FEMS Microbiology Ecology Webinar On Microbial Ecology In A Changing Climate


The interplay of microbial communities and the changing climate is a complex issue. This webinar explores the results from 3 recent papers that discover the effects of climate change on microbial ecosystems.

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Date: Thursday 22nd September 2022

Time: 9 am EDT / 3 pm CEST / 11 pm AEST

You can also now access the Virtual Issue on Microbes in a Changing Climate. Join us for a webinar on Microbial Ecology in a Changing Climate, featuring:

Chair: Max Häggblom, Editor-in-Chief of FEMS Microbiology Ecology




Speaker 1: Ari Jumpponen, Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA – Soil microbiome responses to changing fire regimes and fire severities – author of: Watershed and fire severity are stronger determinants of soil chemistry and microbiomes than within-watershed woody encroachment in a tallgrass prairie system, Mino et al. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, Volume 97, Issue 12, December 2021: https://academic.oup.com/femsec/article-abstract/97/12/fiab154/6445025


Speaker 2: Laura Zucconi, Department of Ecological and Biological Sciences, University of Tuscia, Largo dell’Università, Viterbo, Italy – Responses of high altitude soil microbiomes to climate change – author of: Composition and functioning of the soil microbiome in the highest altitudes of the Italian Alps and potential effects of climate change, D’Alò et al. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, Volume 98, Issue 3, March 2022: https://academic.oup.com/femsec/article-abstract/98/3/fiac025/6541846

Speaker 3: Elliot Scanes, Climate Change Cluster, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, New South Wales, Australia – Microbiome responses of Sydney rock oysters to ocean warming and acidification – author of: Microbiome response differs among selected lines of Sydney rock oysters to ocean warming and acidification, Scanes et al. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, Volume 97, Issue 8, August 2021: https://academic.oup.com/femsec/article/97/8/fiab099/6311813



This event is part of a series of webinars by FEMS with OUP

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