14th A-IMBN Conference,1-2 March 2012, BIOTEC, Thailand
The 14th A-IMBN Conference was finally held 1-2 March 2012 at BIOTEC, Thailand after it had been postponed from last year due to flood disaster in Thailand. However, it was a success with its scientific program focusing on Biorefinery which is significantly related to this region as well as the Biomedical field. The quality of the speakers is extraordinary and the material being presented is excellent with relevance to regional needs.
At this conference, three special sessions were hosted: Arthur Kornberg Memorial Lecture Award, A-IMBN Distinguished Lecture, and EMBO Lecture.
Four years ago in Seoul, Arthur Kornberg Memorial Lecture Award was instituted and in 2010 another distinguished lecture series namely ¡°A-IMBN Distinguished Lecture¡± was instituted and Prof. Jisnuson Svasti, a renowned protein expert and one of the leading figures of the scientific community in Thailand has been selected as the recipient of A-IMBN Distinguished Lecturer. Dr. Jinqiu Zhou, a prominent molecular biologist from China is the recipient of Arthur Kornberg Memorial Lecture Award for this year.