Excellent iPosters awarded

24-06-2021

No less than twelve iPoster prizes were given during this World Microbe Forum. Many congratulations to all winners!

Outstanding Early Career iPosters

At World Microbe Forum, a number of outstanding iPosters from Early Career Scientists have been selected. For the first time, the winners were chosen by fellow participants, and those selected have received a ribbon to add to their iPoster.

  • Health and Food MicrobiologySimona Lencova, Czech Republic – Bacterial Biofilms on Polyamide Nanofibers: Selection of Suitable Methods for Biofilm Evaluation and Influence of Nanofibre Morphology on Biofilm Formation
  • Infection Biology and PathogensAna Carolina Santos, Brazil – Phenotypic Characterization of Virulence Properties of Escherichia coli Strains Isolated from Bloodstream Infecting Lacking the Extraintestinal Pathogenic E. coli Virulence Factors
  • Infectious Diseases – Jordy Evan Sulayman, Hong Kong – Development of Tolerance and Resistance in Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Under Daptomycin Treatment and Differences in the Proteome Profile of the Evolved Strains
  • Molecular Microbiology and BiochemistryAndrey Sobolev, Russia – Chromosome Conformation of the Hyperthermophilic Archaeon Thermofilum Adornatum
  • Infectious DiseasesJordy Evan Sulayman, Hong Kong – Development of Tolerance and Resistance in Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Under Daptomycin Treatment and Differences in the Proteome Profile of the Evolved Strains
  • Molecular Microbiology and BiochemistryAndrey Sobolev, Russia – Chromosome Conformation of the Hyperthermophilic Archaeon Thermofilum Adornatum
  • Environmental Microbiology and EcologyGloria Fackelmann, Germany – Human encroachment into Wildlife Gut Microbiomes
  • Eukaryotic Microbiology and Biotechnology Marta N. Mota, Portugal – Promising Genetic Determinants of Methanol Tolerance for Engineering Yeast Robustness for Biorefineries
  • GeneralTouseef Ahmed, USA – Regional and Intersectoral Gaps in One Health Research: Future Directions

 

FEMS Journal iPoster prizes

The FEMS journals have selected five of the best iPosters at the World Microbe Forum. These were chosen from the more than 2000 posters available to view. Click on the awardees’ name to read an interview with them!

  • Shamsunnahar Mukta, Bangladesh – Biochemical characterization and biodegradation (plastics) assay of bacteria isolated from pit soil of Sylhet region
  • George Michail, Greece – S. proteamaculans and S. liquefaciens spp. isolated from subterrestrial karst aquatic ecosystem demonstrate substantial antifungal activity
  • María Atiencia, Ecuador – Prevalence of biofilms in Candida spp. bloodstream infections: a metaanalysis
  • Sakeenah Hussain Naqvi, Pakistan – Low cost solution of airborne infection isolation room in resource poor settings
  • David Robert, France – Diagnosis of non-cholera Vibrio gastroenteritis: 4 year retrospective analysis of molecular testing by syndromic panels in New Aquitaine, France

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