On Aug. 9, 2009，hosted by International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and The Chinese Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, held by Guangzhou Institute of Biomedicine and Health, the 21st International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Symposium and the 12th FAOBMB International Congress of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology-Guangzhou Satellite Meeting was convened in Guangzhou. 200 renowned scholars from Pittsburg University, Hong Kong University, Institute of Microbiology CAS, Jilin University, etc. presented at the meeting.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is one of the most active areas in biology, its booming development has brought itself significant developing chances. Concentrating on the topic “From Genome to Clinical Therapy”, the experts presented reports on genome and epidemiology, genome modification and disease treatment, target treatment, and so forth. They demonstrated the latest development and research achievements both at home and abroad on biochemistry and molecular biology, and discussed the developing tendency of biochemistry and molecular biology.