IUBMB Africa Initiative

The IUBMB Africa Initiative is dedicated to providing research and training opportunities to biomolecular scientists in Africa. This latest initiative, launched in 2022, provides funding for trainees, researchers, and educators in the programs listed below.


Learn more about the Fellowship Programs

Africa Initiative YSP Fellowship

The IUBMB funds up to five trainees from any country in Africa to attend the Young Scientists Program that precedes the triennial IUBMB Congress. When the Congress is held in conjunction with FEBS, support is offered for attending the Young Scientists Forum.

ProBio-Africa Fellowships

Coming in early 2023

IUBMB Africa Ambassador

Professor Francis Amara increases training opportunities for African scientists

IUBMB Trainee Initiative: FASBMB

Representing the leadership committee from the FASBMB region

Resources for Biochemistry in Africa