International conference on “Photosynthesis research for sustainability-2015” in honor of George C. Papageorgiou”, September 21–26, 2015, Crete, Greece

Suleyman I. Allakhverdiev, Tatsuya Tomo, Kostas Stamatakis, Govindjee

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During September 21–26, 2015, an international conference entitled ‘‘Photosynthesis Research for Sustainability-2015’’ was held in honor of George C. Papageorgiou at the Conference Center of the Orthodox Academy of Crete, an exceptionally beautiful location right on the Mediterranean Sea coast, Kolymvari, Chania, Crete, (Greece) (see The meeting was held under the auspices of the Greek “General Secretariat for Research and Technology” (GSRT). We first provide a brief introduction and key contributions of George C. Papageorgiou, the honored scientist, and then information on the conference, on the speakers, and the program. A special feature of this conference was awards given to 13 young investigators, who are recognized in this Report. Several photographs are also included; they show the pleasant ambience at this conference. We invite the readers to the next conference on “Photosynthesis Research for Sustainability-2016,” which will honor Nathan Nelson and T. Nejat Veziroglu; it will be held during June 19–25, 2016, in Pushchino, Moscow Region, Russia (see

Original languageEnglish
JournalPhotosynthesis research
Issue number1-3
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2016



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  • Olga Avercheva
  • Pasqual Liauw
  • Paula Mulo
  • Ryo Nagao
  • Václav Karlický
  • Xiaochun Qin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Plant Science
  • Cell Biology

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