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Talking Carotenoids: DISCO represented at International Symposium on Carotenoids 2017

July 26, 2017

Prof. Carmen Socaciu and Prof. Joseph Hirschberg at the 18th International Symposium on Carotenoids.

From July 9-14, 2017 the beautiful city of Lucerne in Switzerland opened its doors to the 18th International Symposium on Carotenoids.

The Symposium organized by the International Carotenoid Society provided stimulating and educational lectures by leading scientific experts in the field of carotenoids as well as plenary lectures and parallel sessions comprised of insightful presentations. A poster display provided the opportunity to view and discuss latest research findings.

DISCO was well represented at the 18th International Symposium on Carotenoids: Professor Carmen Socaciu (Proplanta) and Professor Joseph Hirschberg (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) gave invited lectures during the Symposium. Professor Giovanni Giuliano (ENEA) chaired a plenary lecture and participated in a round table discussion on the outlook and vision of carotenoid research.