Workshop - Light-harvesting and photoprotection: role of the pigments

03/23/2017

14:30

Vrije Universiteit, F607, W&N-building, De Boelelaan 1081, 1081 HV Amsterdam

Workshop - Light-harvesting and photoprotection: role of the pigments on the occasion of the thesis defense of Nicoletta Liguori

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Workshop  - Light-harvesting and photoprotection:  role of the pigments
on the occasion of the thesis defense of Nicoletta Liguori

Where: Room WN-F607 – WN building
When: Thursday 23 March, 2.30 pm

2.30-3.00 - Tomas Polivka - University of South Bohemia
                  Ultrafast pump-dump-probe spectroscopy as a tool to study excited states of carotenoids

3.00-3.30 - Donatella Carbonera – University of Padova
                 Tricks adopted by natural systems to avoid photobleaching of chlorophylls

3.30-4.00 - Coffee break

4.00-4.30 - Giuseppe Zucchelli – CNR Institute of Biophysics
                  Modulation of chlorophyll transition energies induced by macrocycle deformation: LHCII as
                  a paradigm

4.30-5.00 - Christopher Duffy – Queen Mary London
                  Carotenoids in light-harvesting: Towards a structure-based theory