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The Society mananges two Journals and publishes quite a number of educational books.

Biophysics and Physicobiology
Taken from biophysics and physicobiology Vol. 6, 13-26 (2010) by the courtesy of K. Wakabayashi

Biophysics and Physicobiology is an open-access online international journal. The Society has launched a journal in English in 2004 to promote biophysical research in the Asian-Pacific area. Biophysics and Physicobiology covers a broad field and accepts both experimental and theoretical research. As Biophysics and Physicobiology is an electric journal, it has no limitations of pages and can accept color figures and movies.

Shin’ichi Ishiwata (Waseda Univ.)
Editorial Board
Shigehiko Hayashi(Kyoto Univ.)
Akihiko Ishijima (Osaka Univ.)
Koichiro Ishimori (Hokkaido Univ.)
Etsuro Ito (Waseda Univ.)
Mikio Kataoka (NAIST)
Tamiki Komatsuzaki (Hokkaido Univ.)
Taku Mizukami (JAIST)
Takeharu Nagai (Osaka Univ.)
Shigetoshi Oiki (Univ. Fukui)
Takuo Yasunaga (KIT)
Kei Yura (Ochanomizu Univ.)
Associate editor


Journal Awards in Biophysics and Physicobiology:
Award for outstanding Biophysics and Physicobiology paper:
An outstanding paper published in the last six years on Biophysics and Physicobiology will be awarded with this prize every year. Papers are nominated by the member of the Society. The awarded paper is then selected by the committee.
The awarded paper is announced on the journal, website and the annual meeting.

Biophysics and Physicobiology Editors' Choice Award:
Papers nominated by editors as intriguing and/or attractive (not necessarily outstanding) are the candidates for this award. The editorial board selects the awarded papers and announce the result at the annual meeting every year.
Applications of Biophysics
Applications of Biophysics is a series of essays for elucidating the history and mechanisms of technologies stemmed from the fundamental research in biophysics. The content is gathered and edited by the task force group “Applications of Biophysics” under the International Union of Pure and Applied Biophysics (IUPAB).

SEIBUTSU BUTSURI is a bi-monthly journal mainly written in Japanese. The journal keeps the high quality of invited and submitted manuscripts with peer review system.

SEIBUTSU BUTSURI (Society Edition, PDF files. Download by issue.)
SEIBUTSU BUTSURI (J-STAGE Edition, PDF files. Download by article.)

The Society has published 30 books in Japanese to promote biological sciences and understanding of the importance of sciences to the public.

List (in Japanese)