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BSCB Involvement in Science Policy

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 […]

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Nominations Invited for the BSCB Hooke and Women in Cell Biology Medals

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 […]

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BCSB Science Writing Prize Winner 2018: Alex Binks

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 […]

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BSCB Image Competition Winners 2018 Announced

The results of the 2018 image competition were announced at our fantastic “Dynamic Cell III” meeting, held last week in Manchester in partnership with the Biochemical Society. You can see the winning images and read about the winners here. Many thanks to everyone who entered and please consider sending in your best images for next […]

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BSCB Image Competition and Writing Prize: Deadline 14th February.

The deadline for our two annual competitions will be 14th February 2018. We have an image competition, open to all members, and a Science Writing Prize open to PhD student and post-doc members only. Both have cash prizes, together with the opportunity to have your images or writing feature here on the BSCB website and […]

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Winner of the BSCB Hooke Medal, 2018 announced

We are delighted to announce that the winner of this year’s Hooke Medal is Andrew McAinsh, from the University of Warwick. He will be presented with his medal and give a medal lecture at the annual BSCB meeting, Dynamic Cell III, in Manchester, 19-21st March 2018. Andrew McAinsh’s lab is focused on understanding how chromosomes […]

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Do you want to be more involved with the BSCB?

There are a couple of excellent opportunities for you to influence the society. Please consider nominating any excellent Cell Biologists you know for either the Hooke Medal or the Women in Cell Biology Medal. For more details or to make a nomination, please contact the BSCB secretary, Dr Vas Ponnambalam. We are looking for content […]

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