2006 Press Releases

BPS Announces Recipients of 2006 Student Research Achievement Award - Tuesday, April 17, 2007
The 8,000-member Biophysical Society is pleased to announce the 2006 Student Research Achievement Award Winners. Seventy-eight society student members participated in this competitive event held during the Society’s 50th Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 18-22, 2006. read more ...

 

Chikashi Toyoshima to Present National Lecture at the Biophysical Society 51st Annual Meeting - Thursday, December 07, 2006
The 7,800-member Biophysical Society is pleased to announce that Chikashi Toyoshima will deliver the National Lecture at the Biophysical Society 51st Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, March 3-7, 2007. Being named the National Lecturer is the Society’s highest honor. read more ...

 

BPS Awards Quhuan Li Student Visiting Travel Grant - Wednesday, October 04, 2006
The Biophysical Society is pleased to announce that Quhuan Li, a graduate student at Sun Yat-sen University in China, has been selected to receive an International Visiting Graduate Student Travel Award. read more ...

 

Bridging Coalition Sends Letter Supporting the NIH Reform Act of 2006 - Thursday, September 21, 2006
On behalf of the Bridging the Sciences Coalition, representing fourteen basic scientific research societies and organizations, totaling more than 260,000 scientists, we write to thank you for including a Demonstration program in the National Institutes of Health Reform Act of 2006 for Bridging the Sciences and high-risk research. read more ...

 

BPS Sends Letter Supporting the NIH Reform Act of 2006 - Tuesday, September 19, 2006
Dear Chairman Barton:
On behalf of the Biophysical Society, I am writing to express our support for the National Institutes of Health Reform Act of 2006. We very much appreciate your leadership in creating a bill that will give the NIH the flexibility it needs to address pressing public health needs and opportunities, while also maintaining the independence of the Institutes and Centers. read more ...

 

BPS Announces Newly-elected Officers - Thursday, August 24, 2006
The 7,800-member Biophysical Society is pleased to announce the result of its 2006 elections. read more ...

 

BPS Announces 2007 Society Awardees - Tuesday, August 22, 2006
The Biophysical Society is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2007 Society awards. The twelve recipients will receive their awards at the Biophysical Society’s 51st Annual Meeting on Monday March 5, 2007 at the Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland. The awardees are: read more ...

 

BPS Signs Letters Expressing Concern about Open Access Legislation - Wednesday, June 07, 2006
Dear Senator Cornyn:
The undersigned not-for-profit medical and scientific societies write to express our concerns about S.2695, the “Federal Research Public Access Act of 2006.” read more ...