Prof. Klaas Timmermans: Mini-symposium "Marine plant biomass research: from curiosity to cure
|When:||Tu 10-11-2015 09:00 - 13:00|
|Where:||Van Swinderen Huys, Oude Boteringestraat 19, 9712 GC, GRONINGEN|
Prior to his inaugural lecture later that day, Prof. Klaas Timmermans will organize the mini-symposium "Marine plant biomass research: from curiosity to cure" on Tuesday 10 November, where several national and international speakers from this field will present their work.
The mini-symposium will take place in the “Van Swinderen Huys" (Oude Boteringestraat 19, 9712 GC Groningen) from 9.30h to 13.00h.
Admission is free, but registration is required due to logistic reasons. To register your attendance, please send an e-mail with your name and affiliation to OEmeetings@rug.nl . The registration deadline is 1 November 2015.
About Klaas Timmermans
In September 2014, Klaas R. Timmermans was appointed Honorary Professor of Marine Plant Biomass at the Faculty of Science and Engineering of the University of Groningen within the Ocean Ecosystems Research Group. This position involves conducting fundamental and innovative applied research into microalgae, seaweeds and salt-tolerant plants on the land. He is a researcher at the Royal Nederlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ). Professor Timmermans is involved in the master programme Marine Biology. In particular he will run the new master course Marine Ecosystem Services and Global Change.