Welcome to IUBMB

The International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology unites biochemists and molecular biologists in 79 countries.

The Union promotes research and education throughout the world, and especially in countries where the subject is still in its early development.

It achieves this in several ways.

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Meet the IUBMB

IUBMB Fellowships


IUBMB Mid-Career Research Fellowships

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IUBMB Wood-Whelan Research Fellowships

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IUBMB Tang Education Fellowships

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PROLAB Fellowships

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Travel fellowships

IUBMB Travel Fellowships

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IUBMB MilliporeSigma Virtual Meeting Fellowships

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Recent News

  • Jubilee Dec 15 DeadlineIUBMB Jubilee Lecture Award ***Dec 15 Deadline***
    IUBMB Jubilee Lecture Awards recognize outstanding contributions in biochemistry and molecular biology. Nominate your Plenary Speaker (in person or virtual). Learn More […]
  • Nov 2020 Newsletter CoverIUBMB November Newsletter: Issue 10
    Hot off the press – find out what the IUBMB has been up to in our latest Newsletter. […]
  • IUBMB JournalsIUBMB Journal Highlights
    We are excited to highlight new research from the IUBMB Journals: IUBMB Life, BioFactors, Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry, and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education. Please also […]
  • Elyse Fischer Whelan AwardInaugural IUBMB Whelan Young Investigator Award
    We are also delighted to announce that the inaugural award will be presented to Élyse Fischer, a Gates Cambridge PhD Scholar in the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, University of Cambridge, in […]
  • Whelan AwardNew IUBMB Whelan Young Investigator
    We are very pleased to announce a new Award in honor of William “Bill” J. Whelan to recognize his lifelong commitment to training the future of biochemistry. The award will go to a highly […]