Photosynthesis Research for Sustainability-2016

Dear Colleagues,

The 7th International Meeting “Photosynthesis Research for Sustainability – 2016” in honor of Nathan Nelson and T. Nejat Veziroglu is over.

The meeting took place in Pushchino, Russia from June 19 to 25, 2016


Download the Abstracts and Programme booklet.

The meeting cover the following topics:

1. Photosynthesis Research for Sustainability

1.1. Primary Processes of Photosynthesis
1.2. Structure, Function and Biogenesis of the Photosynthetic Apparatus
1.3. Photosystem II and Water Oxidation Mechanism
1.4. Energy Transfer and Trapping in Photosystems
1.5. Photosystem I and Bacterial Photosynthesis
1.6. Carbon Fixation (C3 and C4) and Photorespiration
1.7. Artificial and Applied aspects of Photosynthesis
1.8. Regulation of Photosynthesis and Environmental Stress
1.9. Systems Biology of Photosynthesis: Integration of Genomic, Proteomic, Metabolomic and Bioinformatic Studies
1.10. Photosynthesis Education
1.11. Emerging Techniques for Studying Photosynthesis including Neutron Scattering in Photosynthesis Research

2. Hydrogen Energy for Sustainability

2.1. Energy for the Future – Hydrogen economy
2.2. Elevating Climate Change
2.3. Biological Hydrogen Production
2.4. Hydrogenases
2.5. Proton Reduction Catalysts
2.6. Reduction of Carbon Dioxide
2.7. Artificial Photosynthesis for Hydrogen energy
2.8. Hydrogen Energy Education
2.9. Emerging Techniques for Studying of Hydrogen Energy

Time: June 19–25, 2016
Venue: Institute of Basic Biological Problems, RAS, Pushchino Research Center of RAS, Moscow Region, Russia

International organizing committee:

Chairman: James Barber (UK)
Co-chair: Richard Cogdell (President of ISPR, UK)
Co-chair: Debabrata Das (IAHE Int. Advisory Board Member, India)
Co-chair: Anatoly A. Tsygankov (Russia)
Secretary: Tatsuya Tomo (Japan)
Coordinator: Suleyman I. Allakhverdiev (Russia)

Please, see the news reports from these journals about this event:

Photosynthesis Research 131 (2017) 227–236

International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2016) 1–8