Biophysical Society Bulletin | December 2018

December 2018

T H E N E W S L E T T E R O F T H E B I O P H Y S I C A L S O C I E T Y

Future of Biophysics BurroughsWellcome Fund SymposiumSpeakers

Esther Braselmann

Otger Campas

Joshua Levitz

Kate White

The 2019 Future of Biophysics Burroughs Wellcome Fund Symposium will highlight the work of four exciting young researchers who are currently conducting cutting-edge research at the interface of the physical and life sciences. The speakers selected for the 2019 Symposium are Esther Braselmann , University of Colorado, Boulder; Otger Campas , University of California, Santa Barbara; Joshua Levitz , Weill Cornell Medical College; and Kate White , University of Southern California. The symposium, in its tenth year, will be held on Monday, March 4, 2019, at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland. Susan Marqusee and Andrej Sali , Program Co-Chairs for the 63rd Annual Meeting, will co-chair the symposium.

Inside Biophysicist in Profile

Samuel Safran Named Editor-in-Chief of The Biophysicist

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Public Affairs

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At the November 3, 2018, meeting of Council, Samuel (Sam) Safran was selected to serve as the first editor-in-chief of The Biophysicist , a new journal of the Biophysical Society that will focus on education issues, teaching approaches, and empirical research. Safran is a professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Physics at the Weizmann Institute, Israel. Continued on Page 7

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BPS Congressional Fellow

Thematic Meeting 12 Member Corner & Important Dates 13 Student Spotlight 13 Communities 14 Career Development 18 Society Donors 19 Upcoming Events 20

Samuel (Sam) Safran

Last Call! Apply to be the 2019-2020 BPS Congressional Fellow!

Members who have obtained their PhD and are eligible to work in the United States may apply. Application deadline: December 22, 2018 Visit www.biophysics.org for additional information.

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