• BPS Ambassador Be a leader and a BPS representative in your country. Educate and inspire others to pursue careers in biophysics and promote advocacy efforts around the world.
  • BPS Bulletin Monthly newsletter sent to your email inbox (print subscription available on request) packed with Society news, policy updates, profiles of Society members, grant and funding information, notices of biophysics-related meetings and much more.
  • BPS in the Beltway Monthly public affairs newsletter sent directly to your inbox.
  • Career Webinars Free year-round access to live and on-demand career development webinars.
  • 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.
  • On-Demand Resources Free access to digital content including research and technique talks, lesson plans, and grant-writing tips.
  • Society Awards Nominate or be nominated for prestigious Society Awards.
Education Resources
Education Resources
  • Biophysics 101 Videos Learn about both new and foundational techniques from experts in the field.
  • Biophysics Degree Programs Browse our growing list of programs around the world. Please note that these are programs that we are aware of. This is not an exhaustive list of all existing programs. 
  • Biophysical Society Lecturer Access our archive of lectures by some of the most outstanding biophysicists.
  • Lesson Plans & Experiments Help your students learn about how and why things work the way they do.
  • Student Chapters Get involved with a Student Chapter near you or start your own.
  • BPS Subgroups Subgroups allow members to meet and interace within topic focused areas within biophysics.
    • One Subgroup membership is included with your BPS membership, join additional Subgroups for a minimal fee.*
    • Connect with researchers in your field in the BPS Subgroup Forums.
    • Run for an elected officer position in a Subgroup.
  • Find a Biophysicist (FaB) Network Be a part of the FaB Network along with your peers. Share your expertise and inspire the next generation by signing up to be a:
    • Mentor
    • Speaker
    • K-12 classroom visitor
    • Volunteer judge at your local Science Fair
    • Participant in local Student Chapter activities
  • Membership Directory Find peers and make connections through the online membership directory.
  • Networking Events Members organize local and virtual events that bring together scientists to network and discuss various topics in biophysics with some technical and/or financial support from BPS. 
  • Primarily Undergraduate Institution (PUI) Network Connect, learn, and collaborate with members who are PUI faculty and fellow PUI colleagues. 

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

  • Publications - Access online publications, including: 
  • Publishing discounts
    • Biophysical Journal 
      • Pay $30 less PER PAGE
      • Receive free online color
      • Receive reduced rates for print color
    • Biophysical Reports
      • Pay $200 less for publication charges for Research Articles, Reports, and Reviews
      • Pay $60 less for publication charges for Letters
    • 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 
  • Additional discounts
    • Subscribe to the print Biophysical Journal for a substantially reduced rate
    • Receive a 30% discount on all eBooks in the IOP bookstore, including the BPS-IOP series. Members may request coupon code by emailing [email protected]
    • Receive a 25% discount when purchasing any Elsevier product (books, journal subscriptions -- including all Cell Press titles). Members may request coupon code by emailing [email protected].
    • Annual Reviews of Biophysics - Members receive a discount on this peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Annual Reviews.