Nordic Environmental NUcleotide Network

Nenun Workshop Reykjavik 2011

Wednesday September 7th

Day of arrivel and dinner at the hotel at 19.00, Steering group meeting from 17.00-19.00. If you have any thing the steering group should discuss, please contact a member of the steering group.  

Thursday September 8th

8.00-9.00 Breakfast
9.00-9.30 Introduction to 2. workshop – What have happened since last workshop
9.30-12.00 Session 1: Analysis of single cells and specific populations
9.30-9.50 Tackeling microbial communities in Siberian Arctic tundra soil and permafrost. By Antje Gittel
9.50-10.10 Using single cell genomics to unravel the microbial ecology of marine sediments. By Lars Schreiber
10.10-10.30 Isolation of single microbial cells using a laser microdissection microscope (LMD). By Dorthe Groth Petersen
10.30-10.45 Break
10.45-11.05 Analysis of norovirus in raw water using filtration techniques. By Fredrik Nyström
11.05-11.25 Ph.D. courses – Update
11.25-12.00 Session discussion
12.00-13.00 Lunch
13.00-16.00 Session 2: Active microbes in the environment
13.00-13.20 Physiological fingerprinting of herbicide-degrading microbial communities in response to different herbicide concentrations. By Erkin Gözdereliler
13.20-13.40 Microbial activity in iron-manganese concretions. By Kirsten Jørgensen
13.40-14.00 Sequencing ikaite columns from Greenland: Diversity studies and genome mining for enzymes. By Peter Stougaard
14.00-14.15 Break
14.15-14.30 Effect of atrazine application history on degradation gene occurrence and natural degradation potential in different soils. By Aura Nousiainen
14.30-14.50 The old problem – how to extract DNA and RNA from clay soil. By Carsten Suhr Jacobsen
14.50-15.10 Nitrogenase gene amplicons from global marine surface waters are dominated by genes of Non-Cyanobacteria. By Hanna Farnelid
15.10-15-30 Methanogenic archaea communities in hollow/hummock gradients in peatlands receiving different levels of nitrogen deposition. By Magalí Marti
15.30-16.00 Break
16.30–18.30 Boat trip
18.30–22.00 Dinner at Restaurant Kolabrautin

Friday September 9th

8.00-9.00 Breakfast
9.00-12.00 Session 2: Active microbes in the environment. Continues
9.00-9.20 Identification of active denitrifiers by high-throughput amplicon  sequencing of functional genes and transcripts. By Binbin Liu
9.20-9.40 Investigating effects of antibiotic contamination on population and resistance gene diversity of bacteria in experimental wetlands. By Björn Berglund
9.40-10.00 Pan-thermus, classification and evolutionary analysis of the thermophilic microbial genus of Thermus. By Sigmar Karl Stefánsson
10.00-10.20 Activity of arctic soil microbes by comparing pyrosequencing of 16S rRNA genes and rRNA end-sequencing (RES). By Marja Tiirola
10.20-10.35 Break
10.35-10.55 Molecular investigation and quantification of microbes in Rapid Sand Filters. By Sanin Musovic
10.55-11.15 Using hyphosphere bacteria for biological control of Rhizoctonia solani in Vietnamese rice cultivation. By Mette Haubjerg Nicolaisen
11.15-11.35 Microcosm incubations to study the microbial response to oil after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. By Jacob Bælum
11.35-12.00 Session dicussion
12.00-13.00 Lunch
13.00-14.30 Session 3: Functional diversity of microorganisms in different ecosystems
13.00-13.20 Characterization of structural and functional microbial communities in oil polluted Populus rhizosphere. By Shinjini Mukherjee
13.20-13.40 Functional gene analysis of methanogen and methanotroph communities in natural and restored peatland buffer areas. By Heli Juottonen
13.40-14.00 Break Diversity and Gene Expression of Methane Oxidizing Bacteria in Palsa Wetlands. By Erin Seybold
14.00-14.20 Session discussion
14.20-14.30 Break
14.30-17.00 Session 4: Making ecological sense out of sequence data
14.30-14.50 Determining the Diversity and Species abundance Patterns in Arctic Soils using Rational Methods for exploring Microbial Diversity. By Lise Øvreås
14.50-15.10 Changes in microbial community composition across geochemical zones in a coastal marine sediment core spanning 8000 years of holocene deposition. By Kasper Urup Kjeldsen
15.10-15.30 Recruitment of members from the rare biosphere of marine bacterioplankton communities after environmental disturbance. By Johanna Sjöstedt
15.30-15.45 Break
15.45-16.05 Examples on how graph theory can help us to interpret sequence data in microbial ecology? By Alexander Eiler
16.05-16.25 Session discussion
16.25-16.40 Break
16.40-19.00 Final discussion – What’s next???
19.00-24.00 Dinner

Saturday September 10th

4.30-9.00 Breakfast
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