08 Jul

CAS Showcase: Photosynthesis: Know, Grow and Glow

Opening hours / Beginning:

7:00 pm

8 July 2024


Center for Advanced Studies (CAS) Seestraße 13 80802 München

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Dario Leister
Respondent: Prof. Dr. Ekkehard Neuhaus

Dario Leister is Professor of Plant Molecular Biology at LMU. His research focuses on photosynthesis and its interaction and integration with other cell processes inside and outside the chloroplasts. He is also interested in acclimatory networks in plant cells. The aim of his research is to be able to change the adaptation of plants under natural conditions. In 2019, he was awarded an ERC Synergy grant.

Ekkehard Neuhaus is Professor of Plant Physiology at RPTU Kaiserslautern-Landau. His research focuses on energy and sugar transport in plant cells and bacteria. Leister and Neuhaus are spokespersons of the Transregio 175 “The Green Hub – Central Coordinator of Acclimation in Plants”.

In the CAS Showcase series, LMU scientists speak about the state of the art of their discipline.

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The Center for Advanced Studies at LMU provides a forum for scientific exchange and discussion that bridges the divide between the established disciplines. Its activities are designed to promote all forms of collaborative research and to stimulate interdisciplinary communication within the University. In addition, it facilitates the integration of visiting scholars and scientists into the academic life of the University.

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