The 7,800-member Biophysical Society is pleased to announce that Chikashi Toyoshima will deliver the National Lecture at the Biophysical Society 51st Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, March 3-7, 2007. Being named the National Lecturer is the Society's highest honor. Dr. Toyoshima is a professor at the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences at the University of Tokyo in Japan and was elected a Foreign Associate to the National Academy of Sciences in 2005.
Dr. Toyoshima's presentation, "Ion Pumping by Ca-ATPase of the Sarcoplasmic ReticulumA Structural View," will take place on Monday, March 5th at 8:00 PM in the Baltimore Convention Center.
The registration fee for the Annual Meeting includes entrance to the National Lecture. Those not registered for the Annual Meeting can buy tickets for the lecture onsite for $25.
The Biophysical Society's Annual Meeting is the world's largest meeting of biophysicists -- over 6,000 attendees are expected to converge on Baltimore to review the 3000+ posters and scientific talks scheduled to take place during the five-day event. Complete information about the Meeting can be found at http://www.biophysics.org/meetings/2007/.
For further information and press registration, contact: Ellen R. Weiss.