The Crafoord Symposium: How Microbes Rule the World

Datum: 2019-05-14

Tid: 09:00 - 16:40

Adress: Helgonavägen 3, Lund

Lokal: Grand Auditorium, LUX

Lectures by the 2019 Crafoord Laureate in Biosciences and invited speakers.

Watch more video from the symposium at our YouTube channel

The symposium is organized in conjunction with the award of the Crafoord Prize in Biosciences. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the 2019 Crafoord Prize in Biosciences to Sallie W. Chisholm, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA, “for the discovery and pioneering studies of the most abundant photosynthesising organism on Earth, Prochlorococcus”.

In addition to the laureate, six internationally leading scientists have been invited to contribute to the symposium.

Lectures by:

  • Sallie W. Chisholm, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, USA
  • Corina P.D. Brussaard, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research and University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Rachel Foster, Stockholm University, Sweden
  • David M. Karl, University of Hawaii at Manoa, HI, USA
  • Francis M. Martin, INRA French National Institute for Agriculture Research, France
  • Ramunas Stepanauskas, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, ME, USA
  • Alexandra Z. Worden, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany

The Crafoord Prize is awarded in partnership between the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and the Crafoord Foundation in Lund. The Academy is responsible for selecting the Crafoord Laureates.

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