The International Union of Photobiology is a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded in 1928 with the mission to stimulate scientific research and international collaboration in photobiological sciences.
and national photobiology groups and to individuals from countries with no photobiology organizations.
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Membership is open to international
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Joint 17th International Congress on Photobiology &
BARCELONA, Crowne Plaza – August 25-30, 2019
Organizing Committee -
IUPB-ESP World Congress on Light and Life
18th Congress of the European Society for Photobiology
Chair: Santi NONELL (ESP), Co-Chair: John SPUDICH (IUPB)
Francesco GHETTI (ESP), Evelyne SAGE (IUPB), Franz TRAUTINGER (IUPB), Rex TYRRELL (ESP)
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Finsen Medals
Are awarded to distinguished photobiologists for their outstanding contributions to the photosciences. These medals recognize scientists who have worked in the photosciences for a considerable number of years.
Edna Roe Lecturers
Are promising photoscientists who have achieved breakthroughs or similar accomplishments in the photosciences. Traditionally, most Edna Roe Lecturers have been women.
Finsen Lecturers
Are promising photoscientists who have achieved breakthroughs or similar accomplishments in the photosciences.
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Main activities of IUPB

IUPB Events

2019 IUPB Awards

During the IUPB executive board interim meeting held on July 12th, the members of the Executive Board selected the 2019 IUPB awardees as follows:

The Finsen medalists:
  • Henry Lim, USA, for his contributions in Photomedicine (Photodermatology)
  • Janet Bornman, Australia, for her contributions in Environmental Photobiology
  • Silvia Braslavsky, Germany, for her contributions in Sensory Photobiology
Edna Roe Lecturer:

Lesley Rhodes, UK, for her contributions in Photomedicine (Photodermatology)

Finsen Lecturer:

Scott Byrne, Australia, for his contributions in Photomedicine (Photoimmunology)

The awards will be presented and each of the awardees will deliver a lecture at the IUPB-ESP World Congress on Light and Life (Joint 17th International Congress on Photobiology & 18th Congress of the European Society for Photobiology)) to be held in Barcelona, Spain, on August 25-30, 2019.