  • Dr Greg Fitzharris
  • Dr Harvey Florman
  • Dr Carlos Gutierrez
  • Prof. Zuping He
  • Dr Isabelle Hue
  • Dr Greg Johnson
  • Dr Noora Kotaja
  • Dr Liangxue Lai
  • Prof. Holly LaVoie
  • Prof Rina Meidan
  • Dr Thomas Moore
  • Prof. Heiner Niemann
  • Dr Jean-Pierre Ozil
  • Prof. Chris Price
  • Dr Rocio Rivera
  • Dr Joao Ramalho-Santos
  • Dr Anthony Shmygol
  • Prof Norah Spears
  • Dr Marta Tesone
  • Dr D N Rao Veeramachaneni
  • Dr Erica Watson
  • Dr Joachim Wistuba
  • Dr Dagmar Wilhelm
  • Dr Suzannah Williams
  • Dr Kaiping Yang
  • Dr Nathalie Beaujean
Bioscientifica staff and freelancers working on the journal reported no conflicts of interest. Article authors' declarations are stated in each journal article. Referees must disclose any competing interests before agreeing to review any submission. For more information on the journal’s ethical policy, please read the ethical guidelines.
This policy follows the recommendations of the International Committee of Medical Journals Editors (ICMJE) and the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).