About Turkish Biochemical Society (TBS)

The mission of the Turkish Biochemical Society (TBS) is to advance and promote biochemistry research and education in Türkiye. TBS unifies scientists in basic and applied biochemistry, supporting interdisciplinary collaboration and professional cooperation. To achieve its mission, TBS promotes biochemistry education in universities and hospitals by organizing workshops, seminars, and courses for both undergraduate and graduate levels. Notably, five international workshops were held with the IUBMB Educational Committee between 1987 and 2012. TBS supports its members with bursaries, fellowships, awards, and by facilitating local and international research collaborations. It organizes national and international scientific congresses and meetings, and publishes the Turkish Journal of Biochemistry (TJB) bimonthly since 1976. TJB, indexed in major databases like SCI-Expanded and Scopus, has been open-access online via deGruyter since 2015. TBS has been a member of FEBS and IUBMB since 1977, and has joined other prestigious organizations like IFCC, FESCC, BCLF, and EFLM. TBS hosted the 27th and 31st FEBS Congresses in 2002 and 2006 in Istanbul, and will host the 49th FEBS Congress on July 5-10, 2025, also in Istanbul.

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