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The latest news from the Biochemical Society


On the blog: Scientific Outreach Grants awardees announced

21 October 2014 – The Biochemical Society is funding thirteen public engagement events through our Scientific Outreach Grants. Find out about the recipients on our blog.
On the blog: Making medicine at Big Biology Day
20 October 2014  We launched Medicine Makers, an exciting, hands-on and family-friendly activity as part of Biology Week 2014. Find out more on our blog.
The Biochemist: Communication in plants & microbes
01 October 2014The latest edition of The Biochemist, a student issue focusing on communication in plants and microbes, is in the mail and available online. Log in to the Members’ Area to read the e-zine.

On the blog: Research Council UK's Policy on Open Access
01 October 2014  The Biochemical Society and our subsidiary Portland Press Limited have fed into a review of the Research Council UK’s open access policy. Read our views on our blog.
End-of-year Biochemical Society celebration
30 September 2014  Join us for our end-of-year celebration, including the Colworth Medal Lecture and AGM, this December. Free to attend.

The Biochemical Society reaches 7000 members
22 September 2014  The Biochemical Society's membership has grown to 7000, the highest number in 14 years. Join our growing and thriving community today.

On the blog: Images of women in science
22 September 2014 – Why is it only young women who’re portrayed as doing science? In a new blog post, our Science Policy Officer argues for a greater use of images of women in senior roles and of senior ages.
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New molecule smuggles medicines across the blood/brain barrier

New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that a very small single domain antibody has proven able to cross the blood-brain barrier, opening the door to new treatments for brain diseases.

First detailed picture of a cancer-related cell enzyme in action on a chromosome unit

A landmark study to be published in the October 30, 2014 print edition of Nature provides new insight into the function of an enzyme related to the BRCA1 breast cancer protein.

Read the latest edition of The Biochemist



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