Society members are encouraged to nominate themselves or a colleague as a Society trustee or committee member. These positions can provide the opportunity to gain invaluable new skills, knowledge and understanding. 

Researchers identify critical new protein complex involved in learning and memory

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified a protein complex that plays a critical but previously unknown role in learning and memory formation.

Team solves decades-old mystery of how cells keep from bursting

A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has identified a long-sought protein that enables one of the most basic functions of cells: regulating their volume to keep from swelling too much.

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

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. 



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.  

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.