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2023 Winners

November 06, 2023

Congratulations to Team Sendai from Tohoku University for earning the 2023 Grand Prize!

Visit our winners page to see all final standings.

Jamboree Schedule, Travel Award, and Webpage/Video Submission Form

October 15, 2023

Jamboree Schedule (2023 QuickGuide)

The schedule and detailed information (QuickGuide) for the BIOMOD 2023 Jamboree is now online.

Please download the latest version here(PDF).

Springer Nature Travel Award

We are happy to announce that Springer Nature Applied Sciences is supporting BIOMOD by providing a Springer Nature Travel Award (200 Euros for the Grand Prize team) this year.

Webpage/Video Submission Form

Webpage and Video Submission Form (deadline Oct. 28 23:59 JST) is now open.

BIOMOD 2023 Call For Judges & Discussion for Future Plans

October 03, 2023

Dear Colleagues,

As you may have noticed in our previous announcement, BIOMOD, International Biomolecular Design Competition, is back this year and resuming its annual jamboree event in November. This year, 16 teams from 8 countries have registered for the competition, and currently, we estimate 14 will present at the jamboree, either online or on-site. To further regain the momentum and make the event a continuous educational activity for the next generation of researchers in our community, BIOMOD needs your help! Specifically, we would like to ask for your help with two topics:

Call for Judges

We need your help participating in this year’s competition as a judge. The online judging period (webpage and YouTube video) will take place on Oct 28 – Nov 3 (JST), and the live presentation judging at the jamboree will be held as a hybrid style (on-site and Zoom) on Nov 4 (JST). Joining the judging online, even part of the process, is also welcomed.

Future Plans

We are planning to make BIOMOD into a more international and open organization to make it more sustainable for the foreseeable future. As we mark the tenth event and restart after COVID, this timing would be a perfect opportunity to think about the next chapter of BIOMOD. We would like to have your input and form our future with volunteer mentors and judges. Please join the discussion if you are interested. Based on our online discussion, we are planning to hold an on-site meeting after the jamboree on 11/5 at Tokyo Tech.

Registration Form

For registration, please fill out the form (deadline Oct. 14)  (Google Form). Your comments and participation are highly appreciated. Thank you in advance for your time and cooperation.

Best regards,

Shogo Hamada
Chair, BIOMOD 2023
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Computer Science, Tokyo Tech

BIOMOD 2023 Jamboree Registration Opens Aug. 15

August 14, 2023

Jamboree registration and project abstract submission for BIOMOD 2023 starts Aug. 15! We reduced this year’s jamboree attendance fee:

  • On-site: 5,000 JPY (approx. 35 USD) per attendee
  • Online: Free

We hope this pricing will encourage many participants to join the jamboree on-site in Tokyo this year. Please follow the link below for the registration. Note that registrations are only considered complete when payment is received, and a confirmation email is sent.

Jamboree Registration & Abstract Submission Links

Upcoming Schedule

  • Aug. 15 - Sep. 15: Jamboree registration
  • Sep. 15: Team project abstract deadline
  • Oct. 28: Website/Youtube freeze
  • Nov. 4-5: Jamboree (on-site (Tokyo, Japan) and online (Zoom))


Please feel free to contact (Steering Committee) for any questions, including visa issues.

BIOMOD 2023 Online Briefing

April 29, 2023

Thank you all for joining the online briefing! Here are the slides and recorded video from the session. We look forward to receiving your team registration.

Video (YouTube)

Slides (PDF, via Dropbox)



Please feel free to contact (Steering Committee) for any questions.

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