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Professor Dr

Susanne von Caemmerer

Year of election: 2006
Section: Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
City: Canberra
Country: Australia


Susanne von Caemmerer is distinguished for many important contributions to the study of photosynthesis. Her research focuses on diffusion and fixation of CO2 by leaves and she developed simple mathematical models for quantitative descriptions of CO2 fixation. These are now used world wide for the calculation of global CO2 fixation. In recent years she had used antisense RNA technology to generate transgenic plants with reduced amounts of different photosynthetic enzymes to study the regulation of C3 and C4 photosynthesis.




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Phone 0345 - 47 239 - 122
Fax 0345 - 47 239 - 139
E-Mail archiv (at)leopoldina.org

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