I hope that you will all plan to attend the 16th Annual Eastern Regional
Photosynthesis Meeting, which will be held at the Marine Biology
Laboratory at Woods Hole, Massachusetts, over the weekend of 16-18 April 1999.
This year's invited speakers are:
Professor Roseanne J. Sension, Department of Chemistry, University of
"Ultrafast Spectroscopic Studies of the Primary Charge Separation in
Professor Sabeeha Merchant, Department of Chemistry, University of
California at Los Angeles.
"Molecular Genetic Dissection of Copper-Responsive Signal Transduction
in the Context of the Photosynthetic Apparatus."
Professor G. Charles Dismukes, Department of Chemistry, Princeton University.
"Dioxygen Production by Plants and Biomimetic Catalysts."
As usual, the meeting will also feature two sessions for oral
presentations and a poster session. Undergraduates, graduate students,
and postdoctorals are especially encouraged to submit abstracts for oral
The details of the meeting and registration forms can be found using the
The deadline for receipt of registration forms and fees is 22 March
1999. Abstracts should be submitted by electronic mail by 2 April 1999.
Please inform your colleagues of this announcement and of the link for
the conference web site. I hope to see you all in Woods Hole in April!
Department of Chemistry
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
beck at photon.cem.msu.edu