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  • Nobel Chemist and GFP Discoverer Osamu Shimomura has died
  • News from the President: "International day of Light promoted by UNESCO"
  • Here you can find the site of the Museum of Sciences and Technologies of Luminescence.
  • The Graduate Program of Biotechnology and Environmental Monitoring, Federal University of São Carlos can be found at this link.
  • Here you can find a message from ISBC New President: Vadim Viviani
  • Pictures of the 19 ISBC Congress held in Tsukuba.
  • John Lee. (2016) Bioluminescence, the Nature of the Light. (University of Georgia Libraries). More info here

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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