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Science Policy

The Biochemical Society engages with science policy through consultations, position statementsevents, and addressing key issues such as those facing women in science. 


Conferences

Conferences

The Biochemical Society offers an excellent wide-ranging programme of high-quality scientific conferences, in the UK and abroad. Our events cover a wide spectrum of topics and proposals for conferences are welcome from any member of the scientific community. 


Membership

Membership

Join the Biochemical Society at any time of year, at any stage of your career. Benefits include a programme of grants supporting research, attendance at scientific conferences and the sponsorship of events.  


Education

Education

We aim to inspire and engage young people in the molecular biosciences, increase the public understanding of the discipline, support members with their careers and research, and provide grants to support members with outreach and lab placements.


A new cellular waste control pathway with relevance for human neurodegenerative diseases
23.07.2014

Several human neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease but also ageing, are linked to an accumulation of abnormal and aggregated proteins in cells.


Mycobacteria metabolism discovery may pave way for new TB drugs
22.07.2014

The mystery of why mycobacteria – a family that includes the microbe that causes TB – are extraordinarily hardy organisms is being unravelled by research that offers new hope for developing a revolutionary class of antibiotics to tackle TB.