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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.


New defence mechanism against viruses discovered
19.09.2014

Researchers have discovered that a known quality control mechanism in human, animal and plant cells is active against viruses. They think it might represent one of the oldest defence mechanisms against viruses in evolutionary history.


‘Office life’ of bacteria may be their weak spot
18.09.2014

Scientists at the University of Leeds think we may be able to drown deadly bacteria in their own paperwork.