12/16/2013: University of California, Los Angeles, faculty position in Theoretical/Computational Biophysics. The Department of Physics and Astronomy at UCLA invites applications for a tenure-track ladder faculty appointment in the area of Theoretical and/or Computational Biophysics, including - but not restricted to - physics of neuroscience, biological physics, physics of proteins, cellular biophysics, and physics of cancer, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2014. The deadline is March 15, 2014, however the search will remain open until the position is filled.  The Department has a strong commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Please see full job listing here.

12/13/2013: Professor Katsushi Arisaka announces a new biophysics project for students enrolled in the Physics and Astronomy REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) program. All students attend weekly seminars in addition to machine shop and Physics GRE workshops. The experience culminates with the writing of a report and presentation of findings. Read more.


12/12/2013: Follow us on Twitter @UCLA_CBP. Our new account has been launched.

12/10/2013: Mr. Richard Kaplan and his research and development company, Ultramet, has provided a substantial endowment for the center, which will fund in perpetuity the Kaplan Ultramet Graduate Award in Biological Physics. This will help us to support the very best graduate students and attract the most talented students to our program. Read more.

12/6/2013: We've rolled out a new website that will be more interactive and have more frequent updates. We’ll be able to stay in touch with you in more ways too. 

12/4/2013: We will be having our second annual Evening in the Lab on the evening of February 17, 2014. Prof. Dolores Bozovic of UCLA's Center for Biological Physics will discuss her research into the physics of hearing and lead tours of her labs. Read ore details about this evening's lecture and tour in the event brochure.


12/01/2013: Due to contributions to the Director’s discretionary fund, we will be able to begin our faculty visitor program. The first long-term visitor to the center will be Professor David Morse (University of Minnesota). 

11/30/2013: We will be hosting our third annual public lecture this June. We are in the process of confirming a speaker, but like our first two, he or she will be an internationally recognized researcher in biological physics from another institution who will give the broader UCLA community a peek into the frontiers of our field.  Check back with us via our new website for updates as the date approaches. 

6/06/2012: UCLA creates the new Center for Biological Physics. Read more.