Meetings archive

SEB Gothenburg 2017

SEB's 2017 Annual Meeting took place at the Swedish Exhibition and Congress Centre on 3-6 July 2017. An archive of the conference programmes, abstracts presented at the conferences, plenary lecturers and prize winners are available on this page:


SEB Gothenburg 2017 conference programme

Session Reports

Carnivorous plants - Physiology, ecology, and evolution
Is it time for a fish physiome initiative?
Palaeogenomics and Ancient DNA
From genotype to phenotype
Photosynthetic response to a changing environment - Towards sustainable energy production
Climate change and aquatic life - Effects of multiple drivers, from molecules to populations
Effects of pharmaceuticals on wildlife - Bridging the gap between ecotoxicology and ecology
Crop models improvement with biological knowledge 
Challenges in the anthropocene - Acid-base/ion regulation and calcification in aquatic invertebrates

Abstracts by section

'Science across boundaries' abstracts
Animal biology abstracts
Cell biology abstracts
Plant biology abstracts
SEB+ abstracts

Hard copies of the abstract book are available for purchase from the SEB shop or contacting
Price: £45 including delivery

Plenary Lecturers

Bidder Lecture: Steve Perry (University of Ottawa, Canada) - The control of breathing in fish – why and how

Woolhouse Lecture: Jonathan Lynch (Penn State University, United States and University of Nottingham, UK) - Roots of the second green revolution

Cell Biology Plenary Lecture: Anthony Turner (Linköping University, Sweden) - Biosensors: how to achieve the ultimate in performance with the simplest of devices

President's Medallists and prize winners

The SEB would like to congratulate the following President's medallists and prize winners:

President's Medallists

Animal Section: Shaun Killen (University of Glasgow, UK)
Cell Section: Markus Schwarzländer (University of Bonn, Germany)
Plant Section: Bert De Rybel (Ghent University, Belgium)
SEB+: Katharine Hubbard (University of Hull, UK)

YSAS winners

Winner: Anna Stöckl (Aalto University, Finland and Lund University, Sweden)
Runners up: Rasmus Ern (University of Texas at Austin, United States) and Christian Damsgaard (Aarhus University, Denmark)

Winner: Charlotte Hurst (University of Dundee, UK)
Runners up: Marjorie Lundgren (University of Sheffield, UK) and Sébastjen Schoenaers (University of Antwerp, Belgium)

Irene Manton prize winners

Animal Section: Anne Robertson (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Cell Section: Johanna Axling (Uppsala University, Sweden)
Plant Section:  Pratiwi Prananingrum (University of Kaiserslautern, Germany)