Subcellular location of PKCalphaII-GFP (green) in Green Monkey COS-7 cells using laser scanning confocal microscopy two days after transfection. The actin cytoskeleton is stained with Texas Red-phalloidin and the endoplasmic reticulum (purple) identified with an antibody to calreticulin.   By Lorene Langeberg, Scott Lab Manager at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Portland, OR.
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Undergraduates and Postgraduates

The Biosciences Federation website provides links to adverts for PhD studentships and Postdoctoral research posts in UK academic centres and research institutes.

PhD and Postdoc opportunities in the biosciences

Careers Conferences

The Biochemical Society along with the other member organizations of BioSciences Federation (BSF) organize annual Careers Conferences for undergraduate and postgraduate life scientists.

The Society also provides online information on careers and writing CVs.

Want to find out exactly what it is like to work in a laboratory environment? Then why get an academic you know to apply for a Summer Vacation Studentship for you. Undergraduates studying in the field of Biochemistry or a related discipline are eligible to apply. Please note that the academic who applies on your behalf needs to be a member of The Biochemical Society.

Need funding to sponsor a Biochemistry lecture in your department or Biochemistry Society? Why not apply for a Local Scientific Events Grant and you could receive funding of up to �500 to go towards your event.

For post-16 students approaching university and undergraduates already studying, a list of organisations who provide funding for university courses through sponsorship and placements can be found at

The UCAS website gives an extensive list of postgraduate biochemisty related courses available in the UK. If you want to further your education then check out the online version today!

Every year the Society conducts an employment survey to find out where biochemistry graduates end up. If you want to know where those before you have gone then take a look.

Join the Society and Save! Student memberships are a great way to keep up to date with the latest in Biochemical Research as well as receiving some great discounts. Find out how you can become a member today!

Student Travel Grants have now improved. Get more money towards your travel and accommodation for a Society meeting.

Biochemical Society meetings are changing! Make sure you are aware of the new improved format and get your registrations in early for the Annual Meeting in Glasgow.

For further information regarding education and careers, email [email protected].

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