Biophysical Newsletter - April 2014

Newsletter APRIL 2014

DEADLINES

Society's Nominating Committee Members Elected

Networking Events April 15 Proposal Deadline

During its meeting in San Francisco, Council elected four Society members to the 2014 Nominating Committee. Serv- ing a term of one year, this Committee is charged with preparing the slate of candi- dates for the 2015 Society elections. The four members elected to the Nominat- ing Committee were Lila Gierasch of the University of Massachusetts; Ed Lattman of Hauptman Woodward Medical Research Institute; Marcia Levitus of Arizona State University; and Jody Puglisi of Stanford University. In addition to the four newly elected mem- bers, Past-President Francisco Bezanilla , of the University of Chicago, and Past-Chair Gail Robertson , of the University of Wiscon- sin, Madison, will serve on the Committee, which will be chaired by Marcia Levitus .

Thematic Meetings Modeling of Biomolecular Systems Interactions, Dynamics, and Allostery September 10–14, 2014 Istanbul, Turkey May 5 Abstract Submission June 16 Early Registration Significance of Knotted Structures for Function of Proteins and Nucleic Acids September 17–21, 2014 Warsaw, Poland May 12 Abstract Submission June 23 Early Registration Disordered Motifs and Domains in Cell Control October 11–15, 2014 Dublin, Ireland June 2 Abstract Submission July 11 Early Registration

Francisco Bezanilla

Marcia Levitus, Chair

Lila Gierasch

Ed Lattman

Joseph Puglisi

Gail Robertson

Society Awards Nomination Deadline: May 1 There are just a few weeks left to nominate your colleagues for one of eight Biophysical Society Awards. The Awards are aimed at recognizing members who have shown excellence in biophysics. All Awards will be presented at the

2015 Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, February 7–11. For more information about the Biophysical Society Awards, visit www.biophysics.org and click on Awards/Opportunities.

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Biophysicist in Profile

Public Affairs

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Treasurer's Report

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