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Biophysical Society Implements Ethics Guidelines and a new Policy for Revocation of Awards and Fellows

ROCKVILLE, MD – At their fall meeting, the Council of the Biophysical Society (BPS) discussed several orders of business important to a culture of inclusion. Specifically, the Council focused on the approval of a new set of Ethics Guidelines,...
1-Dec-2021 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Biophysical Society Names 2022 Society Award Recipients

The Biophysical Society is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2020 Society Awards. These awards are very competitive in nature and are intended to recognize Society members for excellence in biophysics. The 2022 winners will be honored at the...
8-Oct-2021 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Biophysical Society Announces the Results of its 2021 Elections

ROCKVILLE, MD – Taekjip Ha has been elected President-elect of the Biophysical Society (BPS). He will assume the office of President-elect at the 2022 Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California and begin his term as President during the 2023...
11-Aug-2021 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Biophysical Society Selects Student Research Achievement Award Winners

ROCKVILLE, MD – The 31 winners of the annual Student Research Achievement Awards were recognized at the 65th Biophysical Society Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony on February 26, 2021.
26-Feb-2021 5:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Nanoparticles Help Untangle Alzheimer’s Disease Amyloid Beta Plaques

ROCKVILLE, MD – Scientists are still a long way from being able to treat Alzheimer’s Disease, in part because the protein aggregates that can become brain plaques, a hallmark of the disease, are hard to study.
22-Feb-2021 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Scientists Uncover New Details of SARS-CoV-2 Interactions with Human Cells

ROCKVILLE, MD – If the coronavirus were a cargo ship, it would need to deliver its contents to a dock in order to infect the host island.
22-Feb-2021 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Antibodies Recognize and Attack Different SARS-CoV-2 Spike Shapes

ROCKVILLE, MD – The virus that causes COVID-19 belongs to the family of coronaviruses, “corona” referring to the spikes on the viral surface.
22-Feb-2021 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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How SARS-CoV-2’s Sugar-Coated Shield Helps Activate the Virus

ROCKVILLE, MD – One thing that makes SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, elusive to the immune system is that it is covered in sugars called glycans.
22-Feb-2021 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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The Biophysical Society, founded in 1958, is a professional, scientific Society established to lead development and dissemination of knowledge in biophysics. The Society promotes growth in this expanding field through its annual meeting, monthly journal, and committee and outreach activities. Its 9000 members are located throughout the U.S. and the world, where they teach and conduct research in colleges, universities, laboratories, government agencies, and industry.


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