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The latest news from the Biochemical Society


40th FEBS Congress - Abstract deadline approaching

The Biochemical Basis of Life held in Berlin, Germany from July 4–9 2015. Be sure to submit your abstract before the deadline of 2 March 2015


General Travel Grants - Deadline approaching

Apply for support  of up to £750 to attend a conference or workshop. The next deadline is 1 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 acception applications for our sponsored places at the FEBS congress in Germany, the IUBMB/SBBq Congress in Brazil and ComBio 2015 in Australia. Deadlines from 2 March

  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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Study affirms role of specialized protein in assuring normal cell development

Scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center and New York University have demonstrated that a specialized DNA-binding protein called CTCF is essential for the precise expression of genes that control the body plan of a developing embryo.

Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D may control brain serotonin

Although essential marine omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D have been shown to improve cognitive function and behaviour in the context of certain brain disorders, the underlying mechanism has been unclear.

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