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International Symposium on the Regulation of Photosynthetic Function
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The aims of the symposium are to discuss the latest achievements and explore the future of the regulation of photosynthetic function. The symposium will be held in Guilin, China, 16–20Aug 2014. This symposium will provide a forum for students, postdoctoral fellows and scientists from all over the world to deepen their knowledge and understanding of photosynthesis and explore possible future collaborations.   

Date: 16–20 Aug 2014   

Place: Guilin, Guangxi Province, China   

Website: http://rpf2014.csp.escience.cn   

Symposium   

Themes: Molecular mechanism of photosynthetic function   

Session 1:Photosynthetic electron transfer and energy conversion   

Session 2:Photosynthetic membrane protein complex structure and function   

Session 3:Chloroplast development and gene expression   

Session 4:Photosynthesis and the environment   

Invited Speakers (confirmed)   

Francis-AndréWollman (Institut de BiologiePhysico-Chimique, France)   

Toshiharu Shikanai (Kyoto University, Japan)   

Zach Adam (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem,Israel)   

Roberto Bassi (University of Verona, Italy)   

Barry Pogson (The Australian National University, AU)   

Wataru Sakamoto (Okayama University, Japan)   

Jean-David Rochaix (University of Geneva Switzerland)   

Jian-Ren Shen (Institute of Botany, CAS, China; Okayama University)   

Himadri Pakrasi (Washington University in St. Louis, USA)   

Peter Nixon (Imperial college London,UK)   

Alexander V. Ruban (Queen Mary University of London, UK)   

Paul Jarvis(Oxford University, UK)   

Masato Nakai (Osaka University, Japan)   

Registration   

The opening for on-line registration is 1 March, 2014. All registration for International Symposium on the Regulation of Photosynthetic Functionmust be submitted and confirmed by the congress secretariat.   

Abstract Submission   

Participants may submit English abstracts to the symposium secretariat up until 31,May,2014 Abstracts should be no longer than 500 words. The abstract should include title, authorship, and institution, a brief presentation of the work, and key words as well as contact address of first author or corresponding author. A volume of abstracts will appear before the symposium.   

All participants must be registered to the conference before submitting an abstract!   

Sponsors and Organizers   

Sponsored by: Chinese Academy of Sciences   

Organized by: Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences(IB-CAS)   

International Society of Photosynthesis Research (ISPR)   

Contact:   

jinfangma@ibcas.ac.cn   

zhangaihong@ibcas.ac.cn   

Tel: 86-10-62836198   

Institute of Botany, CAS    Add: No.20 Nanxincun, Xiangshan, Beijing 100093, China
Tel: +86 10 6283 6215    Fax: +86 10 6259 0833    E-mail: Int_Office@ibcas.ac.cn