Biophysical Society Newsletter | September 2017

Newsletter SEPTEMBER 2017


2017 Election Results

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Biophysical Society members elected David W. Piston (pictured left) of the University of Washington, St. Louis, to the office of President-Elect in this year’s elections. He will assume that office at the Business Meeting held at the 2018 Biophysical Society An- nual Meeting, which will take place on February 16, 2018, in San Francisco. His term as President will begin in March 2019. Members elected to Council (pictured below) are Linda Columbus , University of Virginia; Jennifer Ross , University of Mas- sachusetts, Amherst; David Stokes , New York University School of Medicine; and Pernilla Wittung-Stafshede , Chalmers University, Sweden. Each will serve a three-year term, beginning on February 16, 2018. The Society is fortunate to have had such a strong slate of candi- dates for all the positions and is indebted to the Society members who agreed to run in this election. Thank you to all the members who participated in this election by casting their votes.

David W. Piston

Linda Columbus

Jennifer Ross

David Stokes

Pernilla Wittung- Stafshede

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