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News and blog posts
The line between biophysics and biochemistry is becoming blurred, and Emma Pettengale (Commissioning Editor at the Biochemical Society/Portland Press) discusses recent research that draws on both fields to explore the molecular biosciences.
Neurotrophins are involved in the survival, development and function of neurons. Find out more about this key family of proteins in two recent reviews by Moses Chao, Amrita Pathak and Bruce Carter.
Sayan Chakraborty discusses a new piece of research explaining the roles of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and protein kinase C (PKC) in metabolic diseases such as Type 2 diabetes and obesity.
24–30 October 2016 is International Open Access Week, which has always been about action. This year’s theme encourages everyone to take concrete steps to make their own work more openly available and encourage others to do the same.
Peer Review Week is a global event celebrating the essential role that peer review plays in maintaining scientific quality. The event brings together individuals, institutions, and organizations committed to sharing the central message that good peer review, whatever shape or form it might take, is critical to scholarly communications.
We are delighted to announce that we have now implemented RightsLink as our new Open Access (OA) payment system for all of our journals. At Portland Press we are fully committed to the open science agenda and to serving the needs of our authors, readers, librarians and Society members. The Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink platform streamlines author fee transactions for Article Publishing Charges (APCs), supporting our mission as a Society-owned publisher, to place the requirements of our community at the heart of everything we do.
The Biochemical Society and Royal Society of Biology are pleased to announce that Colin Kleanthous, Professor of Microbial Biochemistry at the University of Oxford has been appointed as Editor-in-Chief of the brand new journal Emerging Topics in Life Sciences, coming in 2017.