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A Joint IUBMB-Regional Centre for Biotechnology Advanced School was held in Manesar, Haryana, India November 24-29, 2014. A report can be found here!


A very popular Education Symposium on "Writing in Science" was held at the recent 15th IUBMB-24th FAOBMB-TSBMB Conference in Taipei (October 25th). In response to numerous requests, the two speakers, Prof. Phillip Nagley (Monash University, Australia) and Dr. AndreAna Pena (Academia Sinica, Taipei), have been kind enough to make their slides available at: under the entries 11.20.2014 and 11.21.2014  

A report on the 15th IUBMB-24th FAOBMB-TSBMB Conference can be found at: