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 […]
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 […]
We have decided to extend the deadline for entries to the BSCB Writing Prize until 28th February 2018. Details of the competition are here and the full rules and how to enter are here.
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 […]
The BSCB is delighted to announce that the winner of the Women in Cell Biology Medal for 2018 is Dr Meritxell Huch from the Gurdon Institute, Cambridge. You can read more here.
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 […]
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 […]
For the 2018 Spring meeting, the BSCB is teaming up with the Biochemical Society to bring you “Dynamic Cell III”. This is the long-awaited sequel to “Dynamic Cell”, held in Edinburgh in the Spring of 2009 and “Dynamic Cell II”, held as an Autumn meeting in Cambridge in 2014. Dynamic Cell III will take place […]
Just one week left until the abstract deadline for the British Association for Cancer Research conference below: 14th to 16th June 2017 Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham, UK OVERVIEW: Tumour growth and metastasis is critically dependent on the interaction between tumour cells and their surrounding environment. Knowledge of the role of the tumour micro-environment has been […]