Adhering Bodies, National Societies and Regional Organizations

Argentina

Adhering Body: Biophysical Society of Argentina
National Society: Biophysical Society of Argentina
Dr. Lia Pietrasanta -President
Dr. Jose Maria Delfino- Vice President
Secretary Dr. Soledad Celej (e-mail:secretariat.sab@gmail.com (SABiofisica Secretary)),
Dr Celej’s personal e-mail solecelej@gmail.com
Web Site: http://biofisica.org.ar/

Armenia

Adhering Body: All Armenian Biophysical Society (Observer)
National Society: All Armenian Biophysical Society
Professor Tsovak M. Avakian, President of the Pan-Armenian Biophysics Armenia
375036 Yerevan, 36
Alikhanyan Brothers st. 2
Yerevan Physics Institute
Department of Biophysics, Armenia
Fax: (+374 1) 512 512
Email: tsovak@mail.yerphi.am
Secretary: Dr. Naira Ayvazyan
Faculty of Biology, Biophysics, Yerevan State University
A. Manookyan 1, Yerevan, Armenia
Tel: +37410571061; Fax: +37410554641
Email: taipan@ysu.am

Asian Biophysics Association (Adhering Body)

Dr. Xiyun Yan, President
Professor, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Vice Director Secretary-General, The Biophysical Society of China
15 Datun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, China
Email: yanxy@ibp.ac.cn

Australia

Adhering Body: Australian Academy of Science
Contact: ICSU Liaison Officer
Australian Academy of Science
Ian Potter House, Gordon Street,
Acton ACT 2601, Australia
E-mail: icsu@science.org.au
Website: https://www.science.org.au/
Postal address: GPO Box 783, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
Phone: + 61 2 6201 9400
Fax: + 61 2 6201 9494

National Society: Australian Society for Biophysics
Contact: Assoc Prof Ronald Clarke, ASB Treasurer
School of Chemistry
University of Sydney
Sydney NSW 2006
Tel. +61 2 9351 4406
Fax +62 2 9351 3329
Email: ronald.clarke@sydney.edu.au
Website: http://www.biophysics.org.au/

Austria

Adhering Body: Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften
http://www.oeaw.ac.at/
Associate Professor Dr. Georg Pabst
Institute of Molecular Biosciences
University of Graz
Humboldtstrasse 50/111, 8010 Graz, Austria
Tel: +43/316/380-4989
Email: georg.pabst@uni-graz.at
National Society: Austrian Biophysical Society
http://www.biophysics-austria.at/

Azerbaijan

Adhering Body: Azerbaijan Biophysical Association (Observer)
National Society: Azerbaijan Biophysical Association
Prof. Niftali Godjaev, President
Tel.+994124390305
Email: nifbiophys@yahoo.com
Website: http://azbiophys.aznet.org/azbiophys/index-eng.html

Belarus

Adhering Body: Belarus Society for Photobiology and Biophysics (Observer)
National Society: Belarus Society for Photobiology and Biophysics
Professor Igor D Volotovski, Chairman
Institute of Photobiology
National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
Academitcheskaja str. 27
Minsk 220072
Belarus
Fax: (+375) 172 842359
Email: volot@biobel.bas-net.by

Belgium

Adhering Body: The Royal Academies for Science and the Arts of Belgium
http://www.interacademies.net/?id=4322
Laurent Hansen
Scientific Counselor
Hetogsstraat 1 rue Ducale,
B-1000 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Tel (+32) 2 550 22 47
Fax (+32) 2 550 23 78
Email: laurent.hansen@rasab.be
Website: www.rasab.be

Brazil

Adhering Body 1: Brazilian Biophysical Society/Sociedade Brasileira de Biofísica (SBBf)
National Society 1: Sociedade Brasileira de Biofísica (SBBf)
Antonio José da Costa Filho, PhD
Brazilian Biophysical Society President
Professor at University of São Paulo – Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
Email: ajcosta@usp.br
Website: http://www.sbbf.org.br/

Adhering Body 2: Brazilian Society of Nuclear Biosciences (SBBN)
National Society 2: Brazilian Society of Nuclear Biosciences (SBBN)
President: Prof. Sílvia Maria Velasques de Oliveira,
Instituto de Radioproteção e Dosimetria (IRD/RJ)
Rio de Janeiro – Brazil
presidencia@sbbn.org.br
Webpage: http://sbbn.org.br/

Bulgaria

Adhering Body: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (Observer)
Prof. Stefan Hadjitodorov,
Director of Center for National Security and Defence Research,
1, “15 Noemvri” Str.
1040 Sofia
Bulgaria
e-mail: sthadj@bas.bg
sthadj@cu.bas.bg
Tel: +359 2 979 2014

Canada

Adhering Body: National Research Council of Canada
http://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/
Pierre-Olivier Bédard, Senior Advisor.
Government and International Relations
National Research Council Canada
Government of Canada
Building M50-316
1200, Montreal Road
Ottawa (Ontario), Canada
K1A 0R6
Email: pierre-olivier.bedard@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
Tel: 613-949-8682

Holly Boudreau, International Program Officer
Government and International Relations
National Research Council Canada
Government of Canada
Building M50-311A
1200, Montreal Road
Ottawa (Ontario), Canada K1A 0R6
Email: holly.boudreau@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
Tel: 613-949-8685

National Society: The Biophysical Society of Canada
Contact: Professor John Baenziger, President
Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology
Faculty of Medicine
University of Ottawa
Tel: (613) 562-5800 xt 8222
Email: john.baenziger@uottawa.ca
Website: https://biophysicalsociety.ca/

Chile

Adhering Body: Biophysics Section, Chilean Biological Society (Observer)
National Society: Biophysics Section, Chilean Biological Society
Professor Alan Neely
Dept of Physiology
Avda Gran Bretana 1111
Playa Ancha – Valparaiso, Chile
Fax: (+56) 32 283320
Email: alan.neely@uv.cl,
alan.neely@cinv.cl,
phyan@physiology.ttuhsc.edu

China – Mainland

Adhering Body: Biophysical Society of China
Professor Zihe Rao, President
Laboratory of Structural Biology
Rooms 201-214, Life Science Building
Tsinghua University
Beijing 100084, China
Email: raozh@xtal.tsinghua.edu.cn

National Society: Biophysical Society of China
Professor Xiyun Yan, Secretary General
Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
15 Datun Road, Chaoyang District
Beijing 100101, China
Fax: (+86) 10 6488 8584
Email: yanxy@ibp.ac.cn

China – Taiwan

Adhering Body: Biophysics Society located in Taipei
Dr Ping-Chiang Lyu, President
Institute of Bioinformatics Structural Biology
National Tsing Hua University
No. 101, Section 2, Kuang-Fu Road
Hsinchu, 30013, Taiwan, China
TEL: +886-3-5742762
FAX: +886-3-5715934
Email: pclyu@mx.nthu.edu.tw

Dr. Shih-Che Sue, Secretary General (for all correspondence)
Institute of Bioinformatics Structural Biology
National Tsing Hua University
No. 101, Section 2, Kuang-Fu Road
Hsinchu, 30013, Taiwan, China
TEL: +886- 3- 5742025
FAX: +886-3-5715934
Email: scsue@life.nthu.edu.tw

China – HK

Adhering Body: Biophysical Society of Hong Kong (Observer)
Professor Guang Zhu
Email: gzhu@ust.hk

Croatia

Adhering body and National Society: Croatian Biophysical Society

Dr. sc. Mario Cindric, President
Centre for Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry
Ruder Boskovic Institute
Bijenicka cesta 54
HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Email: mcindric@irb.hr

Dr. Tomislav Vuletic, Secretary
Institute of Physics
Bijenicka cesta 46
HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
tel: (+385) 98 517235
Email: tvuletic@ifs.hr

Czech Republic

Adhering Body: Institute of Biophysics of the Czech Academy of Sciences
Eva Bártová. Institute of Biophysics, Academy of Science of the Czech Republic and Chairwoman of the Czech National Committee for Biophysics
mailto:bartova@ibp.cz

National Society: Biophysics Section, Czechoslovak Biological Society
Prof. RNDr. Vojtech Mornstein, Deputy Chair, IUPAB Committee
Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University
Kamenice 753/5, 625 00 Brno
Czech Republic
Tele: +420 – 549 491 335
Email: vmornst@med.muni.cz

Colombia

Adhering Body: Sociedad Colombiana de Física, Capítulo Biofísica (Observer)
National Society: Sociedad Colombiana de Física, Capítulo Biofísica
Professor Carlos A Rojas Avellaneda
Laboratorio de Bioísica 304
Universidad Javeriana
Edificio Carlos Ortiz (No 52)
Carrera 7 N 40 – 62
Bogota D. C., Colombia
Email: carojas@javeriana.edu.co

Denmark

Adhering Body: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters
Professor Mogens Høgh Jensen, President
The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters
H C Andersens Boulevard 35
DK 1553 Copenhagen V, Denmark
Tel: (+45) 33 43 53 00
Email: mhjensen@nbi.ku.dk
Website: www.royalacademy.dk

National Society: National Committee of Biophysics
Professor Daniel Otzen, Chairman
Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO)
Aarhus University
Gustav Wieds Vej 14
DK – 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
Email: dao@inano.au.dk

EBSA – European Biophysical Societies Association (Adhering Body)
President: Prof. Anthony Watts
Biochemistry Department, University of Oxford
South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QU, UK
Tel: +44 1865 275 268
Fax: +44 1865 275 234/275 259
E-mail: anthony.watts@bioch.ox.ac.uk

Secretary: Prof. John M. Seddon
Theoretical & Experimental Physical Chemistry, Imperial College London
South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK
Tel.: +44 20 7594 5797
Fax: +44 20 7594 5801
E-mail: j.seddon@imperial.ac.uk

Egypt

Adhering Body: Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology
Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Sakar, President of Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT)
Prof. Dr. Sameh Soror Supervisor of scientific relations (ASRT)
Dr. Osama Marzouk Acting Director General of scientific societies and international UNIONS (ASRT)
Academy of Scientific Research & Technology ( ASRT)
01223880267
Email: eg.comm@asrt.sci.eg

National Society: Egyptian National Committee of Biophysics
Professor M I El Gohary, Chairman
Faculty of Science, Al Azhar University
Nasr City, 11884, Cairo, Egypt
Fax: (+20) 2 3562820
Email: mohelgohary@yahoo.com

Finland

Adhering Body: Societas Biochemica, Biophysica et Microbiologica Fenniae
National Society: Societas Biochemica, Biophysica et Microbiologica Fenniae
Terhi Maula, Ph.D, Secretary General
Biochemistry – Arcanum Building
(Vatselankatu 2)
20014, Turku, Finland
Email: terhi.maula@abo.fi
Website: www.biobio.org

France

Adhering Body: Académie des Sciences, Comité National de Biophysique
M. Eric Dufourc
Comité National de Biophysique
IBPC, 13 rue Pierre et Marie Curie
75005 Paris FRANCE
Email: e.dufourc@cbmn.u-bordeaux.fr

National Society: Société Française de Biophysique
Dr. Eric Ennifar, President
Societe Francaise de Biophysique
Institut Curie, Centre Universitaire, Bâtiment 110
91405 Orsay FRANCE
Email: e.ennifar@unistra.fr

Germany

Adhering Body and National Society: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Biophysik
Prof. Dr. Claudia Steinem, President
Institute for Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Tammanstrasse 2
37007 Göttingen, GERMANY
Tel: +49-551 39 33200
Fax: +49-551 39 9660
Email: Claudia.Steinem@chemie-goettingen.de

Prof. Dr. Thomas Gutsmann, Secretary General
Head of Division of Biophysics
Leibniz-Unit Biophysics at University of Lubeck
Priority Area Infections, Research Center Borstel
Parkallee 10
23845 Borstel, GERMANY
Tel: +49 (0)4537 188-2910
Fax: (+49) 4537 188 6320
Email: tgutsmann@fz-borstel.de
Website: http://www.fz-borstel-de

Greece

Adhering Body: Hellenic Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Observer)
National Society: Hellenic Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Website: http://www.eebmb.gr/

Laboratory of Cell Proliferation Ageing
Institute of Biology, NCSR “Demokritos”
153 10 Athens, Greece
Tel: +30 210-6503565
Fax: +30 210-6511767
Email: dkletsas@bio.demokritos.gr

Hungary

Adhering Body: Hungarian Academy of Sciences
National Society: Hungarian Biophysical Society
Professor László Mátyus, President
Dept. of Biophysics Cell Biology
University of Debrecen, Faculty of Medicine
H-4012 Debreen, Nagyerdel krt. 98, Hungary
Tel/Fax: +36-52 412 623
Fax: +36-1-466 5465
Email: lmatyus@med.unideb.hu
Website: http://www.mta.hu/index.php/english

India

Adhering Body: Indian National Science Academy
Professor AK Sood, President
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg
New Delhi 110 002 India
Tel: (+91) 11 2322 1931
Email: icsu@insa.nic.in

Professor N.R. Jagannathan,
National Committee for IUPAB
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
New Delhi, India
Email: jagan1954@hotmail.com,
nrjgj@yahoo.co.in

National Society: Indian Biophysical Society
Prof. Jayan Udgaonkar, President
Prof. Sudipta Maiti, Secretary
http://www.indianbiophysicalsociety.org/index.html

Israel

Adhering Body: Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities
Prof. Irit Sagi (Israel National C’tee for IUPAB)
Dept. of Chemical Regulation, Weizmann Institute
234 Herzl Street
Rehovot 76100, Israel
Email: irit sagi@weizmann.ac.il
Website: http://www.academy.ac.il/

Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities
Mr. Bob Lapidot, Director, International Division
P.O. Box 4040
Jerusalem 91040 Israel
Tel: (972 2) 567-6221
Fax: (972 2) 566-6059
Email: boblap@academy.ac.il

National Society: Israel Biophysical Society
Prof. Elisha Haas
Faculty of Life Sciences,
Bar Ilan University
Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
Tel.:+ 972-3-531-8210
E-mail: haas@mail.biu.ac.il

Italy

Adhering Body: CNR – Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
CNR Delegate to IUPAB
Dr. Michael PUSCH
CNR – Instituto di Biofisica    Istituto
Via De Marini, 6
16149 Genova – Italy
Email: pusch@ge.ibf.cnr.it

CNR Vice-Delegate to IUPAB:
Dr. Mauro DALLA SERRA
CNR – Instituto di Biofisica    Istituto
Via alla Cascata, 56/C
38123 Trento – Italy
Email: mauro.dallaserra@cnr.it
National Society: Società Italiana di Biofisica Pura e Applicata (Italian Society for Pure and Applied Biophysics)
Prof. Cristiano Viappiani
Dipartimento di Scienze Matematiche, Fisiche e Informatiche
Università degli Studi di Parma
Viale delle Scienze 7A
43124 Parma- Italy
Tel: (+39) 0521 905208
Fax: (+39) 0521 905223
Email cristiano.viappiani@unipr.it
Japan

Adhering Body: National Committee of Biophysics, Science Council of Japan
Prof. Hiroyuki Noji
Dept. of Applied Chemistry, The University of Tokyo
Tokyo 113-8656, Japan
Tel: +81-3-5841-7252
Fax: +81-3-5841-1872
Email: hnoji@appchem.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Website:

Secretariat: International Affairs Division
7-22-34, Roppongi, Minato-ku
Tokyo 106-8555 Japan
Tel: +81-3-3403-5731
Fax: +81-3-3403-1755
Email: scjadgas.group@cao.go.jp

National Society: The Biophysical Society of Japan
Professor Hiroyuki Noji
Dept. of Applied Chemistry, The University of Tokyo
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku
Tokyo, 113-8656, Japan
Tel: +81-3-5841-7252
Fax: +81-3-5841-1872
Email:hnoji@appchem.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Website: http://www.biophys.jp/index-e.html

LAFeBS – Latin American Federation of Biophysical Societies (Adhering Body)

Latin American Federation of Biophysical Societies
President: Prof. Pietro Ciacanglini
Email: pietro@ffclrp.usp.br>,
University of São Paulo – Ribeirão Preto
Webpage:http://www.lafebs.org/

New Zealand

Adhering Body: The Royal Society of New Zealand
Ms. Michelle Wickens, International Contracts Coordinator
11 Turnbull Street, Thorndon
P.O. Box 598, Wellington 6140, NEW ZEALAND
Tel: +64 4-470 5756
Email: International.Unions@royalsociety.org.nz
Website: http://www.rsnz.org/

Norway

Adhering Body: Norwegian Biophysical Society
Dr. Eirik Malinen
Department of Medical Physics,
Division of Cancer Medicine and Radiotherapy
Rikshospitalet University Hospital
Montebello,
NO-0310 Oslo
Norway
Tel +47 22781112
Fax +47 22781102
Email eirik.malinen@fys.uio.no

Poland

Adhering Body: Polish Academy of Sciences
Professor Grzegorz Bartosz
Department of Molecular Biophysics
University of Lodz
Banacha 12/16
90-237 Lodz, Poland
Fax: (+48) 42 6354473
Email: gbartosz@biol.uni.lodz.pl

National Society: Polish Biophysical Society
President: Professor Zbigniew Wieczorek
University of Warmia and Mazury
Department of Physics and Biophysics
10-719 Olsztyn, Poland
E-mail: zbyszek@uwm.edu.pl

Secretary: Dr Mariusz Szabelski
University of Warmia and Mazury
Department of Physics and Biophysics
10-719 Olsztyn, Poland
E-mail: mariusz.szabelski@uwm.edu.pl

Portugal

Adhering Body: Sociedade Portuguesa de Biofisica
President: Dr. Nuno Correia Santos
PORTUGAL
Email: nsantos@medicina.ulisboa.pt

Dr. Armindo J. Salvador, Secretary
UC-Biotech, Biocant Park, nucleo 04 lote 8
3060-197 Cantanhede
Chemistry Department, Office G35
3004-535 Coimbra, Portugal
Tele: +351-231-249219
Fax: +351-231-249179
armindo.salvador@gmail.com

Romania

Adhering Body: Romanian Society for Pure and Applied Biophysics
President of RSPAB:
Prof. Dan Mihailescu
Faculty of Biology
University of Bucharest
Spl. Independentei 91-95
040095, Bucharest, Romania
E-mail: dan.mihailescu@bio.unibuc.ro
phone: +40213181569 and +40727659728

Secretary of RSPAB:
Monica Florescu, PhD
“Transilvania” University of Brasov,
Faculty of Medicine,
Colina Universitatii nr 1, Corp C, room CI30,
500068 Brasov, Romania

Website: www.biophysicsnet.ro

Russia

Adhering Body: Russian Academy of Science
Professor A B Rubin, Chairman, National Committee for Biophysics
Department of Biophysics
Faculty of Biology
Lomonosov Moscow State University
Leninskie Gory 1, bld. 12
119991, Moscow, GSP-1, Russia
Tel/Fax +(495) 939 1116
Email rubin@biophys.msu.ru

Serbia

Adhering Body: Biophysical Society of Serbia
National Society: Biophysical Society of Serbia
Institute for Physiology Biochemistry
Prof. Pavle Andjus, President
Dr Miroslav Zivic, Secretary
Faculty of Biology; University of Belgrade
P.O. Box 52, 11001 Belgrade, Serbia
Tel: (+38111) 3032-356
Fax: (+38111) 3032-356 or 2638-500
Email pandjus@bio.bg.ac.rs,
mzivic@bio.bg.ac.rs

Singapore

Adhering Body: Biomedical Research Council of Singapore (BMRC)
Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
20 Biopolis Way, #08-01 Centros
Singapore 138668
Administrative contact: Ms Mingshi Koh (KOH_Mingshi@a-star.edu.sg)
Scientific contact: Prof. P.J. Cozzone
Email: Patrick_Cozzone@sbic.a-star.edu.sg

Slovak Republic

Adhering Body: Slovak Committee for IUPAB
Dr Ivan Zahradnik, Chairman
Institute of Molecular Physiology and Genetics
Slovak Academy of Sciences
Vlarska 5, 83334 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Fax: (+421) 7 373 666
Email: ivan.zahradnik@savba.sk

National Society: Slovak Biophysical Society
President: Assoc. prof. Daniel Jancura
Department of Biophysics, Center for Interdisciplinary Biosciences
Safarik University
Jesenna 5, 041 54 Kosice
Slovakia
Tel:+421552342246
Mobil:+421 915482838
E-mail: daniel.jancura@upjs.sk

Secretary: Dr. Gabriela Fabriciova
Department of Biophysics, Center for Interdisciplinary Biosciences
Safarik University
Jesenna 5, 041 54 Kosice
Slovakia
Tel: +421 552342248
Mobil: +421 904322922
E-mail: gabriela.fabriciova@upjs.sk

Slovenia

Adhering Body: Slovenian Biophysical Society
National Society: Slovenian Biophysical Society
Professor Matej Praprotnik, President
National Institute of Chemistry
Laboratory of Molecular Modeling
Hajdrihova 19
1001 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Tel: +386 1 47 60 370
Fax: +386 1 47 60 300
Email: praprot@cmm.ki.si

Dr Ales Fajmut, Secretary
University of Maribor
Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Koroska cesta 160
2000 Maribor, Slovenia
Fax: +386 2 251 81 80
Email: ales.fajmut@um.si

South Africa

Adhering Body: South African Institute of Physics
Brian Masara, Executive Officer
Building 42, CSIR North Gate Entrance
Postnet Suite 165, Private Bag X025
Lynnwood Ridge, 0040, South Africa
Phone: +27 (0)12 84 12627
Cell: +27 73 737 2562
Fax: +27 86 605 0871
Email:brian.masara@saip.org.za
Website: www.saip.org.za

Spain

Adhering Body 1: Comisión Interministerial de Ciencia y Tecnología
Dr. Jose Lopez Carrascosa
Departamento de Estructura de Macromoleculas
Centro Nacional de Biotenologia-CSIC
C/- Dawin no. 3
Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
28049 Madrid, Spain
Tel: +34 9158 54509
Email: jlcarras@cnb.csic.es

Adhering Body 2 and National Society: Sociedad de Biofísica de España
Website: http://www.sbe.es
Professor Dr. Jesús Pérez-Gil,
Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas
Sección Departamental de Bioquímica y Biología Molecular (Biológicas),
Universidad Complutense de Madrid, C/ José Antonio Novais, 12
Ciudad Universitaria, 28040 – MADRID.
E-Mail: jperezgi@ucm.es

 

Academic Secretary: Professor José M. Mancheño
Research Scientist
Crystallography and Structural Biology
Institute of Physical-Chemistry Rocasolano (CSIC)
Serrano 119, 28006 Madrid, Spain
Direct phone: +34917459547
Tel: +34915619400 (ext: 961155)
Email: xjosemi@iqfr.csic.es

Sweden

Adhering Body: The Swedish National Committee for Molecular Biosciences
Professor Lennart Nilsson, chairman
Karolinska Institutet
Department of Biosciences Nutrition, NOVUM
SE-141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
Fax: (+46) 8 524 81099
Email: Lennart.Nilsson@ki.se

National Society: Swedish Society for Biochemistry
Biophysics and Molecular Biology
President: Helena Grennberg, Uppsala University, Uppsala
helena.grennberg@kemi.uu.se
Vice-Chairman: Mikael Lindström, KTH, Stockholm
mili@pmt.kth.se
Secretary: Agneta Sjögren, Swedish Chemical Society, Stockholm
agneta@kemisamfundet.se
Treasurer: Sewerin Ekman, Helsingborg
sewerin.ekman@swipnet.se
Website: www.sfbbm.se

Switzerland

Adhering Body: IUPAB Committee of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT)
Professeur Horst Vogel
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
EPFL SB ISIC LCPPM
CH B3 494 (Bât, CH)
Station 6, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0)21 693 31 55
Fax: +41 (0)21 693 61 90
Email: horst.vogel@epfl.ch

National Society: Section Molecular & Cellular Biosciences of Life Sciences
President: Marcus Thelen,
Institute for Research in Biomedicine,
Via Vela, 6
6500 Bellinzona, Switzerland
Tel.: +41 91 820 0317
Email: marcus.thelen@irb.usi.ch

Contact person at LS2:
LS2 Scientific Officer: Carolin von Schoultz
Email: info@ls2.ch or carolin.vonschoultz@ls2.ch
https://www.ls2.ch/sections/mcb

The Netherlands

Adhering Body and National Society: The Netherlands’ Society for Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering
President: Dr. Frans W. Cornelissen
Laboratorium voor Experimentele Oogheelkunde
Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen
Postbus 30.001, 9700 RB Groningen, the Netherlands
Tel.: +31 50 361 4173
E-mail: voorzitter@vvb-bmt.nl
Secretary John Klaessens secretaris@vvb-bmt.nl
Treasurer Huib Versnel penningmeester@vvb-bmt.nl
Website: www.biopm.nl

Turkey

Adhering Body: Turkish Biophysics Society
Professor Dr. Beki Kan, President
School of Medicine Dept. of Biophysics
Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University
Kayisdagi Cad No 32 Atasehir, 34752-Istanbul, Turkey
Tel: +90 216 500 4006
Email: beki.kan@acibadem.edu.tr
Website: https://turkbiyofizikdernegi.org/

National Society: Turkish Biophysics Society
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pinar MEGA TIBER General Secretary
Marmara University, School of Medicine, Dept. of Biophysics
Maltepe, Istanbul, Turkey
Tel: +90 216 421 2222
Email: pinar.tiber@marmara.edu.tr

Ukraine

Adhering Body: Ukrainian Biophysical Society (UBPS) (Observer)
National Society: Ukrainian Biophysical Society
President: Prof Igor. Y. Kotsan
Rector of Lesya Ukrainka Eastern European National University
13 Voli Avenue
43025 Lutsk, Ukraine
Tel.: +38(0332)241007
Fax: +38(0332)720123
E-mail: rector@univer.lutsk.ua
WWW: http://eenu.edu.ua/en

Secretary: Professor Alexander V. Zholos,
Department of Biophysics,
Educational and Scientific Centre “Institute of Biology”
Taras Shevchenko Kiev National University
2 Academician Glushkov Avenue, Room 224
Kiev – 022
03022, Ukraine
Tel.: +380 44 521 3299 ext. 2760
Fax: +380 44 521 3598
a.zholos@althenia.org
http://biology.univ.kiev.ua/en/

United Kingdom

Adhering Body: British Biophysical Society
National Society: British Biophysical Society
President: Prof. Olwyn Byron,
The School of Life Sciences,
Bower Building,
University Avenue,
Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK.
Tel: +44 1413303752
E-mail: Olwyn.Byron@glasgow.ac.uk

Secretary: Dr. Tharin Blumenschein,
School of Chemistry
University of East Anglia
Norwich, NR4 7TJ, U.K.
Tel: +44(0)1603-59-2963
Fax: +44(0)1603-59-2003
Email: bbs@britishbiophysics.org.uk

United States of America

Adhering Body 1: National Academy of Sciences
Katherine Bowman, Ph. D.
Program Officer, U.S. National Committee to IUPAB
Board on International Scientific Organizations
The National Academies
Keck Building, Room 505
500 5th Street, N. W.
Washington, DC 20001
Tel: (+1) 202-334-2638
Fax: (+1) 202-334-2231
Email: kbowman@nas.edu
Website: www.nasonline.org/site/PageServer

National Society and Adhering Body 2: Biophysical Society
Rosalba Kampman, Executive Director
11400 Rockville Pike, Suite 800
Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
Tel: (+1) 240-290-5600
Fax: (+1) 240-290-5555
Email: rkampman@biophysics.org
Website: http://www.biophysics.org/

Uruguay

Adhering Body: Seccional Biofisica de la Sociedad Uruguaya de Biociencias
Professor R. Daniel Peluffo
Director, Group of Biophysical Chemistry
CENUR Litoral Norte
Universidad de la Republica
Rivera 1350, CP:50000
Salto, Uruguay
Fax: (+598) 473 22154
Email: dpeluffo@unorte.edu.uy

Venezuela

Adhering Body: Sociedad de Biofisicos Venezolanos (Observer)
Professor Guillermo Whittembury
Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas (IVIC)
P O Box 21827 and 20632
Caracas 1020.A, Venezuela
Tel: (+58) 212 504 1120
Fax: (+58) 212 504 1093
Email: guillermo.whittembury@gmail.com

Vietnam

Technology Institute of Biotechnology (Observer)
Nghia-Do, Duong Hoang Quoc Viet
Hanoi, Vietnam