Future of Biophysics

Future of Biophysics Burroughs Wellcome Fund Symposium

The 2012 Future of Biophysics Burroughs Wellcome Fund Symposium speakers have now been selected. They are pictured above.
The Symposium, which is in its third year, will be held on Monday, February 27, 2012, 10:45 am–12:45 pm, in the San Diego Convention Center.
Sharona Gordon and William Zagotta will co-chair the symposium, which highlights the work of young researchers conducting research at the interface of the physical and life sciences.
Jasna Brujic, New York University, Biomimetic emulsions reveal the mechanical role of pushing forces in cell-cell adhesion
Keir Neuman, NIH, Single-molecule tracking of collagenase reveals the mechanism of native collagenfibril degradation
Eva-Maria Schoetz, Princeton University, Stretching, pulling, and tearing: The physics of reproduction without sex
Liguo Wang, University of Washington, Structure of a membrane protein in a membrane by cryo-EM