BSC 2015 in Waterloo, Ontario

1st Annual Meeting – June 17-19, 2015


The BSC 2015 Meeting was held in Waterloo, Ontario at the University of Waterloo’s Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum Nano Centre. Hosted by the University of Waterloo, Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN), and The Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology (CBB), this event marked the first annual meeting of the Biophysical Society of Canada.

The meeting was dedicated to the discussion of the latest developments in Biophysics and their applications at the interface of nantoechnology. There were exciting talks about the most recent advances in Biophysics and Nanotechnology, and student posters and talks were accompanied by company exhibits. Topics included:

  1. Novel Developments in Biophysics
  2. Single Molecule Biophysics
  3. Biophysics and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  4. Applications of Biophysics in Bionanotechnology

Organizing Committee:

  • Zoya Leonenko, Professor, Department of Physics, Department of Biology, WIN, University of Waterloo
  • Mikko Karttunen, Professor, Department of Chemistry, WIN, University of Waterloo
  • Catherine Burns, Professor, Department of System Design Engineering; Director, CBB, University of Waterloo
  • Krystina Bednarowski, Administrative Assistant, CBB, University of Waterloo

Keynote Speaker:

  • Richard Epand, McMaster University

Invited Speakers:

  • Bruce Hill, Queen’s University
  • John Baenziger, University of Ottawa
  • J Bernd Helms, Utrecht University (Netherlands)
  • Eric Finot, Universite de Bourgogne (France)
  • Shirley Tang, University of Waterloo
  • Christopher Yip, University of Toronto
  • Terence McMaster, University of Bristol (UK)
  • Mervyn Miles, University of Bristol (UK)
  • Shawn Wettig, University of Waterloo
  • David Cramb, University of Calgary
  • Hans Vogel, University of Calgary
  • Normand Mousseau, Universite de Montreal
  • Bernard Glick, University of Waterloo
  • Leonid Brown, University of Guelph

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