EAM past activities
|Year||EAM’s Key initiatives|
|2019||EAM Symposium at FEMS2019 Congress ‘From systems to synthetic biology’
|2019||Symposium on Molecular Microbial Pathogenesis – A European Tribute to Stanley Falkow
Read a wrap-up of the event here.
|2018||Workshop – a retreat workshop with a number of presentations
|2017||Workshop – at FEMS2017, EAM chaired the workshop ‘Bacterial Survival Strategies’|
|2016||Workshop – a retreat workshop with a number of presentations|
|2015||Special event – at FEMS2015, EAM chaired the special event ‘Microbiome and human health’|
|2014||Workshop – a retreat workshop with a number of presentations|
|2013||Workshop – Infection Diagnostics and Infection Biology|
|2012||Seminar – a seminar addressing Coinfections was hosted by the European Academy of Microbiology (EAM) and the German National Academy of Sciences in Leopoldina. Ten speakers presented. A Special Edition ‘Co-infections’ was produced by the EAM and EMF in FEMS Journal Pathogens and Disease. It included a total of 10 x mini reviews / research articles.|
|2011||Workshop – participation at the FEMS Congress 2011 included a 2 hour EAM/EMF-led Keynote Lecture and Roundtable Discussion on “Emerging Diseases — Pandemics, Drug Resistance and Vaccines”|
|2011||Article – the enemy within us: lessons from the 2011 European Escherichia coli O104:H4 outbreak|
Land plants directly contact soil through their roots. An enormous diversity of microbes dwelling in root-associated zones, including endosphere (inside root), rhizoplane (root surface) and rhizosphere (soil surrounding the root surface), play essential roles in ecosystem functioning and plant health. Rice is a staple food that feeds over 50% of the global population. This mini-review summarizes the current understanding of microbial diversity of rice root-associated compartments to some extent, especially the rhizosphere, and makes a comparison of rhizosphere microbial community structures between rice and other crops/plants. Moreover, this paper describes the interactions between root-related microbiomes and rice plants, and further discusses the key factors shaping the rice root-related microbiomes.