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Title: Conference Support, 23rd Western Photosynthesis Conference 2014, Final Technical Report

The Western Photosynthesis Conference is a regional conference that is held on an annual basis to bring together researchers primarily from the Western United States to share their newest research advances on photosynthetic processes. The 23rd conference was focused on both fundamental and more applied research on the biological conversion of solar energy to various energy storage forms. Several particular areas of solar energy conversion were emphasized in this conference (see below). Some of these topics, such as carbon limitations on photosynthesis, biomimicry and phenotyping, have traditionally not been incorporated extensively in the Western Photosynthesis Conference. We found that these topics have substantially broadened of the scope of this meeting.
  1. Arizona State University
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Technical Report
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Arizona State University
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
Country of Publication:
United States
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES photosynthesis; western photosynthesis conference; photosynthetic carbon fixation; biofuel production; genomics; metabolic networks; photo-acclimation; redox regulation of photosynthetic processes; photosystems; reaction centers; membrane architecture; photoprotection; artificial photosynthesis