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35TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE NIGERIAN SOCIETY OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY (NSBMB) – CU 2016

INTRODUCTION

The Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB) conference is the foremost academic forum for leading scientists and researchers in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and allied sciences from the academia, industry, medicine and other sectors in Nigeria, Africa and beyond to present and share their current research outputs. The conference offers attendees the opportunity to learn new research techniques and skills as well as build effective research collaborations.

Conference Information

The 35th edition of Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology conference (NSBMB 2016) will be holding in the serene, secure and beautiful grounds of Covenant University and parades a retinue of notable scientists and speakers including Dr. (Mrs.) Gloria Elemo, Director General, Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO) and Prof. Viola Onwuliri, former minister of state for Foreign Affairs, Prof. A.A Akindahunsi among others. The conference will cover interesting topics in all areas of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology including, Nutrition, Food, Medicinal Plants, Microbial Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Biochemistry Education and Bio-entrepreneurship, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Natural product chemistry, Bioinformatics, Proteomics & Genomics, etc.

Pre-Conference Workshop

The conference will also feature a pre-conference workshop scheduled to hold on Monday October 31 – Tuesday, November 01, 2016. This will be a two-day hands-on training on gene expression analysis featuring primer design, RNA extraction, Reverse Transcription Polymerase chain Reaction etc. The workshop is designed for only 40 interested participants on a first-come-first-serve basis at a flat rate of ₦25, 000 per person. Pre-registration on the conference website and pre-payment are required to secure a space. Spaces are available until they are filled. Selected candidates will be informed. (Download programme of activities)

Alternatively, scanned payment tellers may be submitted via email attachment to: nsbmb2016@covenantuniversity.edu.ng.

Conference Theme: “Catalyzing National Development through Biochemistry and Molecular Biology”

Conference Sub-themes:

  • — Nutrition, Food and Agriculture
  • — Medicinal Plants, Drug Discovery and Pharmacology
  • — Public Health and Wellness
  • — Biochemistry Education and Bio-entrepreneurship
  • — Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
  • — Environmental Biology and Toxicology
  • — Enzymes in Industry
  • — Bioinformatics, Proteomics and Genomics
  • — Cancer Biology and therapy
  • — Microbial Biochemistry
  • — Clinical Biochemistry
  • — Natural product chemistry
  • — Nanotechnology

DATE: Tuesday, 1st to Friday, 4th November, 2016.

VENUE: African Leadership and Development Center, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria

THEME:“Catalyzing National Development through Biochemistry and Molecular Biology”

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