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COVID-19: important update on BSCB summer studentships

The deadline for the BSCB Summer Studentship applications for Summer 2020 has been extended until 30 April 2020 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. All applications now need to have additional and specific information as follows: If it is not possible to carry out a wet lab project due to extended lab closures, an alternative […]

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BSCB Writing Prize Extended Deadline: 31st March

We have extended the entry deadline for the BSCB Science Writing Prize until 31st March 2020, so if you thought about entering and ran out of time, you have another chance at a £500 cash prize! Details below. Science Writing Prize The science writing prize is open to student and postdoctoral members only. More information […]

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Have your say on how the society is run

The aim of the BSCB is to support the UK Cell biology community. We are therefore keen to find out how our members feel about the activities undertaken by the Society. Please let us know your views via the short (5 min) online survey at: https://www.quicksurveys.com/s/f4Y7D The deadline for the survey is 1st April

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BSCB 2020 Competitions: Deadline 29th February

The annual BSCB image and science writing competitions are open, with the deadline of 29th February 2020. Both have cash prizes, so if you would like to showcase your artistic or literary talents, please enter! Image Competition This is open to all of our members. We would like particularly to encourage entries that show cells […]

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BSCB Women In Cell Biology Medal 2020 winner: Yanlan Mao

Our second major award of the year, the early career award for female scientists, has been made to Yanlan Mao, Group Leader at the MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, University College London. You can read more about the award here and about her work here. Yanlan will present her medal lecture at the joint […]

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BSCB Hooke Medal 2020 Winner

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the Hooke Medal for 2020 is Prof. Ian Chambers, from the Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh. Ian will present a medal lecture at the joint meeting of the BSCB and SCBF (French Society for Cell Biology), September 23rd-25th 2020 in Paris. You can read […]

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New Application Process for BSCB Funding

We have recently updated the process of applying for our travel grants and summer studentships. Both are now managed through an online system, only accessible to members. You will first need to register for the online system, using your registered email address and membership number here. This will have a separate password from the one […]

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preLists – charting the waters of the preprint sea

The Company of Biologists have announced the launch of preLists, a new initiative within preLights where early-career researchers (preLighters) curate lists of preprints for the community. These lists follow two main themes: preprints on a specific topic or preprints which have been presented at scientific meetings. Our preLighters can also add brief one-liner summaries to […]

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2019 BSCB Science Writing Prize Winning Entry Now Online

At the BSCB/BSDB joint Spring meeting in Warwick last month, we announced the winner of our Science Writing Prize as Laura Hankins from the University of Oxford. You can now read her fabulous winning entry, together with a little about Laura here. Details about the competition and links to previous winners can also be found […]

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