Abstract Categories

The Society organizes the platform and poster sessions based on scientific areas. When you submit an abstract, you will be asked to choose which category your abstract best fits under. The abstract categories for the 2013 meeting are listed below.


1A Protein Conformation
1B Protein Dynamics
1C Protein Folding & Stability
1D Molecular Chaperones
1E Protein-Ligand Interactions
1F Enzymes
1G Heme Proteins
1H Membrane Protein Structure & Function
1I Protein Structure
1J Protein Assemblies & Aggregates
1K Protein Structure Prediction
1L Intrinsically Disordered Proteins
1M Protein Biophysics in vivo

Nucleic Acids

2A DNA Replication, Recombination, and Repair
2B Transcription
2C Ribosomes & Translation
2D DNA and RNA Structure
2E RNA Folding
2F Virus Structure & Assembly
2G Protein-Nucleic Acid Interactions
2H Chromatin & the Nucleoid
2I Nucleic Acid Biophysics in vivo

Lipid Bilayers & Membranes

3A Membrane Physical Chemistry
3B Membrane Dynamics & Bilayer Probes
3C Membrane Active Peptides & Toxins
3D Membrane Fusion
3E Membrane Structure
3F Protein-Lipid Interactions

Cell Physiology & Biophysics

4A Membrane Receptors & Signal Transduction
4B Calcium Signaling Proteins
4C Calcium Signaling Pathways
4D Calcium Fluxes, Sparks, and Waves
4E Exocytosis & Endocytosis
4F Ryanodine & IP3 Receptors
4G Membrane Transporters & Exchangers
4H Lipid Signaling
4I Nuclear Pores
4J Primary Transporters & Exchangers
4K Cardiac, Smooth, & Skeletal Muscle Electrophysiology
4L Muscle Regulation
4M Excitation-Contraction Coupling
4N Polysaccharides


5A Voltage-gated Na Channels
5B Voltage-gated Ca Channels
5C Voltage-gated K Channels
5D Ca-activated Channels
5E Other K Channels
5F TRP Channels
5G Anion Channels & Transporters
5H Ligand-gated Channels
5I Cys-Loop Receptors
5J Mechanosensitive Channels
5K Cyclic Nucleotide-gated Channels
5L Proton Channels & Voltage-dependent Enzymes
5M Channels, Other

Motility & Motors

6A Muscle: Fiber and Molecular Mechanics & Structure
6B Cardiac Muscle
6C Actin & Actin-binding Proteins
6D Microtubules & Microtubule-associated Proteins
6E Cytoskeletal Protein Dynamics
6F Cell Mechanics & Motility
6G Bacterial Mechanics & Motility
6H Intracellular Transport
6I Unconventional Myosins
6J Microtubular Motors

Bioenergetics & Photobiology

7A Mitochondrial & Chloroplast Transport
7B Electron and Proton Transfer
7C Oxidative Phosphorylation and Mitochondrial Metabolism
7D Photosynthesis
7E Mitochondria in Cell Life and Death

Systems Biophysics

8A Synthetic Biology
8B Gene Regulation
8C Cellular Pathways & Networks
8D Prokaryotic Systems
8E Computational Systems Biology
8F Cell-Cell Interactions
8G Physiological Systems
8H Excitable Systems

Biophysics of Neuroscience

9A Presynaptic Channels & Release Mechanisms
9B Neuronal Systems & Modeling
9C Synaptic Transmission
9D Auditory Biophysics
9E Photoreceptors

Biophysical Methods

10A Biomolecular NMR Spectroscopy
10B X-Ray & Neutron Scattering & Crystallography
10C Cryo Electron Microscopy & Reconstruction
10D Molecular Dynamics
10E Computational Methods
10G Imaging and Optical Microscopy
10H Fluorescence and Other Luminescence Spectroscopy
10I Single Molecule Techniques
10J Atomic Force Microscopy
10K EPR Spectroscopy
10L Vibrational Spectroscopy
10M Micro- and Nanotechnology
10N Bioengineering
10P Molecular Mechanics and Force Spectroscopy
10Q Optogenetics
10R Biosensors
10S Emerging Techniques

Biomimetics & Biophysics for Alternative Energy

11A Biomimetics and Biophysics for Alternative Energy


12A Biophysics Education

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