Understanding the effects of time and space on microbial communities is a central theme in Marine Microbial Ecology. The speakers in this FEMS Microbiology Ecology webinar will describe some key biogeochemical processes: consumption and production of amino acids and fatty acid metabolites on hourly scales in coastal sediments; the influence of a 4-month exposure to different intertidal regions on gut communities in farmed clams and oysters; and a transcriptomic study of 10-15 million year old sediments from the North Atlantic.
Thursday 4th February 2021
10 am EDT / 3 pm GMT / 4 pm CET
Join us for the FEMS Microbiology Ecology webinar on Marine Microbial Ecology featuring:
Chair: Max Häggblom, Editor-in-Chief of FEMS Microbiology Ecology
Speaker 1: Lee J Kerkhof, Dept. of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ, USA and Editor, FEMS Microbiology Ecology.
Intro: Key questions in marine microbial ecology
Speaker 2: Marcus Elvert, MARUM – Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen (Germany). Author of: Rebecca F Aepfler et al. Substrate characteristic bacterial fatty acid production based on amino acid assimilation and transformation in marine sediments, FEMS Microbiol. Ecol., Oct 2019, https://academic.oup.com/femsec/article/95/10/fiz131/5555570
Speaker 3: Gwenaelle Le Blay, Laboratoire des Sciences de l’Environnement, Marin Institut Universitaire et Européen de la Mer (IUEM), Plouzané (France). Author of: Clément Offret et al. The marine intertidal zone shapes oyster and clam digestive bacterial microbiota, FEMS Microbiol. Ecol., Aug 2020, https://academic.oup.com/femsec/article/96/8/fiaa078/5827529
Speaker 4: William D. Orsi, Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Ludwig-Maximilians-University München, München (Germany). Author of: Aurèle Vuillemin et al. Exploring the abundance, metabolic potential and gene expression of subseafloor Chloroflexi in million-year-old oxic and anoxic abyssal clay, FEMS Microbiol. Ecol., Dec 2020, https://academic.oup.com/femsec/article/96/12/fiaa223/5956488
This event is free to access for all and is part of a series of webinars by FEMS with Oxford University Press