For those that have obtained a postgraduate qualification more than 10 years ago. The Society welcomes members from all over the world and from all fields and professions associated with molecular bioscience. You can join at any time of the year.

If you graduated less than 10 years ago, you qualify for Early Career Membership 

Note: Please be aware that during the application process you are required to upload a PDF scan of a letter on headed paper from your organization/institution confirming your employment, or provide a link to a webpage showing your staff status.

Full Membership offers you:

  • Membership card 
  • Access to a range of grants to support your research and travel as well as sponsorship of events 
  • Up to £750 General Travel Grant to help with the costs of attending a scientific conference, training course or to visit other laboratories 
  • Up to £1,500 available for members organizing a seminar series in your institution 
  • Bursaries to attend Biochemical Society scientific meetings, training events and online courses of up to £300 
  • Grants of up to £500 to support a one-off meeting or event 
  • Attendance Support Grants to help members who need additional support (e.g. with caring responsibilities, a carer/companion to support attendance or requirements to support a disability) to attend Biochemical Society scientific meetings, training events and courses 
  • Opportunities to apply for a Summer Vacation Studentships grant on behalf of students 
  • Discounted registration fees for Biochemical Society events 
  • Discounted registration fees for Biochemical Society and Royal Society of Biology training courses 

Questions? Contact the Membership Team