ISBA Society

The International Society for Biomolecular Archaeology (ISBA) is an international community of researchers working on degraded biological remains from a range of archaeological and paleontological contexts. The society aims to promote the study of ancient biomolecules to better understand our shared past.

News and Updates

Dates of the upcoming ISBA11 conference have just been announced!

Save the Date: ISBA11 26-29 August 2025 Turin - Italy, Organising secretariat: Centro Congressi Internazionale Srl a s.u.

Check out our website's News and Events pages or follow us on Mastodon at @ISBArchaeology on and Twitter at @ISBArchaeology to learn more about our upcoming meetings, events, and other activities.

Society Membership

Membership in the society is open, and subscriptions are kept low to allow as many people to join as possible. Among other benefits, members receive discounted registration at our biennial meetings, and membership subscriptions support our research prizes and awards, as well as micro-grants for workshops. Membership is not required for funding applications for workshop micro-grants. For more information visit our Membership page.

The International Society for Biomolecular Archaeology (ISBA) is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation registered in England. It has been entered onto the Register of Charities with the Registered Charity Number 1200502