It is time to renew your SBJ membership for 2021. We appreciate your support in 2020 and look forward to your continued commitment in 2021.

Please note that the SBJ Active Membership fee will be increasing from 9,800 JPY to 11,000JPY in 2021. The rates of the other membership (Student/Overseas/Supporting/Institutional) types will be kept unchanged.

Since articles published in the Seibutsu-kogaku Kaishi will be available online on time from the January issue (2021) , the delivery of the print journal to student members will be stopped.

We appreciate your understanding and continued support.

How to renew your membership

【Oversea Membership (For members who live outside Japan)】

To renew your membership for 2021, please return the form you received by email and/or airmail by December 14, 2020. Payment can be made by credit card or by bank transfer.

【Active/Student Membership (For members who live in Japan)】

Domestic members will receive an invoice with a payment slip (furikomi-hyo) by post early December. Please make payment using the payment slip by December 31, 2020.
If you have not paid 2020 membership dues, you will receive an invoice for membership dues for two years.

  • For members using automatic bank transfer, membership dues (Active membership: 11,000 JPY/Student membership: 5,000 JPY) will be automatically withdrawn from your account on April 23, 2021 (tentative).
  • If you do not use the payment slip (furikomi-hyo), please make payment into the following accounts (handling charge required):

    1) Japan Post Bank

    ♦ Account Number: 00910-3-54007

    Account Holder Name: The Society for Biotechnology, Japan

    2) MUFG Bank

    MUFG Bank, Ibaraki Branch (Branch Number: 219)
    (5-108 Eidai-cho, Ibaraki, Osaka 567-0816, Japan)

    ♦ Account Number: 3793590 (ordinary account) 普通預金

    ♦ Account Holder Name: The Society for Biotechnology, Japan
    ♦ Branch: Ibaraki (茨木支店)

Please note that annual dues (Active membership: 11,000 JPY/Student membership: 5,000JPY/ Oversea membership: 12,000) are required to receive the full benefits of membership, including free online access to the Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering (JBB).

Print subscription to JBB is available with additional cost (5,000 JPY for domestic members; 10,000 JPY by Airmail /5,000 JPY by Surface Mail for overseas members). ⇒JBB Print Subscription

If you want to cancel your membership, please contact us (by December 14, 2020.