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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.


Researchers discover new type of cell movement
29.08.2014

For decades, researchers have used Petri dishes to study cell movement. These classic tissue culture tools, however, only permit two-dimensional movement, very different from the three-dimensional movements that cells make in a human body.


The ancient conversation between plants, fungi and bacteria
28.08.2014

The mechanical force that a single fungal cell or bacterial colony exerts on a plant cell may seem vanishingly small, but it plays a heavy role in setting up some of the most fundamental symbiotic relationships in biology.