5th Annual BSC Meeting | May 28-31, 2019 | University of Toronto Mississauga | Mississauga, ON
Welcome to the 5th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society of Canada! This year’s meeting will be held on the beautiful campus of the University of Mississauga (UTM), located just outside of downtown Toronto. 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.
The 2019 meeting is dedicated to biophysical techniques and discoveries that have revolutionized research leading to critical advancements in medicine, pharmaceutical sciences, biotechnology, material sciences and biosensing. The conference will commence with an opening reception on May 28th, and will feature four plenary lectures, oral presentations given by researchers from around the world, as well as poster sessions. The plenary lectures will be given by Samuel Hess from the University of Maine, Edward Lemke from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Tanja Mittag from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and Johan Paulsson from Harvard University. In addition, all attendees are invited to participate in the trainee symposium that will be held throughout the afternoon on May 28th, just prior to the opening reception. The symposium will consist of a career session, as well as provide a venue for trainees to share their research accomplishments and network with their peers.
We are grateful to our many industrial sponsors for their generous support, as well as the departments and institutes from the University of Toronto and UTM that are supporting our meeting. Finally, we thank you for making the journey to the meeting, whether you are a local or a visitor to Toronto. We are proud to host you at our beautiful campus and we look forward to an exciting meeting!