2019 CUNY Biophysics Symposium

Date:    Friday, May 3, 2019

Time:    9:30 AM – 6:00 PM

Location: ASRC Auditorium/Cafe

Please note that all speaking slots and poster slam slots are full. Posters will be taken on an as-available basis.

This symposium brings together CUNY theorists and experimentalists in the expansive field of biophysics, giving us a chance to share recent research findings and discuss plans for future joint endeavors. We are pleased to welcome the three following keynote speakers:

  • Qiang Cui, Professor of Chemistry, Boston University – “Exploring Membrane Remodeling by Protein and Nanoparticles”
  • Lila M. Gierasch, Distinguished Professor, Depts. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, Amherst – “The Hsp70 Allosteric Molecular Machine: Diverse Functions from a Simple Mechanism”
  • Michael Sheetz, Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, TX – “Out of Touch: Depletion of Mechanosensors Drives Wound-Healing and Cancer”

CUNY students, postdocs and faculty are also invited to present short talks (10 minute presentation + Q&A) and posters. Be sure to let us know if you are interested in presenting on our online registration form.

Check back in the coming weeks for the full event program.

For further information, please contact:

Kevin Gardner