Biophysical Society Bulletin | December 2019

December 2019

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

Nozoni Ando

Margaret Johnson

James Munro

Elton Zequiraj

The 2020 Future of Biophysics Burroughs Wellcome Fund Symposium will highlight the work of young researchers who are currently conducting cutting-edge research at the interface of the physical and life sciences. The speakers selected for the 2020 Symposium are Nozoni Ando , Cornell University; Margaret Johnson , Johns Hopkins University; James Munro , University of Massachusetts Medical School; and Elton Zequiraj , University of Leeds. The symposium, in its 11 th year, will be held on Monday, February 17, 2020, at the San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California. Patricia Clark and William Kobertz , Program Co-Chairs for the 64th Annual Meeting, will co-chair the symposium.

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Special Symposium at BPS2020 Scientific Societies and Grassroots Movements: What We All Can Do to Combat Sexual Harassment Sunday, February 16, 6:15 pm Join us for this critically important look at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report on sexual harassment and how scientific societies, including BPS, are taking responsibility and working to ensure safe, welcoming, inclusive environments for members and attendees. The symposium will cover the impact of sexual harassment in science, the role of climate and culture in preventing sexual ha- rassment, and what we can all do to prevent sexual harassment. In addition, BPS President David W. Piston will share what steps BPS is taking to address this issue and welcomes feedback from attendees.

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