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FEMS Microbiology Ecology Webinar Library

Watch recordings of each of the FEMS Microbiology Ecology Webinars from the Summer of 2020, featuring top scientists and authors of recent papers on a range of topics.

 

Sponge Microbiome

Moderator: Max Häggblom, Editor-in-Chief of FEMS Microbiology Ecology, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

Speaker 1: Russell Hill, Institute of Marine & Environmental Technology, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Baltimore MD, United States – author of: Zhang F, Jonas L, Lin H, Hill RT. ”Microbially mediated nutrient cycles in marine sponges.” FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 2019, 95:fiz155, https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiz155

Speaker 2: Laura Steindler, Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel – author of: Britstein M, Saurav K, Teta R, Sala GD, Bar-Shalom R, Stoppelli N, Zoccarato L, Costantino V, Steindler L. ”Identification and chemical characterization of N-acyl-homoserine lactone quorum sensing signals across sponge species and time.” FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 2018, 94:fix182, https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fix182

Speaker 3: Rodrigo Costa, Department of Bioengineering of Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal – author of: Karimi E, Slaby BM, Soares AR, Blom J, Hentschel U, Costa R. ”Metagenomic binning reveals versatile nutrient cycling and distinct adaptive features in alphaproteobacterial symbionts of marine sponges.” FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 2018, 94:fiy074, https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiy074

 

Polar and Alpine Microbiology

Moderator: Max Häggblom, Editor-in-Chief of FEMS Microbiology Ecology, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

Speaker 1: Thulani Makhalanyane, Centre for Microbial Ecology and Genomics, University of Pretoria, South Africa Author of: Barnard S, Van Goethem MW, de Scally SZ, Cowan DA, van Rensburg PJ, Claassens S, Makhalanyane TP. ‘Increased temperatures alter viable microbial biomass, ammonia oxidizing bacteria and extracellular enzymatic activities in Antarctic soils’ FEMS Microbiology Ecology 2020, 96:fiaa065 https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiaa065

Speaker 2: Lucie A. Malard, Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Switzerland Author of: Malard LA, Anwar MZ, Jacobsen CS, Pearce DA. ‘Biogeographical patterns in soil bacterial communities across the Arctic region’. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 2019, 95:fiz128, https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiz128

Speaker 3: Neslihan Taş, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) – Climate & Ecosystem Sciences Division Berkeley CA, United States Author of: Xue Y, Jonassen I, Øvreås L, Taş N. ‘Metagenome-assembled genome distribution and key functionality highlight importance of aerobic metabolism in Svalbard permafrost’. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 2020, 96:fiaa057, https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiaa057

 

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Environmental Dimensions of Antibiotic Resistance

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