St. John's, Canada Networking Event

Frontiers of Biophysics Mini-Symposium
Memorial University of Newfoundland    
St. John's, Canada    
October 4, 2014    



Christopher Rowley, Memorial University, Newfoundland
Erika Merschrod, Memorial University, Newfoundland
Michael Morrow, Memorial University, Newfoundland
Valerie Booth, Memorial University, Newfoundland


J.C. Gumbart, Georgia Institute of Technology
Zoya Leonenko, University of Waterloo



The Memorial University Biophysics Society Symposium will present and discuss research in the area of biophysics. Two biophysics researchers will give lectures which will be followed by a presentation by a local researcher on the biophysical research tools available in the region. The event will also have student poster session. Individuals from local chemistry, physics, biochemistry, and medical undergraduate student societies and the Women in Science and Engineering chapter are encouraged to attend. Light refreshments will be provided.

If you are unable to attend the event, the lectures will be broadcast on the videoconferencing network that is provided by the regional ACE-net supercomputing consortium. This network includes the University of New Brunswick, University of Prince Edward Island, Cape Breton University, Mount Allison University, Dalhousie University, and Acadia University.

The event is free of charge.

Registration and Abstract Submission: 

To register for the event or to submit an abstract, please click here

Tentative Program:

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Plenary Lecture - J.C. Gumbart
2:00 PM - 2:30 PMLocal Representative Lecture (to be announced)
2:30 PM - 4:00 PMPoster Session and Reception
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMKeynote Lecture - Zoya Leonenko


The event will take place at the Chemistry-Physics Building in  Room C-2004.


For more information about the event, please contact Christopher Rowley at or click here