The Department of Biology, FMIPA, University of Jember held the 5th International Conference on Life Sciences and Biotechnology (ICOLIB) 2023 on a hybrid basis (12–13/9). ICOLIB is an international seminar scheduled every two years. The first ICOLIB was held in 2015, and in 2023, this will be the fifth event. Taking the theme “Global Insights and Innovations of Life Sciences Research in the Post-COVID-19 Era,” the topic is applied sciences, basic sciences, biodiversity and bio-conservation, and health and medicine. Keynote speakers were presented from several countries, including Indonesia as the host.
The 5th ICOLIB 2023 was officially opened online by Iwan Taruna, Rector of University of Jember. In his message, Rector invited researchers involved in ICOLIB to exchange information on research results after being hampered by the pandemic for some time. “ICOLIB is a place to share the research results of researchers, and this is very relevant to the vision of the University of Jember, namely to make the university superior in the development of environmentally friendly science, technology, and arts, business, and industrial agriculture,” he said. At the end of the Rector’s speech, he hoped that UNEJ would continue to carry out scientific research through international seminars as one of its means. Continue reading