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The Biophysical Society's Subgroups hold symposia that allow attendees to meet and interact within focused areas. This year’s subgroup symposia will be held on the first day of the Annual Meeting, Saturday, March 2, 2019. The Saturday Subgroup programs are heavily attended and include exciting scientific symposia, awards presentations, student and postdoc talks, and business meetings, which are open to members of each subgroup. 

To view a subgroup's 2019 symposium program, click on the subgroup's name. 
Subgroup programming details will be posted as they become available. 

For those attending subgroup symposia, registration will be open on Friday and Saturday for badge pick-up prior to the subgroup sessions. Registration for the Annual Meeting is required to attend the subgroup symposia.

 

For more information on subgroups and how to join, click here

Bioenergetics, Mitochondria, and Metabolism

Subgroup Co-Chairs:  Evgeny Pavlov, New York University, USA and Uwe Schlattner, University of Grenoble-Alpes, France

Symposium Time:  1:30 PM - 5:30 PM PST

Subgroup Business Meeting:  TBD

Symposium Co-Chairs:  TBD

Symposium Title:  TBD

Bioengineering

Subgroup Chair: Michael Sacks, University of Texas, Austin

Symposium Time:  8:30 AM - 12:30 PM PST

Subgroup Business Meeting:  TBD

 

Biological Fluorescence

Subgroup Chair: Gilad Haran, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Symposium Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM PST

Subgroup Business Meeting: TBD

 

Biopolymers in vivo

Subgroup Chair: Edward P. O'Brien, Penn State Cancer Institute, USA

Program Co-Chairs: Benedetta Bolognesi, Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), Spain and Alex S. Holehouse, Washington University in St. Louis, USA

Symposium Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM PST

Channels, Receptors & Transporters

Subgroup Chair: Vera Moiseenkova-Bell, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Symposium Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM PST

Subgroup Business Meeting: TBD

 

Cryo-EM

Subgroup Chair: Gira Bhabha, NYU Langone Health, USA    

Program Co-Chairs: Danielle Grotjahn, Scripps Research Institute, USA and Gaia Pagino, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Germany

Symposium Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM PST

Subgroup Business Meeting: TBD

Subgroup Happy Hour: TBD

Intrinsically Disordered Proteins

Subgroup Chair: Edward Lemke, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz - Institute of Molecular Biology, Germany

Program Co-Chairs: Priya Banerjee, University at Buffalo, USA, Galia Debelouchina, University of California - San Diego, USA, and Jeetain Mittal, Lehigh University, USA

Symposium Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM PST

Subgroup Business Meeting: TBD

 

Macromolecular Machines & Assemblies

Subgroup Chair: Edwin Antony, St. Louis University School of Medicine, USA

Symposium Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM PST

Subgroup Business Meeting: TBD

 

Mechanobiology

Subgroup Chair: Deborah E. Leckband, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA       

Symposium Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM PST

Subgroup Business Meeting: TBD

Membrane Fusion, Fission, and Traffic

Subgroup Chair:  Arun Anantharam, University of Michigan Medical School, USA

Symposium Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM PST

Subgroup Business Meeting: TBD

 

Membrane Structure and Function

Subgroup Chair: Francisco N. Barrera, University of Tennessee Knoxville, USA 

Symposium Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM PST

Subgroup Business Meeting: TBD

 

Philipp Kukura, Oxford University, United Kingdom

Talk Title TBD

 

Wade Zeno, University of Southern California, USA

Talk Title TBD

 

Steve Reichow, Portland State University, USA

Talk Title TBD

 

Syma Khalid, Oxford University, United Kingdom

Talk Title TBD

 

Jesús Pérez-Gil, Universidad Complutense Madrid, Spain

Talk Title TBD

 

Anne Kenworthy, University of Virginia, USA

Talk Title TBD

 

Susan Daniel, Cornell University, USA

Talk Title TBD

Membrane Transport

Subgroup Chair:  Lucie Delemotte, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Symposium Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM PST

Subgroup Business Meeting: TBD

 

Motility & Cytoskeleton

Subgroup Co-Chairs:  Anthony Cammarato, Johns Hopkins University, USA, and Melissa K. Gardner, University of Minnesota, USA

Symposium Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM PST

Subgroup Business Meeting: TBD

 

Multiscale Genome Organization

Subgroup Co-Chairs: Tom C. Bishop, Louisiana Tech University, USA, and Tamar Schlick, New York University, USA

Symposium Chair: Jeff Wereszczynski, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA

Symposium Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM PST

Subgroup Business Meeting: TBD

 

Nanoscale Approaches to Biology

Subgroup Chair: Aleksandr Noy, University of California Merced, USA

Symposium Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM PST

Subgroup Business Meeting: TBD

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