XBW 2014, 9th Christmas Biophysics Workshop was held in Buzet, Croatia, Hotel Vela Vrata, 15-16 Dec. These annual meetings bring together scientists who work in the field of biophysics and soft matter from nearby centers in Slovenia, Croatia, Austria and Italy. The series was initiated by Rudolf Podgornik (Ljubljana) and Silvia Tomić (Zagreb) in 2006. Croatian Biophysical Society supports Croatian Ph.D. students participation.
Joint seminar of CBS and Institute of physics: Tomislav Vuletić, Institut za fiziku, Zagreb. Lecture: Static conformation and dynamics of polyelectrolytes.
Joint seminar of CBS and Phys. Dept: Jane Kondev, Physics Department, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA. Lectrue: Statistical Physics of Gene Regulation in Bacteria .
12th Greta Pifat-Mrzljak International School of Biophysics: The School is focused on Biomolecular Complexes and Assemblies and takes place in Primošten, Croatia. Through the years, the School has been attended by more than one thousand Ph.D. students and postdocs interested in becoming acquainted with the state-of-the-art in biophysics. The lecturers have always been of the highest quality, including top scientists in their respective disciplines and several Nobel laureates.
Joint seminar of CBS and Phys. Dept: Teuta Piližota, Centre for Synthetic and Systems Biology, University of Edinburgh, UK. Lecture: Relationship between bacterial growth and osmotic pressure .
The annual meeting of the German Biophysical Society, DGfB (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Biophysik) is one of the largest gatherings of biophysicists in Europe. Next year it is to be held at the University of Lübeck. http://www.biophysical-congress.de/
Joint seminar of CBS and Ruđer Bošković Institute: Justin Teissie, CNRS-IPBS and Universite de Toulouse, Francuska. Lecture: What does basic biophysical knowledge of the effects of pulsed electric fields on cells bring to Biotechnology .
The First Adriatic Symposium on Biophysical Approaches in Biomedical Studies is addressing a mixture of topics: recent advances in selected biophysical methods to study biological systems, oxidative phenomena involved in the pathology of human diseases, free radical metabolism and bioenergetic changes in cardiovascular diseases and cancer, advances in drug, active surfaces and biosensor development. The Symposium is to be held at MedILS –Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences in Split, Croatia.
The Australian Society for Biophysics and the International Union of Pure and Applied Biophysics (IUPAB) organize the 18th International Biophysics Congress which will be held in Brisbane, Australia.
The IHRS BioSoft, Julich, Germany offers a guest student programme for Master students in biology, chemistry, and physics and related subjects. (In exceptional cases, also Bachelor students and students that have recently finished their Master studies can be accepted as guest students.) The guest students will mainly work on a project with one of our PhD students or with a more advanced scientist from July 27 to October 2, 2014. In addition, they will participate in an accompanying course program that includes lab courses and seminars in other IHRS BioSoft groups. E-mail contact–>
XVI. Annual Winter Workshop was held in Linz, Austria. The workshop focused on biological single molecule research and nano-science, and addressed force and optical microscopy/spectroscopy techniques. It is the aim to provide a common platform for industry and academia. Sponsors of the meeting were the University of Linz and Agilent Technologies. http://www.nano-tm-agilent.com/index.php/linz-winter-workshop-2013 and
XBW 2013, 8th Christmas Biophysics Workshop was held in Dobrna, Slovenija, 16-17 Dec. These annual meetings bring together scientists who work in the field of biophysics and soft matter from nearby centers in Slovenia, Croatia and Austria. The series was initiated by Rudolf Podgornik (Ljubljana) and Silvia Tomić (Zagreb) in 2006. Croatian Biophysical Society supports Croatian Ph.D. students participation.
9th European Biophysics Congress (EBSA2013) will be held in Lisbon, Portugal. 1000 participants are expected to present their work and discuss their scientific achievements. The format of the conference includes plenary lectures, parallel symposia lectures and poster presentations. Adequate time and space for poster viewing and discussion will be provided. Details of the meeting, speakers bursaries to students and arrangements are posted on the website www.ebsa2013.org. We are pleased to announce that Biophysical Society offers best student poster award. Six are for travel reimbursements to EBSA and six for travel support to the next BPS meeting in San Francisco.
The Marie-Curie ITN COMPLOIDS , an academic consortium dedicated to research in experimental, theoretical, and applied colloidal science, is organizing the conference Physics of Complex Colloids focused on the recent advances in the field. The conference will cover a range of topics in colloids: rheology, self-assembly, colloids in external fields, arrested states, charged colloids, active colloids, and applications. The program will consist of invited and contributed talks as well as of the poster session. Abstracts may be submitted either for a contributed talk or for a poster.
Croatian Biophysical Society Seminar: T. Milekovic, Brown University, Providence, USA, Intracortical Brain Computer Interfaces.
EMBO Workshop on the Physical Biology of Cancer: will take place in Candiolo-Torino on March 7-13, 2013. The Workshop aims at bringing together physicists and biologists interested in studying the role of the physico-chemical forces involved in the growth, proliferation and migration of cancer cells. Topics will include: cell polarity in migration and development; endocytosis and trafficking; control of cell division; cell motility; tissue dynamics and morphogenesis.
XBW 2012, 7th Christmas Biophysics Workshop is to be held in Graz, Genusshotel Riegersburg, 17-18 Dec. These annual meetings bring together scientists who work in the field of biophysics and soft matter from nearby enters in Slovenia, Croatia and Austria. The series was initiated by Rudolf Podgornik (Ljubljana) and Silvia Tomić (Zagreb) in 2006. Croatian Biophysical Society, as the Workshop sponsor, supports Croatian Ph.D. students participation.
11th Greta Pifat-Mrzljak International School of Biophysics: This year the School is focused on Biomolecular Complexes and Assemblies and takes place in Primošten, Croatia. Through the years, the School has been attended by more than one thousand Ph.D. students and postdocs interested in becoming acquainted with the state-of-the-art in biophysics. The lecturers have always been of the highest quality, including top scientists in their respective disciplines and several Nobel laureates.
Regional Biophysics Conference 2012 belongs to a series of biennial, regional
symposia intended to bring together biophysics researchers from Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Italy, Serbia, Slovenia and Slovakia (a new member from 2010), and also includes internationally renowned guest speakers. Insofar the meetings took place in Slovenia, Hungary, Austria, Croatia and the last one was just held in Serbia 3.-7.09.2012. Galja Pletikapić, a member of our Society was selected for “Jean Giaja” Award for the best poster presentation at this meeting.
De Gennes Days on Physics of Cells – from Soft to Living Matter (PhysCell2012), Hyeres, France. The meeting will have two complementary sections: an Advanced School on Cellular Biophysics (2 to 4 September 2012) followed by the 2nd Conference in the EMBO Series on Cell Biophysics (5 to 8 September 2012). Separate registration will be possible. The advanced school is intended as a pedagogical introduction to the conference. Both the school and the conference will cover topics from various aspects of cell and tissue biophysics. .
EBSA Biophysics Course 2012: Membrane Biophysics and Lipid-Protein Interaction Following the 1st Course that was held in Bordeaux-Arcachon in 2010, we are launching the second edition for 2012. The Course is dedicated to PhD students and young scientists and will take place in Lacanau, near Bordeaux, France. Registration Fee 300 EUR covers course and full lodging and meals.
ESMI(European Soft Matter Infrastructure) is an EU funded network, which offers access free of charge to facilities for physical experiments, chemical synthesis and computer simulations, to the community of European soft matter scientists. For further information, we recommend a visit to ESMI web-site .
XBW 2011, 6th Christmas Biophysics Workshop was held in Varaždin, Hotel Turist, 12-13 Dec. These, annual, meetings bring together scientists who work in the field of biphysics and soft matter from nearby centers in Slovenia, Croatia and Austria. This series was initiated by Rudolf Podgornik (Ljubljana) and Silvia Tomić (Zagreb) in 2006.
Croatian Biophysical Society Seminar: P. Thomas Vernier, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA; “ Water Flux, Cell Swelling, and Electropermeabilized Membranes “.
8th European Biophysical Societies’ Association congress is taking place in Budapest, Hungary, August 23 – 27, 2011. EBSA will consider funding travel bursaries from applicants in Eastern Europe. The deadline is: February 28, 2011. Abstract deadline is: March 31, 2011.
Annual Assembly of Croatian Biophysical Society was held on Dec 17th, at Rudjer Boskovic Institute. As an Introduction, T. Vuletić from Institute of physics, Zagreb gave a seminar: “ Transport in polyelectrolytes, “.
XBW 2010, 5th Christmas Biophysics Workshop took place in Grand Hotel Primus in Ptuj, Slovenia, December 10 and 11. These annual gatherings join scientists working in the field of biophysics and soft matter from Slovenia, Croatia, and Austria. The series was initiated by Rudolf Podgornik (Ljubljana) and Silvia Tomić (Zagreb) in 2006.
University of Split, Faculty of Science (PMFST), Split
MEETINGS supported by the Society, summer 2010
The Joint Australia-Croatia Workshop on Antimicrobial Peptides was held at the Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences (MedILS) in Split, Croatia, 9-13 Aug 2010, organized by the University of Split, Faculty of Science, in participation with MedILS.
The 5th Central European Conference: Chemistry towards Biology (CTB2010) is an important event for the scientists from the Central Europe working on problems in biologically oriented chemistry, biochemistry and molecular biology and biophysics. This year the event is taking place in Primoten, Croatia, 8-11 September.
Regional Biophysical meeting
The RBC is a series of biennial symposia intended to bring together biophysics researchers from Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Italy, Serbia, Slovenia and Slovakia (a new member from 2010), and also includes internationally renowned guest speakers. The first RBC meeting took place in March 2005 in Terme Zrece (Slovenia), the second one was held in August 2007 in Balatonfüred (Hungary), and the third one in February 2009 in Linz (Austria). The principal aims of the conference are: 1) to strengthen the collaborative ties between biophysics groups in the region, 2) to present the cutting-edge achievements from a broad range of biophysics disciplines to students and 3) to promote the field of biophysics. Following previous conferences, RBC 2010 will feature a combination of top level senior researchers and aspiring young scientists (postdoctoral fellows and graduate students) from the above countries at the ratio of approximately 40%-60% for a total of 100 participants. The conference language is English.