May 21-24, 2024

9th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society of Canada

The 9th annual meeting of the Biophysical Society of Canada (BSC) will be held from May 21-24 2024, at the Université de Montréal, in Montreal (QC) Canada.

Biophysical techniques and discoveries have revolutionized research and technological developments, allowing for the advancement of materials research, biotechnologies, biosensing, medicine, and pharmaceutical research.

The annual meetings of The Biophysical Society of Canada provide a unique opportunity for students and researchers in academia and industry to learn about the most recent advances in biophysics through invited lectures and student talks/posters, as well as exhibits by companies.

Register for our annual meeting to learn more about biophysics in Canada and worldwide. From membrane biophysics and lipids to biological nanostructures to emerging biophysical and nanotechnology tools, each session boasts a great selection of keynote and invited speakers to provide attendees invaluable exposure to biophysical research and industry.

The meeting starts with an opening reception on the evening of May 21st. Presentations start on the morning of May 22 and end in the early afternoon on May 24. A trainee symposium will occur on May 21st between 12:00 and 5:00 pm.

For additional information about BSC 2024 Meeting, please email:

BSC2024 Award Lectures

The 9th Annual BSC Meeting will host the 2024 National Lecture and the BSC Early Career Award presentation by:

  • BSC2024 National Lecturer: Paul Wiseman

    BSC2024 National Lecturer: Paul Wiseman

    Department of Physics and Department of Chemistry, McGill University

  • BSC Early Career Awardee: Justin MacCallum

    BSC Early Career Awardee: Justin MacCallum

    University of Calgary

BSC2024 Keynotes Speakers

These three invited keynote speakers will highlight the broad spectrum of 2024 BSC Annual Meeting.

  • Keynote Speaker: Ibrahim Cissé

    Keynote Speaker: Ibrahim Cissé

    Max Planck Institute for Immunobiology and Epigenetics

  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Andrea Liu

    Keynote Speaker: Dr. Andrea Liu

    University of Pennsylvania

  • Keynote Speaker: Jan C. Behrends

    Keynote Speaker: Jan C. Behrends

    University of Freiburg

Apply for a trainee travel award for BSC2024

Merit-based travel awards are available for students and post-doctoral fellows to attend the BSC annual meeting. To apply, applicants must submit a short online application form and upload a recent CV.

To be eligible to apply, the trainee and their supervisor must be members of the Biophysical Society of Canada at the time of the application. Only one application per lab is permitted.

Application deadline: April 15th, 2024.

Organizing Committee

  • Susanne Bechstedt (McGill University)
  • Rikard Blunck (Chair, Université de Montréal)
  • Nazzareno D'Avanzo (Université de Montréal)
  • Paul François (Université de Montréal)
  • Pascale Legault (Université de Montréal)
  • Ré Mansbach (Concordia University)
  • Rafael Najmanovich (Université de Montréal)
  • Lucien Weiss (Polytechnique)


Université de Montréal, QC, Canada

1375, Avenue Thérèse-Lavoie-Roux Montréal, QC Canada, H2V 0B3

Registration period

January 17, 2024 - 23:20 until May 24, 2024 - 13:00

Submission period

January 22, 2024 - 08:00 until May 1, 2024 - 14:00

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