ISPR Awards Presented at PS07, Glasgow – July 2007

The Lifetime Achievement Award (Life membership of ISPR)

Presented to: Jan Anderson, Emeritus Professor
Photobioenergetics Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra

The Communications Award (Life membership of ISPR)

Presented to: Govindjee, Professor Emeritus
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Plant Biology, Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana

Innovation Prize (sponsored by LICOR):

for development of innovative instrumentation in photosynthesis.
Presented to: Dr Uli Schreiber
Lehrstuhl Botanik I, University of Würzburg, Würzburg , Germany.

The Robin Hill Award (sponsored by Springer):

for studies of Mn complex of PSII
Shared by:
Dr Warwick Hillier
Photobioenergetics Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra

Dr Junko Yano
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley.

The Melvin Calvin Award (Sponsored by Springer):

for novel approaches to the evolution of C4 photosynthesis
Presented to: Dr Julian Hibberd
Plant Sciences Department, University of Cambridge, Cambridge

Poster Prizes at PS07

Agrisera Awards:
Hideyuki Adachi et al (Okayama University) PS4.40 Purification and crystalization of PSII complexes from a red alaga (Cyanadinium).

Andrea Bräutigam et al (Universität Düsseldorf-Michigan State University) PS10.22 Comparative proteomics of C3 and C4 mesophyll chloroplast envelopes and characterization of a novel transport protein, Mep 1.

Walz Award:
Hardy Schön et al (Universität Münster) PS25.95 The role of light and photosynthesis during pathogen defence in tobacco leaves.

Poster Book Prizes at PS07

Donated by Govindjee; all except last volume collected by recipients.

Photosystem I
Dimitri Shevela et al (Max-Planck-Institut Mühlheim) PS4.61 Hydrogencarbonate binding to Photosystem II.

Ben Long et al (Australian National University) PS9.14 A structural role for CcmM in ?-carboxysome shell formation.

Photoinhibition and photoprotection
Hiroyuki Ishida et al (Tohoku University) PS19.8 Visualisation of Rubisco-containing bodies derived from chloroplasts in living cells of Arabidopsis.

Discoveries in Photosynthesis
Georgia Zahariou et al (Institute of Materials Science NCSR Athens) PS4.56 Temperature dependence of the intermediate states of Photosystem II (Book posted from Glasgow Friday afternoon 27 July)

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