Submit Your Abstract, Advance Your Career

Submitting an abstract for the 2013 Annual Meeting benefits you, your institution, and the biophysics community. Those who submit an abstract by the October 1 deadline may elect to be considered for one of more than 400 oral presentation platform session slots or programmed into the nearly 800 posters held each day of the Meeting, reaching more than 6,500 researchers in biophysics from around the world.

Benefits to you:

  • Professional Development. Enhance your CV as a presenting author.
  • A Visible Platform. Submitting your abstract by the October 1 deadline grants you the opportunity to be considered for one of more than 400 oral presentation slots in a platform session and to present your research to the BPS community.
  • Constructive Feedback. Get insightful reactions on the ideas and approaches in your research methods from industry colleagues.
  • Strategic Connections. Increase your visibility and leadership potential by meeting contacts and colleagues in this interdisciplinary environment.

Benefits to your lab or institution:

  • Increased Visibility. Gain exposure for your organization and funding institutions.
  • Bring the ideas and methods you learn back to your home institution, along with valuable, constructive feedback on your presented research.
  • Find opportunities to collaborate with other labs and leading researchers related to your topic.

Benefits to the Biophysics community:

  • Idea Contribution. Enrich the experience of attendees and contribute to the sharing of ideas that is the basis of this style of conference.
  • Industry Knowledge. Continue to build a growing body of useful, practical solutions to problems and research studies.

The scientific Program Committee reviews each abstract that is submitted. The high scientific quality of each presented abstract is what makes the BPS Annual Meeting the leading international forum for interdisciplinary research. Submit an abstract by October 1, 2012, to be included in this vital biophysics community.

New Features in 2013

Undergraduate Student Lounge

Sunday, February 3–Tuesday, February 5
The Education Committee will sponsor a space in the Pennsylvania Convention Center dedicated for undergraduate meeting attendees to relax or complete coursework that is needed to keep up with classes while at the Annual Meeting. Members of the Committee will rotate through the lounge to talk with student attendees about opportunities and career paths.

Meet the Speakers

Wednesday, February 6, 10:30 am–12:30 pm
Exhibit Hall BC

Ever attend a session and want to talk one-on-one with the speaker? This session will allow attendees the opportunity to meet the speakers from the Annual Meeting symposia and workshops. Running concurrently with the Wednesday Poster Session, this new event will foster interaction and collaboration among attendees, and allow participants to talk to and ask questions of leading experts in their field.

Revised Abstract Categories

The 2013 Abstract Topic Categories have been revised to better reflect the growth of biophysics. Choose the category that best represents your research and present your work alongside the more than 6,500 international, interdisciplinary scientists.

September 2012 Table of Contents