New Member Welcome Coffee
Monday, February 27, 10:15–11:15 am
This annual event is open to all new Society members, as well as Annual Meeting attendees interested in joining. Come participate in this informal get-together and meet members of the Society’s council, executive board, and committees to find out about Society activities, network with other new members, and enjoy light refreshments. Returning Society members are invited to attend to welcome the new members as well.
Meeting attendees: Be sure to pick up the Exhibitor Coupon Booklet when you register. Coupons range from giveaways to discounts on purchases during the meeting.
Get the most out of the Annual Meeting, but don’t leave the family behind! The Biophysical Society provides discounted child care at the Annual Meeting through KiddieCorp. Trained professionals will be on hand to watch children of all ages, and the fee includes fun activities and light snacks. Pre-registration is recommended. As always, a family room will be available in the Convention Center, stocked with diapers, electrical
outlets, a small refrigerator, private areas for nursing, and a small area for rest and play. To register your child for the child care service, visit the Annual Meeting website under the General Information tab.
Biomolecular Discovery Dome
Sunday, February 26 and
Monday, February 27
See proteins and molecular machines like you’ve never seen them before in the Biomolecular Discovery Dome, an audio-visual immersion experience that takes you inside the world of cells and viruses.
The full-dome theater will run multiple short films on various topics such as virus structure and infection mechanisms, proteins, red blood cell receptors, and flagella in parasites. The Biomolecular Discovery Dome will be located near the registration area. This new event is sponsored by the Public Affairs Committee.
Meet and Greet
Saturday, February 25, 5:00–7:00 pm
Don’t forget to stop by the Early Careers Meet & Greet table on your way to the Opening Mixer on Saturday evening! Members of the Early Careers Committee will be there to welcome first-time attendees, provide introductions to other newcomers, share information about local San Diego attractions, and help match interested attendees in arranging dinner plans at local restaurants.
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