29th june – 02nd july 2020 – Centro Congressi Lingotto – TURIN, Italy

Donald Richard Ort

Biography

Don Ort is the Robert Emerson Professor at the University of Illinois.  He is an ASPB Kettering Award recipient, ASPB Fellow, AAAS Fellow, ARS Science Hall of Fame, 2016-19 ISI Highly Cited Author and Member of the National Academy of Sciences. He serves as Theme Leader in the Institute for Genomic Biology, Director of Research for the DOE Bioenergy Center and Deputy Director of the Gates Foundation RIPE program at Illinois. His research focuses on: i) Redesigning photosynthesis for improved efficiency; ii) Molecular and genomic basis of interactive effects of CO2, temperature and drought on crop and crop ecosystem performance.

Short affiliation

University of Illinois, USA

Talk title and synopsis

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