John F. Allen


Invited lectures, research seminars and conference presentations


Summary: ~300 presentations, in 22 countries and 4 continents, of which 19 are plenary or named lectures


2017

26 January. Stromatolites and the origin of oxygenic photosynthesis. UCL/Birkbeck Astrobiology and Planetary Exploration (APEX) Meeting. University College London, UK.

2016

1 December. Why chloroplasts and mitochondria retain their own genomes and genetic systems: co-location for redox regulation of gene expression. Research Seminar, Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany.

30 November. Mitochondria, ageing and separate sexes. Mini Symposium. Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany.

13 September. Why chloroplasts and mitochondria retain their own genomes and genetic systems: co-location for redox regulation of gene expression. Plenary Lecture at the 13th International Colloquium on Endocytobiology and Symbiosis. Kyoto, Japan.

9 September. Mitochondria, ageing and separate sexes. Research Seminar. Kyoto University, Japan.

8 September. Mitochondria, ageing and separate sexes. Research Seminar, Chiba University, Japan.

13 August. Redox control of thylakoid protein phosphorylation and reaction centre gene transcription. Molecular recognition redistributes mobile light-harvesting antennae and adjusts the stoichiometry of photosystems I and II. Plenary Lecture at Photosynthetic and Respiratory complexes: from structure to function. Verviers, Belgium.

8 August. Properties of a conserved two-component transcriptional redox regulatory system in cyanobacteria and chloroplasts. Implications for the origin and evolutionary trajectory of oxygenic photosynthesis. The 17th International Congress on Photosynthesis Research. Maastricht, The Netherlands.

4 August. Redox control of chloroplast protein phosphorylation and reaction centre gene transcription. Regulatory coupling between photosynthetic electron transport and gene expression. Photosynthetic Electron and Proton Transport in Plants and Algae; operation, regulation and function. Arnhem, The Netherlands.

30 May. Mitochondria, ageing and separate sexes. Institute of Cell Biology, University of Bern, Switzerland.

4 May. Energy, ageing, fidelity and sex. Oocyte mitochondrial DNA as a protected genetic template. Instituto de Neurobiología Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Juriquilla, Mexico.

3 May. Regulation of photosynthesis. Control of chloroplast DNA transcription and membrane protein phosphorylation. Departamento de Bioquímica, CINVESTAV, Mexico City, Mexico.

29 April. Energy, ageing, fidelity and sex. Oocyte mitochondrial DNA as a protected genetic template. Instituto de Fisiología Celular, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico.

28 April. Why chloroplasts and mitochondria retain their own genomes and genetic systems. Fisiología Biofísica y Neurociencias, CINVESTAV, Mexico City, Mexico.

27 April. A redox switch hypothesis for the evolutionary origin of oxygenic photosynthesis. Instituto de Ecología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico

16-20 April. Why have organelles retained genomes?. Poster at the 79th Harden Conference Oxygen evolution and reduction – common principles, Innsbruck, Austria.

28-29 January. Participant, Royal Society Discussion Meeting The new bacteriology, London, UK.

2015

21-26 September. Evolution of two light reactions. Cooperation and inter-dependency in photosynthesis, science, and society. International Meeting Photosynthesis Research for Sustainability – 2015. Crete, Greece.

10-11 September. Plastid Preview 2015. Session chair. University of Essex, Colchester, U.K.

2-4 September. The evolutionary origin of oxygenic photosynthesis. Astrobiology Society of Britain (ASB6). Centre for Planetary Sciences at UCL/Birkbeck, London, UK.

28-29 August. Why do we need two sexes? European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) Workshop Trentennial Edition Gender related health factors: biological mechanisms and lifestyle factors. Capri, Italy.

15-19 June. On The Evolutionary Origin of Oxygenic Photosynthesis. Astrobiology Science Conference 2015 (AbSciCon2015) Habitability, Habitable Worlds, and Life. Chicago, Illinois, USA.

30 March-2 April. Anoxygenic photosynthesis and the Archaean world. Society for General Microbiology Symposium The Building Blocks of Microbial Evolution. International Conference Centre, Birmingham, UK.

24 March. A redox switch hypothesis for the evolutionary origin of oxygenic photosynthesis. Iron-Sulfur Proteins Meeting. MRC National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London, UK.

23 January. Anoxygenic Photosynthesis and the Archaean World and Oxygenic Photosynthesis –– Water as Fuel. University College London, UK.

2014

28-29 October. Redox and proton-motive homeostasis. 2nd Conference of Network of Researchers on Horizontal Gene Transfer and the Last Universal Cellular Ancestor. University of Leeds, UK.

16-17 October. Why keep genomes?. National Academy of Sciences’ Sackler Colloquium co-sponsored with the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. Symbioses Becoming Permanent: the Origins and Evolutionary Trajectories of Organelles. Beckman Center, Irvine, California, USA.

14 October. Geobiology Research Seminar. Accidents and eons. How coincidence and free oxygen changed the World forever . Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA.

9-11 October. Mitochondrial genome function and maternal inheritance. Session The Oocyte. Tecnobios Procreazione Symposium 2014. Rome, Italy.

17-18 September. Plastid Preview 2014. Session chair. University of Kent, Canterbury, UK.

30 May. The redox switch hypothesis for the first cyanobacterium – and for the advent of free molecular oxygen. Physics Across Disciplines Colloquium. School of Physics and Astronomy, Queen Mary University of London, UK.

31 January. Two lectures in Energy and Evolution. University College London, UK.

2013

11 December. Research Seminar. The mitochondrial origin of separate sexes. Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany.

10 December. Research Seminar. A redox switch hypothesis for the origin of cyanobacteria. Leibniz-Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH. Braunschweig, Germany.

4 December. Division of Life Sciences Open Day Research Presentation. Research Questions, Cell Evolution, Mitochondria and Sex. University College London, UK.

8 November. Two Part II lectures. Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK.

6 November. Accidents and aeons. How coincidence and free oxygen changed the World forever. School of Science Seminar, University of Greenwich, UK.

9-10 September. Plastid Preview 2013. Session chair. University of Greenwich, UK.

5-6 September. “Coupling between information processing and redox chemistry. Cellular co-location of energy transduction with genome function”. International Conference on Horizontal Gene Transfer and the Last Universal Common Ancestor. The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.

25 June. “Why do chloroplasts and mitochondria carry DNA?” Biologisches Kolloquium, Fachbereich Biologie/Chemie. Universität Osnabrück, Germany.

29 April. Accidents and aeons. How coincidence and free oxygen changed the World forever. Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK.

18 April. Joint UCL Genetics, Evolution and Environment/Institute of Zoology Away Day. Energy, fidelity, ageing, sex. Oocyte mitochondria are quiescent genetic templates. Mappin Pavilion, London Zoo, London, UK.

11 April. Energy, fidelity and sex. Oocyte mitochondria are quiescent genetic templates. Conference Bioenergetics in mitochondria, bacteria and chloroplasts of the Biochemical Society and the Max Planck Institute for Biophysics. Schloss Rauischholzhausen, Ebsdorfergrund, Germany.

10-13 April. Transcriptional control of photosynthetic genes by Chloroplast Sensor Kinase and Histidine Kinase 2 two-component systems. Poster at Bioenergetics in mitochondria, bacteria and chloroplasts of the Biochemical Society and the Max Planck Institute for Biophysics. Schloss Rauischholzhausen, Ebsdorfergrund, Germany.

19 March. Plenary Lecture of the School of Life Sciences Postgraduate Symposium 2013. Research Questions, Cell Evolution, Mitochondria and Sex. University of Warwick, UK.

18 January. Two lectures in Energy and Evolution. Anoxygenic Photosynthesis And the Archaean World and Oxygenic Photosynthesis - Water As Fuel. University College London, UK.

2012

14-15 November. Accidents and aeons • Free oxygen and fixed nitrogen in the origins of cyanobacteria and chloroplasts. The Royal Society Kavli Discussion Meeting Bioenergetics and the major evolutionary transitions. Session Chairman and Co-organiser with Nick Lane, William Martin, John A. Raven. The Kavli Royal Society International Centre, Chicheley Hall, Buckinghamshire, UK.

12-13 November. Energy, fidelity and sex. Oocyte mitochondrial DNA as a protected genetic template. The Royal Society Discussion Meeting Energy transduction and genome function - an evolutionary synthesis. Session Chairman and Meeting Co-organiser with Nick Lane, William Martin, John A. Raven. The Royal Society, London, UK.

26 October. Two Part II lectures. Photosynthesis and control of chloroplast transcription. Why are there still genes in bioenergetic organelles? Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK.

12 September. British Phycological Society 60th Anniversary Meeting. Photosynthesis requires cytoplasmic inheritance. The Natural History Museum, London, UK.

1 July. Society for Experimental Biology meeting. Invited lecture. Photosynthesis requires cytoplasmic inheritance. Salzburg, Austria.

9 May. University College London. Genetics, Evolution and Environment and Mitochondrial Research Consortium Research Seminar Why do chloroplasts and mitochondria carry DNA?. University College London, UK.

3-4 May. Theo Murphy International Scientific Meeting. Structure and dynamics of the thylakoid membrane. Participant. The Kavli Royal Society International Centre, Chicheley Hall, Buckinghamshire, UK.

15 April. NASA Astrobiology Science Conference 2012 - AbSciCon. Lecture A genetic photoswitch in the transition from anoxygenic to oxygenic photosynthesis and in the function of chloroplast DNA. Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

21 February. Plant Biology Research Seminar Photosynthesis requires cytoplasmic inheritance. University of York, UK.

2011

29 October 2011. Two Part II lectures. Photosynthesis and control of chloroplast transcription. Why are there still genes in bioenergetic organelles? Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK.

20 October. Research Seminar. Photosynthesis requires cytoplasmic inheritance. University of Leeds, UK

15 September. The Plastid Preview Lecture 2011. Photosynthesis requires cytoplasmic inheritance. Plastid Preview, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK.

31 August to 3 September. EU Marie Curie and FEBS Meeting on Plant Organellar Signalling. Photosynthesis requires cytoplasmic inheritance. Primošten, Croatia.

12 May. Division of Organisms and Environment, Research Seminar. The redox switch hypothesis for the first cyanobacterium and for the photosynthetic origin of free oxygen. Cardiff University, UK.

2010

3 December 2010. International meeting Evolution of Cooperation. Invited Lecture. Why cytoplasmic inheritance? Genes in chloroplasts and mitochondria. Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA

2 December 2010. Department of Biology Research Seminar. A redox switch hypothesis for the first cyanobacterium and for the photosynthetic origin of free oxygen. Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA

14 October. School of BioSciences. Research Seminar. Photosynthesis requires cytoplasmic inheritance. University of Exeter, UK.

17 June. Biologisch-Medizinischen Forschungszentrums Meeting. Future Challenges in Biological and Medical Research - Evolution, Aging and Disease. Invited plenary lecture The cost and benefit of genes in mitochondria. University of Düsseldorf, Germany.

4 March. Research Seminar in Plant Sciences. Photosynthesis requires cytoplasmic inheritance. CSK is the redox messenger. University of Oxford, UK.

2009

4 December. Invited lecture: The photosynthetic origin of free oxygen. Institut für Botanik III, Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf, Germany.

27 November. The Darwin Lecture. The photosynthetic origin of free oxygen. University of Warwick, UK.

8 July. Symposium on Chlorophylls and Carotenoids in honour of Dr Alison Telfer. Participant. Imperial College, London, UK.

24 April. Anschluss an die Veranstaltung von Herrn Prof. Dr. Holzwarth. Participant. Max-Planck-Institut für Bioanorganische Chemie, Mülheim, Germany.

20 March. School of Biological and Chemical Sciences. Protein & Gene Club seminar. Six interesting samples of slime collected on 10 March 2009 from Coorong Lagoon, South Australia. Queen Mary, University of London, UK.

13 March. School of Molecular and Biomedical Science. The AAS Rudi Lemberg Lecture & The Henry Bennett Lecture in Genetics. Photosynthesis explains cytoplasmic inheritance. CoRR! The University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

11 March. School of Molecular and Biomedical Science. School Lecture. Discipline of Genetics. Genes in organelles Mitochondria, ageing, and sex - energy versus fidelity. The University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

3 March. The Rudi Lemberg Lecture. Genes in organelles. Mitochondria, ageing, and sex - energy versus fidelity. Sponsored by the Australian Academy of Sciences & The Botany Foundation. The University of Melbourne. Department of Botany, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

27 February. Research School of Biological Sciences. The Rudi Lemberg Lecture. Towards an understanding of the structural mechanism of state transitions in photosynthesis. The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia.

26 February. Attended, by invitation, evening lecture on climate change and dinner at the Australian Academy of Sciences, Canberra, ACT, Australia.

26 February. The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT. The Rudi Lemberg Lecture. Photosynthesis Explains Cytoplasmic Inhertitance: A novel ancestral kinase, CSK is the redox messenger. The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia.

24 February. Centre for Cyanobacteria and Astrobiology, School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Science. The Rudi Lemberg Lecture. The redox switch hypothesis for the first cyanobacterium: the origin of two light reactions in photosynthesis. The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

23 February. School of Biological Sciences. Old Geology Lecture Theatre, The Rudi Lemberg Lecture. Genes in Organelles. Mitochondria, ageing, and sex - energy versus fidelity. The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

18 February. School of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences. The Rudi Lemberg Lecture. Why organelle genomes? Costs and benefits of DNA in mitochondria and chloroplasts. The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

4 February. Research seminar. Genes in organelles. Mitochondria, ageing, and sex - energy versus fidelity. Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

2008

19-24 July. European Bioenergetics Conference (EBEC) Invited speaker. Chloroplast Sensor Kinase - the redox messenger of organelle gene expression. Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Irish Republic.

14 July. Photosynthesis Microsymposium. Organiser, Speaker. Photosystem biogenesis explains cytoplasmic inheritance. CSK, the redox messenger. Queen Mary, University of London, UK.

28 February. English Heritage. Attended the unveiling of the blue plaque Sir Karl Popper 1902-1994 Philosopher lived here 1946-1950. 16 Burlington Rise, East Barnet, London, UK.

7 February. Thinking outside the green box. Inaugural lecture as Professor of Biochemistry, Queen Mary, University of London, UK.

2007

20 November. Research Seminar: A redox switch hypothesis for the first cyanobacterium: the origin of two light reactions in photosynthesis. University of Sussex, Falmer, UK.

12-13 September. Photosynthetic and atmospheric evolution. Poster presentation: From anoxygenic to oxygenic photosynthesis. The redox switch hypothesis for the first cyanobacterium."Also oral and written contributions to discussions. Discussion Meeting. The Royal Society, London, UK.

28-31 July. Satellite Meeting: State Transitions. Organiser. 42 registered participants from 16 countries:- Switzerland, UK, Japan, France, Germany, Sweden, Finland, Israel, Croatia, Russia, India, Hungary, P. R. China, Greece, Poland, Czech Republic. Lecture: Introduction. A timeline. Towards a structural description of the mechanism of state transitions. Queen Mary, University of London, UK.

22-27 July. 14th International Congress of Photosynthesis. 800+ participants. Member of UK (host country) organizing committee. Organiser and chairman of session Origin and evolution of photosynthetic systems. Co-author of lecture by S. Puthiyaveetil A bacterial-type sensor kinase that couples electron transport to gene expression in chloroplasts and of one by M. J. Russell Inorganic complexes enabled the onset of life and oxygenic photosynthesis.. Two further poster presentations: Redox switches and evolutionary transitions (J. F. Allen) and Redox effects on chloroplast protein synthesis and phosphorylation (C.A. Allen). The Conference Proceedings are published by Springer, and edited by John F. Allen (Queen Mary, University of London), Elisabeth Gantt (University of Maryland), John H. Golbeck (The Pennsylvania State University) and Barry Osmond (Australian National University). Glasgow, UK.

23-24 April. How Nature uses sunlight to split water. Participant. Oral contribution to discussion. Discussion Meeting. The Royal Society, London, UK.

16 April. BBSRC Energy Town Meeting. Royal Chemical Society, London, UK.

26 March. Chemistry Department Seminar. A redox switch hypothesis for the first cyanobacterium: the origin of two light reactions in photosynthesis. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

23 March. Biochemistry Department Seminar. In search of the structural basis of state transitions. University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

22 March. New Zealand Institute of Chemistry Annual Meeting. The William Evans Lecture. A redox switch hypothesis for the first cyanobacterium: the origin of two light reactions in photosynthesis. Dunedin, New Zealand.

20 March. Biochemistry Department Journal Club."Photosynthetic control of chloroplast gene expression. University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

15 March. Biochemistry Department Journal Club."Falsifiability is good for you. University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

12 March. Biochemistry Department Research Seminar. Genes in organelles. The mitochondrial theory of ageing and separate sexes as mitochondrial division of labour. University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

1 February. Department of Plant Sciences, Research Seminar: A redox switch hypothesis for the first cyanobacterium: the origin of two light reactions in photosynthesis. University of Cambridge, UK

2006

1-2 December. New perspectives in mitochondrial biology. Participant. The Royal College of Medicine, London, UK.

31 October. Graduiertenkolleg an der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf. Molekulare Ziele von Alterungsprozessen und Ansatzpunkte der Alterungsprävention. Invited lecture: Genes in organelles. The mitochondrial theory of ageing and separate sexes as mitochondrial division of labour. Düsseldorf, Germany.

30 October. Invited lecture: A redox switch hypothesis for the first cyanobacterium: the origin of two light reactions in photosynthesis. Institut für Botanik III, Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf. Germany.

19 September. London Area Molecular Plant Sciences, Rothamsted Research, UK.

13-18 August. Poster presentation Genes in organelles. Sex as mitochondrial division of labour. Gordon Research Conference Mitochondria & Chloroplasts. Magdalen College, Oxford, UK.

26 June. School of Biological and Chemical Sciences Biolunch presentation. Bioinformatics, Discovery, and Data Excavation: Induction Beckons Again".Queen Mary, University of London, UK.

21 April. Iron-sulphur proteins discussion meeting. Participant. King's College London, UK.

16 February. Seminar in Plant Sciences. Redox switches and evolutionary transitions. University of Manchester. UK.

13-14 February. Discussion Meeting - Conditions for the emergence of life on the early Earth. Poster presentation (with M. J. Russell, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena) Mineral clusters as common factors in the emergence of life and of oxygenic photosynthesis. Extended oral contribution to General Discussion. The Royal Society, London, UK.

20 January. Seminar in Department of Biological Sciences. Redox switches and evolutionary transitions. University of Warwick, UK

2005

19 December. Biochemical Society Symposium on the occasion of the retirement of Professor M. C. W. Evans, UCL Photosynthesis and beyond. Lecture Chloroplasts, photosynthesis, and microbial physiology. Queen Mary, University of London, UK.

10 November. Department of Botany, Seminar A redox switch hypothesis for the first cyanobacterium and for the persistence of genomes in mitochondria and chloroplasts Stockholm University, Sweden.

5-8 October. DFG-SFB International Symposium: 100 Years of the Endosymbiotic Theory: From Prokaryotes to Eukaryotic Organelles. Invited lecture A redox switch in the origin of two light reactions and in the function of chloroplast and mitochondrial genomes. Elsa-Brändström-Haus, Hamburg, Germany.

26-27 September. Discussion Meeting - Major steps in cell evolution. Participant. The Royal Society, London, UK.

7-11 September. Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence (SENS), Second Conference. Lecture and poster Sex as a division of labour between mitochondria. Queens' College, Cambridge, UK.

21-26 May. IVth European Science Foundation Research Conference on Molecular Bioenergetics of Cyanobacteria, Invited lecture A redox switch hypothesis for the first cyanobacterium - and for the origin of two light reactions in photosynthesis. San Feliu de Guixols, Spain.

19 April. Research Seminar, Division of Environmental & Applied Biology, School of Life Sciences. A redox switch in the function of chloroplast and mitochondrial genomes and the origin of two light reactions. University of Dundee, UK.

13 April. Energy conversion in the origins and evolution of cells. Discussion meeting, Co-organiser, chairman of session, and speaker: A redox switch in the function of chloroplast and mitochondrial genomes and the origin of two light reactions. Queen Mary, University of London, UK.

12-17 March. FEBS Advanced Lecture Course Origin and Evolution of Mitochondria and Chloroplasts", Invited lecture Photosynthesis and the origins of cells. Wildbad Kreuth, Germany.

11 March. School of Biological Sciences Protein and Gene Club The interaction of phosphorylated light-harvesting complex II with chloroplast photosystem. The structural foundation of light-state transitions in plants and algae. Queen Mary, University of London, UK.

2004

8 December Two lectures in Lehrstuhl für Physiologie und Biochemie der Pflanzen, Fachbereich Biologie, Photosynthesis and the origins of cells. Universität Konstanz, Germany.

5 November. Seminar in Institut de Biologie Structurale et de Microbiologie, BIP/CNRS, Redox regulation of gene expression, the function of chloroplasts and mitochondrial genomes, and origins of two light reactions. Marseille, France.

23 September. Two invited lectures to the Department of Mathematics and Physics, Photosynthesis and the origins of cells. University of Roskilde, Denmark.

16-18 September. Philosophy: Problems, Aims, Responsibilities a conference to mark the 10th anniversary of the death of Karl Popper. Chairman of Session. Invited lecture in Plenary Special Symposium on the Life Sciences Bioinformatics, Discovery, and Data Excavation: Induction Beckons Again. University of Warwick, UK.

12-17 September. Endocytobiology IX: International Society of Endocytobiology Society of Endocytobiology Meeting, Invited lecture. Redox regulation as the function of genomes in bioenergetic organelles …and in the origin of two light reactions in photosynthesis, starting the transition to an aerobic world. University of Jena, Germany.

10 September. German Botanical Society Meeting Invited lecture State transitions and redox signalling in photosynthesis. Braunschweig, Germany.

29 August to 3 September. 13th International Congress of Photosynthesis, Three poster presentations. Montréal, Québec, Canada.

25-28 August. Photosynthesis and Post-Genomic Era: From Biophysics to Molecular Biology, a Path in the Research of Photosystem II. Invited lecture Homology or analogy? State transitions at thirty-five. Montréal, Québec, Canada.

2003

21 November. Department of Molecular Biophysics, seminar Perspectives on the new structures for the cytochrome b6/f complex of oxygenic photosynthesis. Lund University, Sweden

29 September . Plenary lecture Why mitochondria and chloroplasts contain genomes", 8th Croatian Biological Congress. Zagreb, Croatia.

28 May. Research seminar The function of genomes in bioenergetic organelles. Max-Planck-Institut für Züchtungsforschung. Köln, Germany.

5-11 April. Invited lecture The function of genomes in bioenergetic organelles. FEBS Workshop Evolution of chloroplasts and mitochondria. Hvar, Croatia.

19 March. Introduction to Lund Life Sciences MiniSymposium Discovery and Innovation. Organiser. Main speakers: Richard L. Gregory (Bristol, UK) Knowledge for vision: vision for knowledge"; Sture Forsén (Lund, Sweden) Discoveries and creativity in the life sciences"; Donald W. Braben (Venture Research International Ltd., UK) Blue skies research and the global economy. Lund University, Sweden.

2002

5 November. Institute of Theoretical Biology, Research Seminar. The Function of Genomes in Mitochondria and Chloroplasts. Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.

28-29 October. Strategic Research Foundation Workshop on Expression & Structural Studies of Membrane Proteins, Chalmers University. Chairman of session Structural studies. Gothenberg, Sweden.

15 -26 July. CNRS Summer School From Genome to Life: Structural, Functional and Evolutionary Approaches. Invited lectures Hypothetico-deductive science and the function of cytoplasmic genomes and Why are there two sexes?. Chairman of session on functional genomics. Cargèse, Corsica.

17 -19 July. Centre for Interdisciplinary Research. Redox regulation: from molecular responses to environmental adaptation. Invited, opening lecture Redox sensors, redox response regulators. University of Bielefeld, Germany.

28 June. Novartis Foundation Discussion meeting Molecular evolution of photosynthesis and respiration. Co -organiser (with J. A. Raven) and chair of session. The Novartis Foundation, London, UK.

26-27 June. Royal Society Discussion Meeting Comparative functional genomics of organelles and their bacterial homologues - new perspectives on symbiosis in cell evolution", organised by J F Allen and J A Raven. Lecture Redox control of gene expression as the function of genomes in bioenergetic organelles. Chair of session Chloroplasts. The Royal Society, London, UK.

Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Co-organiser and chair of session Photosynthesis and respiration. Stockholm, Sweden.

9-12 June. Fifth European Workshop on the Molecular Biology of Cyanobacteria

13-15 March. Royal Society and Novartis Foundation Discussion Meetings Molecular Structure and Function of Photosystem II. Participant. London, UK.

6 March. The 2002 Drummond Lecture. The balancing act, redox poise and signalling. Queen Mary, University of London, UK.

31 January. Seminar in Biochemistry. The balancing act, redox poise and signalling. Lund University, Sweden,

2001

24-28 August. Evolution of Photosynthesis. Invited lecture Genomes in chloroplasts and mitochondria permit autonomous, regulatory coupling between electron transport and gene expression. Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.

18-23 August. XIIth International Congress on Photosynthesis. Plenary lecture The balancing act, redox poise and signalling. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

15-18 August. PS 2001 Electron Transfer Satellite Meeting. Poster Balancing the two photosystems. Photosynthetic electron transfer governs transcription of reaction centre genes in chloroplasts. Couran Cove, Queensland, Australia.

7- 10 April. Biochemical Society meeting, Bioenergetics group colloquium Assembly and repair of membrane-bound electron transport complexes: from plant physiology to medicine. Invited speaker; Redox signalling as the function of chloroplast and mitochondrial genetic systems. Bristol, UK.

31 March-6 April. Meeting From Prokaryotes to Eukaryotic organelles: Cellular, Biochemical and Genetical Integration. FEBS meeting. Invited speaker. Genomes in chloroplasts and mitochondria enable regulatory coupling of gene expression to photosynthetic and respiratory electron transport. Hvar, Croatia.

2000

19-22 November. CNRS Jacques Monod Conference Structure and function in oxygenic photosynthesis. Roscoff, France.

28-30 October. 5th Nordic Photosynthesis Congress. Participant. Elsinore, Denmark.

4-7 October. International symposium Signals, Sensing and Plant Primary Metabolism. Invited plenary lecture Photosynthetic control of chloroplast gene expression. University of Potsdam, Germany.

20 September. German Botanical Society Conference. Invited lecture. Jena, Germany.

8-11 September. European Molecular Biology Organisation Workshop Origins of cells and their organelles: evolutionary genomics at the crossroads. Invited speaker. Höör, Sweden.

15-19 July. Plant Biology 2000. American Society of Plant Physiologists annual meeting. Plenary lecture Balancing the two photosystems: photosynthetic electron transfer governs transcription of reaction centre genes in chloroplasts in symposium Redox regulation. San Diego, Califormia, USA.

14 April. Participant in Novartis Foundation Discussion Meeting, London, UK.

12-13 April. Royal Society Discussion Meeting Photoprotection of the photosynthetic apparatus: alternative photon and electron sinks. Invited lecture Balancing the two photosystems: photosynthetic electron transfer governs transcription of reaction centre genes in chloroplasts. The Royal Society, London, UK.

29 March. Research Seminar Photosynthesis and redox signalling: a key to the functional genomics of cells and organelles. University of Glasgow, UK.

19 January. Research Seminar Why chloroplasts and mitochondria contain genomes. University of Tampere, Finland.

1999

23 September. Invited participant in the 1999 Crafoord Foundation Prize Ceremony. Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden.

21 September. Crafoord Foundation Symposium. Participant. Evolutionary theory. Lund University, Sweden.

25 August. Medicon Valley Academy Bio-symposium, Panum, Co-chairman and co-organiser of session Plant Biotechnology. Copenhagen, Denmark.

17 June. Research Seminar, Department of Genetics, Technisches Universität Braunschweig, Germany.

16 June. Research Seminar, Department of Biology, University of Bielefeld, Germany.

25 May. Research Seminar, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK.

28 May. Lund University Genomics Symposium. Seminar Why chloroplasts and mitochondria contain genomes. Lund University, Sweden.

7-8 May. Invited speaker on Photosynthetic control of gene expression in international symposium Cell Signalling", Department of Molecular Biology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

15-18 April. Bioinformatics. 2nd Nordic symposium. Lund, Sweden.

29-30 March. Aminoff Symposium on Electron Microscopy in Structure Determination of Macromolecules. Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockhom, Sweden.

1998

10-13 December. International Meeting of the Innovationskolleg, Cell specialization and redox controlled signalling. Invited lecture Redox signals from photosynthesis. Halle (Saale), Germany,

27-29 November. Fourth Nordic Congress on Photosynthesis. Chairman of sessions Synthesis of natural and artificial systems. Expression of photosynthetic genes and Principles and structure of photosynthetic systems. Poster presentations: Effects of phosphorylation at the N-terminus of LHC II"; Photosynthetic control of chloroplast gene expression: evidence for redox regulation as the function of organelle genomes. Naantali, Finland.

13 November. Symposium Intracellular redox systems", Carlsberg Laboratory, Copenhagen, Denmark.

13-18 September. Gordon Research Conference on Mitochondria and Chloroplasts. Poster session I: Separate sexes and the mitochondrial theory of ageing. Poster session II: Photosynthetic control of chloroplasts gene expression: reaction centre gene transcription is governed by the redox state of plastoquinone. Les Diablerets, Switzerland.

8 September. Medicon Valley Academy Bioconference, Lund, Sweden. Invited lecture in Bioimaging symposium: Imaging signal transduction in plant photosynthesis. Lund University, Sweden

1-5 August. Euchem meeting Protein phosphorylation in photosynthesis. Organiser and co-chairman with Professor Bertil Andersson, Stockholm University. Lecture: Redox signals and photosynthetic control of gene expression. Chairman of session Protein kinases and phosphatases. Discussion leader. This meeting was supported by: the Nobel Committee for Chemistry of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences; the Swedish National Committee for Chemistry; the Nordic Energy Research Programme of the Nordic Council of Ministers; the Scandinavian Society for Plant Physiology. There were twenty-two invited speakers and sixty participants. Sigtuna, Sweden.

27 June-2 July. 10th European Bioenergetics Conference, Chairman of colloquium Structural evolution of photosynthesis. Poster Photosynthetic control of chloroplast gene expression: evidence for redox regulation as the function of organelle genomes. Göteborg, Sweden.

29-31 March. Society for General Microbiology Symposium Microbial responses to light and time", Invited lecture Light, time and micro-organisms. University of Nottingham, UK.

4 February. Lund Molecular Biology Seminar Series. Light, time and micro-organisms. Lund University, Sweden.

29-30 January. Photosynthesis 2000, Universite de Lausanne. Invited speaker. Structural effects of LHC II phosphorylation and redox control of chloroplast transcription in photosystem stoichiometry adjustment. Chairman of session Control of photosynthetic gene expression. Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland.

1997

7 November. Seminar Redox control of chloroplast thylakoid protein phosphorylation and regulation of light-harvesting function: structural and evolutionary implications. University of Würzburg, Germany.

25-27 October. Third Nordic Congress on Photosynthesis. Joint chairman of session Structural and Dynamic Aspects of Natural and Artificial Photosynthetic Membranes. Sigtuna, Sweden.

27-29 September. European Science Foundation Workshop Molecular Recognition in Photosynthesis. Invited speaker. Phosphorylation directs molecular recognition through helix formation at the N-terminus of chloroplast light-harvesting complex II. Jaca, Spain.

24-26 May. The Cytochrome b6f-Complex - Electron Transfer, Proton Translocation and Redox Sensing Workshop within the ESF-program Biophysics of Photosynthesis. Invited speaker. Redox signals from the chloroplast thylakoid: structural and evolutionary implications. Universität Regensburg, Germany.

17 May. Ruhr-Universität Bochum. Biology Graduate School, International Scientific Symposium Developmental Signaling. Invited lecture Redox signaling. Bochum, Germany.

17-20 April. 15th Annual Missouri Symposium on Current Topics in Plant Biochemistry, Physiology and Molecular Biology, Phosphorylation-Dephosphorylation of Plant Proteins", University of Missouri. Invited lecture Redox control of chloroplast thylakoid protein phosphorylation: structural and evolutionary implications. Columbia, Missouri, USA.

24-29 March. Conference Jacques Monod de la CNRS. Synthesis and function of photosynthetic complexes. Invited speaker Redox control of synthesis and phosphorylation of chloroplast proteins. Three poster presentations, and chairman of session Structure and function of light-harvesting systems. Aussois, France.

1996

17-20 September. 4th German-Swedish Photosynthesis Symposium. Invited speaker. Evidence for a 3-D structural change upon phosphorylation of LHC II and for complementary redox control of chloroplast transcription. Chairman of session. Vilm, Germany.

3 April. Research seminar, Genetics Center, Uppsala University, Sweden.

1995

19-21 November. Swedish Natural Science Research Council Symposium Molecular structure, function and dynamics. Lund University, Sweden.

20-25 August. Xth International Congress on Photosynthesis. Eight poster presentations and contributions to two discussion sessions. Montpellier, France.

16-20 August. International Workshop on Light-Harvesting Systems. Two poster presentations. Nant, France.

25 April. Research Seminar Redox signals in photosynthesis: implications for chloroplast and mitochondrial genomes. Glynn Research Foundation, Bodmin, Cornwall, UK.

11 March. German Physiological Society International Symposium Mechanisms of oxygen sensing to regulate ion channel activity and gene expression. Invited speaker: Redox control of gene expression in chloroplasts and mitochondria. Münster, Germany.

10 March. Research Seminar, Department of Botany, University of Münster, Germany

9 March. Research Seminar Redox signals in photosynthesis: structural and evolutionary implications. Max-Planck-Institut für Strahlenchemie, Mülheim, Germany.

17 January. Planning Meeting for Strategic Research Foundation Proposal Molecular Redox Signalling", Biochemistry Department, Stockholm University, Sweden.

1994

10-12 December. 34th National Institute for Basic Biology Conference Responses of the photosynthetic apparatus to environmental light conditions. Invited speaker. Effects of redox potential on thylakoid protein phosphorylation and on chloroplast and mitochondrial protein synthesis. Okazaki, Japan.

4 November. Research Seminar, Department of Biological Sciences. Redox signals in photosynthesis: structural and evolutionary implications. Warwick University, UK.

3 November. Nature 125th Anniversary Symposium Our Place in Nature. Participant. The Royal Institution, London, UK.

2 November. Research Seminar, Department of Plant Sciences. Redox signals in photosynthesis: a paradigm for chloroplast and mitochondrial gene expression? Oxford University, UK.

1-6 May. Gordon Research Conference, Extrachromosomal Elements: Mitochondria & Chloroplasts. Invited speaker. Protein phosphorylation and redox homeostasis in chloroplasts and (other) prokaryotes. Volterra, Italy,

27-30 April. Phytochemical Society and Federation of European Societies for Plant Physiology Meeting Plant Membrane Biology", Lund, Sweden. Member of organising committee. Invited lecture Redox control of protein phosphorylation in photosynthesis and gene expression. Lund University, Sweden.

27-29 March. Plant Cell Biology Workshop on Thylakoid Protein Phosphorylation The external speakers were Bertil Andersson (Stockholm University), Eva-Mari Aro (Turku University), Andrew Cuming (Leeds University), Doris Godde (Ruhr-Universität, Bochum), Erika Liker (Hungarian Academy, Szeged), Itzhak Ohad (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) and Francis-André Wollman (Institut de biologie physico-chimique, Paris). The Lund University contributors were Per-åke Albertsson, Hreinn Stefansson and Cecilia Sundby-Emanuelsson (from Biochemistry), and Lüling Cheng, Gunilla Håkansson, André Struglics, Dalibor Stys and myself (from Plant Cell Biology). Krassimir Alexciev, Gunilla Håkansson and Carin Jarl-Sunesson chaired the sessions. Lecture Protein phosphorylation in regulation of photosynthesis - past and future tenses. The Proceedings of the meeting are published:- Proceedings of a Plant Cell Biology workshop on thylakoid protein phosphorylation. Lund University, Sweden, 27-29 March, 1994. Physiologia Plantarum 93: 171-205, 1995 Lund University, Sweden.

19-21 March. 3rd German-Swedish Symposium on Structure and Function of Photosynthetic Reaction Centres Invited speaker Protein phosphorylation and energy distribution. Schloß Reinach, Freiburg-Munzingen, Germany.

8 March. Research Seminar Protein phosphorylation in regulation of photosynthesis. Department of Biochemistry, Odense University, Odense, Denmark.

1993

4-6 November. Second Nordic Conference on Photosynthesis. Eight poster presentations, including single-author poster An hypothesis for the function of chloroplast genomes. Chairman of session Photosystem II. Oslo, Norway.

28 June-2 July. Conference Jacques Monod de la CNRS. Protein-protein interactions in the photosynthetic apparatus. Phosphorylation determines the structure of the N-terminus of chloroplast LHC II: NMR studies of synthetic peptides. Chairman of session. Aussois, France.

3 June. Botanisches Institut. Seminar Regulation of photosynthesis by protein phosphorylation in chloroplasts and cyanobacteria. Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany.

20-23 May. DFG Forschergruppe meeting Expression und interaktion von funktionselementen in der biogenese pflanzlicher organellen. Guest speaker on Molecular biology of thylakoid function. Thylakoid protein phosphorylation in regulation of chloroplast function and assembly. Ruhr Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany.

24 February. Lund Molecular Biology Seminar Series. Protein phosphorylation in redox control of photosynthesis: structural and evolutionary predictions. Lund University, Sweden.

18 January. Plant Biochemistry Laboratory Seminar Cyclic photophosphorylation. Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Copenhagen, Denmark.

1992

5-7 December. Invited participant in the Scheele Symposium on Oxygen. Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden.

26 November. Department of Plant Physiology Seminar Phosphorylation of LHC II: membrane and protein structural implications. Umeå University, Sweden.

16 November. Educational Lectures for Sixth Form Students. Invited lecture. Photosynthesis and Molecular Evolution. The Linnean Society of London, London, UK.

2 October. Department of Microbiology Seminar Protein phosphorylation in regulation of photosynthesis. Biozentrum, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

2 October. Institute for Molecular Biology and Biophysics. Seminar Protein phosphorylation in regulation of photosynthesis. Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, Switzerland.

27 September-1 October 1992. IIIe cycle romand en sciences biologiques. Signal Transduction in Biological Systems. Invited lecture Regulation of photosynthesis by protein phosphorylation. Chairman and organiser of Journal Club. Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland.

5-7 September 1992. Meeting on Evolution of Photosynthetic Systems. Poster presentation Redox control of gene expression in chloroplast evolution. National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki, Japan.

30 August - 4 September. XIth International Congress on Photosynthesis. Invited discussion leader in session on Light Acclimation. Three poster presentations: Molecular structural effects of protein phosphorylation in regulation of photosynthesis; Partial purification of the 15 kDa phosphoprotein of Synechococcus 6301; A photodamage process which is distinguishable from photoinactivation is characterized as inactivation of multiple sites. Nagoya, Japan.

27-30 August 1992. International Symposium on Molecular Structure and Regulation of Photosynthetic Pigment Systems. Lecture Protein structural implication of LHC II phosphorylation. Sanda Conference Center, Osaka, Japan.

29 June. Laboratory of Microbiology. Seminar Redox control of protein phosphorylation in photosynthesis: structural effects and implications for the evolution of organelle genomes. University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

30 March-1 April. AFRC Robert Hill Symposium on Photosynthesis. Invited lecture. Protein structural implications of LHC II phosphorylation. Imperial College, London, UK.

27-29 February. 28th National Institute for Basic Biology Conference Dynamics of thylakoid membrane assembly. Invited lecture Protein phosphorylation and control of protein-protein interactions in photosynthetic membranes. Okazaki, Japan.

1991

27-29 November. First Nordic Congress on Photosynthesis. Lecture Cyanobacterial membrane phosphoproteins", three poster presentations and chairman of a session Protein Phosphorylation. Copenhagen, Denmark.

15-20 September. The 37th Harden Conference. The molecular and structural basis of regulation in photosynthesis. The Biochemical Society. Professor J Barber (Imperial College London) and Dr J B Jackson, (University of Birmingham) were co-organisers of this meeting, which had 40 invited speakers. The Harden Lecture was given by Dr Hartmut Michel (MPI für Biophysik, Frankfurt). Chairman of session Light-harvesting systems. Lecture: What happens to thylakoid proteins upon phosphorylation?. Wye College, Kent, UK.

12-16 August. Scandinavian Societies for Plant Physiology. Organiser of two Symposia and a Plenary Lecture, by Professor Nam-Hai Chua, (The Rockefeller University). The Symposia were Photosynthesis - thylakoid structure and function (also acting as chairman) and Photosynthesis - gene expression and biogenesis. Lecture given in the latter Symposium: Electron transport-linked covalent modification in post-translational and transcriptional control. Ulvik, Norway.

24-28 June. CNRS Jacques Monod Conference The Molecular Biology of the Photosynthetic Apparatus. Poster presentation: Protein phosphorylation in regulation of photosynthesis: plastoquinone redox-control in cyanobacteria and LHC II structural considerations in chloroplasts. Chairman of session Envelope-associated reactions. Roscoff, France.

18 April. Research Seminar Protein phosphorylation in regulation of photosynthesis. Department of Plant Physiology, University of Umeå, Sweden.

1990

16 November. Research seminar Protein phosphorylation in control of excitation energy distribution in photosynthesis. Plant Biochemistry Laboratory, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Copenhagen, Denmark.

15 November. Research seminar Protein phosphorylation in control of excitation energy distribution in photosynthesis. Departments of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, University of Lund, Sweden.

14 November. Research seminar Protein phosphorylation in control of excitation energy distribution in photosynthesis. Department of Plant Physiology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Helsingør, Denmark.

10-11 October. 2nd Nordic Conference on Protein Engineering. Poster presentation.

27-29 September. Workshop on Computer-Assisted Image Analysis in Medicine and Biology. Conventum, Oslo, Norway.

5-10 August. 7th Congress of the Federation of European Societies of Plant Physiology. Invited speaker in symposium on Structure and Dynamics of Thylakoids. Umeå, Sweden.

7 June. Research seminar Control of thylakoid structure and function by protein phosphorylation. Biochemistry Department, University of Stockholm, Sweden.

13-15 May. First European Workshop on the Molecular Biology of Cyanobacteria, Contribution What is the mechanism of regulation of excitation energy distribution between photosystems I and II in cyanobacteria? Dourdan, France.

4-6 April. Participant. AFRC Meeting on Photosynthesis, Imperial College, London, UK.

21 March. Botany Division research seminar, Biology Department. University of Oslo, Norway.

1 March. DNA-Group research seminar, Biology Department, University of Oslo, Norway.

23 January. Research Seminar Levels of control of thylakoid structure and function by covalent protein modification. Robert Hill Research Institute on Photosynthesis, Sheffield University, UK.

1989

19-20 December. Invited lecture. The Biochemical Society meeting, St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical School, London, UK.

18 December. British Photobiology Society meeting. Invited lecture Covalent protein modification and levels of regulation in photosynthesis. King's College London, UK.

14-15 September. Plastid Preview, Chairman of session Chloroplast Components. University of Wales, College of Aberystwyth, UK.

6-11 August. VIIIth International Congress on Photosynthesis. Four poster presentations: Characterisation and purification of polypeptides undergoing light-dependent phosphorylation in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus 6301, P-700 photooxidation in state 1 and in state 2 in cyanobacteria upon flash illumination with phycobilin and chlorophyll absorbed light, Phosphoproteins in the purple bacterium, Rhodospirillum rubrum and How does protein phosphorylation control protein-protein interactions in the photosynthetic membrane? Stockholm, Sweden.

2-5 August. Symposium on Molecular Biology of Membrane-Bound Complexes in Phototrophic Bacteria. Lecture Modification of a transcriptional activator by imbalance in excitation energy distribution in Synechococcus 6301. Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany.

12-14 April. Participant. Biochemical Society Meeting, Aberystwyth, UK.

5 April. Participant. Society for Experimental Biology Meeting, University of Edinburgh, UK.

3 January. Invited Review Lecture, Northern Molecular Genetics Group Meeting, Leeds University, UK.

1988

20 December. British Photobiology Society Meeting. Participant. Imperial College, London, UK.

27 October. Regulation of photosynthetic unit structure and function by protein phosphorylation. Research seminar, Department of Plant Sciences, Oxford University, UK.

17 October. Regulation of photosynthetic unit structure and function by protein phosphorylation. Research seminar, Department of Biochemistry. Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, University of London, UK.

14 October. Protein phosphorylation and control of excitation energy distribution in photosynthesis. Research seminar, Biology Department. University College, London, UK.

12-13 September. Plastid Preview, Cambridge University, UK.

7 July. Leeds University Plant Biology Group Seminar. Leeds University, UK.

12-17 June. Jacques Monod Conference of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Structure et fonction des próteines membranaires dans les transferts d'électrons dans l'appareil photosynthétique. Two poster contributions. Roscoff, France.

25-27 May. Royal Society meeting New horizons in measurement of photosynthesis. Participant. The Royal Society, London, UK.

16 April. Meeting on biochemistry of photosynthetic membranes, Imperial College, London, UK.

14 April. Society for General Microbiology meeting. Invited lecture Membrane protein phosphorylation and regulation of photosynthesis in eubacteria and cyanobacteria in session on intra-cellular membranes in prokaryotes. University of Warwick, UK.

11-13 April. Phytochemical Society/Biochemical Society meeting Plant membranes - structure, function and assembly University College, Cardiff, UK.

30 March. Invited review lecture at Biochemical Society meeting on Biochemical Bioenergetics, Keele University, UK.

1987

21 December. Kinetics of photooxidation of P-700 in state 1 and state 2 in the green alga Scenedesmus obliquus. Seminar at British Photobiology Society meeting, Queen Mary College, London, UK.

25 November. Protein phosphorylation and control of photosynthetic unit function Research seminar in Department of Biochemistry, University of Birmingham, UK.

22 October. Protein phosphorylation and control of photosynthetic unit function. Research seminar in Department of Biochemistry, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK.

22-23 September. Plastid Preview. Twenty-five talks were presented in five sessions. Participants came from over twenty different University departments and other research institutions. Leeds University, UK.

6 May. Control by protein phosphorylation of photosynthetic unit function: a general model. Lecture and research seminar at the invitation of Pierre Joliot, l'Institut de Biologie Physico-Chimique. Le College de France. Paris, France.

29 April. Joint Microbiology/Plant Biochemistry Research Seminar, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, UK.

11 March. Research Seminar, Calvin Laboratory. University of California, Berkeley, California, USA.

10 February. Plant Molecular Biology Graduate Class, Department of Biology, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA.

9 February. Plant Molecular Biology Research Seminar, Department of Biology, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA.

28 January. Carnegie-Stanford Plant Science Seminar, Carnegie Institution of Washington Department of Plant Biology. Stanford University, California, USA.

21 January. Photosynthesis Research Seminar. University of California, Berkeley, California, USA.

1986

17 December. British Photobiology Society Meeting, Paper Protein phosphorylation in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus 6301. Imperial College, London, UK.

27 September. Seminar, Department of Plant Sciences. University of Leeds, UK.

24-25 September. Plastid Preview, Paper The 9 kDa phosphoprotein of pea thylakoids. Chairman of session on protein synthesis. Warwick University, UK.

17-19 July. Biochemical Society Meeting on Photosynthesis and Genetic Engineering. Poster Phosphorylation of membrane proteins in photosynthetic prokaryotes. Oxford University, UK.

8-9 January. Session Adaptations and electron transport in photosynthesis of Society for Experimental Biology Meeting. Session organiser; twelve invited speakers. Chairman of the first of the session's three parts, the other invited chairmen being Dr N G Holmes (University of Leeds) and Dr C H Foyer (University of Sheffield). University of Leeds,UK.

1985

10-15 August. VIIth International Congress on Photosynthesis. Four poster presentations and round-table discussion. Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

20-21 March. Biochemical Society Colloquium Control and switching of electron transport chains. Lecture Protein phosphorylation and control of photosynthetic unit function. Dundee University, UK.

1984

18 December. British Photobiology Society Meeting. Sheffield University, UK.

10 October. Research Seminar, Department of Biochemistry. University of Leeds, UK.

4-6 September. Biochemical Society Workshop on Recombinant DNA. University of Leeds, UK.

12 July. Society for Experimental Biology Meeting. Glasgow University, UK.

9 May. Research Seminar, Department of Plant Sciences. Protein phosphorylation and photosynthesis - prospects in peas and prokaryotes. University of Leeds, UK.

2 May. Research Seminar, Biology Department. Essex University, UK.

15-17 April. AFRC Meeting on Photosynthesis, Sheffield University, UK.

6 April. Seminar Photosynthesis. Biochemical aspects of 'A' level biology, Department of Biochemistry, University of Leeds, UK.

1983

20 December. Biochemical Society Colloquium on Phosphorylation of Membrane Proteins. Invited paper Protein phosphorylation and optimal production of ATP in photosynthesis. Polytechnic of Central London, UK.

25 November. Research Seminar, Department of Genetics, University of Leeds, UK.

1-6 August. VIth International Congress on Photosynthesis. Poster presentation LHCP phosphorylation and state 1-state 2 transitions. Free University, Brussels, Belgium.

1972-82

Society for Experimental Biology meeting, 1982. Leiden, The Netherlands.

Seminars given at meetings of The British Photobiology Society; The Society for Experimental Biology; The Biochemical Society; Plastid Preview: and by invitation of university departments in the UK (King's College London; Liverpool; Birmingham; Sheffield; Warwick) and USA (Urbana, Illinois; Berkeley, California).

Invited lecture Superoxide and photosynthetic reduction of oxygen. European Molecular Biology Organisation Workshop on Superoxide and Superoxide Dismutases, 1976, Banyuls, France.

International Association of Plant Physiologists, 1974, in Würzburg, Federal Republic of Germany.


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