Minisymposium: Autotrophy in extreme environments


This event is part of a series of workshops covering various research themes central for SciLifeLab. The topic of this workshop is Biodiversity – Autotrophy in extreme environments, and will take place at SLU in Uppsala on 8 November 2019. There will be ample time for discussion, as the aim is to stimulate collaborations.

The event is open for all researchers in the field. Welcome!

Scientific Committee

Sari Paura, SLU
Sarahi Garcia, Uppsala University

Invited Speakers

Chris Greening (Monash University, Australia)
Karen Lloyd (University of Tennessee, USA)

Paul Hudson (KTH)
Sarahi Garcia (Uppsala University)
Domenico Simone (SLU)
Gaëtan Martin (SLU)

Program

08:30

Registration and Coffee

09:15

Welcome

Sari Peura

09:20

Living on air: atmospheric trace gases are a universal energy source for soil and marine bacteria

Chris Greening, Monash University, Australia

10:20

Global distribution and niche specialization of the Class Chlorobia

Sarahi Garcia, Uppsala University

10:40

Coffee Break

11:00

Metabolic engineering of two autotrophic bacteria

Paul Hudson, KTH

11:20

Patience reveals hidden treasures: microbial life in the deep subsurface

Domenico Simone, SLU

11:50

Lunch & Poster Session

13:15

Autotrophy across the Costa Rican subduction zone

Karen Lloyd, University of Tennessee, USA

14:15

Chemotrophy fuels carbon fixation in oxygen stratified boreal lakes

Gaëtan Martin, SLU

14:35

Coffee Break

14:50

TBA

15:10

TBA

15:30

Concluding Words

Sari Peura


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Minisymposium: Autotrophy in extreme environments
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