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Science Policy

Science Policy

The Biochemical Society engages with science policy through consultations, position statementsevents, and addressing key issues such as those facing women in science. 


Conferences

Conferences

The Biochemical Society offers an excellent wide-ranging programme of high-quality scientific conferences, in the UK and abroad. Our events cover a wide spectrum of topics and proposals for conferences are welcome from any member of the scientific community. 


Membership

Membership

Join the Biochemical Society at any time of year, at any stage of your career. Benefits include a programme of grants supporting research, attendance at scientific conferences and the sponsorship of events.  


Education

Education

We aim to inspire and engage young people in the molecular biosciences, increase the public understanding of the discipline, support members with their careers and research, and provide grants to support members with outreach and lab placements.


Research pinpoints microRNA tied to colon cancer tumour growth
02.10.2014

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have identified microRNAs that may cause colon polyps from turning cancerous. The finding could help physicians provide more specialized, and earlier, treatment before colon cancer develops.


Driving cancer cells to suicide
01.10.2014

Researchers at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) report that a new class of chemical compounds makes cancer cells more sensitive to chemotherapeutic drugs. They have also pinpointed the relevant target enzyme, identifying a new drug target.