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1 May 2015
New FRS
Congratulations to members Professor Benjamin Davis and Professor Annette Dolphin for being elected Fellows of the Royal Society.


8 July 2014
Sir David Baulcombe named as new Biochemical Society President
World-renowned plant scientist and geneticist Sir David Baulcombe, FRS, has been elected President of the Biochemical Society.


10 June 2014
Professor Sir Philip Cohen awarded Albert Einstein World Award of Science



1 May 2014
New FRS
Congratulations to members; James Naismith, Sheena Radford and Patrik Rorsman for being elected Fellows of the Royal Society.


27 February 2013
Professor Sir Philip Cohen to receive MRC Millennium Medal
Professor Sir Philip Cohen, ex-President of the Society, will receive the highest award given by the Medical Research Council at a ceremony in the House of Commons today (27 February).


9 October 2012
Professor Howard Morris receives Franklin Medal and Prize
Congratulations to Professor Howard Morris (Imperial College London, UK) who on Wednesday 3 October 2012 received his Franklin Medal and Prize from the Institute of Physics.


16 July 2012
Sir John Walker awarded Copley Medal
The Royal Society, the UK's national academy of science, announced that Biochemical Society Honorary Member Professor Sir John Walker FRS has been awarded the Copley Medal, which is believed to be the world's oldest scientific prize.


18 June 2012
Professor Janet Thornton in Queen’s Birthday Honours List
Professor Janet Thornton, CBE, a member of the Biochemical Society, was made a Dame in the Queen's Birthday Honours list announced on 16 June 2012.


12 June 2012
Barry Potter recognized by European Life Sciences Award
Professor Barry Potter at the University of Bath has been named ‘Investigator of the Year 2012’ at the European Life Sciences Award ceremony held in Hamburg, Germany.


16 May 2012
Society member elected FRS
Professor Tony Kouzarides, FMedSci and a member of the Biochemical Society, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.


11 April 2012
Mark Lemmon wins the 2012 Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Award
The Protein Society’s 2012 Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Award will be given to Dr Mark A. Lemmon (University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine).


17 November 2011
Christine Winterbourn wins New Zealand’s top science award
New Zealand’s top science and technology honour, the Rutherford Medal, has been awarded to a woman for the first time.


2 August 2011
Society member new director for the MRC Protein Phosphorylation Unit
Professor Dario Alessi FRS, FRSE , has been appointed Director of the Medical Research Council’s (MRC) Protein Phosphorylation Unit at the University of Dundee. He will succeed the current Director, Sir Philip Cohen, in April 2012.


6 July 2011
Society members elected to Academy of Medical Sciences
Two members of the Biochemical Society are among the latest group of distinguished scientists to be elected to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences.


11 June 2011
Sir Hugh Pelham in Queen's Birthday Honours List
Dr Hugh Pelham, a member of the Biochemical Society, was knighted in the Queen's Birthday Honours list announced on 10 June 2011.


9 June 2011
Society member honoured by Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
The Council of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons has awarded Soraya Shirazi-Beechey Honorary Associateship of the Royal College.


20 May 2011
Society members elected to Royal Society
Two members of the Biochemical Society are among the latest group of distinguished scientists to be elected to the Royal Society of London.


9 May 2011
Biochemical Society members elected to NAS
Two members of the Biochemical Society have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.


20 April 2011
EMBO Gold Medal 2011 awarded to Dr Simon Boulton
Groundbreaking research on DNA repair, genome integrity and cancer


3 March 2011
Professor Marta Cascante wins ICREA Academy Award
Professor Marta Cascante (University of Barcelona) has been named as one of the winners of the Catalan Institute for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) awards for excellence in research.


7 February 2011
Stephen S Chang Award for 2011
Member Colin Ratledge, Emeritus Professor in Biological Sciences in the University of Hull, UK, has been awarded the prestigious Stephen S Chang Award for 2011 by the American Oil Chemists' Society.


4 January 2011
Biochemical Society Members in New Year's Honours List
Two members of the Biochemical Society were recognized in the Queen's New Year's Honours list announced on 31 December 2010.


21 December 2010
Professor Philip Kuchel named Executive Director of Singapore BioImaging Consortium
On 15 December 2010 Professor Philip Kuchel took over from Professor Sir George Radda, the founder of the Singapore BioImaging Consortium (SBIC), as its Executive Director.


17 December 2010
Sharon Stack named Professor of Biochemistry and Director of Harper Cancer Research Institute



7 December 2010
David Komander selected for EMBO Young Investigator Programme
David Komander (MRC Laboratory for Molecular Biology, Cambridge) has been selected for the EMBO Young Investigator Programme. These outstanding young group leaders are selected annually by EMBO members for their high research standards.


19 October 2010
Society medal designer on the money
Natasha Ratcliffe, who designed the Biochemical Society Early Career Research Award medal, has been picked from nearly 30,000 entries in a Royal Mint public competition to design 50p coins commemorating the Olympics and Paralympics.


18 June 2010
'High fives' all round as the Biochemical Journal breaks the Impact Factor 5 barrier!
In the latest data released by ISI (2009 Journal Citation Reports © Thomson Reuters) the Biochemical Journal's Impact Factor has increased to 5.155.


15 June 2010
Queen's Birthday Honours list
The Society congratulates Professors D. S. Latchman and D. Smith, who received OBEs in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.


24 May 2010
Society members inducted into science ‘Hall of Fame’
Three members of the Biochemical Society have been elected Fellows of The Royal Society of London.


21 May 2010
Three Society members inducted into science's ‘Hall of Fame’
Three members of the Biochemical Society have been elected Fellows of The Royal Society of London.




 
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