Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the entire organizing committee, we welcome the participants of the XXXVI Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SBBq) and 10th IUBMB Conference in Salvador da Bahia in Brazil.
The main focus of the Conference will be the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, an excellent choice for the irst IUBMB Conference in Latin America.

The congress aims to offer a broad overview of the frontiers in the research and recent developments in all aspects of the Biochemistry of Infectious Diseases, currently the leading area of research that may uncover new views and targets for the development of therapeutic and prevention measures.

The Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SBBq) is currently one of the most traditional events of the Brazilian Scientiic Community.

For three decades, these meetings have provided the scenario and forum for debates concerning the advancement of fundamental knowledge of Biochemical phenomena, its employment in social beneit and conluence of this knowledge with other segments of the biological and physical-chemical sciences.

We wish to thanks all the highly accomplished invited speakers for accepting to present their work at the Meeting, thus contributing to a program that we trust all participants will ind interesting.
We trust that all the participants will fully exploit the unique experience of Brazilian Culture, History and People, as well as its beaches, tropical and rain forests, music and food, in the beautiful and breathtaking city of Salvador da Bahia.

Benvindos ao Brasil !!!

Paulo S.L. Beirão Glaucius Oliva
President of SBBq
Glaucius Oliva
Chairman of 10th IUBMB Conference