#DiscoverBMB offers an exciting agenda that includes talks by the field's foremost experts, as well as opportunities for midcareer and early-career scientists and students to present their work as poster presentations or short talks.

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Symposium sessions

The 12 symposia at #DiscoverBMB feature the latest advances and hottest trends in biochemistry and molecular biology. Hear leading experts invited to present and discuss their newest discoveries and cutting-edge approaches. Learn more about the symposia

New this year, select spotlight talks chosen from volunteer abstracts will be integrated into each symposium.

Award lectures

These high-profile speakers will cover impactful research and education and diversity initiatives. See who's speaking


Designed and presented by scientists and science educators, workshops at #DiscoverBMB complement the meeting's scientific sessions with opportunities to learn and collaborate on topics related to education, professional development or diversity, equity, access and inclusion. Find a workshop

Interest groups

Interest groups bring together attendees with similar scientific and pedagogical concerns to share key findings, exchange ideas and establish rapport. To keep conversations going, interest groups hold meetups in the exhibit hall during the course of the meeting. See the groups

Poster sessions

Poster presentations are chosen from volunteered abstracts and given in the exhibit hall. Poster sessions provide a forum for scientists and educators of all career stages to present their latest research and best practices. All poster presenters enjoy live Q&As with attendees.


Meetup networking events provide a casual atmosphere for open discussion and networking around a topic or interest area. They are an opportunity to make new connections during the meeting and help foster impactful collaborations and close-knit, supportive communities. Learn more

Career hub

The career hub in the exhibit hall will have a variety of career-development and society activities for attendees, including career coaching and networking. Check out the lineup

One-on-one mentoring

One-on-one mentoring provides participants the opportunity to obtain mentoring advice on a variety of career related topics such as CV/resume writing, graduate school survival etc. Learn more

If you are interested in participating as a mentor at #DiscoverBMB 2024, you may indicate your interest during the abstract submission process or during registration. Selection will be based on eligibility and programming needs.

Networking and activities

Wellness activities, networking opportunities, receptions and more. See what we have planned


See the latest products and services for the BMB community and talk to company representatives in the exhibit hall.