Member Societies

Member Societies of EBSA

Albania
Albanian Biochemistry and Biophysics Society

President/
Chair
Prof. Fatbardha Babani
Dept. Biochem. Biophys., Inst. of Biological research
Tirana, Albania
Tel.:
Fax:
E-mail: fbabani@yahoo.com
Secretary Prof. Marenglen Spiro
Faculty of Natural Sciences, Biophysics, University of Tirana
Tirana, Albania
Tel.: +355 42 38873
Fax:
E-mail:

Armenia
Pan-Armenian Biophysical Association

President/
Chair
Prof. Tsovak M. Avakian
375036 Yerevan 36, Alikhanyan Brothers st. 2
Yerevan Physics Institute, Department of Biophysics, Armenia
Fax: +374 10 512 512
E-mail: tsovak@mail.yerphi.am
Secretary Dr. Naira Ayvazyan
Faculty of Biology, Biophysics, Yerevan State University
A. Manookyan 1, Yerevan, Armenia
Tel: +374 10 571 061
Fax: +374 10 554 641
E-mail: taipan@ysu.am

Austria
Austrian Biophysical Society

President/
Chair
Prof. Klaus Groschner
Institute of Biophysics
Medical University of Graz
Harrachgasse 21/IV
8010 Graz
Tel.: +43 316 380 4137 (4135)
fax: +43 316 380 9660
E-mail:klaus.groschner@medunigraz.at
Secretary Dr. Birgit Plochberger
University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Email: birgit.plochberger@fh-linz.at

Belarus
Belarussian Society for Photobiologists and Biophysicists

President/
Chair
Prof. Dr. Igor D. Volotovski
Institute of Photobiology, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
Akademicheskaya str., 27, Minsk, BY-220072, Belarus
Tel.: +375 17 284 17 49
Fax: +375 17 284 23 59 
E-mail: ipb@biobel.bas-net.by
Secretary Dr. Elena Yaronskaya
Tel.:
Fax:
E-mail: ipb@biobel.bas-net.by

Belgium
Belgian Biophysical Society

President/
Chair
Prof. Dr. Vincent Raussens
Université Libre de Bruxelles,
Brussels, Belgium
Tel: +32 (0)2 650 53 86
Fax: +32 (0)2 650 53 82
E-mail: vrauss@ulb.ac.be
Secretary Prof. Yves Engelborghs
Laboratory of Biomolecular Dynamics, K.U. Leuven
Celestijnenlaan 200G, PO box 2403, B3001 Leuven, Belgium
Tel.: +32 16 32 7160
Fax: +32 16 32 7974
E-mail: yves.engelborghs@fys.kuleuven.be

Croatia
Croatian Biophysical Society

President/
Chair
Dr. Mario Cindrić
Centre for Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry, Institut Ruđer Bošković
Bijenička cesta 54, HR-10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
Tel.: +385 99 218 32 80
E-mail: mcindric@irb.hr
Secretary Dr. Tomislav Vuletic
Laboratory for Biological Physics, Institute of Physics
Bijenicka 46, HR-1000 Zagreb, Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 469 8887
Fax: +385 1 469 8889
E-mail: tvuletic@ifs.hr

Czech Republic
Czech Committee for Biophysics

President/
Chair
Prof. Stanislav Kozubek
Institute of Biophysics, ASCR
Královopolská 135, 612 65 Brno, Czech Republic
Tel.: +420 5 41 517 139
Fax: +420 5 41 24 04 98
E-mail: kozubek@ibp.cz
Secretary Dr. Vojtěch Mornstein
Institute of Biophysics Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University
Joštova 10, 662 44 Brno, Czech Republic
Tel.: +420 5 42 126 330
Fax: +420 5 42 126 200
E-mail: vmornst@med.muni.cz

Denmark
Danish National Committee for Biophysics

President/
Chair
Prof. Daniel Otzen
iNANO, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Aarhus University
Gustav Wieds Vej 10C, DK - 8000 Aarhus C
Tel.: +45 20725238
E-mail: dao@inano.au.dk

Egypt
Egyptian Biophysical Society

President/
Chair
Prof. Fadel M. Ali
Radiation and Medical Biophysics, Faculty of Science, Cairo University
Cairo, Egypt
Tel.: +20 2 35693189
Fax: +20 2 24016178
E-mail: fadelaga48@gmail.com
Secretary Prof. Dr. Aida A. Salama
Physics Department, Faculty of Science, Al-Azhar University
Cairo, Egypt
Fax.: +20 (0202) 3462081
E-mail: Dr_Aida@hotmail.com

Finland
Societas Biochemica, Biophysica et Microbiologica Fenniae r.y.

President/
Chair
Dr. Marc Baumann
Biomedicum Helsinki, Protein Chemistry Unit, University of Helsinki
P.O. Box 63 FI-00014, Helsinki, Finland
Tel.: +358 9 1912 5200
Fax: +358 9 1912 5206
E-mail: marc.baumann@helsinki.fi
Secretary Dr. Terhi Maula
Biochemistry / Arcanum building,
(Vatselankatu 2),
20014, Turku,
Finland
Email: terhi.maula@abo.fi
www.biobio.org

France
French Biophysical Society

President/
Chair
Prof. Bruno Kieffer
IGBMC Biomolecular NMR group, CNRS UMR 7104
Ecole superieure de biotechnologie de Strasbourg
Boulevard Sebastien Brant BP10413
F-67412 ILLKIRCH Cedex, France

Tel.: +33 (0)3 6885 4722
Fax.: +33 (0)3 6885 4718
E-mail: bruno.kieffer@igbmc.fr

Secretary Dr. Alain Laigle
21 Rue de la convention, 75015 Paris, France
Tel.: +33 1 7713 7991
E-mail: laigle_sfb@me.com

Germany
German Biophysical Society

President/
Chair
Prof. Claudia Steinem
Institut für Organische und Biomolekulare Chemie, Georg-August Universität
Tammannstr. 2, 37077 Göttingen, Germany
Tel.: +49 551 39 33294
Fax: +49 551 39 33228
E-mail: csteine@gwdg.de
Secretary Prof. Thomas Gutsmann
Forschungszentrum Borstel, Forschungsgruppe Biophysik
Parkallee 10, 23845 Borstel, Germany
Tel.: +49 4537 188 2910
Fax: +49 4537 188 6320
E-Mail: tgutsmann@fz-borstel.de

Hungary
Hungarian Biophysical Society

President/
Chair
Prof. László Mátyus
Department of Biophysics and Cell Biology
University of Debrecen, Faculty of Medicine
H-4012 Debrecen, Nagyerdei krt. 98, Hungary
Tel/fax: +36 52 412 623
E-mail: lmatyus@med.unideb.hu
Secretary Prof. Miklós Nyitrai
Department of Biophysics University of Pécs Medical School
H-7624 Pécs, Szigeti út 12., Hungary
Tel.: +36 72 536260
Fax: +36 72 536261
E-mail: miklos.nyitrai@aok.pte.hu

Israel
Israel Biophysical Society

President/
Chair
Prof. Elisha Haas
Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University
Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
Tel.:+972 ...
Fax:+972 ...
E-mail: haas@mail.biu.ac.il

Italy
Italian Society of Pure and Applied Biophysics

President/
Chair
Prof. Cristiano Viappiani
Dipartimento di Fisica e Scienze della Terra
Universita degli Studi di Parma
viale delle Scienze7A
43124 Parma - Italia
Tel.: +39 0521 905208 (office)
       +39 0521 906211, 906228, 905284 (labs)
Fax: +39 0521 905223
E-mail: cristiano.viappiani@fis.unipr.it
Secretary/
Treasurer
Dr. Massimo Vassalli
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
Istituto di Biofisica (IBF-CNR)
via de Marini 6
16149 Genova
tel: +39 010 6475 571
e-mail: massimo.vassalli@cnr.it

Lithuania
Lithuanian Biophysical Society

President/
Chair
Prof. Saulius Šatkauskas
Vytautas Magnus University, The Faculty of Natural Sciences
Vileikos str. 8, Kaunas LT 44404, Lithuania
Tel.: +370-37-327906
Fax.: +370-37-327916
E-mail: s.satkauskas@gmf.vdu.lt
Secretary Prof. Daumantas Matulis,
Vilnius University,
Institute of Biotechnology,
Lithuania.

The Netherlands
Netherlands Society for Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering

President/
Chair
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 H.G.M. Klaessens
Dept. Physics & Medical Technology
VU University Medical Center Amsterdam
ZH 4 D 182
P.O. Box 7057
1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tel.: +31 20 444 3748
E-mail: secretaris@vvb-bmt.nl

Norway
Biophysics Section, Norwegian Physical Society

President/
Chair
Dr. Eirik Malinen
Department of Medical Physics,
Division of Cancer Medicine and Radiotherapy
Rikshospitalet University Hospital
Montebello, NO-0310 Oslo, Norway
Tel.: +47 22 78 1112
Fax: +47 22 78 1102
E-mail: eirik.malinen@fys.uio.no

Poland
Polish Biophysical Society

President/
Chair
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
Portuguese Biophysical Society

President/
Chair
Nuno C. Santos
Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa
Av. Prof. Egas Moniz, 1649-028 Lisbon, Portugal
Tel.: +351 217999480
Fax: +351 217999477
E-mail: nsantos@fm.ul.pt
Secretary Armindo Salvador
Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Universidade de Coimbra
UC-Biotech, Biocant Park, núcleo 04 lote 8, 3060-197 Cantanhede, Portugal
Tel.: +351 231249219
Fax: +351 231249179
E-mail: salvador@cnc.uc.pt

Romania
Romanian Society of Pure and Applied Biophysics

President/
Chair
Prof. Adrian Neagu
Biophysics and Medical Informatics
Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy
2-4 Eftimie Murgu Sq., RO-300041, Timisoara, Romania
Tel.: +40 256 490288
Fax: +40 256 490288
E-mail: neagu@umft.ro
Secretary Assoc. Prof. Mihaela G. Moisescu
Biophysics and Cell Biotechnology
Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy
8 Eroii Sanitari Blv., Sector 5, RO-050747, Bucharest, Romania
Tel.: +40 21 312 5955
Fax: +40 21 312 5955
E-mail: mgmoisescu@umf.ro

Russian Federation
National Scientific Council on Biophysics of Russian Federation

President/
Chair
Prof. Andrey B. Rubin
Biophysics Department, Faculty of Biology, Lomonosov Moscow State University
Leninskie gory, 1/12, Moscow, Russia 119991
Tel.: +7 495 939 1116
Fax: +7 495 939 1115
E-mail: rubin@biophys.msu.ru
and krupenina-n@biophys.msu.ru
Secretary Ivetta G. Shtrankfeld
Vavilova street 32, Moscow, Russia 119991
Tel: +7 499 135 1537
Fax: +7 499 135 1537
E-mail: bioph2@imb.imb.ac.ru

Serbia
Biophysical Society of Serbia

President/
Chair
Prof. Pavle Andjus
Institute of Physiology and Biochemistry, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade
Studentski trg 16, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
Tel.: +38 111 3032 356
Fax: +38 111 3032 356 or +38 111 2638 500
E-mail: pandjus@bio.bg.ac.rs
Secretary Dr Miroslav Živic
Institute of Physiology and Biochemistry, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade
Studentski trg 16, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
Tel.: +38 111 3032 356
Fax: +38 111 3032 356 or +38 111 2638 500
E-mail: mzivic@bio.bg.ac.rs

Slovak Republic
Slovak Biophysical Society

President/
Chair
Assoc. Prof. Daniel Jancura
Department of Biophysics
Center for Interdisciplinary Biosciences
Safarik University
Jesenna 5
041 54 Kosice, Slovakia
Tel.: +421 55 2342 246
Mobil:+421 91 5482 838
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 55 2342 248
Mobil: +421 90 4322 922
E-mail: gabriela.fabriciova@upjs.sk

Slovenia
Slovenian Biophysical Society

President/
Chair
Prof. Matej Praprotnik
National Institute of Chemistry, Laboratory for Molecular Modeling
Hajdrihova 19
1001 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Tel: +386 1 47 60 370
Fax: +386 1 47 60 300
E-mail: praprot@cmm.ki.si
Secretary Dr. Ales Fajmut
University of Maribor, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Koroska cesta 160
2000 Maribor, Slovenia
Tel: +386 2 22 93 894
Fax: +386 2 25 18 180
E-mail: ales.fajmut@um.si

Spain
Spanish Biophysical Society

President/
Chair
Prof. Antonio V. Ferrer Montiel
Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche
Edificio Torregaitán. 03202. Elche, Alicante. Spain.
Tel.: + 34 966 65 87 27
Fax: + 34 966 65 87 58
E-mail: aferrer@umh.es
Secretary Prof. Marta Bruix
Instituto de Química-Física "ROCASOLANO" (IQFR) Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)
C/ Serrano, 119. 28006 Madrid. Spain
Tel: +34 917 459 500
Fax:+34 915 642 431
E-mail: mbruix@iqfr.csic.es

Sweden
Swedish Society for Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

President/
Chair
Prof. Mats Hansson
Lund University, Department of Biology
Sölvegatan 35B, 22362 Lund, Sweden
Tel.: +46462224980
E-mail: mats.hansson@biol.lu.se
Secretary David Gotthold
The Swedish Chemical Society
Wallingatan 24 3tr, SE-111 24 Stockholm, Sweden
Tel.: +46 (0)8 50 25 41 80
E-mail: david@chemsoc.se

Switzerland
Section Biophysics of the Swiss Society for Biochemistry

President/
Chair
Prof. Horst Vogel
EPFL-SB-ISIC-LCPPM, CH B3 (Batiment CH)
Station 6, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Tel.: +41 21 693 3155/+41 21 693 6188
Fax: +41 21 693 6190
E-mail: horst.vogel@epfl.ch
Secretary vacant

Turkey
Turkish Biophysical Society

President/
Chair
Prof. Dr. Mehmet Can Akyolcu
İstanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty Department of Biophysicsı
Cerrahpasa Tip Fakültesi Biyofizik Anabilim Dali, 34098 Fatih, İstanbul, Turkey
Tel.: +90 212 414 3963-69
E-mail: akyolcu@istambul.edu.tr
 
Secretary Yrd. Doc. Dr. Pinar Mega Tiber,
Marmara University Medical Faculty Department of Biophysics,
Medical Faculty Department of Biophysics
Maltepe-Istanbul- Turkey
Tel: + 90 216 421 2222
E-mail: pinar.tiber@marmara.edu.tr

Ukraine
Ukrainian Biophysical Society

President/
Chair
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
web: http://eenu.edu.ua/en
Secretary Prof. 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
email: a.zholos@althenia.org
web: http://biology.univ.kiev.ua/en/

United Kingdom
British Biophysical Society

President/
Chair
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

Dr. Tharin Blumenschein
Department of Chemistry, University of East Anglia
Norwich Research Park, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1603 592963
E-mail: bbs@britishbiophysics.org.uk


Corrections and updates of Society Officers, information on Society meetings for inclusion in the EBSA Calendar of Events, and material for a special EBSA news item, should be sent to the EBSA Secretary.


Albanian Biochemistry and Biophysics Society
Pan-Armenian Biophysical Association
Austrian Biophysical Society
Belarussian Society for Photobiologists and Biophysicists
Belgian Biophysical Society
Croatian Biophysical Society
Czech Committee for Biophysics
Danish National Committee for Biophysics
Egyptian Biophysical Society
Societas Biochemica, Biophysica et Microbiologica Fenniae r.y
French Biophysical Society
German Biophysical Society
Hungarian Biophysical Society
Israel Biophysical Society
Italian Society of Pure and Applied Biophysics
Netherlands Society for Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering
Biophysics Section, Norwegian Physical Society
Polish Biophysical Society
Portuguese Biophysical Society
Romanian Society of Pure and Applied Biophysics
National Scientific Council on Biophysics of Russian Federation
Biophysical Society of Serbia
Slovak Biophysical Society
Slovenian Biophysical Society
Spanish Biophysical Society
Swedish Society for Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Section Biophysics of the Swiss Society for Biochemistry
Turkish Biophysical Society
Ukrainian Biophysical Society
British Biophysical Society
Lithuanian Biophysical Society