UV4Plants at the Light & Life, 2019 ESP-IUPB World Congress, Barcelona

During the last joint ESP-IUPB World Congress (17th International Congress on Photobiology and 18th Congress of the European Society for Photobiology), held in Barcelona on August 25-30th 2019, UV4Plants members presented several talks and posters dedicated to the role of UV in plants. Novel findings and perspectives of UV-research were covered by a key note lecture by Dongping Zhong and on several sessions devoted to plant, photosensory and environmental photobiology: “UV Radiation and Rapid Climate Change: Implications for Plants and Ecosystem”, “Blue Light and UV Receptors. In Memoriam Winslow Briggs”, “Effect of UV Light on Plants”, “Reactive Oxygen Species in Photosynthetic Organisms: Sensing and Defense”, “Photoreceptors and Plant Development”. Additionally, on Wednesday 28 August, a social event for UV4Plants members was held in the Ayre Hotel Gran Via to strengthen the collaboration in a nice and friendly atmosphere.   Share this

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UV-B Meetings 2017

We are pleased to inform UV4Plants members about two conference sessions focused on UV-B research. These sessions have been organized jointly with the European Society for Photobiology (ESP) and will be part of the ESP Congress in Pisa in September 2017. To help UV4Plants members attend we have agreed a reduced registration fee with ESP and are also offering several bursaries. There are also other plant and non-plant photobiology symposia in the ESP Congress that may be of interest (see http://pisa2017.photobiology.eu). Please see UV meetings announcement and programme as a PDF file. Registration and fees UV4Plants members attending on 5 and 6 September: 200 Euro; student members 125 Euro (non-members 255 Euro) UV4Plants members attending the 6 September meeting only: 150 Euro; student members 75 Euro (non-members 205 Euro) Students can attend the full ESP congress for 200 Euro (for details see website http://pisa2017.photobiology.eu) Registration is via the ESP Congress website (http://pisa2017.photobiology.eu). Abstract Submission deadline: 25 May Early registration deadline: 30 June UV4Plants Bursaries UV4Plants is offering up to 4 bursaries of 200 Euro to early stage researchers (PhD students and postdocs) who will attend both the Symposium and Satellite Meeting and give an oral or poster presentation at one of…

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4th ESP Photobiology School

We have received from ESP the following announcement of interest to UV4Plants members. Dear Colleague, Registration is open for the 4th ESP Photobiology School, taking place in the beautiful Brixen/Bressanone in South Tyrol, Italy, from 20 to 25 June 2016. The updated programme and registration and logistic information are available at the page www.photobiology.eu/photobiology_school. The purpose of the school is to provide an introductory overview of all main aspects of photobiology, presented by experts in each area. The course is designed for PhD and Master students, as well as for scientists interested in an overview of the photobiological sciences. The School is strongly supported by ESP and this is reflected in the low registration fee. In addition, low cost accommodation will be provided. After completion of the course an attendance certificate will be provided to all the students. An optional short final test will be offered at the end of the course and an exam certificate will be provided after evaluation of the exam results. Passing the exam will entitle students to apply for the ESP supplement to the PhD degree. Please circulate this information to your colleagues and students. Best regards Francesco Ghetti ESP Treasurer Share this

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