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Celebrate, learn, vote

Sarah May, IBMS Deputy Chief Executive, discusses three important issues that have one thing in common.

April journal-based learning exercises

Each article’s contents should be read, researched and understood, and you should then come to a decision on each question. The pass mark is 17 out of 20 questions answered correctly. JBL exercises may be completed at any time until the published deadline date. Please select your choice of correct answers and complete the exercises online at: www.ibms.org/cpd/jbl

Here to Help: How to upgrade your membership

In response to the recent IBMS members’ survey, membership manager Sandra Shevlin answers your queries about how to upgrade.

My Lab: clinical biochemistry and immunology

Immunology Manager and Pathology Training Lead Matthew Smith gives a guided tour of his lab at the North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust.

Is depression genetic?

Andrew McIntosh discusses an international research study, which analysed genetic data from more than two million people.

Journal-based learning exercises

Each article’s contents should be read, researched and understood, and you should then come to a decision on each question. The pass mark is 17 out of 20 questions answered correctly. JBL exercises may be completed at any time until the published deadline date. Please select your choice of correct answers and complete the exercises online at: www.ibms.org/cpd/jbl

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Here to help: realistic expectations

Alan Wainwright, IBMS Executive Head of Education, asks the question: “What are the realistic expectations of a new biomedical science graduate?”

British Journal of Biomedical Science, Issue 1 2019 – synopsis

Editor Andrew Blann outlines the content of the latest issue, which opens with a synopsis of all the articles published in 2018, with the subtitle “What have we learned?” This review-type article is the subject of a JBL exercise. Notably, six of the eight published articles involve methods in molecular genetics.

Journal-based learning exercises - February 2019

Each article’s contents should be read, researched and understood, and you should then come to a decision on each question. The pass mark is 17 out of 20 questions answered correctly. JBL exercises may be completed at any time until the published deadline date. Please select your choice of correct answers and complete the exercises online at: www.ibms.org/cpd/jbl

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World's first total-body scanner

Dr Ramsey Badawi discusses a medical imaging scanner that can capture a 3D picture of the whole human body at once.

THE BIG QUESTION: Do scientific conferences still have a role in learning and CPD?

This month we ask Nicky Milner, Rajvinder Dhillon and Sally Barratt about scientific conferences and if they believe that they still have a role in learning and CPD.

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