Welcome to the Australian Society for Biophysics

The Australian Society for Biophysics (ASB) represents researchers, teachers, and others with an interest in the application of physical and physicochemical methods to the study of biological systems. The first meeting of the Society was held in 1975 and since then the Annual Meeting of the society is among the largest gathering of Biophysicists in Australia and New Zealand.

The Society has a long-standing tradition of encouraging early career researchers, and this is reflected in student bursaries, poster and best talk prizes and the Young Biophysicist Award. We endorse a collaborative, inclusive community aimed at showcasing and celebrating advances in the field of biophysics.

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Benefits of becoming a Member

Connect with like-minded individuals

Join our vibrant, inclusive community that share a passion for knowledge sharing, innovation and contributing to the field of biophysics.

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Enjoy discounted registrations on all ASB events

As part of the membership program, you’ll enjoy discounted registrations for all annual meetings and organised ASB events.

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Student travel bursaries and exclusive opportunities

Students will also gain access to exclusive travel bursaries and become eligible for the Young Biophysicist award and the McAulay-Hope award.

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Events and News

Events

29 Nov 2021

45th Annual Conference of the Australian Society for Biophysics
45th Annual Conference of the Australian Society for Biophysics

We are looking forward to welcoming you in person and on zoom to hear about the latest biophysics research...

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02 Dec 2020

44th Annual Conference of the Australian Society for Biophysics
44th Annual Conference of the Australian Society for Biophysics

We are looking forward to seeing you at the 44th Annual Conference of the Australian Society for Biophysics to...

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News

September 11, 2021

Australian Biophysics Research presented at the Faraday Discussion Meeting on Peptide-Membrane Interactions

Australian Biophysics was well represented at the recent Faraday Discussion on Peptide-Membrane Interactions  with Prof Mibel Aguilar, A/Prof Ron Clarke...

September 10, 2021

Biophysics at the Dawn of Exascale Computers. A Biophysical Society thematic meeting

Cryo-EM, X-ray laser spectroscopy, machine learning, omics and maybe soon large-scale simulations of entire cells? The ability to study...

August 25, 2021

Biophysical Reviews publishes a special issue in Honour of Prof. Cristobal dos Remedios 80th birthday

We join the Biophysical Reviews in congratulating Prof Cristobal dos Remedios on his 80th Birthday. On this occasion, the...

August 12, 2021

Upcoming networking events by the Biophysical Societies

The Biophysical Society (BPS) regularly runs online networking events. These events are organised and run by BPS members and...

ASB Members holding their certificates after winning conference prizes

Awards and Prizes

The ASB has a rich awards program designed to celebrate those making great strides in the field of biophysics. We encourage all members to nominate, participate and help celebrate each other’s accomplishments.

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