The Japanese Biochemical Society was established in 1925, and joined to the Japan Medical Society in 1926. It became boarded incorporated association in 1965. This society has a membership of 8,000 in 2017, consisting of biochemists and molecular biologists.
The aim of the Japanese Biochemical Society is to promote the exchange of information and stimulate discussion and collaboration among biochemists, and to provide a forum and meetings for scientists covering all aspects of biochemistry.
・Organization of scientific meetings
・Publication of journals (Journal of Biochemistry, Seikagaku)
・Encouraging biochemical research and granting of award
・Collaboration with national and international societies
・Funding of biochemical research
・Other activities for the above mentioned purpose