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2012 News Releases



Biophysical Society Announces Winners of 2013 Education Committee Travel Awards-December 19, 2012
The Biophysical Society has announced the winners of its Education Committee travel awards to attend the 57th Annual Meeting. read more...

 

Biophysical Society Announces Winners of 2013 CPOW Travel Awards-December 19, 2012
The Biophysical Society has announced the winners of its CPOW travel awards to attend the 57th Annual Meeting. read more...

 

Biophysical Society Announces Winners of 2013 Minority Affairs Committee Travel Awards-December 19, 2012
The Biophysical Society has announced the winners of its Minority Affairs Committee travel awards to attend the 57th Annual Meeting. read more...

 

Biophysical Society Announces Winners of 2013 International Relations Committee Travel Awards-December 19, 2012
The Biophysical Society has announced the winners of its International Committee travel awards to attend the 57th Annual Meeting. read more...

 

Biophysical Society Urges Congress to Avoid Fiscal Cliff and Protect Research Funding -- December 17, 2012

The Biophysical Society joined with the greater biomedical and research communities in sending two letters to Congress asking them to strike a balanced compromise on the looming “fiscal cliff” that avoids harming critical research efforts. 

Read the scientific community's letter.
Read the biomedical research community's letter.

 

Biophysical Society Names 2013 Distinguished Service and Founders Awardees

The Biophysical Society is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 Distinguished Service Award, the Emily M. Gray Award, and the Founders Award.  read more... 

 

Biophysical Society Congratulates Member Brian Kobilka on Winning the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The Biophysical Society congratulates Brian Kobilka, Ph.D., on being awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, along with Robert J. Lefkowitz, PhD, for studies of G-protein-coupled receptors (“GPCRs”).  read more...

 

Biophysical Society Names Six 2013 Award Recipients 

The Biophysical Society is pleased to announce the recipients of four of its 2013 Society awards. Awardees will be honored during the Society’s 57th Annual Meeting. read more... 

 

Biophysical Society Announces 2012 Election Results -September 6, 2012

The 9000-member Biophysical Society is pleased to announce the result of its 2012 elections. read more...

 

Biophysical Society Urges Congress to Avert Sequestration; Protect Core Government Functions -July 12, 2012

The Biophysical Society joined with nearly 3000 other US organizations in asking Congress to avert sequestration by adopting a "balanced approach to deficit reduction that does not include further cuts to NDD programs." read more...


 

Biophysical Society asks Senators to reject attempts to reduce funding or undermine the merit review process for the National Science Foundation - June 13, 2012

The Biophysical Society joined with 120 other scientific organizations in discouraging Congress from micromanaging the merit review process at NSF and picking out certain programs to defund.  read more ...

 

Biophysical Society asks Congress to support labor, health, and human services funding - March 23, 2012

Biophysical Society joins with 900 organizations in support of funding for health and other domestic programs. read more...

 

Biophysical Society announces 2012 Student Research Achievement Award Winners - March 21, 2012

The 9000-member Biophysical Society is pleased to announce the 2012 Student Research Achievement Award Winners.read more...

 

Highlights from the 2012 Annual Meeting - Wednesday, February 29

Protein Assassin: Scientists Find that the Unfolded End of a Protein Can Kill E. Coli-Like Bacteria Selectively
Taking Back the Brain: New Target of Alzheimer's Disease Treatment

Highlights from the 2012 Annual Meeting - Tuesday, February 28

Proteins Behaving Badly: Researchers Develop and Algorithm to Predict How and When Proteins Misfold
A Change of Heart: Probing How Chronic Alcoholism Alters Cellular Signaling of Heart Muscle

Highlights from the 2012 Annual Meeting - Monday, February 27

Blue Light Culprit in Red Tide Blooms
New Street Drug Bath Salts Packs Double Punch

Highlights from the 2012 Annual Meeting - Sunday, February 26

Microbes May Be Engineered to Help Trap Excess CO2 Underground
Invade and Conquer: A Role for Nicotine in Promoting Heart and Blood Vessel Disease
Vaccines for HIV: A New Design Strategy
Molding the Business End of Neurotoxins
Hibernating Woodchucks Offer New Insight into Protection from Cardiac Arrhythmias

 

Biophysical Society invites media to attend the Annual Meeting - February 13, 2012
See some of the preliminary highlights expected at the meeting. read more...

 

Biophysical Society Announces New and Notable Symposium Speakers - January 17, 2012
The Biophysical Society has announced the speakers for the New and Notable Symposium at the Society’s 56th Annual Meeting in San Diego, California. read more...