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Important Dates (GMT +8:00)

  1. Abstract Deadline: 30 July 2022
  2. Abstract Acceptance Notification: 3 August 2022
  3. Early Bird Deadline: 30 June 2022


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.



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)

Note: Submission after 30th June 2022 is for Poster only


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)


Malaysian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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


Institute of Systems Biology, UKM

Malaysian Society of Systems and Synthetic Biology


WMIT Group Sdn Bhd





Prof. Serena Zacchigna

Professor of Molecular Biology and Group Leader, Cardiovascular Biology Laboratory

International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) 

University of Trieste


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



Dr. SHI Jiahai

Synthetic Biology Translational Research Program

Department of Biochemistry

Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

National University of Singapore


Dr. Sarmoko

Department of Pharmacy

Faculty of Health Sciences

Jenderal Soedirman University



Prof. Ildoo Hwang

Department of Life Sciences

Pohang University of Science and Technology


Prof. Dr. Fung Shin Yee

Department of Molecular Medicine

Universiti Malaya


Dr. Leslie Low Eng Ti

Advanced Biotechnology and Breeding Centre

Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB)


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hoe-Han GOH

Institute of Systems Biology

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia


Prof. Masanori Arita

Bioinformation & DDBJ Center

National Institute of Genetics



Assoc. Prof. Dr. Siti Hamimah Sheikh Abdul Kadir

Faculty of Medicine

Research Fellow, Institute of Pathology, Laboratory and

Forensic Medicine (I-PPerForM)


Dr. Chen Jit Ern

Head, Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development

Senior Lecturer, Department of Biological Sciences

Sunway University

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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 30th June 2022.


1. Registration and submission of abstract must be done electronically through the online submission system.
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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



Prof. Dr. Richard Visser

Wageningen University and Research, Netherlands






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