The Biophysical Society has announced the winner of its Minority Affairs CommitteeTravel Awards to attend the Biophysical Society's 57th Annual Meeting at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, February 2-6, 2013. The awards are meant to encourage participation at the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting by minority students and postdoctoral fellow currently studying biophysics. Recipients will be honored at a reception on Saturday February 2.
The 2013 recipients of the Minority Travel Award are:
Otonye Braide, University of Florida, "SELECTIVE MODIFICATION OF LIPID BILAYER DYNAMICS AND FLUIDITY PROPERTIES BY KL4 (MIMETIC OF SURFACTANT PROTEIN B)"
Jackson Chief Elk, University of California, Santa Cruz, "ADRENERGIC RECEPTORS USE PROTON CONDUCTION TO TRANSDUCE LIGAND BINDING ENERGY INTO ACTIVATING CONFORMATIONAL CHANGE"
Leroy Cooper, Brown University, "REDOX MODIFICATION OF RYANODINE RECEPTORS UNDERLIES ABNORMAL CALCIUM HANDLING IN AGING RABBIT HEARTS"
Juan Daz, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, San Juan, "IS PROTEIN DESTABILIZATION A WIDESPREAD FACTOR IN GENETIC DISEASE?"
Ninotchska Del Valle Dorta, University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo, "ROLE OF VOLTAGE GATED CALCIUM CHANNELS (VGCC) IN MEDIATING MEHG INDUCED DOPAMINE RELEASE FROM PC12 CELLS"
Luis Colon-Perez, University of Florida, "GENERALIZED FRAMEWORK TO STUDY BRAIN WEIGHTED NETWORKS"
Maryvi Gonzalez-Sola, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences, San Juan, "3D-RECONSTRUCTION OF THE ISOLATED ZEBRAFISH CARDIAC MUSCLE THICK FILAMENT"
Irisbel Guzman Sanchez , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, "OVERCOMING THE CELLULAR CROWDING EFFECT: VLSE-FRET IS DESTABILIZED INSIDE CELLS"
Francis Insaidoo, Columbia University, "LOSS OF T CELL ANTIGEN RECOGNITION ARISING FROM CHANGES IN PEPTIDE AND MAJOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY COMPLEX PROTEIN FLEXIBILITY: IMPLICATIONS FOR VACCINE DESIGN."
|Contact: Ellen R. Weiss|