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2011 Biophysical Society Regional Meeting

A networking opportunity for researchers, teachers, and students interested in biophysics in the central Pennsylvania region. Meet other colleagues interested in biophysics, learn about training programs, and explore the biophysical research being done in central PA.

Event details

When

Nov 11, 2011
from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

Where

Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, University Fitness and Conference Center

Contact Person

Christopher M Yengo
Christopher M Yengo's email address
Phone number to call about the event 717-531-8575

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General Information

Directions, parking and lodging information

Registration

Register online by September 30, 2011 to be considered for a talk.

Registration is free.

Program

when what where
10:00-11:00 Registration and poster setup University Fitness and Conference Center
11:00-11:15 Opening Remarks University Fitness and Conference Center
11:15-11:30

Platform Talk

William Hancock, Ph.D., Penn State
Intramolecular strain and worm like chains: control of processivity in kinesin molecular motors

University Fitness and Conference Center
11:30-11:45

Platform Talk

Jörg Rösgen, Ph.D., Penn State
How do osmolytes affect cellular biochemistry?

University Fitness and Conference Center
11:45-1:00 Lunch and Poster Session I Breakout Area
1:00-1:15

Platform Talk

Kris Noel Dahl, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon
Multiscale changes in nuclear structure and mechanics

University Fitness and Conference Center
1:15-1:30

Platform Talk

Kurt Andreson, Ph.D., Gettysburg College
DNA Packing: Determining the Role of Ions on the Self-Attraction of Polyelectrolytes

University Fitness and Conference Center
1:30-2:30 Poster Session II Breakout Area
2:30-3:30

Keynote Speaker

E. Michael Ostap, Ph.D.
Director of Pennsylvania Muscle Institute, Professor of Physiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Biochemical, Mechanical, and Cellular Control of a Membrane-Associated Molecular Motor

University Fitness and Conference Center
3:30-4:00 Business Meeting and Future Plans University Fitness and Conference Center

Poster session

Any participant can present a poster. Students are particularly encouraged to present. This is a great opportunity to discuss your research with researchers and students in the Biophysics community as well as our distinguished keynote speaker.

Instructions for poster presenters

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