"Photosynthesis Research for Sustainability-2014"
June 2-7, 2014
Pushchino, Russia
in honor of Vladimir A. Shuvalov
International meeting

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the Organizing committee, we have the pleasure to cordially invite you to participate in the Meeting “Photosynthesis Research for Sustainability – 2014” in honor of Vladimir A. Shuvalov. Your participation is important for the success of the Meeting, and will be very much appreciated. The meeting will be held from June 2nd to 7th, 2014, in Pushchino, Russia.

Please, download the PROGRAMME of the Meeting.

This Meeting will be a great occasion for discussions of previous, present, and future research on photosynthesis, from molecular to global, and will provide an exiting scientific program, which will cover the breadth and depth of photosynthesis, and to meet researchers of Photosynthesis from around the world. This meeting will provide a forum for students, postdoctoral fellows and scientists from different countries to deepen their knowledge and understanding, widen professional contact and create new opportunities, including establishing new collaborations.

The meeting will cover the following topics: 

1.     Primary Processes of Photosynthesis

2.    Structure, Function and Biogenesis of the Photosynthetic Apparatus

3.    Photosystem II and Water Oxidation Mechanism

4.    Energy Transfer and Trapping in Photosystems

5.    Photosystem I and Bacterial Photosynthesis

6.    Carbon Fixation (C3 and C4) and Photorespiration

7.    Artificial Photosynthesis for Hydrogen and Carbon-based Solar Fuels

8.    Regulation of Photosynthesis and Environmental Stress

9.     Systems Biology of Photosynthesis: Integration of Genomic, Proteomic, Metabolomic and Bioinformatic Studies

10. Applied aspects of Photosynthesis: BioH2 and Bioelectricity

11. Emerging Techniques for Studying Photosynthesis

Please, download the poster of the Meeting

Please, see updates in the following sections:

Cultural Programme

Registration fee


Special events

How to get to Pushchino



The deadline to register and to submit your abstract is April 15, 2014. 

Selected articles (regular papers and reviews) based on the lectures and posters of this meeting will be peer-reviewed and published in special issue of Photosynthesis Research entitled “Light energy conversion and storage in photosynthesis”. Guest editors of the special issue are: Suleyman I. Allakhverdiev (Russia) and Robert Carpentier (Canada). Another option to publish your materials is the newly established Signpost Open Access Journal of NanoPhotoBioScience (Chief editor - Suleyman I. Allakhverdiev).

The deadline for submission of your articles is October 1, 2014.

We are looking forward to meet you in Pushchino, the “City of Science” situated in Moscow region, not far from the Capital city of Russia.

Here you will find all information on the program, the deadlines, accommodation, travel information, etc. The website will be regularly updated as more speakers and participants are identified and more information is available. 

Looking forward to seeing all of you in Russia. 

With best wishes and thanks, 

Sincerely yours, 

International Organizing Committee



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