BiophysicsWeek in Spain
Three members of the SBE will participate in one of the BiophysicsWeek initiatives (March 12-16, 2018), organized by the Biophysical Society to promote Biophysics all over the world.
Our three Biophysics Ambassadors are Teresa Giráldez (University of La Laguna), Carlo Manzo (University of Vic) and Jesús Pérez-Gil (Complutense University of Madrid). The events they are organizing will take place next Friday, March 16. Here you have some information about them:
The Biophysicist and the Pea
Organizer: Teresa Giráldez, University of La Laguna. La Laguna, Tenerife.
We will use games to introduce the most important findings of Biophysics to elementary school students.
Scheduled time: Friday March 16th.
Bioday & Biophy…zza! / Quantitative Sciences: their role beyond academic research
One morning dedicated to bio-students to help them orient their career. The programe includes a talk by a professional from the industry about the role of quantitative studies of life and their valuable outside Academia, as well as round tables and flash presentations form researchers of UVic-UCC.
- UST – Facultat de Ciències i Tecnologia (UVic)
- UVIC – Vicerectorat de Recerca i transferència tecnològica
Place: Universitat de Vic – Campus Torre dels Frares. C/ de la Laura, 13 – 08500, Vic.
Scheduled time: Friday March 16th, 9:00 – 13:00.
Biophyzza Party / Women in Biophysics, Women in Science
After last year’s success, we are organizing the second edition of our Biophyzza Party! This year, high school students will also participate. They will highlight the contribution of well recognized women biophysicists, and will present motivating interviews with women biophysicists from all over the world. We will also have a Round Table of women biophysicists, from current students to Full Professors with a life of dedication, to debate about the participation of women in science and research as viewed over the years and the experience
Place: Faculty of Biology, Complutense University of Madrid. Madrid.
Scheduled time: Friday March 16th, 17:00 – 21:00.