The 73rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Biotechnology, Japan

Date: October 27 (Wed)–29 (Fri), 2021

Venue: Online meeting

Important Dates

  • Application for Presentation: June 4, 2021–July 7, 2021 at 12 noon (JST)
  • Abstract (PDF) Submission: July 20, 2021–August 20, 2021 at 12 noon (JST)
  • Submission of a pre-recorded video (for General Presentations only):
    August 23, 2021–September 27, 2021 at 12 noon (JST)
  • Advance Registration: June 4, 2021–September 15, 2021 at 17:00 (JST)
  • Publication Date of the Meeting Abstracts: October 13, 2021
  • Late Registration: October 25–29, 2021



October 27
October 28
October 29
AM Award Ceremony
Award Lectures
General Presentations
Award Lectures
General Presentations
Award Lectures
Lunchtime Seminars Lunchtime Seminars Lunchtime Seminars
PM Symposia Symposia Symposia
Virtual social gathering
(Okinawa Gourmet)
Young Researchers Committee
for Biotechnology/
Evening Session


Membership Type Active/
Overseas members
Advance Registration Fee
(until 17:00, September 15, 2021)
10,000JPY 6,000円 16,000JPY
Late Registration Fee
(from October 25 to October 29, 2021)
12,000JPY 8,000JPY 20,000JPY
Banquet (Okinawa Gourmet Set)
(for DOMESTIC applicants only)
6,000JPY 6,000JPY 6,000JPY

(Consumption tax included.)

  • The Okinawa gourmet set (“Awamori”, “Orion Beer”, and regional cuisine in retort pouch) can be purchased by domestic participants who attend the banquet on October 27.
  • Only credit card payment is available for the late registration from October 25 to 29, 2021.
  • The PDF version of the Meeting Abstracts will be available prior to the meeting for those who complete payment by due date.
  • The Meeting Abstract book can be purchased online (SBJ members: 4,000JPY; Nonmembers: 5,000 JPY). The delivery will be made after the meeting.
  • Participants can download a receipt in PDF from the online system. Be sure to SAVE the receipt since the download link works only once.
  • An admission pass will NOT be sent. You can access the meeting room using the ID and password you receive when you register for the meeting.

Award Ceremony

Date: October 27, 2021 (9:00–9:50)
Award ceremony will be held online using Zoom.

9:00–9:05 Opening Remarks by the SBJ President
9:05–9:10 KSBB President’s Speech
9:10–9:20 Distinguished members presentation
9:20–9:50 Award presentation

Banquet (Virtual social gathering)

Date: October 27 (Wed), 2021 (18:00–20:00 ⇒18:30–20:40)
Okinawa gourmet set: 6,000 JPY (including domestic shipping fee and tax)
Pre-registration is required. Participants should get the Okinawa gourmet set to attend the online banquet.

General Presentations

Date: October 28 (Thu) and October 29 (Fri) , 2021
General presentations will be conducted in Zoom Breakout rooms. The Zoom room ID for each session will be available together with the Abstract PDF and a pre-recorded video presentation for participants.


There will be 18 symposium sessions via Zoom during the 73rd SBJ meeting.

Young Asian Biotechnologist Prize Lecture

[A3H7-0001]  Dr. Rodney H. Perez (University of the Philippines Los Baños)
Date: October 29, 2021 9:00–9:20 Room (Host) H7

KSBB & BEST Invited Presentations

Invited speakers from the Korean Society for Biotechnology and Bioengineering (KSBB) and Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering Society of Taiwan (BEST) will give a talk in the KSBB-BEST-SBJ Joint symposium “Biotechnology for SDGs” on October 28, 2021. ⇒more

Date: October 28, 2021  13:00-16:00 Room H6

  • [S2H6-1201] Prof. Jeong-woo Choi(Sogang University, Korea)
  • [S2H6-1202] Prof. John Chi-Wai Lan(Yuan Ze University, Taiwan)
  • [S2H6-1204] Prof. Youn Hee Choi(KIET, Korea)
  • [S2H6-1205] Prof. Jae-Hyung Jang(Yonsei University, Korea)
  • [S2H6-1206] Prof. Hsiang-Yu Wang(NTHU, Taiwan )
  • [S2H6-1207] Prof. Jonghoon Choi(Chung-Ang University, Korea)

Lunchtime Seminars

Date: October 27–29, 2021
Lunchtime seminars will be held over lunchtime online, which foster a relaxed environment for researchers in industry and academia staff to engage in further discussion and networking.

Young Researchers Committee for Biotechnology

Date: October 28, 2021 (18:00–20:00)


Date: October 27–29, 2021
Any organization including a company or a university are welcomed to be an exhibitor and a sponsor!
Hitotsubashi Bekkan 4F, 2-4-4, Hitotsubashi,
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0003 Japan


Please visit the FAQ page before you make inquiries.

SBJ Meeting 2021 Secretariat

Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University
744 Motooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka 819-0395, 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