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  • Committees Develop your leadership skills by volunteering to serve on a BPS Committee. 
  • Congressional Fellowship Gain practical experience and insights into public policy by working on Capitol Hill. 
  • Elections Make your voice heard and influence the direction of the Society by partaking in elections. 
  • Job Board Job seekers can access tools and search for career opportunities. Employers can connect with a pool of qualified candidates. 
    • Post your resume on the online job board.
    • Post job openings on the online job board at member rates.
  • Meetings Register for all meetings at reduced member registration rates.
    • Annual Meeting Discover the latest advances in biophysics, learn about emerging techniques, and find collaborations.
      • Submit sponsor, and present and abstract. 
      • Apply for Travel Awards and Family Care Grants. 
      • Participate in poster competitions and the Art of Science Image Contest.
    • Thematic Meetings Meet with colleagues to address a common problem at Society-sponsored, member-organized, small focused-topic meetings.
      • Submit proposals to organize Thematic Meetings.
      • Receive partial financial support in addition to complete meeting management.
    • BPS Conferences Recurring, multi-day conferences on focused topics within the interdisciplinary field of biophysics.
      • Submit proposals to organize a BPS Conference.
      • Receive partial financial support and complete meeting management.
  • Society Awards Nominate or be nominated for prestigious Society Awards.
  • Video Library Free access to digital content including research and technique talks, lesson plans, and grant-writing tips.
Education Resources
Education Resources
Networking
Networking
  • One BPS subgroup included with each membership; join additional subgroups for a minimal fee*
  • Sign up to be a part of FaB (Find a Biophysicist) network:
    • Mentor
    • Speaker
    • K-12 classroom visitor
    • Volunteer judge at your local Science Fair
    • Participate in local Student Chapter activities
  • Full access to the FaB network
  • Find peers through the online Membership Directory
  • Apply for funds to host a local networking event

*Student and Emeritus members may join any additional subgroups at no additional costs.

Research
Research
  • Access to Biophysical Journal online
  • Discounts for publishing in Biophysical Journal:
    • Pay $30 less PER PAGE
    • Receive free online color with Biophysical Journal publication
    • Receive reduced rates for print color
  • Discounts for publishing in Biophysical Reports:
    • Pay $200 less for publication charges for Research Articles, Reports, and Reviews
    • Pay $60 less for publication charges for Letters
  • Discounts for publishing in The Biophysicist:
    • Pay $200 and $600 less for publication charges for Reports and Research Articles, respectively
    • Pay $200 less for publication charges if at a primarily undergraduate institution
  • Subscription to the print Biophysical Journal for a substantially reduced rate
  • Reduced rates for the Annual Reviews of Biophysics
  • Subscriptions to Cell Press journals at a reduced rate. View a complete listing of Cell Press journals and submit your order with the Cell Press Subscription Form.