Please join us:This is the second regional BPS meeting in Pennsylvania. The purpose of this networking event is to promote interactions between participants to learn about different facilities and expertise from people who work in biophysical, biochemical, cell and molecular biology labs in Pennsylvania and nearby states. Download flyer
This meeting is a great opportunity to establish new contacts and let others know about your work. It is also a great opportunity for undergraduate, graduate students and postdocs to practice their poster presentation skills and compete for a chance to give a talk at the local meeting. Two speakers will be selected from submitted abstracts.
Lehigh University is about a 1:20 hrs drive from Philadelphia, 1:45 hrs from NYC and 3:30-4 hrs from University Park and Washington DC. Buses are also available from New York and Philadelphia. more info
Local accommodation is available at a reasonable price in nearby hotels for those who plan to stay overnight.
Speakers will include:
- Keynote: Thomas Sakmar, The Rockefeller
University (New York, NY) - web
- Special Guest: Darryl Bornhop, Vanderbilt
University (Nashville, TN) - web
Dr. Bornhop will give a talk at the Department of Physics Colloquium Series on Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 4:10 pm (Lewis Lab 316).
- Philip Nelson, University of Pennsylvnia (Philadelphia, PA) - web
- Arpita Upadhyaya, University of Maryland (College Park, MD) - web
- Christopher Yengo, PennState Hershey (Hershey, PA) - web
- Erika Holzbaur, University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA) - web
- Sharon Rozovsky, University of Delaware (Newark, DE) - web
- 2 junior speakers chosen from submitted abstracts. Please, register by August 20, 2012 to be considered for a 20 min talk.
COST: There is no cost for this symposium. However, registration is required.
DEADLINES: Please, register by August
20, 2012 to be considered for a talk. Registration deadline
for the Meeting is September 5, 2012.
POSTERS: Anyone who registers
can present a poster. Students are particularly encouraged to present.
This is a great chance for you to discuss your research with faculty,
keynote speakers and other experienced researchers.
LUNCH: Lunch will be provided.