APSMB is providing substantial involvement in the ground of Marine Biotechnology research and it is deliberated to be one of the most alleged Marine Biotechnology Societies in Asia Pacific. Ensuring the session on marine biotechnology in Asian-Pacific region in Thai- land in November 1993, a counselling assembly for the establishment of Asian-Pacific Society of Marine Biotechnology (APSMB) was organized on the 14th of July, 1994. The assembly was introduced by Marine Biotechnology Institute of Japan. The unbiased of this summit was to discuss the validation on the establishment and action planning. The meeting lastly settled to create APSMB. The early member countries included Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Palau, Singapore and Thailand.
Concerning about the APSMB happenings during the first three years, two symposia are prearranged. The first one will be planned in September 1995 in Shimizu, Japan where the second one will be in Phuket, Thailand in 1997. The society cheers the members to underwrite their research articles for publication in the Journal of Maritime Biotechnology. A special reduced contribution rate will be accessible to the members. It is projected that the conclusion of APSMB will bear fruit in making and quickening research and growth in marine biotechnology in the nations of this region. In addition, a web of experts contribution mutual support in this field might be created.Read More»