Frontiers in Biophysics: Modelling and Experiment.

October 13-15, 2006, Loon Lake Lodge, BC


All student talks are limited to TEN minutes plus a five minute question period. There is no strict limit to the poster size, but since the classroom does not have poster boards, poster presenters will likely to attach the posters on the wall. Adhesive will be provided.

For a complete list of participants and abstracts, click here. To update your abstract, please email us.


Participants are responsible for their own transportation to Loon Lake. Since participants are from mainly from SFU and UBC, carpools can be easily organized. Check the list of participants to see who is coming from your department.

Anticipate travelling time of 2.5 hours from UBC and 1.5 hours from SFU to get to Loon Lake. Please arrive between 4:30 pm and 6:00 pm.

Click here for a map. The arrow only indicates the beginning of the Malcolm Knapp research forest. There is a controlled gate at the entrance to Loon Lake park. Please use the password that was mailed out to you on Oct. 7th to gain access to the premises. Following the gate, you must travel along a 7 km gravel road by following the signs to Loon Lake camp. Once there, just look for Frontiers in Biophysics signs to lead you to the Koerner Lodge.

What to Bring

Please come with weather-appropriate clothing and footwear, with an emphasis on keeping warm and dry. Most retreat activities will be indoors, however, outdoor activities are encouraged during spare time. Hiking, canoeing and bon fire opportunities will be available.

Also, bring an activity to share: a board game, bocci ball set, a funny story, etc.

If you are an indoor or outdoor camper, please bring your appropriate sleeping equipment.