PLENARY 1

 

Tuesday, 4th September

08.30 - 09.30

 
TELOMERE-MEDIATED DNA DAMAGE RESPONSES IN HUMAN SKIN 
*Eller, Mark (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  

PLENARY 2

 

Wednesday, 5th September

08.30 - 09.30

 
THE MECHANISMS OF PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY OF TUMOURS
*Moan, Johan, Juzenas, Petras, Ma, Li-Wei, Juzeniene, Asta, Iani, Vladimir (Oslo, Norway)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 

PLENARY 3

 

Thursday, 6th September

08.30 - 09.15

 
MICROBIAL PHOTOSENSORY PROCESSES: PHOTOMOVEMENTS OF FREELY MOTILE UNICELLULAR MICROORGANISMS
*Lenci, Francesco, Colombetti, Giuliano, Gioffrč, Domenico, Ghetti, Francesco, Checcucci, Giovanni, Marangoni, Roberto, Sgarbossa, Antonella, Marroni, Fabio (Pisa, Italy)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  

PLENARY 4

 

Friday, 7th September

08.30 - 09.30

 
UPDATE OF CLIMATOLOGICAL CHANGES IN OZONE AND UV-B
*Zerefos, Christos S. (Thessaloniki, Greece)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  

SYMPOSIUM 6: PHOTOSENSITIZATION OF MICROORGANISMS

 

Thursday, 6th September

14.30 - 17.40

 

Chairpersons: Tom M.A.R. Dubbelman (Leiden, The Netherlands)
and Giulio Jori (Padova, Italy)

 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
14.30 - 15.00 PHOTOACTIVATABLE MOLECULES IN VIRUS INACTIVAITON
  *Vever-Bizet, Christine, Dairou, Julien, Brault, Daniel (Paris, France)
   
15.00 - 15.30 THE MECHANISMS OF INACTIVATION OF BACTERIA BY PHOTOSENSITIZATION
  *Brown, Stanley B. (Leeds, UK)
   
15.30 - 16.00 PHTHALOCYANINES AS PHOTOCYDAL AGENTS FOR MICROBIAL PATHOGENS
  *Soncin, M., Busetti, A., Jori, G., Roncucci, G. (Firenze and Padova, Italy)
   
16.00 - 16.10 COFFEE BREAK
   
16.10 - 16.40 TARGET MOLECULES OF BACTERIAL PDT -THE GREEN FLUORESCENT PROTEIN, DNA, RNA AND MEMBRANES
  *Malik, Z., Divon-Salmon, M., Nitzan, Y. (Bar-Ilan, Israel)
   
16.40 - 17.10 PHOTOCHEMICALLY TARGETED DESTRUCTION OF BACTERIA IN VIVO
  Hasan, Tayyaba (Boston, MA, USA)
   
17.10 - 17.40 SUSCEPTIBILITY OF BIOFILMS OF PERIODONTOPATHOGENIC BACTERIA TO LIGHT-ACTIVATED ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS
  *Wilson, Michael (London, UK)
 
POSTER SESSION II: WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY
 
STUDIES ON THE PHOTOSENSITISATION OF GRAM-NEGATIVE BACTERIA: DELIVERY OF ZINC(II) PHTHALOCYANINE TO THE BACTERIAL ENVELOPE BY LIPOSOMAL FUSION
*Beckett, Paul J., Coleman, Victoria, Taylor, Peter W. (London, UK)
 
SYNTHESIS AND ANTIVIRAL ACTIVITY OF NEUTRAL AND CATIONIC GLYCOSYLATED MESO-TRIPYRIDYLPORPHYRINS
Tomé, Joăo P.C., Mendonça, Ana F., *Neves, Maria G.P.M.S., Tomé, Augusto C., Valdeira, Maria L., Cavaleiro, José A.S. (Lisbon and Aveiro, Portugal)
 
STUDY OF THE ANTIVIRAL ACTIVITY OF PORPHYRIN DERIVATIVES AGAINST HERPES VIRUSES
Mendonça, Ana F., Tomé, Joăo P.C., Neves, Maria G.P.M.S., Tomé, Augusto C., *Valdeira, Maria L., Cavaleiro, José A.S (Lisbon and Aveiro, Portugal)
 
MECHANISM AND EFFICIENCY OF PHOTODYNAMIC INACTIVATION OF T7 PHAGE SENSITIZED BY PHENYL PORPHYRIN DERIVATIVES
*Csik, G., Egyeki, M., Turoczy, G., Maillard, Ph. (Budapest, Hungary and Orsay, France)
 
ALA-INDUCED PHOTOSENSITIZATION IN P. ACNES - A PROTON MAGIC ANGLE SPINNING NMR STUDY
Widerře, H., Johansen, Y., Krane, J., *Johnsson, A. (Trondheim, Norway)
 
NEAR IR RADIATION ACTION ON BACTERIA
*Voskanyan, Karine, Harutunyan, Aram, Melkonyan, Alexander (Dubna, Russia and Yerevan, Armenia)

NON-LASER INDUCED PHOTODYNAMIC EFFECT ON GRAM-POSITIVE AND GRAM-NEGATIVE BACTERIA
*Bancirova, Martina, Medkova, Jarmila, Lasovsky, Jan (Olomouc, Czech Republic)
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 7: PHOTOSENSITIZATION OF INSECTS

 

Friday, 7th September

10.30 - 12.45

 

Chairpersons: Giulio Jori (Padova, Italy)
and Tom M.A.R. Dubbelman (Leiden, The Netherlands)

 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
10.30 - 11.00 SUNLIGHT-ACTIVATED INSECTICIDES: HISTORICAL BACKGROUND AND MECHANISMS OF PHOTOTOXIC ACTIVITY
  *Jori, Giulio (Padova, Italy)
   
11.00 - 11.30 USE OF THE PORPHYRIC PRECURSOR, d-AMINOLEVULINIC ACID, FOR THE PHOTODYNAMIC CONTROL OF CERATITIS CAPITATA WIED
  *Moya, Pilar (Valencia, Spain)
   
11.30 - 12.00 PORPHYRIC PHOTOINSECTICIDES: LABORATORY AND FIELD STUDIES
  *Ben Amor, Thameur (Gafsa, Tunisia)
   
12.00 - 12.30 PHOTOSENSITIZATION PROCESSES FOR CONTROL OF SCHISTOSOMES AND NOXIOUS INSECTS
  *Abdel-Kader, Mahmoud H., *Jori, Giulio, *El-Sherbini El-Sayed, A., *El-Tayeb Tarek A., *Mandour, Omima, *El-Tarky, Abdel-Hakeim G., *El Feky, Soad A (Cairo, Egypt and Padova, Italy)
 
ORAL PRESENTATION
 
12.30 - 12.45 LASER SCANNING MICROSCOPY (LSM) STUDIES FOR DETERMINATION OF HEMATOPORPHYRIN EFFICIENCY AS A PHOTOPESTICIDE
  Abdel-Kader, M.H., El-Sayed, A.M., *Tarek, A.T., Ruck, A., Kemkemer, R., Kress, M., Steiner, R. (Cairo, Egypt and Ulm, Germany)
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 8: CHRONOBIOLOGY

 

Wednesday, 5th September

10.15 - 13.15

 

Chairperson: Anders Johnsson (Trondheim, Norway)

 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
10.15 - 11.00 MULTIPLE PHOTORECEPTORS ENTRAIN THE ACTIVITY RHYTHM OF FRUIT FLIES TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL 24-HOUR LIGHT-DARK CYCLE
  *Helfrich-Förster, Charlotte, Rieger, Dirk, Hofbauer, Alois, Stanewsky, Ralf (Tübingen and Regensburg, Germany)
   
11.00 - 11.30 LIGHT TREATMENT FOR WINTER DEPRESSION
  *Magnusson, Andres (Oslo, Norway)
   
11.30 - 12.00 MOLECULAR EXPLANATAION WHY THE PARAMECIUM CIRCADIAN CLOCK EXHIBITS HIGH NOCTURNAL SENSITIVITY TO LIGHT
  *Hasegawa, K., Ishizaki, S., Saegusa, T., Watabiki, S., Chida, K., Nakaoka, Y., Tsukahara, Y., Iwai E. (Sagamihara, Sendai, Osaka and Hakodate, Japan)
   
12.00 - 12.30 ASPECTS ON THE RESETTING OF BIOLOIGCAL CLOCKS BY LIGHT
  *Johnsson, Anders, Engelmann, Wolfgang, Bardal, Tom Kristian (Trondheim, Norway and Tübingen, Germany)
   
12.30 - 13.00 SIMULATING THE EFFECT OF LIGHT PULSES ON THE CIRCADIAN SPORULATION RHYTHM OF NEUROSPORA CRASSA
  *Ruoff, Peter (Stavanger, Norway)
   
13.00 - 13.15 DISCUSSION
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 9: COMMERCIALISATION OF PHOTOBIOLOGY

 

Saturday, 8th September

09.15 - 10.45

 

Chairperson: Stan Brown (Leeds, UK) 

 
09.15 - 09.20 INTRODUCTION
  Stan Brown (Leeds, UK)
   
09.20 - 10.05 OPTIONS FOR DEVELOPING COMMERCIAL VENTURES IN PHOTOBIOLOGY
  Speakers:
  Bob Butchofsky (QLT, Canada)
  Kjetil Hestdal (PhotoCure, Norway)
Stuart Marcus (Dusa Pharmaceuticals, USA)
   
10.05 PANEL DISCUSSION: YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED
   
10.45 - 11.00 Coffee break
 
 
 
 

EDUCATION IN PHOTOBIOLOGY

 

Saturday, 8th September

11.00 - 12.15

 

Chairpersons: Dennis P. Valenzeno (Kansas City, KS, USA), Tamás Vidóczy (Budapest, Hungary) and Francesco Lenci (Pisa, Italy) 

 
 
11.00 - 11.15 OVERVIEW AND CURRENT STATE OF THE DPC: THE DIGITAL PHOTOBIOLOGY COMPENDIUM AND ITS USE IN TEACHING PHOTOBIOLOGY
  *Valenzeno, Dennis P., Brennan, Thomas, Lambert, Christopher (Kansas City, KS, USA, Carlisle, PA, Worcester, MA, USA)
   
11.15 - 11.35 BASIC TEXTBOOK AND LABORATORY EXPERIMENTS IN THE DPC
   
11.35 - 11.40 GENERAL DISCUSSION
   
11.40 - 12.05 A BASIC TEXT MODULE: PHOTOMOVEMENTS OF UNICELLULAR FREELY MOTILE MICROORGANISMS
  *Lenci, Francesco (Pisa, Italy)
   
12.05 - 12.15 GENERAL DISCUSSION
POSTER SESSION II: WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY
 
WORLDWIDE COLLABORATIVE DEVELOPMENT OF THE DIGITAL PHOTOBIOLOGY COMPENDIUM VIA THE WEB
*Valenzeno, Dennis P., Brennan, Thomas M., Lambert, Christopher R. (Kansas City, KS, and Carlisle, PA, USA)

TEACHING TIME-RESOLVED SINGLET OXYGEN SPECTROSCOPY. AN EXPERIMENTAL MODULE IN THE DIGITAL PHOTOBIOLOGY COMPENDIUM
*Nonell, Santi (Barcelona, Spain)

 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 10: COSMETIC TANNING

 

Wednesday, 5th September

10.15 - 13.15

 

Chairperson: Ulf Wester (Stockholm, Sweden)

 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
10.15 - 10.35 EUROSKIN´S VIEWS ON SUNBEDS
  *Greinert, Rüdiger, Breitbart, Eckhard (Buxtehude, Germany)
   
10.35 - 10.55 ICNIRP´S VIEWS ON SUNBEDS
  *de Gruijl, Frank (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
   
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
   
10.55 - 11.10 SUNBED USE AMONG SWEDISH ADOLESCENTS DURING THE 90'IES
  *Boldemann, Cecilia, Ullén, Henrik (Stockholm, Sweden)
   
11.10 - 11.25 SUNBEDS RIVAL THE SUN IN POPULATION UV-DOSE WHEN TOTAL EXPOSED SKIN AREA IS TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT 
  *Wester, Ulf, Boldemann, Cecilia, Jansson, Bjarne, Ullén, Henrik (Stockholm, Sweden)
   
11.25 - 11.40 TANNING FACILITIES IN FINLAND
  Jalarvo, Valpuri, Visuri, Reijo P., *Huurto, Laura K. (Helsinki and Kuopio, Finland)
   
11.40 - 11.55 USE OF SUNBEDS IN FINLAND
  Jalarvo, Valpuri, *Huurto, Laura K., Visuri, Reijo P. (Helsinki and Kuopio, Finland)
   
11.55 - 12.10 SURVEY OF TANNING STUDIOS IN NORWAY
  Bjřrklund E.G., Johnsen B., *Hannevik M., Norvang L.T. (Řsterĺs, Norway)
   
12.10 - 12.25 TEST OF 39 SOLARIAS IN FOUR GERMAN CITIES BY THE GERMAN TEST MAGAZINE ÖKO-TEST 
  Hermes, Peter, Frank, Achim, *Holtschmidt, Hans, Quintern, Lothar, Bleeker, Dirk (Frankfurt, Berlin and Bornheim, Germany)
     
12.25 - 12.40 A NEW CERTIFICATION FOR RUNNING SOLARIAS IN GERMANY
  Frank, Achim, *Holtschmidt, Hans, Quintern, Lothar, Bleeker, Dirk (Berlin and Bornheim, Germany)
   
12.40 - 12.55 RAPPORTEURS´ REPORT: POSTERS OF SYMPOSIUM 10 - COSMETIC TANNING 
   
12.55 - 13.15 DISCUSSION
   
POSTER SESSION I: MONDAY - WEDNESDAY
 
MEASURING PROBLEMS OF SUNBEDS
*Visuri Reijo P., Huurto Laura K. (Helsinki, Finland)

SPECTRAL SUNSIMILARITY AND CRITERIA FOR EQUIVALENCE OF SUNBED REPLACEMENT LAMPS 
*Wester, U., Johnsen, B., Nilsen, L.T.N., Huurto, L., Visuri, R. (Stockholm, Sweden, Řsterĺs, Norway and Helsinki, Finland)

SURVEY OF TANNING STUDIOS IN NORWAY 
Bjřrklund E. G., Johnsen B., *Hannevik M., Norvang L.T. (Řsterĺs, Norway)
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 11: DNA DAMAGE AND REPAIR

 

Tuesday, 4th September

10.15 - 12.45

 

Chairperson: Jean Cadet (Grenoble, France)

INVITED PRESENTATIONS
   
10.15 - 10.45 DRUG-PHOTOSENSITIZED DNA DAMAGE
  *Miranda, Miguel (Valencia, Spain)
   
10.45 - 11.15 EFFECTS OF UVB AND UVA RADIATIONS ON CELLULAR DNA: PHOTOPRODUCT DISTRIBUTION
  *Cadet, Jean, Douki, Thierry, Frelon, Sandrine, Pouget, Jean-Pierre, Ravanat, Jean-Luc, Sauvaigo, Sylvie (Grenoble, France)
   
11.15 - 11.45 OXIDATIVE DNA DAMAGE INDUCED BY SOLAR RADIATION: EXTENT, INHIBITION AND REPAIR
  Eckert I., Hoffmann S., Homburg M.I., *Epe B. (Mainz, Germany)
   
11.45 - 12.15 EPIDERMAL DNA REPAIR IN VIVO MAY BE INDUCIBLE IN SKIN TYPES THAT TAN WELL
  *Young, Antony R., Chadwick, Caroline A., Harrison, Graham I., Ramsden, Jon, Sheehan, John M., Potten, Christopher S. (London and Manchester, UK)
   
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
12.15 - 12.30 SINGLET OXYGEN-MEDIATED OXIDATION OF CELLULAR DNA
  *Ravanat, Jean-Luc, Di Mascio, Paolo, Martinez, Glaucia R., Cadet, Jean (Grenoble, France and Săo Paulo, Brazil)
   
12.30 - 12.45 COUPLING OF ELECTRON AND PROTON TRANSFER DURING PHOTOACTIVATION OF DNA PHOTOLYASE 
*Sartor V., Aubert C., Eker A.P.M., Brettel K. (Gif-sur-Yvette and Marseille, France and Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
 
POSTER SESSION I: MONDAY - WEDNESDAY
 
ANALYSIS OF SPECIFIC DNA DAMAGES INDUCED BY UVA AND UVB RADIATIONS ON HUMAN SKIN
*Baudoin, C., Sola C., Douki, T., Cadet, J., Charveron, M., Gall, Y. (Toulouse and Grenoble, France)

EFFECTS OF TEMPERATURE ON THE FORMATION AND PHOTOREPAIR OF DNA DAMAGE INDUCED BY UV-B RADIATION IN ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA
Li, Shaoshan, *Björn, L.O. (Guangzhou, China and Lund, Sweden)

PHOTO-COMET-ASSAY WITH ZINC SULFATE USING DIFFERENT CELL TYPES
Meurer, Krista, *Czich, Andreas (Rossdorf, Germany)

EFFECT OF DNA DAMAGE IN GENE PROMOTERS ON GENE EXPRESSION
*Ghosh, Rita, Tummala, Ramakumar, Mitchell, David L. (Smithville, Texas, USA)

INVESTIGATION OF THE REPAIR OUTCOME IN LYMPHOCYTES EXPOSED TO IONIZING RADIATION AND HELIUM NEON LASER IRRADIATION RESPECTIVELY
El Batanouny, Mohamed, *Korraa, Soheir (Cairo, Egypt)

TEMPERATURE-DEPENDENT FORMATION AND PHOTOREPAIR OF DNA DAMAGE INDUCED BY UV-B RADIATION IN TOBACCO CELLS
Li, Shasoshan, *Paulsson, Markus, Björn, Lars-Olof (Guangzhou, China and Lund, Sweden)

A NEW PHOTOPRODUCT OF 5-BROMOURACIL
*Shetlar, Martin D., Basus, Vladimir (San Fransisco, California, USA)

DNA DAMAGE CAUSED BY PHOTOEXCITED KETOPROFEN MEASURED BY THE COMET ASSAY
*Vinette, Anne L., McLean, Jack R.N., McNamee, James, Bellier, Pascale, Scaiano, J.C. (Ottawa, Canada)
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 12: ENVIRONMENTAL UV RADIATION: PRESENT AND FUTURE

 

Tuesday, 4th September

10.15 - 13.15

 

Chairperson: Alkiviadis Bais (Thessaloniki, Greece)

10.15 - 10.30 INTRODUCTION
  Bais, A. (Thessaloniki, Greece)
   
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
   
10.30 - 11.00 BROADBAND AND ACTINC SPECTRAL MEASUREMENTS OF SOLAR UV RADIATION: BENEFITS AND TROUBLES
  *Blumthaler, Mario (Innsbruck, Austria)
   
11.00 - 11.30 PREDICTIONS OF OZONE CHANGES
Isaksen, Ivar S.A., Rognerud, Bjřrg (Oslo, Norway)
   
11.30 - 12.00 THE BIOLOGICALLY RELEVANT EUROPEAN UV-CLIMATE: ESTIMATES OF PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
   *Slaper, Harry (Bilthoven, The Netherlands)
   
12.00 - 12.30 THE FUTURE UVR ENVIRONMENT: AN OVERVIEW OF POTENTIAL LONG-TERM CHANGES DUE TO STRATOSPHERIC OZONE, TROPOSPHERIC POLLUTION, AND CLOUDS
*Madronich, Sasha (Boulder, Colorado, USA)
   
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
 
12.30 - 12.45 A MODEL TO ESTIMATE ANNUAL INDIVIDUAL UV EXPOSURES IN THE CENTRAL EUROPEAN POPULATION
  *Knuschke, Peter, Koch, Rainer, Krins, Andreas, Kurpiers, Matthias, Meurer,
Michael (Dresden and Neuherberg, Germany)
   
12.45 - 13.00 QUALITY CONTROL OF THE NORWEGIAN UV MONITORING NETWORK
  *Johnsen, Bjřrn, Nilsen, Lill Tove Norvang, Mikkelborg, Oddbjřrn, Hannevik, Merete, Saxebřl, Gunnar (Řsterĺs, Norway)
   
13.00 - 13.15 SOLAR UV-RADIATION USE IN PHOTOMEDICINE. BLIND TEST STUDY OF AN EASY TO USE AND RELAIBLE UV-DOSIMETRY SYSTEM FOR PERSONAL DOSIMETRY
  Kazadzis, S., Bais, A., Quintern L., *Holtschmidt, H. (Thessaloniki, Greece and Bornheim, Germany)
 
Posters:
 
INHIBITION OF PHOTOSYNTHETIC ELECTRON TRANSPORT BY UV-A RADIATION TARGETS THE PHOTOSYSTEM II COMPLEX
*Turcsanyi E., Vass I. (Szeged, Hungary)

IN VIVO VALIDATION OF IN VITRO UVB INDUCED PHOTOTOXICITY
*Khalil C., Markovic B. (Sydney, Australia)

COMBINATION OF PHYSICAL AND BIOLOGICAL DOSIMETERS FOR MONITORING ENVIRONMENTAL UV RADIATION
*Rontó, Györgyi, Kerékgyártó, Tibor, Gáspár, Sándor, Bérces, Attila (Budapest, Hungary)

UV MONITORING NETWORK IN NORWAY
Mikkelborg O., Saxebřl G., *Johnsen B., Hannevik M. (Řsterĺs, Norway)

FIRST RESULTS FROM A NEW MULTICHANNEL, MODERATE BANDWIDTH FILTER INSTRUMENT FOR UV AND VISIBLE IRRADIANCE MEASUREMENTS
*Hřiskar, B.A.K., *Kylling, A., Edvardsen, K., Dahlback, A. (Kjeller and Oslo, Norway)

STUDY OF THE NON-LINEAR UV DOSIMETRY IN SIMULATED EXTRATERRESTRIAL CONDITIONS
*Kerékgyártó, Tibor, Rontó, Györgyi, Gróf, Pál, Gáspár, Sándor, Fekete, Andrea, Bérces, Attila, Herczegh, Miklós (Budapest, Hungary)
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 13: MECHANISMS OF PLANT RESPONSE TO ABIOTIC STRESS

 

Thursday, 6th September

14.30 - 17.35

 

Chairpersons: Neil R. Baker (Colchester, UK) and Janet F. Bornman (Lund, Sweden)

 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
14.30 - 14.55 ARE THERE SITUATIONS WHERE PHOTOINACTIVATION IS THE BEST PHOTOPROTECTIVE MECHANISM?
  *Oxborough, Kevin, Baker, Neil R. (Colchester, UK)
   
14.55 - 15.20 DETECTING STRESS INDUCED REACTIVE OXYGEN PRODUCTION IN PLANTS
  *Hideg, Éva, Kálai, Tamás, Barta, Csengele, Ogawa, Ken'ichi, Vass, Imre, Hideg, Kálmán, Asada, Kozi (Szeged and Pécs, Hungary and Okayama and Fukukyama, Japan)
   
15.20 - 15.45 LIGHT-INDUCED SIGNALLING AND GENE EXPRESSION IN RESPONSE TO PHOTOOXIDATIVE STRESS
  *Karpinski, Stanislaw, Baudo, Marcela M., Karpinska, Barbara, Ball, Louise, Wingsle, Gunnar, Creissen, Gary, Mullineaux, Philip (Stockholm and Umeĺ, Sweden and Norwich, UK)
   
15.45 - 16.10 UV-B PERCEPTION AND SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION IN ARABIDOPSIS 
*Pidgeon, Cindy M., Jenkins, Gareth I. (Glasgow, UK)
   
16.10 - 16.25 Coffee break
   
16.25 - 16.50 UV-B INDUCED CHANGES IN GENE EXPRESSION
  *Strid, Ĺke (Örebro, Sweden)
 
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
 
16.50 - 17.05 LIGHT-INDUCED SWITCH FROM C3-PHOTOSYNTHESIS TO CRASSULACEAN ACID METABOLISM IS MEDIATED BY BLUE LIGHT
  Grams, Thorsten E.E., *Thiel, Stephan (Munich and Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany)
   
17.05 - 17.20 REPAIR OF PHOTOSYSTEM II AFTER ULTRAVIOLET-B INDUCED DAMAGE: EVIDENCE FOR BOTH PHOTOLYTIC AND PROTEOLYTIC STEPS IN THE D1-PROTEIN DEGRADATION PATHWAY
Bergo, Elena, Segalla, Anna, Giacometti, Giorgio M., Gastaldi, Laura, *Barbato, Roberto (Padova and Alessandria, Italy)
   
17.20 - 17.35 PLANT STRESS RESPONSES DETECTED BY MULTIWAVELENGTH FLUORESCENCE IMAGING
*Szigeti, Zoltán, Almási, Asztéria, Böddi, Béla (Budapest, Hungary)
   
POSTER SESSION II: WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY
 
IINTRALEAF ACCLIMATION OF PHOTOSYNTHESIS - DOES LEAF ANGLE DISTRIBUTION MATTER?
*Mänd, Pille, Kull, Olevi (Tartu, Estonia)
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 14: TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS: ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION AS AN INFORMATION CARRIER

 

Wednesday, 5th September

10.15 - 13.15

Chairpersons: Lars Olof Björn (Lund, Sweden) and Nigel D. Paul (Lancaster, UK) 

 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
10.15 - 11.00 THE USE OF UVA SIGNALS BY BIRDS: FROM RECEPTORS TO FIELD ECOLOGY
  *Bennett, Andrew T.D. (Bristol, UK)
   
11.00 - 11.35 PROVITAMIN D AS A POSSIBLE UV-B SENSOR IN PLANTS, ALGAE AND LICHENS
  *Björn, Lars Olof, Wang, Ting, Bengtsson, Göran, Kärnefelt, Ingvar, Björn, Helena (Lund, Sweden and Zhongshan (Sun Yat-sen) China)
   
11.35 - 12.00 Break
   
12.00 - 12.35 THE EFFECTS OF SOLAR UV-B IN TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS: TIME TO LOOK BEYOND THE EFFECTS OF STRATOSPHERIC OZONE DEPLETION?
  *Paul, Nigel D. (Lancaster, UK)
   
12.35 ADAPTATION OF LICHENS COMMUNITIES TO UV RADIATION IN A HIGH MOUNTAIN LOCALITY (SIERRA DE GREDOS, SPAIN)
  *De la Torre, Rosa, G Ş Sancho, Leopoldo, Horneck, Gerda, Scherer, Kerstin (Madrid, Spain and Cologne, Germany)
 
 
 
 

SYMPOSIUM 15: AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS: EFFECTS OF ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION

 

Friday, 7th September

10.00 - 13.10

 

Chairpersons: Francesco Ghetti (Pisa, Italy)
and Berit Kjeldstad (Trondheim, Norway)

 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS
 
10.00 - 10.40 RECENT ADVANCES IN UNDERSTANDING AND PREDICTING THE UV PHOTOECOLOGY OF PHYTOPLANKTON AND CONSEQUENCES FOR MARINE PRIMARY PRODUCTION
  Prezelin, B., *Madronich, S. (Santa Barbara, California and Boulder, Colorado, USA)
   
10.40 - 11.05 RESPONSES OF AQUATIC PRIMARY PRODUCERS TO SOLAR UV RADIATION
  *Häder, Donat-P. (Erlangen, Germany)
   
11.05 - 11.30 DISSOLVED ORGANIC CARBON AS A KEY DETERMINANT OF
AQUATIC UV ATTENUATION; A LINK TO GLOBAL WARMING
  *Hessen, Dag O. (Oslo, Norway)
   
11.30 - 11.55 EFFECTS OF UV AND VISIBLE LIGHT ON THE COLORED DISSOLVED ORGANIC MATTER (CDOM) IN NATURAL WATERS.
  *Del Vecchio, R., Blough, N.V. (College Park, Maryland, USA)
 
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
 
11.55 - 12.10 SEASONAL UV PENETRATION VARIABILITY IN A NORWEGIAN FJORD SYSTEM; SOURCES AND INTERPRETATIONS
  *Kjeldstad, Berit, Olsen, Yngvar, Břrsheim, Yngve, Thorseth, Trond Morten, Stokke, Kristian, Storsveen, Gry, Sakshaug, Egil (Trondheim, Norway)
   
12.10 - 12.25 ADAPTATION OF CYANOBACTERIA TO UV-B STRESS: OXIDATIVE DAMAGE AND GROWTH INHIBITION
  *He, Y.-Y., Häder, Donat-P. (Erlangen, Germany)
   
12.25 - 12.40 EFFECT OF UV RADIATION ON PHOTOTAXIS IN THE CILIATED PROTOZOAN OPHRYOGLENA FLAVA
  *Marroni, Fabio, Ghetti, Francesco, Gioffré, Domenico, Marangoni, Roberto, Colombetti, Giuliano (Pisa, Italy)
   
12.40 - 12.55 PHOTOPROTECTIVE COMPOUNDS IN RICE FIELD CYANOBACTERIA
  *Sinha, R.P., Häder, D.-P. (Erlangen, Germany)
   
12.55 - 13.10 POLYCHROMATIC ACTION SPECTRUM OF MYCOSPORINE-LIKE AMINO ACID SYNTHESIS IN GYRODINIUM DORSUM
  *Klisch, Manfred, Häder, Donat-P. (Erlangen, Germany)
 
POSTER SESSION II: WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY
 
UVB ACTION SPECTRA OF PHOTOSYNTHESIS INHIBITION IN UNICELLULAR
GREEN ALGAE
*Bagnoli, Costanza, Rolandelli, Sabina, Ghetti, Francesco (Pisa, Italy)

PENETRATION OF SOLAR RADIATION INTO THE WATER COLUMN OF THE CENTRAL SUBTROPICAL ATLANTIC OCEAN - OPTICAL PROPERTIES AND POSSIBLE BIOLOGICAL CONSEQUENCES
*Piazena, Helmut, Perez-Rodrugues, Ernesto, Häder, Donat-Peter, Lopez-Figueroa, Felix (Erlangen, Germany and Malaga, Spain)
 
 
 
 

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Thursday, 6th September 

09.15-10.15

 
POSTER SESSION II: WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY 
 
PHOTOFRAGMENTATION OF DNA SENSITIZED BY PHTHALOCYANINE AND PORPHYRINE
*Klementova, Sarka, Revakova, Radka (Budejovice, Czech Republic)


EFFECT OF UV-A RADIATION ON HUMAN FIBROBLAST CELLS. A SPIN LABEL STUDY
*Gróf, Pál, Szabó, Zsófia, Rontó, Györgyi (Budapest, Hungary)


PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY OF CHONDRODERMATITIS NODULARIS HELICIS CHRONICA - A CASEREPORT
*Philipp, Carsten M., Algermissen, Bernd, Urban, Peter, Mueller, Ute, Berlien, H.-Peter (Berlin, Germany)


SECOND-GENERATION NONCOHERENT LIGHT SOURCE FOR PHOTODYNAMIC TREATMENT OF CANCER
Vaicaitis V., *Luksiene Z., Sirutkaitis V. (Vilnius, Lithuania)


AN ESTUARINE HALOPHILIC ARCHAEBACTERIUM SHOWS CHANGES IN PIGMENT PROFILES IN RESPONSE TO HYDROCARBON STRESS
*Raghavan, Madhan T., Furtado, I. (Goa, India)


VIRUS PHOTOINACTIVATION BY PDT: ANCHORING OF PHOTOSENSITISERS TO SOLID MATRICES
*Vallés, Ma. Asunción, Ziólkowski -Marszalik, Piasecki -Jelén, Koifman -Ageeva -Berezin -Semeykin -Shatunov, Bonnett, Bosch -Pintó -Caballero, DeMadariaga -Mora -Sagristá -Postigo, Gómez -El Merouani -Garabatos (Wroclaw, Poland, Ivanovo, Russia, London, UK and Barcelona, Spain)


A MODIFIED PROCEDURE OF LASER-MEDIATED GENE TRANSFER IN EGYPTIAN WHEAT "TRITICUM AESTIVUM"
*Kereim, Mona A., Bahi ElDin, A., Badr, Yehia A., Adel, M. (Cairo, Egypt)


PROTOCHLOROPHYLLIDE FLUORESCENCE EMISSION AND DECAY TIME IN DARK-GROWN PLANTS
*Amirjani, M. Reza, Sundqvist, Christer (Gřteborg, Sweden)


CELL FUSION EXPERIMENTS REVEAL DISTINCTLY DIFFERENT ASSOCIATION CHARACTERISTICS OF CELL SURFACE RECEPTORS
*Mátyus, László, Nagy, Péter, Jenei, Attila, Panyi, György, Varga, Sándor, Matkó, János, Szöllösi, János, Gáspár, Rezsö, Jovin, Thomas M,, Damjanovich, Sándor (Debrecen, Hungary and Göttingen, Germany)


REPAIR OF OXIDATIVE DNA LESIONS IN MALE GERM CELLS MEASURED USING A PHOTOACTIVE DRUG AND THE FPG ENZYME
*Brunborg, Gunnar, Duale, Nur M., Larsen, Cathrine T., Wiger, Richard, Olsen, Ann-Karin (Oslo, Norway)


TEMPERATURE EFFECT ON ACCUMULATION OF PROTOPORPHYRIN IX AFTER TOPICAL APPLICATION OF 5-AMINOLEVULINIC ACID AND ITS METHYLESTER AND HEXYLESTER DERIVATIVES IN NORMAL MOUSE SKIN
*Juzeniene, Asta, Juzenas, Petras, Iani, Vladimir, Moan, Johan (Oslo, Norway and Vilnius, Lithuania)


PHOTOSENSITIZATION WITH 5-AMINOLEVULINIC ACID METHYLESTER DELAYS APPEARANCE OF UV-INDUCED TUMOURS IN MICE
Juzenas, Petras, Sharfaei, Soraya, Moan, Johan, Bissonnette, Robert (Montreal, Canada, Oslo, Norway and Vilnius, Lithuania)


EFFECTS OF SECONDARY REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES IN EXTENDING THE RANGE OF PHOTOSENSITIZATION IN CELLS
*Ouedraogo, Gladys D., Liber, Howard, Lin, Charles P., Redmond, Robert W. (Boston, MA, USA)


PHOTOCHEMICAL TISSUE BONDING FOR SKIN GRAFTS
Chan, Barbara, Kochevar, Irene, *Redmond, Robert (Boston, MA, USA)