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Dear APS DBIO members and affiliates, On behalf of the Program Committee from the Division of Biological Physics (the DBIO Unit), I am excited to announce the Scientific Program of the American Physical Society March Meeting (APS MM) 2022. The APS March Meeting will be held in a hybrid format (in-person plus online) from March the 14th to the 18th in 2022. The location for the in-person meeting will be in Chicago (USA). More details about the hybrid format will be announced by the APS who is still consulting with the vendors about taking necessary safety measures on vaccination requirement and other precautions. This is a collaborative effort with 60+ co-organizers ...
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Dear DBIO members: Hellos from the Community Engagement Committee! Please join for us for our recurring activities: Living Histories talks during monthly DBIO Happy Hr Every month, 3rd Wednesday RSVP for the series Past Living Histories talks Lineup of speakers Weekly Thursday Tweetorials via @ApsDbio on twitter Every Thursday Past activities Self nominate to give a tweetorial In addition, community interactions and announcements are possible via different media. DBIO Engage : Start a conversation via the Community tab DBIO on Facebook : Join the group to post or join in on conversations DBIO on Twitter : Follow to keep ...
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NSF Director Explains Vision for Science Agency in APS News In the June edition of APS News, National Science Foundation (NSF) Director Sethuraman Panchanathan discusses his vision for the science agency, including its role in supporting research and training the future STEM workforce. Panchanathan is a computer scientist and engineer, and NSF’s 15 th director, after being confirmed by the US Senate on June 18, 2020. Additionally, he is a leader in science, engineering, and education with more than three decades of experience. Read about his vision for NSF here . #FeaturedNews ​
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The Division of Biological Physics needs your ideas and efforts to build our program for the 2022 March Meeting! We have several ways for you to help:  Submit a proposal for an Invited Session Submit a proposal for a Focus Session Volunteer to be co-organizer for a pre-identified Focus Session   Based on their success last year, we have identified 13 areas that we’d like to have Focus Sessions on: Evolutionary & Ecological Dynamics, Immune Sensing & Response, Macromolecular Phase Separation, Mechanics of Cells and Tissues, Biological Active Matter, Cytoskeleton, Proteins, Animal Behavior and Social Interactions, Robophysics, ...
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In addition to the many scientific sessions, DBIO members have organized numerous networking opportunities during March Meeting starting Monday! 1) All Week 24/7 - Drop in the joint DBIO/DSOFT/GSNP wonder.me space  https://www. wonder .me/r? id=590fca00-d9ea-475b-874f- 3cb8f061b6b1 2) Wednesday 8:00-9:00 PM CDT  - Q08 - DBIO Living Histories (talks from Bill Bialek and Serena Bradde) and Happy Hour hosted by Srividya Iyer-Biswas and Orit Peleg . 3) Moderated Networking Sessions for subfields and affinity groups - Please drop in for conversations. No registration is required. Monday @ 5:30 PM CDT - C81  Women in DBIO (moderated by Guillermina ...
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As we gear up for March Meeting excitement, I want to let you know of several ways you can help strengthen DBIO: 1) Renew your membership in DBIO!  Bring a new colleague into the fold! DBio membership statistics determine the number of  APS fellows our DBIO can nominate, our allotment of Invited Sessions for MM2022 and dues provide support for student travel award.  Ultimately, our ability to continue as an APS Division relies on healthy membership. Link to Join DBIO   or email: membership@aps.org. Watch out for a promo code during MM for a fee waiver! 2) Give   $2, $25 or $250  to DBIO Our highest honor, the  Delbruck Prize ...
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APS has released a new   report   that provides recommendations to strengthen the nation’s STEM workforce, including building research capacity among emerging research institutions (ERIs), establishing a clear path for international talent to study and work in the US, confronting hostile work environments, and addressing the shortage of qualified STEM teachers. Titled “Building America’s STEM Workforce: Eliminating Barriers and Unlocking Advantages,” the report examines both domestic and international challenges and opportunities. It synthesizes a range of public data and reports—complemented with surveys of physics department chairs and APS ...
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Hello and welcome to your new unit website! APS has been hard at work revamping your current unit site and is excited to introduce your new online unit community — a member benefit powered by   APS Engage . In keeping in line with   APS’s strategic plan , this new site will not only serve our members, but will also serve the greater physics community as well. It will allow you to interact with other unit members beyond in-person meetings, share and discuss content relevant to your field of study and interests, and create a shared repository of useful resources. The site features: a community discussion board a unit community library a unit directory ...
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