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 […]
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 […]
Did you guess what it was? Whether you were at the 2019 Spring Meeting in Warwick or not, you may not be able to guess the identity of the sample that produced this year’s first-prize winning image! All is now revealed: you can find out about the winning images and their creators here. Thanks, as […]
. New type of regional meeting run by PhD students and postdocs on careers and networking . Scientific discussions can be part of the programme as long as the primary theme is career development . Limited to £500 for ~0.5 day activity . Preferable if BSCB members from more than 1 university are involved in […]
Exciting news for our members with artistic and literary talents! The deadlines for the BSCB Image Competition and Science Writing Prize will both be 20th February 2019. Both have generous cash prizes. Image Competition This is open to all of our members. This year, we would like particularly to encourage entries that show cells outside […]
For the second medal announcement this week, we are pleased to reveal Prof. Eugenia Piddini from the University of Bristol as the 2019 winner of the BSCB Hooke Medal. Read all about her work here.
The BSCB is delighted to announce that the winner of the Women in Cell Biology Medal for 2019 is Dr Pleasantine Mill from the MRC Human Genetics Unit, University of Edinburgh. You can read more here.
The BSCB has recently made a strategic decision to become more involved in science policy issues that affect our members. We will need your help to ensure that we have a say in the challenges to UK science that loom on the horizon due to Brexit, potential budget cuts and other pressure points. Periodically, we […]
Each year the British Society for Cell Biology presents two prestigious medals: 1) The Hooke Medal to an outstanding UK cell biologist who has been working as an independent PI for 14 years or less. 2) The BSCB Women in Cell Biology Early Career Award Medal which is an honour awarded to an outstanding female cell biologist who has […]
We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2018 BSCB Science Writing Prize is Alex Binks, a PhD student at the University of Glasgow. You can Alex’s winning essay about the use of AAV in the fight against childhood blindness, and a little more about him here. The Science Writing Prize is open […]