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Best of Biophysical Journal: Molecules to Health

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 
10:45 AM - 12:45 PM 
South, Level Two, Room 201/202/203, Moscone Center 

Co-chairs

Jane Dyson, Scripps Research Institute, USA 

Vasanthi Jayaraman, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA


For the second year, Biophysical Journal will host a symposium to highlight the excellent science published in the journal. The speakers, including the Paper of the Year Award recipient, are authors published in the past year who represent a subset of the high quality research in the journal. The Paper of the Year Award recognizes an early career researcher who has published an outstanding paper in the journal. Plan to attend this session to hear about the exciting work of these leaders in biophysics.


Sujit Datta, Princeton University, USA
Life in a Tight Spot: How Bacteria Swim, Disperse, and Grow in Crowded Spaces 

Susan Rempe, Sandia National Laboratories, USA 
A Close Look at Molecular Interactions in a Protein Used in Optogenetics: Channelrhodopsin

Jochen Guck, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Max-Planck-Zentrum für Physik und Medizin, and Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
The Physical Phenotype of Blood Cells in COVID-19

Paper of the Year Award

Anđela Šarić, University College London, United Kingdom 
How Collagen Got Its Stripes: Modelling Fibrillogenesis of Collagen-Like Molecules