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Important Dates (GMT +8:00)

  1. Abstract Deadline: 31 May 2022
  2. Abstract Acceptance Notification: 15 June 2022
  3. Early Bird Deadline: 30 June 2022

Announcement

The 46th Annual Conference of the Malaysian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2022 (MSBMB46)

The conference organizer is cordially invites academics, practitioners, scholars, researchers, policy makers and students to present their abstract in MSBMB46


Papers should be submitted through online and will be blind reviewed by two reviewers. We are also welcome and highly encourage postgraduates students to present their research proposal or literature review or findings or issues in this conference.


Papers may address, but not restricted to, the main theme from any of the sub-themes as depicted in the Announcement. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable.

REGISTRATION AND SUBMISSION

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The 46th Annual Conference of the Malaysian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2022 (MSBMB46)

24 - 25 August 2022

Bangi Resort Hotel, Selangor, Malaysia

(Physical & Online)



BACKGROUND

We are pleased to announce that the Malaysian Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology will be organizing the 46th Annual Conference of the Malaysian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (MSBMB46) via physical and online on 24-25 August 2022 (Wednesday-Thursday) in Bangi Resort Hotel, Selangor, Malaysia.

This 2-day conference will address the current and latest advances in various biochemistry and molecular biology activities and its achievements. The conference will provide opportunities and gather practitioners, researchers, academicians and students to network and to share their latest knowledge, experience and achievements in related fields with the prospect of fostering new partnerships, collaborations and joint projects.

On behalf of the organizing committee of MSBMB46, we would like to invite you and your organization to participate whether as presenter or participant in this coming conference.

The theme of this year's conference is “Advancement of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the Digital Era”. We hope the conference will be a great success and an enjoyable experience for all participants. We look forward to meeting you at the event in August.

Publication Opportunity
Authors of the selected abstracts will be invited to submit their full research article to Malaysian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (E-ISSN 2600-9005; Indexed by SCOPUS and MYCITE)

ORGANISER

Malaysian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Society website: https://msbmb2010.wixsite.com/msbmb


CONFERENCE PARTNER

Institute of Systems Biology, UKM

Malaysian Society of Systems and Synthetic Biology


CONFERENCE MANAGER

WMIT Group Sdn Bhd


CONFIRMED SPEAKERS



Prof. Serena Zacchigna

Professor of Molecular Biology and Group Leader, Cardiovascular Biology Laboratory

International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) 

University of Trieste

Italy



Professor Aleksandra Filipovska

NHMRC Senior Research Fellow and Deputy Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Synthetic Biology

The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research

School of Molecular Sciences and Telethon Kids Institute

QEII Medical Centre

Australia



Dr. SHI Jiahai

Synthetic Biology Translational Research Program

Department of Biochemistry

Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

National University of Singapore

Singapore


MSBMB Annual Conference Fellowship

This fellowship covers the costs of the registration fee (member / student rate) to participate at the Annual MSBMB Conference.

Criteria for the MSBMB Annual Conference Fellowship:

• The applicant should be a registered PhD candidate or early career biochemist or molecular biologist (not more than 5 years after graduation)

• The applicant must be a paid-up member of MSBMB.

• The applicant has submitted an application by the due date, providing all requested information and documentation.

• Preference will be given to those applicants who have not previously received an MSBMB Annual Conference Fellowship.


Note: The recipient of this award is required to submit a report to the Honorary Secretary of MSBMB (pbbmms@gmail.com) within 6 months of obtaining the award.

Please send the fellowship application to the Honorary Secretary of MSBMB (pbbmms@gmail.com) before 15th June 2022.


ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Abstract Submission
The   conference   cordially   invites   scientist, academics,   practitioners,   scholars,   researchers, policy makers and individuals to present their oral or poster papers in MSBMB46. Please register and submit your abstract via online to:

http://submit.confbay.com/conf/msbmb46   

All   submitted   abstracts   will   be   blind   reviewed by our scientific reviewers. Authors will be notified by notice of abstract acceptance/rejection within 1 month after submission.

The conference welcomes the submission of original contributions for oral and poster presentations on the following topics, and related areas:

Sub-theme
•    Genetics, Epigenetics and Stem Cell Biology
•    Protein Structure, Function & Dynamics
•    Diseases – Parasitic, Metabolic, Viral, Bacterial
•    Lipid, Membrane Biology and Immunology
•    Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
•    Drug Discovery and Natural Products
•    Cancer and Cellular Diseases
•    Biochemistry – Agricultural, Clinical, Zoological

Instruction for authors:

Each participant is limited to ONE paper as the presenting author but may co-author other papers.
1.    Abstract must be in English and not exceed 250 words.
2.    Abstract should be single-spaced, in Times New Roman font size 12.
3.    Abstract should be submitted in Microsoft word .doc or .docx format.  
4.    Abstract should consist of a title (capitalized, bold), full name of author(s), affiliation of author(s), and body of abstract.
5.    Provide up to 5 keywords.
6.    Presenting author’s name should be in bold.
7.    Corresponding author should be indicated with an asterisk (*) and the email provided.
8.    Affiliations and orresponding author email should be in font 11.

Incorrectly formatted submissions or those requiring English editing will be returned to the submitting author for amendments prior to acceptance.

Download “Sample Abstract” under "Conference" Menu, sub menu - "Download"


REGISTRATION AND SUBMISSION TIPS

1. Registration and submission of abstract must be done electronically through the online submission system.
2. For First time user, click on the "Registration" menu to create ConfBay Account, and proceed for conference registration by logging in the system. For existing ConfBay user, proceed Login.
3. You must enter a valid email address. All notification will be sent via registered email.
4. If you wish to make submission, please register as "Presenter".
5. Click on "Online Submission" menu to submit your abstract and follow the procedure.
6. Before you proceed to register online, please ensure readiness of the following necessary documents:-

a. For Student - Scanned Copy of Student ID
b. For MSBMB Member - Please key in your Membership No.
c. Manuscript - Abstract / Full Paper

NORMAN BORLAUG LECTURE

 

Prof. Dr. Richard Visser

Wageningen University and Research, Netherlands

TBD

 

 

PLENARY SPEAKERS

 

Prof. Dr. Daniel Tan Kean Yuen

University of Sydney, Australia

Pre-Breeding Methods for Heat Tolerant Cotton and Okra

 

Prof. Nigel Maxted 

University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

How to Double the Genetic Diversity Available to Breeders

 

Prof. Dr. Richard M Trethowan

University of Sydney, Australia

Experiences from Trait Focused Pre-Breeding

 

Dr. B P Mallikarjuna Swamy

International Rice Research Institute, Philippines

Nutritional Improvement of Rice

 

Prof. Dr. Rony Swennen

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Nigeria

Accelerated Breeding and Delivering Plantain and Cooking (Matooke and Mchare) Banana Hybrids for Africa and Contributions from Asia

 

Prof. Dr. Paul Arens

Wageningen University and Research, Netherlands

Developments within Genetics and Genomics of Ornamental Plants: Breeding in Ornamentals is Coming of Age