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This page is the one-stop resource for all current Biophysical Society members to stay up-to-date on submission deadlines, important events, and opportunities available to members only.

 Congressional Science & Technology Policy Fellowship

The Biophysical Society (BPS) is a professional association whose mission is to encourage development and dissemination of knowledge in biophysics. The BPS Congressional Science & Technology Policy Fellowship Program provides an invaluable and unique opportunity for BPS members to gain practical experience and insights into public policy by working on Capitol Hill. The fellowship program places one fellow annually to serve as staff members in a Senate, House of Representatives, or Committee office. The Fellowship is an ideal way to spend an academic sabbatical or leave of absence from a company.

Applications will be accepted beginning July 1, 2014, for the first 12-month fellowship term, which will run from September 2015 through August 2016. Fellows are also expected to attend a two-week orientation, conducted by the AAAS, in September 2015.

For more information on the Fellowship and application requirements, please visit the Congressional Policy Fellowship webpage

  2014 Elections

The voting site for the 2014 BPS elections is now open. Regular and early career members are invited to cast their vote for President-Elect, Secretary, and Council. Take part in shaping the Society’s future!

For information on how to vote and to view the list of candidates, please visit the BPS 2014 elections webpage.
  Call for 2016 Thematic Meetings

Have an idea for a thematic meeting? Each year the Biophysical Society sponsors small focused-topic meetings that are organized by Society members. The Society provides financial support up to $10,000 in addition to complete meeting management, including all web and onsite components for these meetings. Submission deadline for proposals for 2016 meetings is July 11, 2014. View submission guidelines and submit a proposal today.
 2014 Thematic Meetings

BPS will be holding the following thematic meetings in 2014. Members benefit from significantly reduced registration rates for these meetings:

Modeling of Biomolecular Systems Interactions, Dynamics, and Allostery
Istanbul, Turkey - September 10 - 14, 2014

Significance of Knotted Structures for Function of Proteins and Nucleic Acids
Warsaw, Poland - September 17 - 21, 2014

Disordered Motifs and Domains in Cell Control
Dublin, Ireland - October 11 - 15, 2014

For more information about each event, please visit the thematic meeting page.


Know your member benefits!

Society Members receive FREE access to BJ Online and members who publish in BJ pay $30-$60 less PER PAGE than do non-members.

To submit a paper or access BJ online, visit the Biophysical Journal homepage.