Next SBE congress
XIVth International Congress of Sociedad de Biofísica de España. It will be held in Alcalá de Henares, June 11th-14th, 2014.
Top Young Fluorescence Investigator of 2014
The Biological Fluorescence subgroup of the Biophysical Society and HORIBA Scientific are pleased to announce that the nomination process to find the top Young Fluorescence Investigator of 2014 has begun!
The award is presented to a pre-tenured investigator for outstanding achievements in the use of fluorescence methodologies in Biology and Biophysics. This prestigious award not only brings recognition for the individual, but to their organization as well. In addition, the award includes a $1000 prize and the opportunity to present some part of their research to the subgroup during the annual Biophysical Society´s meeting.
The process to nominate a researcher includes sending a Letter of Nomination that highlights how the candidates´ work represents novel and exciting applications of fluorescence to biology and biophysics. Include the candidate´s CV, a reprint which exemplifies the candidate´s contribution and three letters of support. Simply send your nomination package to: Joachim Mueller.
The submission process will run through Monday, December 30, 2013. The selection for the 18th Young Investigator Award will be announced at the Biophysical meeting in San Francisco on Saturday, February 15th, 2014. We look forward to hearing about all the exciting research young investigators are performing!
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SBE Prizes 2013
The picture depicts the awardees during the ceremony at Valencia
From left to right: Xavier Salvatella, Félix Ritort, Juan C. Gómez-Fernández (president of SBE) Anna Shnyrova and José Manuel Sánchez Ruiz
The Sociedad de Biofísica de España awarded the following prizes, associated with its 2013 Congress in Valencia:
- Premio Bruker 2013. Recognizes a work done in España. It will be shared by José Manuel Sánchez Ruiz (Universidad de Granada) and by Félix Ritort (Universitat de Barcelona).
- Premio Grupo Werfen-Izasa-Beckman Coulter. Addressed to biophysicists below 40 and takes into account the whole of the work carried out, although with preference to that done in España. It goes to Xavier Salvatella (ICREA and IRB-Barcelona).
- Premio SBE. Addressed to biophysicits below 33. The whole of the work published will be considered (independently of the country in which it was done). It goes to Anna Shnyrova de la Unidad de Biofisica (CSIC, UPV/EHU), Leioa, Vizcaya.