It’s Biophysics Week! If the term ‘biophysics’ gets your head scratching, don’t worry – it is very likely you haven’t heard much about it because it’s a relatively new field. As a scientific discipline, biophysics began in the middle of the twentieth century, which is only about sixty years ago! In 1958, the Biophysics Society was founded to encourage the development and dissemination of knowledge in biophysics. In 2016, the Biophysics Society started an annual Biophysics Week to celebrate and raise the awareness of the field. Check out their website for more information and visit the British Biophysical Society page for the UK based biophysics news!
Here at the Randall Centre for Cell & Molecular Biophysics, we have many top-notch biophysicists doing amazing research. To shed some light on the biophysics research done at our department, we’ve asked group leaders to share what they do and what got them into this exciting field! Check out what Dr. Susan Cox has to say about biophysics! Continue reading “Meet a biophysicist – Dr. Susan Cox!”