Biophysical Society Bulletin | December 2018
T H E N E W S L E T T E R O F T H E B I O P H Y S I C A L S O C I E T Y
Future of Biophysics BurroughsWellcome Fund SymposiumSpeakers
The 2019 Future of Biophysics Burroughs Wellcome Fund Symposium will highlight the work of four exciting young researchers who are currently conducting cutting-edge research at the interface of the physical and life sciences. The speakers selected for the 2019 Symposium are Esther Braselmann , University of Colorado, Boulder; Otger Campas , University of California, Santa Barbara; Joshua Levitz , Weill Cornell Medical College; and Kate White , University of Southern California. The symposium, in its tenth year, will be held on Monday, March 4, 2019, at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland. Susan Marqusee and Andrej Sali , Program Co-Chairs for the 63rd Annual Meeting, will co-chair the symposium.
Inside Biophysicist in Profile
Samuel Safran Named Editor-in-Chief of The Biophysicist
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Grants and Opportunities
At the November 3, 2018, meeting of Council, Samuel (Sam) Safran was selected to serve as the first editor-in-chief of The Biophysicist , a new journal of the Biophysical Society that will focus on education issues, teaching approaches, and empirical research. Safran is a professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Physics at the Weizmann Institute, Israel. Continued on Page 7
BPS Congressional Fellow
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Samuel (Sam) Safran
Last Call! Apply to be the 2019-2020 BPS Congressional Fellow!
Members who have obtained their PhD and are eligible to work in the United States may apply. Application deadline: December 22, 2018 Visit www.biophysics.org for additional information.
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