Biophysical Society announces winners of 2008 Minority Travel Awards

December 21, 2007

Bethesda, MD-- The Biophysical Society has announced the winner of its Minority Travel Awards to attend the the Joint Meeting of the Biophysical Society and the International Biophysics Congress in Long Beach, California, February 2-6, 2008. The awards are meant to encourage participation at the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting by minority students currently studying biophysics. Recipients will be honored at a reception on February 2, 2008.

The 2008 recipients of the Minority Travel Awards are:
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The Biophysical Society's Annual Meeting is the world's largest meeting of biophysicists -over 6,000 attendees are expected. Over 3000 scientific abstracts have already been submitted for presentation at this event. Complete information about the Meeting and about Dr. Kornberg's lecture can be found at http://www.biophysics.org/meetings/2008/.

The International Union for Pure and Applied Biophysics is a member of the ICSU (International Council for Science) family. Affiliated to it are the national adhering bodies of 50 countries. Its function is to support research and teaching in biophysics. Its principal regular activity is the triennial International Congresses and General Assemblies.

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