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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.

Call for Nominations: BJ Editor-in-Chief

The Publications Committee of BPS has issued a Call for Nominations for the position of Editor-in-Chief of the Society’s flagship publication Biophysical Journal. Confidential nominations should be sent to the Publications Committee through the Society Office at The deadline for nominations is February 1, 2016.


Biophysics Trivia 

As part of the Biophysical Society’s upcoming Biophysics Week, the Early Careers Committee will put forth biophysics-related trivia questions on the Society’s social media accounts and website. We need your submissions! Share a bit of biophysics trivia with us, and we’ll share it with the world during Biophysics Week.

Give a Biophysics Award at Your Local Science Fair

Interested in helping the next generation learn about biophysics? Volunteer to judge at your local science fair and choose a student to win an award for the best biophysics-related project. BPS will provide funding for a student award for every regional or state fair where a BPS member wishes to judge and choose a winner. Award amounts are typically $100. Fill out this form to have BPS sponsor an award at your local fair. Contact April Murphy at with questions.  

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.