IUBMB-FAOBMB Education Symposium
Tentative Program



(Plenary lecture)

Theme: New Paradigm for Grooming the Next Generation of Biochemists


Uri Alon, Ph.D.

Title: TBD

12:00 –13:00


(Invited lectures)

Theme: Technological and Pedagogical Advancements for the Next Normal Education in Biochemistry


Annabel CHEN Shen-Hsing, Ph.D.

Title: TBD (Science of Lifelong Learning from a neuropsychological perspective)

Peter Arthur, Ph.D.

Title: TBD (undergraduate education in BMB) 

Julian Alexander Tanner, Ph.D.

Title: TBD (two-stage examination and peer collaboration)

Room change 


Theme: Tools and applications for class engagement and formative assessment 


Nuttee Suree, Ph.D.
Suthida Chamrat, Ph.D.
Panuakdet Suwannatat

Coffee break and poster session 

The Plenary Speaker

Professor Uri Alon, Ph.D.

Department of Molecular Cell Biology

Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

The Invited Speaker

Professor Annabel CHEN Shen-Hsing, Ph.D.

Division of Psychology,
School of Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological
University, Singapore

Director, Centre for Research and Development in
Learning (CRADLE)

Professor Peter Arthur, Ph.D.

School of Chemistry and Biochemistry
The University of Western Australia

2015 ASBMB Beckman Coulter Education Award

Professor Julian Alexander Tanner, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean (Biomedical Sciences Curriculum),
Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine

Associate Director (Teaching and Learning), School of Biomedical Sciences

University of Hong Kong

IUBmB-FAOBMB Education Symposium Workshop

Theme: Tools and applications for class engagement and formative assessment

Date & Time: 23 Nov 2023 | 15.30 – 17.00 (90 min)

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Participants can select new tools and techniques applicable to their classrooms that could drive engagement and learning effectiveness.
  2. Participants can design their lecture and lab classes using high-impact practices and contemporary pedagogical strategies.
  3. Participants can devise formative and authentic assessments suitable for a hybrid learning.


  1. Technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) model for designing an engaging biochemical classroom.
  2. Technology-integrated learning tools to drive engagement in online and onsite classrooms.
  3. Tools and technologies for hybrid learning, teaching lab classes, and conducting effective formative and authentic assessments. 
Nuttee Suree
Suthida Chamrat 
Panuakdet Suwannatat