BSC 2016 in Winnipeg, Manitoba

2nd Annual Meeting – June 1-3, 2016


The 2nd annual BSC meeting was held in Winnipeg on June 1-3, 2016. The meeting featured an impressive list of keynotes and invited speakers. In addition, the National Lecture was presented by Dr. Lewis Kay, the 2016 Fellow of the BSC. Several trainee and travel awards were presented, as well as the newly created Michèle Auger Service Award.

Topics addressed in this conference included:

  1. Imaging
  2. Biophysics of Lipids
  3. Protein Folding and Dynamics
  4. Structure and Function of Biomolecules
  5. Theoretical Biophysics

Organizing Committee:

  • Mazdak Khajehpour, Department of Chemistry, University of Manitoba
  • Richard M. Epand, Department of Chemistry, McMaster University
  • Jörg Stetefeld, Departments of Chemistry & Microbiology, University of Manitoba
  • Brian Mark, Department of Microbiology, University of Manitoba
  • Stephanie Portet, Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba
  • Francis Lin, Department of Physics, University of Manitoba

Keynote Speaker:

  • Lewis Kay, University of Toronto
  • Susan Marqusee, University of California Berkeley
  • Robert Matthews, University of Massachusetts
  • Valerian Kagan, University of Pittsburgh
  • John Katsaras, University of Tennessee
  • Michael Schlame, New York University
  • Alex Mogilner, New York University
  • David Chandler, University of California Berkeley

Invited Speakers:

  • Michèle Auger, Université Laval
  • Leonid Brown, University of Guelph
  • Steven Claypool, Johns Hopkins University
  • John Dutcher, University of Guelph
  • Cécile Fradin, McMaster University
  • Natalie Goto, University of Ottawa
  • Miriam Greenberg, Wayne State University
  • Alba Guarné, McMaster University
  • Grant Hatch, CHRI Manitoba
  • Linda Johnston, National Research Council
  • Edgar Kooijman, Kent State University
  • Zoya Leonenko, University of Waterloo
  • Sabrina Leslie, McGill University
  • Elizabeth Meiering, University of Waterloo
  • Carl Michal, University of British Columbia
  • Tony Mittermaier, McGill University
  • Linda Nicholson, Cornell University
  • Jesús Pérez Gil, Universidad Complutense Madrid
  • Gil Privé, University of Toronto
  • Uwe Schlattner, University Joseph Fourier
  • Steven Smith, Queen's University
  • Suzana Straus, University of British Columbia
  • Robert Thorne, Cornell University


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