Biophysical Society announces winners of 2010 CPOW Travel Awards

December 16, 2009

The Biophysical Society has announced the winners of its first annual CPOW travel award to attend the Biophysical Society's 54th Annual Meeting at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California, February 20-24, 2010. CPOW, the Society's Committee for Professional Opportunities for Women (CPOW), has initiated these travel fellowships to increase the number of women biophysicists and encourage their participation at the Meeting. The recipients of this competitive award must be postdoctoral fellows and must be presenting a poster or oral presentation at the conference. Each awardee receives a travel grant and will be recognized at the CPOW session on Monday, February, 22.

The 2010 recipients of the CPOW Travel Award are:
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The Biophysical Society, founded in 1956, is a professional, scientific society established to encourage development and dissemination of knowledge in biophysics. The Biophysical Society's Annual Meeting is the world's largest meeting of biophysicists -over 6,000 attendees are expected. Over 4000 scientific abstracts have already been submitted for presentation at this event. For more information about the Meeting or the Society's awards, visit http://www.biophysics.org or contact Ellen R. Weiss at (301) 634-7176 or eweiss@biophysics.org.

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