British Science Week is always an exciting week at the Biochemical Society, with several annual events taking science to Westminster.
By Helen Albert, Editor and Freddie Theodoulou, Science Editor
Welcome to The Biochemist Blog! As the forum for news, views and opinions on issues of relevance to the molecular bioscience community, we will be posting blogs on everything from the latest research to public engagement activities and student issues.
By Ralitsa Madsen, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK
Iris, the Greek Goddess messenger between humans on Earth and the Gods on Mount Olympus, has made an entry into human biology by providing inspiration for the name of a skeletal muscle-derived hormone.
By Tilly Potter, Department of Twin Research, King’s College London
I recently began my PhD during which I will be carrying out investigations into the human microbiome – that is, all of the microbes we harbour on and in our bodies and their genetic material.
By James Brown, Education and Public Engagement Officer, Biochemical Society