18-22 March 2024
Africa/Johannesburg timezone
Biophysics in Africa - 2024
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Zoom Conference : 18 - 22 March 2024



  1. Agri-science / Crop Science / Pharmacognosy / Plant biophysics
  2. Applied biophysics
  3. Astrobiology / Astrochemistry
  4. Bioacoustics
  5. Bioinfomatics
  6. Biomaterials physics
  7. Biomechanics
  8. Biophotonics
  9. Biophysical methods in pharmacology and medicinal chemistry
  10. Biophysical methods in pharmaceutics and dosage form design
  11. Biophysics and maternal health
  12. Biophysics in geosciences
  13. Computational biology
  14. Electrophysiology / Neuroscience
  15. Environmental biophysics
  16. Genomics
  17. Imaging
  18. Industrial biotechnology
  19. Mathematical biology
  20. Medical biophysics
  21. Microscopy
  22. Physical biochemistry / Molecular biophysics
  23. Physical cell biology / Cellular biophysics
  24. Physical methods in paleobiology
  25. Quantum biology
  26. Small/Wide-angle X-ray scattering in biophysics
  27. Soil biophysics
  28. Structural biology
  29. Development of the future of biophysics in Africa

The conference will consist of daily blocks of

  • Presentations : 09h00-12h and 14h – 18h (GMT+2)
  • Discussions :   12h30 -13h30  (GMT+2)

Note: To submit an abstract for either a poster or oral presentation, you will first have to complete the registration process on this website.  If you have participated in an South African Institute of Physics (SAIP) event before, you may already have a registration profile in this system.   In either case, start with the login icon in the top right of this page.  Once you are registered and logged in you will be able to submit your abstract using the left hand menu options.


Participating Organisations

As advanced light sources support multiple disciplines, the AfLS partners Pan African scientific societies, which we are proud to count as supporters in our vision to establish an advanced light source on the African continent.


Registration for this event is currently open.