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The latest news from the Biochemical Society


40th FEBS Congress : Abstract deadline extended 

The Biochemical Basis of Life held in Berlin, Germany from July 4–9 2015. Be sure to submit your abstract before the new deadline of 9 March 2015.


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 now open

Our annual Science Communication Competition, which seeks out talented undergraduate and postgraduate science communicators, is open for entries. 

  Nature to nanotechnology: a conference on repetitive proteins

Repetitive proteins are abundant in nature, perform vital functions and have useful potential in nanotechnology. Join our upcoming conference to discuss these impressive yet less well-understood proteins.

  Early bird discounts for upcoming bioscience education workshop

Enhancing Molecular Bioscience Education is an upcoming workshop to share novel ideas and approaches among bioscience educators.

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Plants detect bacterial endotoxin in similar way to mammals

Similar to humans and animals, plants possess an innate immune system that protects them from invading pathogens.

Sizing up cells: study finds possible regulator of growth

Modern biology has attained deep knowledge of how cells work, but the mechanisms by which cellular structures assemble and grow to the right size largely remain a mystery. Now, Princeton University researchers may have found the key in the nucleolus.

Read the latest issue of the Biochemist



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