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  • Here you can find a message from ISBC New President: Vadim Viviani
  • Pictures of the 19 ISBC Congress held in Tsukuba are now available here.
  • John Lee. (2016) Bioluminescence, the Nature of the Light. (University of Georgia Libraries). More info here
  • Great news: register to ISBC here
  • Congratulations to Pooria Farahani for designing the new ISBC logo!
  • The online version of the Luminescence Special Issue with abstracts of the 18th ISBC Symposium, June 23-28 2014, Uppsala, Sweden-(ISBC 2014) is available here

  • Logo contest

    Congratulations to the logo contest winner Pooria Farahani!

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  • Image of the month

    Apply for the "image of the month".

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  • Next Symposium

    Events and Announcements

    The 20th International Symposium on Bioluminescence and Chemiluminescence (2018) will be held in Nantes (Frances) 28-31 May 2018 hosted by Prof GĂ©rald Thouand

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The International Society for Bioluminescence and Chemiluminescence serves to promote the fundamental and applied sciences of bio- and chemi-luminescence throughout the world.

The ISBC aims at facilitating and promoting interactions between academic, governmental, and industrial scientists in the field of chemiluminescence and bioluminescence to help transfer technologies and, thus, advance the field.

The ISBC has three principle aims:

  1. To organize and co-ordinate conferences and workshops through out the world.
  2. To contribute to the world debate on the stability of ecosystems, particularly those where bioluminescence plays a major role, and where chemiluminescence technology has analytical potential.
  3. To promote public understanding of science and engage the community by organizing and supporting educational and natural history-based initiatives and activities targeted at K-12 schools and the lay public.

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