Rates & Deadlines

Registration must have been received by January 8, 2012 to have qualified for early rates. Regular registration rates are in effect as of January 9, 2012, and will remain on-site at the meeting.

All fees shown
are in U.S. dollars

EARLY Registration
On or before January 8 

Regular or On-site Registration
After January 8

BPS Member (Regular or Early Career) $230 $290
Nonmember $415 $475
Student Member $70 $80
Student Nonmember $120 $155
Emeritus Member $70 $80
Guest (social event only) $65 $65

Registration includes the following: Admission to all scientific sessions, poster area, and exhibits; National Lecture and Awards Ceremony; programs for minorities, students, postdocs, and international attendees; printed program, online itinerary planner, and meeting badge; opening mixer and meet & greet; and reception and dance.

On-site registration at the San Diego Convention Center, Hall G Lobby, will be open:

Friday, February 24

3:00PM - 5:00PM

Saturday, February 25

8:00AM - 6:30PM

Sunday, February 26 - Tuesday, February 28

7:30AM - 5:00PM

Wednesday, February 29

8:00AM - 3:00PM


Registration badges will not be mailed, but will be available for pick up in the registration area of the San Diego Convention Center. Admission to all scientific sessions, poster area, exhibits, and Society social functions require a badge.

Registration Reminders

After you have completed your registration to attend the meeting, don’t forget to:

  1. Complete your abstract submission. Remember: if you have only paid $60, you are NOT registered for the meeting (this fee is only to complete the abstract submission).
  2. Make your air and/or ground transportation arrangements to San Diego, California.
  3. Book your hotel room through the Biophysical Society Housing Bureau to ensure you get the best rates offered for the Annual Meeting.

Abstracts CD/Supplement to the Biophysical Journal

All regular abstracts submitted by October 2, 2011, and accepted by the Program Committee will be published as a supplement to the Biophysical Journal. All registered attendees will receive a CD of the supplement on-site. 

Printed Program and Online Program Planner

All registered attendees will receive a printed copy of the Annual Meeting Program on-site at the conference. Beginning January 10, 2012, attendees may view abstracts submitted to Symposia, Workshops, Minisymposia, Platforms, and Poster Sessions for each day of the meeting through the online Itinerary Planner. Attendees may also use this planner to create their own personal itineraries for session attendance and poster viewing at the meeting. 

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