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Congratulations to Julie Biteen on being the 2017 Margaret Oakley Dayhoff Award recipient!

Julie Biteen is named as the recipient of the 2017 Margaret Oakley Dayhoff Award by the Biophysical Society.

Congratulations to Sarah Veatch on being a 2017 Henry Russel Award recipient!

Sarah Veatch is one of four junior faculty to be selected for the 2017 Henry Russel Award.


Biophysicists at Michigan are working in the fields of Structural Biology, Spectroscopy and Microscopy, Computational Biophysics and Bioinformatics, and Biophysical Chemistry. Approximately 80 graduate students, post-docs and professors work in our well-equipped laboratories. The graduate program offers a flexible curriculum of exciting courses related to these fields, taking advantage of the resources available at a major research University.

Biophysics Faculty Position Open

The Biophysics Program and the Center for the Study of Complex Systems (CSCS) at the University of Michigan seek applicants for a joint tenure track faculty position. This is a University-year appointment at the assistant professor level although more senior applicants will be considered as well. The expected start date is 1 September 2017.  Please click here to create your profile and submit your application.  Review of applications will begin 1 October 2016.

If you should have any questions, please feel free to send an email to or call (734)764-1146.

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