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Keynote Lectures and Symposia

The conference will feature daily plenary sessions (including the Keynote Lectures and the Young Investigator Award Lecture), a variety of parallel symposia sessions (with invited lectures and open oral presentations) and poster sessions.

John L. Spudich (Houston, TX, US)
Microbial rhodopsins and optogenetics
Alberto Diaspro (Genova, IT)
Controlling and manipulating fluorescence dynamics towards nanoscale bioimaging
Claire Wyart (Paris, FR)
Light on a sensory interface relaying information from cerebrospinal fluid to motor circuits
Thomas Carell (München, DE)
The dynamics of DNA photo-damage and enzymatic photo-repair
Giorgia Miolo (Padova, IT)
Methodologies based on light as helpful tools in crime investigation
Sebastiano Campagna (Messina, IT)
Artificial photosynthesis: a concert for photons and electrons
Georg T. Wondrak (Tucson, AZ, US)
From photo-excited states to molecular interventions: targeting skin photo-oxidative stress
Giorgio Paolucci (Allan, JO)
SESAME: Science and intercultural dialogue in the Middle East
(Lecture sponsored by the Municipality of Pisa)
 
Molecular and cellular aspects of PDT
Chair: Kristian Berg (Oslo, NO), Patrycja Nowak-Sliwinska (Lausanne, CH)
Chemistry and delivery of photosensitisers
Chair: Graça Neves (Aveiro, PT), Gang Zheng (Toronto, CA)
Translational and therapeutical aspects of PDT
Chair: Abhishek Garg (Leuven, BE), Tayyaba Hasan (Boston, US)
Experimental and preclinical models of topical PDT
Chair: Catharina M. Lerche (Copenhagen, DK), Pål Kristian Selbo (Oslo, NO)
New horizons in antimicrobial PDT
Chair: Michael Hamblin (Boston, US), Tim Maisch (Regensburg, DE)
DNA photolesions - recent advances
Chair: Thierry Douki (Grenoble, FR), Laurent Marrot (Aulnay-sous-Bois, FR)
Frontiers in DNA repair
Chair: Patrick Rochette (Québec, CA), Evelyne Sage (Paris, FR)
UV, melanocytes and melanoma
Chair: Markus Böhm (Münster, DE), Lionel Larue (Orsay, FR)
Experimental photoprotection - from cellular to animal studies
Chair: Vivienne E. Reeve (Sydney, AU), Rex M. Tyrrell (Bath, UK)
Photoimmunology in health and disease
Chair: Scott N. Byrne (Sydney, AU), Prue H. Hart (West Perth, AU)
Drug photosensitivity and carcinogenesis
Chair: Sally H. Ibbotson (Dundee, UK), Miguel A. Miranda (Valencia, ES)
New light technologies in cutaneous  photodiagnosis and treatment
Chair: Giovanni Pellacani (Modena, IT), Franz Trautinger (Sankt Pölten, AT)
Topical Photoprotection: 2017
Chair: Henry W. Lim (Detroit, US), Gillian M. Murphy (Dublin, IE)
Systemic photoprotection
Chair: Gary Halliday (Sydney, AU), Wilhelm Stahl (Düsseldorf, DE)
Benefit (vitamin D synthesis) versus hazard (skin cancer) of sunlight exposure
Chair: Lesley E. Rhodes (Manchester, UK), Antony R. Young (London, UK)
Light and vitamin A in retinal disease
Chair: Rosalie K. Crouch (Charleston, US), Yannis Koutalos (Charleston, US)
Non-visual photoreception and circadian vision: from basic and applied research to human behavior and health
Chair: Carlo Musio (Trento, IT), Joan E. Roberts (New York, US)
Cryptochromes and novel photoreceptors for UV-visible light
Chair: Margaret Ahmad (Paris, FR)
UV-B-stimulated plant protection
Chair: Gareth I. Jenkins (Glasgow, UK), Éva Hideg (Pécs, HU)
Photoreception shapes photosynthesis
Chair: Roberto Bassi (Verona, IT), Lucia Guidi (Pisa, IT)
Light harvesting dynamics
Chair: Diana Kirilovsky (Gif sur Yvette, FR), Alexander Ruban (London, UK)
Biotechnological applications of photosynthesis
Chair: Giuseppina Rea (Monterotondo, IT), Massimo Trotta (Bari, IT)
Photobiology and photochemistry in aquatic environments
Chair: Patrick Neale (Edgewater, US), Ruben Sommaruga (Innsbruck, AT)
Environmental antimicrobial PDT
Chair: Adelaide Almeida (Aveiro, PT), Kristjan Plaetzer (Salzburg, AT)
Photofunctional proteins
Chair: Andreas Möglich (Berlin, DE), Santi Nonell (Barcelona, ES)
Dynamic luminescent probes
Chair: Ranieri Bizzarri (Pisa, IT), Thomas Gensch (Jülich, DE)
Time- and space-resolved photobiology
Chair: Cristina Flors (Madrid, ES), Cristiano Viappiani (Parma, IT)
From irradiance to dose
Chair: Stefan Andersson-Engels (Cork, IE), Giovanni Romano (Firenze, IT)
Photobiology in industry
Chair: Alberto Diaspro (Genova, IT), Roberto Pini (Firenze, IT)
Satellite symposium - Turning photobiology into commercial reality: exploiting UV radiation for sustainable and innovative food
Chair: Gareth I. Jenkins (Glasgow, UK), Annamaria Ranieri (Pisa, IT)