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Biochemical Society


Biochemistry MOOC aims to help get young people into molecular bioscience                                                                      

16 June 2016


Scientists honoured in Biochemical Society Awards

30 March 2016 



Portland Press

Fruit fly model of deadly brain diseases could lead to blood test for vCJD - in association with University of Cambridge

13 October 2016 


Lab method sheds light on how genetic mutations cause inherited Parkinson’s disease

29 July 2016

Exposure to cigarette smoke and flu virus may prevent lung medications working properly

6 April 2016


Announcement of two new journals - Neuronal Signaling and Emerging Topics in Life Sciences

23 March 2016