Date and time: February 1, 2019, 17:00-19:30
Venue: Beijer Hall, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (KVA), Lilla Frescativägen 4A, Stockholm, Sweden
Organizers: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (KVA)
The Embassy of Japan in Sweden
JSPS Alumni Club in Sweden
JSPS Stockholm Office
*This seminar is free of charge and open to the public.
*Please register in advance by 31 January 2019. Click here to register.
– Program –
17:15-17:20 Opening remarks by Prof. Dan Larhammar, President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
17:20-17:30 Introduction of JSPS activities by Dr. Tadaharu Tsumoto, Director of JSPS Stockholm Office
17:30-17:55 Lecture by Prof. Göran Thor, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Chair of JSPS Alumni Club in Sweden
“What do lichens tell us about the environment – The example of the Tokyo Imperial Palace Grounds”
17:55-18:20 Lecture by Dr. Mieko Kono, Swedish Museum of Natural History
“To be or not to be a lichen? Using genomics to interpret lifestyles in fungi”
– Toast by the Embassy of Japan in Sweden