The IUBMB-FAOBMB-CBSL Virtual Education Symposium 2021

“The ‘New Normal’ Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB) Education” - 30th July 2021

The International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB), the Federation of Asian and Oceanian Biochemists and Molecular Biologists (FAOBMB) and the College of Biochemists of Sri Lanka (CBSL), will conduct the 1st Virtual Education Symposium themed “The ‘New Normal’ Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education”, on the 30thof July 2021.

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In response to the current challenging times of uncertainty and postponement of learning activities, this event will provide the participants with a great opportunity to explore more creative, innovative, and interactive ways of teaching and learning in the ‘new normal’.

Among the highlights of the event are the keynote speech, invited plenary lectures and breakout group discussions on innovative and creative techniques in ‘new normal’ BMB education, leading to the identification of gaps and challenges and the way forward.

This event will provide valuable learning and networking opportunities to all delegates.

We extend our cordial invitation to all of you to join us for this worthwhile endeavour.


Overall Organizing Committee
Chair FAOBMB Education Committee
Prof. T. Sugandhika Suresh
Organizing Co-chair
Education Chair CBSL
Dr. S. Tharanga Thoradeniya  
Organizing Co-chair
Vice President CBSL
Prof. Sharmila M. T. Jayasena
Organizing Co-chair
 President CBSL

For Further details

Tel: +94772726127


General Information

Symposium Date
30th July 2021

Symposium Time
All timings mentioned are in Indian Standard Time (IST)


The official language of the symposium is English

Dress code
Smart casual as suitable for an online meeting