The logo of the tercentenary is based on a picture that was painted by the leading botanical artist of his day, Georg Dilnys Ehret. The painting illustrates Class 10 of the sexual system.
The Linnaeus Celebration
Carl Linnaeus
Science & Research
School Activities
Public Education
29/10/2007 -- 30/10/2007

Agora for Biosystems 10 years! Jubilee conference on The Linnaean Tradition in Modern Biology

The theme of the symposium refers to the two main approaches in biology, the naturalistic and the physicalistic approach. While the naturalistic approach had a high status during the time of Linnaeus, the physicalistic approach has dominated the biology of the 20th century and beyond. The question we want to explore at this meeting is whether we are now approaching - in the wake of the biodiversity crisis and the genomics explosion - a renaissance of the Linnaean naturalistic approach of biology, but now merged with the physicalistic approach. We also want to explore how these approaches interact within modern biology, including neuroscience, systems biology and ecology.

Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden

For more information, please contact
Hans Liljenström, Dept. of Biometry and Engineering, SLU
Tel: +46-18-671728