SmartBIO invites two Frontiers of Science speakers this autumn

Autumn 2023 Frontiers of Science seminars are starting again next week. This season SmartBIO has the delight to host two of the talks in Presidentti Auditorium, BioCity at 12:00 by two amazing scienctists:

November 9th
Academician Merja Penttilä, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
Biosynthetic materials
Host: Eva-Mari Aro (

November 30th
Prof. Roberta Croce, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
Breaking the red limit: driving oxygenic photosynthesis with far-red light
Host: Yagut Allahverdiyeva-Rinne (

Also, don’t forget coffee and sandwich at 11:45 for the first 60 to show up, as well as early-career lunch with the speakers. Take a look at the details from here:

You can add these lectures to your agenda and come and support SmartBIO activities in November!



PSSST… You can get ECTs from joining the FoS-lectures. More details from BioCity Turku web pages: