The 71st Annual Meeting of the Society for Biotechnology, Japan

Date: September 16 (Mon)–18 (Wed), 2019

Venue: Tsushima Campus, Okayama University→Accessexternal link
    (Tsushima-naka, Kita-ku, Okayama 700-8530, Japan)

Important Dates

Abstract Submission April 8 (Mon) to May 14 (Tue), 2019 at 12 noon (JST)
Online Registration April 8 (Mon) to July 12 (Fri), 2019 at 17:00 (JST)
Publication Date of
the Meeting Abstracts
August 9 (Fri), 2019


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  Registration Fee Banquet Fee
(until 17:00, July 12)
On-site Advance
(until 17:00, July 12)
10,000 JPY 12,000 JPY 10,000 JPY 12,000 JPY
6,000 JPY 8,000 JPY 5,000 JPY 6,000 JPY
Non-members 15,000 JPY 17,000 JPY 12,000 JPY 14,000 JPY

(Consumption tax included.)

  • The Meeting Abstracts and an admission pass will be sent to all applicants with full payment and registration after August 9, 2019.
    NOTE: Applicants from abroad can pick up the Meeting Abstracts and an admission pass at the registration desk on site.
  • For those who complete the payment, PDF version of the Meeting Abstracts will be available prior to the meeting.

Award Ceremony

Date: September 16, 2019 (9:00–9:50)
Place: Room K,  50th Anniversary Hall (Konko Hall), Tsushima Campus, Okayama University

9:00–9:05 Opening Remarks by SBJ President
9:05–9:10 KSBB’s President Speech
9:10–9:20 Presentation of distinguished membership
9:20–9:50 Award presentation


Date: September 16, 2019  18:30–20:30 (tentative)
Place: Okayama Royal Hotel (2-4 Oimi-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama 700-0028, Japan)

Oral Presentations

Date: September 16–18, 2019  ⇒Timetable for oral presentations
Place:Buildings for General Education, Tsushima East Campus, Okayama University
Format: PowerPoint (4:3 aspect ratio)
Duration of each presentation: 12 minutes
(9 minutes for talk, two and a half minutes for discussion and 30 seconds for presenter change-over)
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There will be 23 symposium sessions during the 71st SBJ meeting.
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Young Asian Biotechnologist Prize Lecture

[1A-Gp01] Li Tan (Chengdu Inst. Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
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Invited Lectures

  • KSBB Invited Presentations ⇒more info
    [1S-S3p01]Prof. Tae-Joon Jeon(Inha University)
    [2S-S3a06]Prof. Hei Chan Lee(Sun Moon University)
    [2S-S3p05]Prof. Jong Wook Hong(Hanyang University)
    [2S-S2p02]Prof. Sung Ok Han(Korea University)
  • Special Invited Presentation ⇒more info
    [3S-S1a01]Prof. Jochen Buechs(RWTH Aachen University)

Luncheon Seminars

Date: September 16–18, 2019 (12:00–12:50)
Admission: Free (No registration required.)
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Young Researchers Committee for Biotechnology

Date: September 17, 2019 (18:00–20:00)
Place: Peach Union 3F, Tsuyama Campus, Okayama University


Date: September 16–18, 2019
Place: University Union, Tsushima East Campus, Okayama University


Please visit the FAQ page before you make inquiries.

SBJ Meeting 2019 Secretariat
c/o Department of Applied Checmistry and Biotechnology
Faculty of Engineering
Okayama University
1-1-1 Tsushima-naka, Kita-ku, Okayama 700-8530, Japan

For inquiries regarding membership or online registration, contact:

The Society for Biotechnology, Japan
Business Office

c/o Faculty of Engineering, Osaka University
2-1 Yamadaoka, Suita
Osaka 565-0871, Japan
Phone: +81-6-6876-2731
Fax: +81-6-6879-2034