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

20 Nov 2022

46th Annual Conference of the Australian Society for Biophysics
46th Annual Conference of the Australian Society for Biophysics

We are looking forward to meeting you in Hobart.  The 2022 ASB meeting will be a joint meeting with...

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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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News

June 12, 2022

Save the date

It’s time to come together again. The 46th annual meeting of the Australian Society for Biophysics will be held...

March 24, 2022

Job-hunting and making the most of attending large conferences

Australian PhD student Miro Astore from the University of Sydney recently attended the Biophysical Society meeting in San Fransisco...

January 17, 2022

Faraday Discussion on Peptide-Membrane Interactions

Faraday Discussions has been at the forefront of physical chemistry for well over 100 years. Papers are distributed to participants...

January 17, 2022

ASB condemns vetoing of ARC Discovery Projects by the acting Minister

On December 24th 2021 it was announced that the Acting Minister for Education, the Hon. Stuart Robert, had vetoed...

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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