ASBMB's education programs



ASBMB accreditation recognizes excellence in undergraduate degree programs in biochemistry and molecular biology and related disciplines.


Certification exam

The ASBMB certification exam provides an opportunity for students to demonstrate a thorough grasp of core competencies in biochemistry and molecular biology.


Student Chapters

A national community of undergraduate students and faculty members promoting the advancement of biochemistry and molecular biology.


Online teaching: Practices and resources

A collection of resources for instructors in biochemistry, molecular biology and related fields as they make a transition to remote learning.


Teaching strategies

Resources for teaching the core concepts of biochemistry and molecular biology.


Science outreach

Resources for conducting science outreach, including how-to guides, activities and more.



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On-demand videos
Insider perspectives: Beyond qualifying to thriving in graduate school

Insider perspectives: Beyond qualifying to thriving in graduate school

In this webinar, panelists share their journeys through the qualifying exam and into the next phases of their training and career. Hear from senior graduate students as well as established scientists about steps to take and things to consider when moving beyond the qualifying exam.More

Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) Lunch & Learn Series

Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) Lunch & Learn Series

Whether you’re interested in incorporating a CURE into your classroom for the first time or looking to improve your use of CUREs, these workshops will give strategies for implementing CUREs and activities to help you build or enhance CUREs in your curriculum.More

Teaching resources from ASBMB journals

JBC Classics

Seminal articles published in the JBC since its founding in 1905. More than 250 original papers by many of the legends in biological chemistry.

Due diligence

A series of articles by the ASBMB's data integrity manager on best practices for preparing data and figures for publication.

JLR Methods

Papers describing novel and valuable methodologies that lipid researchers can utilize in their own experiments

JBC Reviews

Read JBC Reviews to get expert insights into recent findings, ongoing controversies and unsolved questions across the scope of biological chemistry.

Tips for journal article authors

Tips from JBC's technical editor on writing titles and abstracts that generate interest and excitement among reviewers and readers.

A year of (bio) chemical elements

Marking the 150th anniversary of the first publication of Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev’s periodic table.