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What is the Biochemical Society?

The aim of the Society is to promote the advancement of the science of Biochemistry. It will do so in the context of cellular and molecular life sciences as a seamless continuum.

How much is Biochemical Society Membership?

49.00 full membership - join now!
14.00 student membership - join now!

What is included in this fee?

+ Free colour - one colour figure will be printed free of charge (a saving of 550) after 2 years membership.. Subsequent colour figures will be charged at 300 each.

I am a student - why should I join?

Student membership to the Biochemical Society provides you with access to a wealth of information about educational and careers issues that are relevant to you. From the young biochemist to graduates, we will provide you with the resources to enable you to make informed career choices and help you to get the job you want.

In addition to the full member benefits, student members are also entitled to:
  • Free registration at Society Meetings
  • Student Poster Prizes at Biochemical Society Meetings
  • Registration offered at the student rate of sister societies
  • Student travel grants
  • Careers conferences
  • CV Consultation

For only 14 student membership - can you afford not to be a member?

How can I receive further information about membership?

Click here for a Membership Information Pack or contact Angela Malkin on 01206 796351.

How can I register for my free personal online access to Biochemical Journal and Biochemical Society Transactions?

The Biochemical Society is now offering members FREE personal online access to the Biochemical Journal and Biochemical Society Transactions. If you do not already have access through your institutional site licence you can now get desktop access by password.

Free access in 3 simple steps:

  1. Put your name, address and membership number in an e-mail
  2. Send to
  3. Receive your username and password and go online

The online journals are available at: &

How can I claim my 25% discount off Portland Press books?

Portland Press is the publishing arm of the Biochemical Society and both membership and book orders/journal subscriptions are handled by Portland Customer Services. When you phone, fax or email an order, simply state that you are a Biochemical Society member and you will receive a 25% discount!

Keep an eye on the adverts in the Biochemist to keep up to date with the latest titles or visit the website

I would like to become a member of the Biochemical Society - how do I join?

Simply click here Apply for Membership and complete the web form or alternatively contact
Tel: 01206 796 351 - Fax: 01206 799 331

What if I do not know anyone to propose my application for membership?

Submit the application and it will be referred to the Executive Secretary of the Biochemical Society.

How can I make changes to my membership record?

Simply click here Member Change of Details and complete the web form or alternatively contact
Tel: 01206 796 351 - Fax: 01206 799 331

Problems with your membership?

Tel: 01206 796 351 - Fax: 01206 799 331

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