The UCLA Center for Biological Physics offers regular seminars throughout the academic year on a wide range of subjects. Most seminars are held on Friday afternoons at 4:00pm in the Physics & Astronomy building, room 4-330. You can also sign up for regular email updates about all upcoming events, seminars, and club meetings. Read more.
UCLA alumnus Richard Kaplan, founder of the research and development company Ultramet, has generously donated funding to establish The Kaplan Ultramet Graduate Award in Biological Physics. Beginning in 2015 this award will be made available each year to a deserving graduate or undergraduate student. You may apply now. Read more.
The center for biological physics will be providing a course on computational mechanics on Saturdays, starting Feb 4 starting at 9am. Interested students should meet on Saturday Feb 4 at 8:45am at Knudsen 3-120. Learning the basics of numerical modeling of biological systems gives us all a new perspective and new tools allowing us to combine simulation with theory and experiment in this field. You can read the syllabus here.