PhD Scholarship (University of South Wales)

Professor John Whitelock (University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia) has a PhD scholarship vacancy in the field of matrix biology and stem cell differentiation. It is described at this link:


In addition, the Scientia scholarships are described here:

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Cologne Meeting on Tissue Regeneration, Wound Healing and Fibrosis 15-17 October 2017

For more details click here

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Special Meeting in Lyon to mark David Hulme’s upcoming retirement.


for link to meeting website click here

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ISMB Newsletter-2017

The latest ISMB newsletter is available here

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Young Investigator Award 2017

The BSMB Young Investigator Award committee is now seeking nominations for the 2017 award. Applications will be considered from any member aged 35 or under at the time of application. This prestigious prize is worth £1000 to a worthy winner, as well as the opportunity to present their work at the September meeting in London. Full application rules and eligibility requirements are available on the BSMB website:

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The qualifying period for reduced rate registration is now just 12 weeks

Members of the society are required to have joined 12 weeks (84 days) before the start of a meeting to qualify for reduced rate registration. Make sure to encourage your new students and post-docs to join the BSMB as soon as they start work in your laboratory.

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Professor Cay Kielty will be the recipient of the Fell-Muir Award 2017

The prestigious Fell-Muir Award for scientists who have made a major contribution to extracellular matrix research has been awarded to Professor Cay Kielty of the University of Manchester. Cay will receive the award at the Spring BSMB meeting to be held in Oxford.

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Contaminants in commercial preparations of ‘purified’ proteoglycans

BSMB members’ attention is drawn to a recent publication by Brown et al Bioscience Reports (2017) 37 BSR20160465
DOI: 10.1042/BSR20160465

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3rd Matrix Biology Europe Meeting – Manchester 2018

In July 2018, the British Society for Matrix Biology is hosting and organising the 3rd Matrix Biology Europe meeting. The meeting will celebrate 50 years of FECTS (The Federation of European Connective Tissue Societies), the forerunner of Matrix Biology Europe. It will be held at University Place in the University of Manchester, 21st – 24th July 2018. Further details are available on the meeting website

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Thomas Cox is awarded the John Scott Young Investigator Award, 2016

Dr Thomas Cox of the University of Copenhagen was selected for this prestigious award, and will receive a cheque for £1,000. He will present the John Scott Lecture at the next BSMB meeting, to be held in Cardiff this September. Further details of the BSMB Young Investigator Award and how to apply for next year’s competition can be found here.

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