Please Register by March 9th to Reserve a Spot in the Conference.

Register Here. Only a limited amount of seats are available, on a first-come-first-serve basis.

The Western Canada Biophysics Conference (WCBC) is a forum for discussion on a variety of topics in the biophysical sciences.
Invited speakers, including professors and students from UBC-O, will be given opportunities to share their latest research in chemistry, engineering, and physics which bridges life, physical, and computational sciences into the field of biophysics.
Keynote guest speaker, Prof. Nancy Forde from SFU's Department of Physics, will be presenting her recent lab's work on the mechanics of collagen. For a complete list & abstracts of all the speakers, please visit the Speakers page. For the event's itinerary, visit the Program page.

The event welcomes all students & faculty to attend this lively educational session. Free snacks, drinks, and lunch will be served to those who register.


The conference is hosted in UNC 200. Feel free to join at any time.

Time Event
9:30-10:00 Doors open, coffee
10:00 - 10:30 Speaker: Mina Hoorfar
School of Engineering, University of British Columbia
10:30 - 11:30 Key Note Speaker: Nancy Forde
Department of Physics, Simon Fraser University
11:30 - 11:40 Break
11:40 - 11:55 Student Speaker: Yousif Murad
12:00 - 12:45 Lunch
12:45 - 1:15 Speaker: Frederic Menard
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
1:15 - 1:45 Speaker: Andrew Jirasek
Department of Physics, University of British Columbia
1:45 - 2:00 Student speaker: Wyatt Slattery
2:00 - 2:30 Speaker: Isaac Li
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
2:30 - 3:00 Closing + Q & A Period



Questions? Contact Information

Phone: 250-807-8069
FIP 378 - 3247 University Way
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7