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26 février

Paul G. FALKOWSKI Light to Life : We are all captured sunlight

Invited by Maria Helena Cruz de Carvalho - Green Committee

4 pm to 5 pm

The video seminar of Paul G. Falkowski (Rutgers University, NJ, USA) will take place in Salle Favard, IBENS, 46 rue d’Ulm 75005 Paris

About the speaker
Paul G. Falkowski is the Bennett L. Smith Professor of Business and Natural Resources, and founding Director of the Environmental Biophysics and Molecular Ecology Program at Rutgers University (NJ, USA). His scientific interests include the evolution of earth systems, paleoecology, photosynthesis, biophysics, biogeochemical cycles and symbiosis. Member of the United States National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Paul G. Falkowski has received numerous awards throughout his career, including the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement in 2018, for his work on phytoplankton and its impact on climate.

His seminar will focus on his most recent work and will be followed by a time for questions and answers.

About the video-seminars
The interactive video-seminars organized by the Green Committee of the IBENS aim to host scientific speakers from all over the world without involving any sort of travelling to the seminar venue. This initiative is part of an effort to reduce the carbon footprint of scientific exchanges and transmission of knowledge.