Biophysical Society announces winners of 2011 CPOW Travel Awards

December 21, 2010

The Biophysical Society has announced the winners of its second annual CPOW travel awards to attend the Biophysical Society's 55th Annual Meeting at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland, March 5-9, 2011. CPOW, the Society's Committee for Professional Opportunities for Women, 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 presenting a poster or oral presentation at the conference. Each awardee receives a travel grant and will be recognized at a CPOW session on Monday, March 7.

The 2011 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 3700 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 (240) 290-5606 or eweiss@biophysics.org.

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