The Society of Biotechnology, Japan (SBJ) invites nominations for the Young Asian Biotechnologist Prize and the DaSilva Award for 2014, which will be presented at the Society's 66th Meeting to be held in Sapporo, Hokkaido from September 9 to 11, 2014. The deadline for nomination is March 14 (Fri), 2014.

The Young Asian Biotechnologist Prize recognizes outstanding accomplishments in the field of biotechnology by young scientists in Asia other than Japan.

The DaSilva Award was launched as part of the Society's 90th anniversary project in 2012 to honor a young Asian researcher who shows promise of outstanding achievements in the field of microbial biotechnology.

For more details and nomination procedures, please visit the following links:

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