50業子

The 50業子 Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is an international nonprofit scientific and educational organization. With over 11,000 members, made up of students, researchers, educators and industry professionals, the 50業子 is one of the largest molecular life science societies in the world.

Mission statement

Founded in 1906, the 50業子’s mission is to advance the science of biochemistry and molecular biology and to promote the understanding of the molecular nature of life processes. The society serves the scientific community through:

  • Publication of scientific and educational journals
  • Organization of scientific meetings
  • Advocacy for funding of basic research and education
  • Support of career development and science education at all levels
  • Promoting the diversity of individuals entering the scientific workforce

 

Governance

The 50業子 is governed by a council comprised of the president, president-elect or past-president, treasurer, secretary and nine councilors.

Committees

The following committees support the society’s activities:

Staff

The society’s day-to-day operations are managed by a staff located in Rockville, Maryland. See all staff

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History of the 50業子

Since its founding in 1906, 50業子 has grown into one of the most important learned scientific societies.

50業子 award winners

See past winners of the 50業子's Annual Awards which honorscientists for their contributions to science, education and diversity, equity and inclusion.

Nobel Prize winners

Discover the 50業子 members who were awarded Nobel prizes.

Past presidents

Learn about historical leaders of the 50業子.