On October 6-7, in Grodno, on the basis of the Republican Research Unitary Enterprise "Institute of Biochemistry of Biologically Active Compounds of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus", the III Belarusian Biochemical Congress "Modern Problems of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology" was held. Within the framework of the Congress, problems were discussed in four thematic interrelated areas: “Biochemical and molecular aspects of private pathology. Laboratory diagnostics”, “Biochemical and medical and social aspects of alcohol and other addictions”, “Biochemistry in interdisciplinary integration”, “Research of young scientists in the field of biochemistry and molecular biology”. Vice-rector for scientific work V.N. Shtepa took part in the presentations at the sections with a report on the topic: “Integration of physical-chemical and biochemical approaches in the intensification of technological processes in aqueous solutions” and a post-graduate student of the Department of Biotechnology I.S. Cherney with a report on the topic: "Antioxidant activity of Humulus SPP essential oil". The 3rd congress of the Belarusian Society of Biochemists and Molecular Biologists was held within the framework of the program. The meeting of the Presidium of the public association "Belarusian Society of Biochemists and Molecular Biologists" was attended by the head of the Department of Biochemistry and Bioinformatics N.A. Glinskaya. In the context of scientific areas, the participants of the Congress discussed the results achieved and their use in practice, as well as outlined the current areas of development, taking into account world experience and the needs of the economy of the Republic. All congress participants were unanimous in their desire to strengthen and expand scientific ties, expand cooperation in various fields of biochemistry.