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 2014 meeting are listed below.


1A  Protein Structure, Conformation & Dynamics

1B  Protein Folding & Chaperones

1C  Protein-Ligand Interactions & Enzymes

1D  Membrane Structure, Folding and Design

1E  Assemblies & Aggregates 

1F  Intrinsically Disordered Proteins (IDP)

1G  Virus Structure & Assembly

Nucleic Acids

2A  DNA Replication, Recombination & Repair

2B  Transcription

2C  Ribosomes & Translation

2D  DNA Structure & Dynamics

2E  RNA Structure & Dynamics

2F  Protein-Nucleic Acid Interactions 

2G Chromatin & the Nucleoid

Lipid Bilayers & Membranes

3A  Membrane Physical Chemistry

3B  Membrane Dynamics

3C  Membrane Active Peptides & Toxins

3D  Membrane Fusion

3E  Membrane Structure

3F  Protein-Lipid Interactions

Cell Physiology & Biophysics

4A  Membrane Receptors & Signal Transduction

4B  Exocytosis & Endocytosis

4C  Nucleo-Cytoplasmic Transport

4D  Ryanodine & IP3 Receptors

4E  Calcium Signaling

4F  Calcium Fluxes, Sparks, & Waves

4G  Cardiac, Smooth, & Skeletal Muscle Electrophysiology

4H  Muscle Regulation

4I   Excitation-Contraction Coupling

4J  Biopolymers in Vivo 


5A   Voltage-gated Na Channels

5B   Voltage-gated Ca Channels

5C   Voltage-gated K Channels

5D   Mechanisms of Voltage Sensing & Gating

5E   Ion Channel Regulatory Mechanisms

5F   TRP Channels

5G   Cyclic Nucleotide-gated Channels

5H   K Channels, Boutique

5I    Intracellular Channels

5J   Anion Channels & Transporters

5K   Ligand-gated Channels

5L   Ion Channels & Disease

5M  Other Channels

Motility & Motors

6A  Muscle: Fiber & Molecular Mechanics & Structure

6B  Cardiac Muscle

6C  Actin & Actin-binding Proteins

6D  Microtubules, Their Motors & Associated Proteins

6E  Cytoskeletal Protein Dynamics

6F  Cell Mechanics & Motility

6G  Bacterial Mechanics & Motility

6H  Intracellular Transport

6I   Unconventional Myosins


7A  Membrane Pumps, Transporters & Exchangers

7B  Energy Transducing Membrane Protein Complexes

7C  Electron & Proton Transfer

7D  Light Energy Harvesting, Trapping, & Transfer

7E  Oxygen Evolution, Reduction; Superoxide Production

7F  Mitochondria in Cell Life & Death

Systems Biology

8A  Gene Regulatory Systems: Prokaryotic & Eukaryotic

8B  Synthetic Biology

8C  Cellular Pathways & Networks: Prokaryotic & Eukaryotic

8D  Intracellular Interactions

8E  Computational Systems Biology

Biophysics of Neuroscience

9A  Neuronal Systems & Modeling

9B  Synaptic Transmission

9C  Sensory Receptors

9D  Optogenetics

Emerging Techniques

10A   Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy & Imaging

10B   Diffraction & Scattering Techniques

10C   Electron Microscopy

10D   Force Spectroscopy

10E   Advances in Single-Molecule Spectroscopy

10F   Optical Microscopy & Super Resolution Imaging

10G   Scanning Probe Microscopy

10H   Advances in UV-VIS-IR Spectroscopy

10I    Molecular Dynamics

10J   Computational Methods

10K   Bioinformatics

10L   CD & Vibrational Spectroscopy

Bioengineering & Biomaterials

11A  Bioengineering

11B  Biosensors

11C  Engineered Biosurfaces

11D  Biosurface Interactions

11E  Micro- and Nanotechnology

11F  Biomaterials

Biophysics Education

12A  Biophysics Education

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