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Notice about the 16th Chinese Biophysics Congress

Updated: 2018-06-01

The 16th Chinese Biophysics Congress is scheduled to take place from Aug 24 to 27 in Chengdu, Sichuan province, according to an announcement released by the Biophysical Society of China (BSC) on May 28.

The Chinese Biophysics Congress is the largest and leading academic event in the domestic field of biophysical sciences. It also represents a significant meeting of scientific researchers.

With the theme of "Biophysics and Human Health", the congress will invite scholars at home and abroad to discuss the latest research achievements, give presentations, and exchange ideas. It will also organize a series of forums for young and female scientific researchers, while also establishing a platform for research teams and businesses to attract talented scientists.  

I. Organization

Chairman: Xu Tao

Organizing Committee

Chairman: Yan Xiyun

Secretary: Liu Pingsheng

Committee Members: Guo Aike, Shi Yunyu, Sui Senfang, Cai Jianming, Chen Chang, Chen Quan, Dong Yuhui, Gu Ning, He Shigang, Jiang Chengyu, Jiang Taijiao, Li Ming, Liang Xingjie, Liu Junping, Liu Tiemin, Liu Yang, Long Mian, Song Baoliang, Su Xiaodong, Sun Fei, Wang Hongwei, Wang Shiqiang, Xing Da, Yan Ning, Yang Cheng, Yang Li, Zhang Chuanmao, Zhang Xinen, Zhou Zhua, and Zhu Bing

Academic Committee

Chairman: Chen Heping,

Secretaries: Li Peng, Wu Hao, Zhang Mingjie, Leiming, Liu Zhijie, Miao Long, Shen Xun, Tang Chun, Wang Fan, Wang Xiao Qin, Xu Ruiming, Zeng Xuhui, Zhou Hongwen, Du Hong, Kong Xingxing, Wang Shenlin, Wei Taotao, Xiong Wei, Yang Na and Zhu Li

II. Date

Aug 24-27, 2018

III. Venue

Chengdu Century City International Convention Center

Address: No 208, Century City Road, New district, Chengdu, Sichuan province

IV. Invited Guests

Paul Taylor MD, PhD, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Xu Yanhui, professor, Fudan University

Chen Linlin, researcher, Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences,

Zhou Zhuan, professor, Peking University

Li Guohong, researcher, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

V. Forums

1. Academic Panel

S1: Hearing, Speech and Communication

S2: Cryo-EM Structural Biology

S3: Biology Magnetic Resonance

S4: Molecular Imaging

S5: Photobiochemistry

S6: Lipid Metabolism and Bioenergetics

S7: Nanobiophysics for Biology and Medicine

S8: Advances in Clinically Rare Metabolic Diseases

S9: Current Research on the Biology of Aging

S10:Big Data of Biomedicine and Public Health

S11:Structural and Computational Biology

S12:Membrane Biology

S13:Environment and Radiation

S14:Single Molecular Biology

S15:Free Radical Biology

S16:Neurobiophysics

S17:Biomechanics and Biorheology

S18:New Technology and Methods

2. Sino-foreign Sub-forum

3. Science Education Lectures

4. Careers Advice Forum

5. Forum for Female Scientists

6. Industrial Forum

7. Health Lecture

8. Satellite Meeting

VI. Academic Exchanges

The 16th Chinese Biophysics Congress includes plenary lectures, meetings, presentations, posters and featured forums.

1. Plenary Lecture

2. Parallel Session

The parallel session will include reports and oral presentations.

3. Poster

The posters aim to provide more opportunities for attendees to exchange ideas. The congress will establish an award for the best poster.

VII. Abstract Submission

A. Deadline 1: June 30, 2018 – Oral application and poster

If your abstract is not selected for an oral presentation, we will contact you about the option of presenting a poster instead.

B. Deadline 2: July 15, 2018 –– Poster ONLY.

Your abstract will be considered for a poster presentation only. It will not be reviewed for a talk. Poster presentations are really important, and we allocate as much time as possible to this core part of our scientific program.

You must complete registration online. There are no additional fees to submit an abstract.

All abstracts submitted for presentation must represent scientific research that cannot be perceived as promoting a specific company or product.

All abstracts submitted are accepted unless they do not meet the submission standards as outlined in the guidelines.

C. Guidelines

All abstracts must be submitted electronically by the published deadlines.

Prepare your abstract in English. The abstract must contain: title, names of authors, affiliated institutions, contact telephone number or e-mail address, and the main text of abstract. We accept the abstract in document format only.

The abstract text is limited to 2,100 characters, including spaces. This limit includes the body of the abstract only. If your abstract exceeds this limit, you will be prompted to shorten it before being allowed to continue. (The total number of characters for your abstract is 3,000 including the title, the names of authors, institutions, spaces, etc.)

D. Pre-ordering of Poster Printing

For your convenience, you can login and upload the pdf file of your poster (90mm width × 120mm length) before Aug 15, 2018. You can pick up your printed poster at the conference center. For this extra service, you will be charged an additional 200 yuan.

E. Abstract Revisions

Abstracts may be changed only before July 15, 2018. Please ensure that no mistakes are made in affiliations and that no important co-authors are omitted. After these deadlines, contact findwayfrom@163.com to see if we can assist you with any minor editing.

F. Withdrawing an Abstract

You can request the withdrawal of your abstract by emailing findwayfrom@163.com by July 31. All requests for the withdrawal of abstracts must be submitted in writing and people must confirm that all authors have been notified and agree with the decision to withdraw.

VIII. Registration

A. Registration Guidelines

Deadline for early registration: June 30, 2018

Registration Fees Currency: RMB

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B. Registration fee includes:

* Conference bag with Conference Program Book

* Morning / afternoon tea and lunches throughout the conference

* Welcome Reception on the evening of Aug 24, 2018

C. Registration Procedure

Participants should complete the registration procedure and make their payment. All payments must be made in RMB. Registration fees can be paid through wire transfer, Alipay, or with cash.

Name of account owner: Biophysical Society of China

Bank account number: 0200006209014448518

Contact: wangyue@ibp.ac.cn

D. Cancellation Policy

All cancellations/ refunds must be arranged via email (wangyue@ibp.ac.cn) before Aug 15, 2018.

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Software Environment for Online Registration

 • Only Microsoft Windows Vista/7/8/10 is supported.

• Only Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 and above can be supported.

• Please set your browser (Internet Explorer) to allow "pop-up windows".

• Some anti-virus software or IE plug-ins might cause unexpected errors.

• During the registration process, please don't switch to other windows.

IX. Accommodation

Chengdu Century City Heaven Hotel (Five star)

Deluxe king/double room: 850 yuan/night     

Address: No 88, Century City Road, New district, Chengdu city, Sichuan province

Chengdu Century City Holiday Hotel (Four star)

Standard rooms: 480 yuan/night

Address:No 208, Century City Road, New district, Chengdu city, Sichuan province

Chengdu Tianfu Holiday Hotel (Economy)

Standard rooms: 280 yuan/night

Address:No 555, Yizhoudadao, New district, Chengdu city, Sichuan province

X. Contact

General Information

Ms Ma Li

Tel: +86-10-64887226

mali@ibp.ac.cn

Registration and Payment

Ms Yue Wang

Tel: +86-10-64889894

wangyue@ibp.ac.cn

Abstract Submission

Ms Xu Wenli

Tel: +86-10-64887226

findwayfrom@163.com

Sponsorship

Ms Ma Li

Tel: +86-10-64887226

mali@ibp.ac.cn

Membership

Mr Li Puguang

Tel:+86-10-64888542

lipuguang@bsc.org.cn

For more information, please visit: http://www.bsc.org.cn/2018/index.html