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WICB Medal Winner 2016: Lidia Vasilieva

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2016 Women in Cell Biology Medal is Lidia Vasilieva. Many congratulations. Dr Vasilieva is based at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford and will deliver her medal lecture at the BSCB/BSDB joint spring meeting.

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Hooke Medal Winner 2016

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2016 Hooke Medal is Thomas Surrey. Many congratulations. Prof. Surrey is based at the Francis Crick Institute and will deliver his medal lecture at the BSCB/BSDB joint spring meeting.

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The BSCB supports “Science Is Vital”. Please consider doing the same.

Science is Vital is a well-respected grassroots organisation composed of scientists and supporters of science and research in the UK. Formed in 2010 as a response to the previous government’s proposed cuts to science, the group remains a key advocate for increasing investment in science. THEIR MESSAGE: Funding for science and engineering in the UK […]

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New COB/BSCB funds to support PIs with no independent grant funding

We are excited and very pleased to announce that the Company of Biologists have provided funds to allow the BSCB to support independent group leaders/PIs who currently have no independent grant funding to help cover the costs of travel to meetings, conferences, workshops, practical courses, PI laboratory management courses and courses to re-train. Grants will […]

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Opinions Sought! Calling all members…

Hello Members: Could you please take part in our BSCB members’ survey – you will be helping keep the BSCB relevant to your needs and you could win a £50 Amazon voucher into the bargain! The goal of the BSCB is to promote all aspects of cell biology in the UK and we want to […]

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Women in Cell Biology Medal – final call for nominations!!

To mark the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the BSCB we launched a new annual  prize, the BSCB Women in Cell Biology Early Career Award Medal (WICB for short!). This honour is awarded to an outstanding female cell biologist who has started her own research group in the UK within the last 7 years, with allowances for legitimate […]

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