The Moroccan Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The Moroccan Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is an Associate Member Society of FEBS.

Mission & Vision

The Moroccan Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SMBBM, former SMB) has as its mission the promotion and development of education and scientific researches dealing with Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in Morocco.

By establishing connections with other societies in the world (Africa, Europe, etc), SMBBM tries to enhance knowledge and experience in the field of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Key Activities

  • SMBBM organises each 2 years a Biochemistry congress (national and international characters), a scientific meeting or workshop during 1-2 days.
  • In addition, the programme of 2005 and 2006 included ‘Caravane de la Société’ as visits and local scientific activities organized around the 13 Moroccan universities.
  • Furthermore, SMBBM discerns prizes for the best works achieved by young researches and allows fellowships for young scientists to attend biochemical congresses.
  • A short newsletter is published by SMBBM every third month.


SMBBM  was founded in 1995, and became an associate member of FEBS in 2002.


SMBBM currently has 395 members, comprising 300 PhD students and 95 professors.


Prof. Taoufiq Fechtali (President)
Hassan II University of Casablanca
Mohammedia, Morocco

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