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The latest news from the Biochemical Society

  Scientists honoured in Biochemical Society Awards
Eleven distinguished scientists and exceptional early career researchers have been honoured in the Biochemical Society’s annual Awards. 
  Introducing our new look
We’re proud to unveil the new look for the Biochemical Society and Portland Press.

Eric Reid Fund for Methodology Application closes soon

Don’t forget that you can apply for support to work on a methodology project. Closing date 1 April 2015

  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.

  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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A long-standing mystery in membrane traffic solved

Researchers have discovered that NSF unravels a single SNARE complex using one round ATP turnover by tearing the complex with a single burst, contradicting a previous theory that it unwinds in a progressive manner.

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.

Read the latest issue of the Biochemist



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