Biophysical techniques and discoveries have revolutionized research and technological developments, allowing for the advancement of materials research, biotechnologies, biosensing, medicine, and pharmaceutical research.

The Biophysical Society of Canada annual meeting offers attendees the opportunity to learn about exciting new developments in Biophysics research and to network with peers from across Canada and further afield. NEW this year, attendees can plan to participate in associated events before and after the main meeting.

Meeting Details

On Tuesday afternoon May 22, trainees have the opportunity to give talks and network in our first-ever trainee-organized Biophysical Society of Canada Trainee Symposium. Registration and abstract submission for this event are incorporated into registration for the main BSC 2018 meeting.

Tuesday evening, we will host our opening reception, open to all registered conference participants.

The conference runs from Wednesday morning May 23 until Friday afternoon May 25. As part of the conference, there will be keynote lectures, invited talks, contributed talks, lively poster sessions, opportunities for networking, the national lecture by this year’s BSC Fellow Natalie Strynadka, and a conference banquet boat cruise. All of these are included with the conference registration fee. Please note that attendance at the conference is limited by capacity of the lecture theatre. Register early to avoid disappointment!

For those wishing to stay on in beautiful Vancouver and give their legs a workout, hiking options are available in the region. Unfortunately, the Grouse Grind will be closing for maintenance on May 22nd, so you will need to find alternatives in the region. For further details please consult the following link: Metro Vancouver.

Topics & Deadlines

The topics addressed in this conference will include:

  1. Protein Structure and Dynaimcs
  2. Single-Molecule Spectroscopy
  3. Computational Biophysics
  4. Membranes and Lipids
  5. Emerging Imaging Techniques
  6. Cell Mechanics

View our list of keynote and invited speakers.

Platinum Sponsors

Academic Partner: Simon Fraser University

Academic Partner: University of British Columbia