#DiscoverBMB is the annual meeting of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology taking place March 23–26 in San Antonio.

With a mission to share the latest, most impactful research findings in the molecular life sciences, #DiscoverBMB offers an exciting agenda that includes talks by the field's foremost experts, interactive workshops on the latest trends, technologies and techniques, and an invigorating exhibition of posters, services and products.

The meeting attracts researchers in academia and industry, educators, trainees and students from across the globe. It offers unparalleled opportunities for collaborating, networking and recruiting.

It’s time to take the fast track to #DiscoverBMB!
The early-decision abstract program allows researchers to receive a decision by Nov. 1. Submit yours by Oct. 12.

A good place to live and to study cancer

Jason Liu was attracted to San Antonio by good start-up funding for cancer researchers.

A place for growth and collaboration

Cynthia Veliz, the first member of her family to attend college, is a senior research assistant at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

A place with plentiful research support

Zoe Hoffpauir, a postdoc at UTSA, is a native Texan who studies essential bacterial enzymes and makes San Antonio memories with her son.

Beauty at a geographic intersection

Sandeep Burma, a recent transplant to San Antonio, loves the nature preserves and trails just outside his neurosurgery research lab.

Building the first cryo-EM facility in South Texas

In 2022, Lijia Jia assembled a $3 million microscope with a field engineer from Thermo Fisher and set up its computing infrastructure.

"Nowhere else I’d rather be!"

Madisyn Johnson grew up in San Antonio and is now a Ph.D. student at UTHSCSA.

A warm city of warm hearts

Seema Nath has worked for a year in the structural biology core at UTHSCSA preparing purified proteins in bulk.

"The perfect place to do science"

Thiago Pasin, a postdoc at UTSA and native of Brazil, has found that the street language in San Antonio isn’t just English.

San Antonio, my new home

Audrey Lamb reflects on her family’s pandemic-era move to Texas and recommends things to see and do while you’re in town for DiscoverBMB.

A safe place where biochemistry is valued

Weixing Zhao moved to San Antonio four years ago to kickstart his career in breast cancer research.

Warm people, good tacos — and a light show

Leticia Rodrigues fell in love with San Antonio during a 10-day solo driving trip around the big cities of Texas.

Ticks, blood and unexpected connections

Robert Renthal, a professor of biochemistry, writes about his almost five decades of living and working in San Antonio.

Welcoming vibes for all

In San Antonio, Ph.D. student Subhash Khadka has found restaurants serving food from around the world – including his native Nepal.