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The latest news from the Biochemical Society

  Introducing our new look
We’re proud to unveil the new look for the Biochemical Society and Portland Press.
  Understanding and Harnessing Bio-Catalysis for Biofuel opens for registration

Our upcoming meeting Understanding and Harnessing Bio-Catalysis for Biofuel has opened for abstract submission and registration. Submit your abstract by 20 April 2015.

  Early Career Bursaries launched
The Biochemical Society has introduced Early Career Bursaries to help our members attend our science conferences and support their careers.
  Commission urged to reject call for ban on animals in research 
The Biochemical Society is one of more than 120 organisations urging the European Commission to reject a petition calling for a ban on animals in research.


Funding available to support events at your institution

We will provide funding to assist with the cost of organising a conference at your institution. Applications must be made by 1 May 2015.


International Sponsored Places: Application now open

We are currently accepting applications for our sponsored places at meetings in Germany, Brazil and Australia. Deadlines from 9 March 2015.

  Standing on the shoulder of giantesses

A new Society-commissioned report unveils the fascinating history of women in biochemistry between 1945 and 1975. Read about it on our blog.

  Funding available for outreach activities 

We provide up to  £1000 to support scientific outreach activities. Applications must be made by 29 April 2015.

  Science Communication Competition closes soon

Entries must be in by 10 April 2015 for our annual Science Communication Competition, which seeks out talented undergraduate and postgraduate science communicators.

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Scientists uncover key cellular mechanism involved in neurodegeneration and herpes

A team of scientists have uncovered vital new information about the transport mechanism that works within cells, distributing elements to different areas and thus supporting a range of different cellular processes.

Stem cells make similar decisions to humans

Scientists at the University of Copenhagen have captured thousands of progenitor cells of the pancreas on video as they made decisions to divide and expand the organ or to specialize into the endocrine cells that regulate our blood sugar levels.

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