Nordic Environmental NUcleotide Network

Network Meeting 23.-25. November

November 21st, 2010

A kick off meeting for the network taking place 23-25 November 2010 to facilitate further detailed planning and coordination of the activities in the network with the following agenda:

Tuesday November 23

12.00-13.00 Lunch
13.00-13.45 Introduction to NENUN – funding, rules, possibilities and requirements
13.45-14.00 Break
14.00-17.45 Group presentation
14.00-14.15 Arctic microbial ecology group at the Department of Arctic and Marine Biology, University of Tromsø. By Mette Marianne Svenning and Alexander Tveit
14.30-14.45 The molecular microbial ecology group at the Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Copenhagen. By Lasse Riemann
14.15-14.30 The Molecular Environmental Microbiology group, Department of Biosciences at the University of Helsinki. By Kim Yrjälä and Timo Sipilä
14.45-15.00 Break
15.00-15.15 Finnish Environment Institute. By Kirsten Jørgensen and Pirjo Anneli Yli-Hemminki
15.15-15.30 Microbial Ecology group, Department of microbiology at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala. By Sara Hallin and Allana Welsh
15.30-15.45 Geomicrobiology group at Department of Biology, Centre for Geobiology, University of Bergen. By Lise Øvreås and Vigdis Lid Torsvik
15.45-16-00 Break
16.00-16.15 Section of Microbiology at the Department of Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology, National Environmental Research Institute, Aarhus University. By Anne Winding and Tina Santl Temkiv
16.15-16.30 The  Freshwater Microbial Ecology group at the Department of Ecology & Evolution, Uppsala University. By Stefan Bertilsson and Alexander Eiler
16.30-16.45 The microbial biotechnology group at Department of Agriculture and Ecology, University of Copenhagen. By Peter Stougaard and Mette Haubjerg Nicolaisen
16.45-17-00 Break
17.00-17.15 Matis at the University of Iceland. By Snædis H. Björnsdottir and Solveig K. Petursdottir
17.15-17.30 Department of Environmental Engineering , DTU Environment at the Technical University of Denmark. By Barth F. Smets
17.30-17.45 Novozymes. By Preben Nielsen
17.45-19.00 Break
19.00–21.00 Dinner

Wednesday November 24

8.00-9.00 Breakfast and walk in the park
9.00-11.45 Group presentation
9.00-9.15 The UMB Nitrogen group at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. By Åse Frostegård and Linda Bergaust
9.15-9.30 Department of Geochemistry at the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland. By Carsten Suhr Jacobsen
9.30-9.45 Department of Biological and Environmental Science at the University of Jyväskylä. By Marja Tiirola
9.45-10.00 Break
10.00-10.15 Plant-Microbe Interaction and Microbial Biodiversity group at the Department of Food and Environmental Sciences at the University of Helsinki. By Kaisa Wallenius And Anu Mikkonen
10.15-10.30 Molecular and medical microbial ecology group at Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Division of Medical Microbiology at Linköping University. By Per-Eric Lindgren and Pontus Lindblom
1030-10.45 The Molecular Microbial Ecology group at the Department of Biological Sciences, Microbiology at Aarhus University. By Andreas Schramm
10.45-11.00 Break
11.00-11.15 The Center for Geomicrobiology, Department of Biological Sciences, Aarhus University. By Mark Lever and Beth Orcutt
11.15-11.30 The Molecular Microbiology and Ecology group at University of Copenhagen. By Søren Sørensen og Lars Hansen
11.30-11.45 The Department of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering at Aalborg University. By Jeppe Lund Nielsen
12.00-13.00 Lunch
13.00-15.00 Workshop on priority of activities in NENUN 

The funding and possibilities – 5 ideas as preparation for group discussions (by Carsten Suhr Jacobsen) 20 minutes – Group discussions in 50 minutes 6 groups of 7-8 – plenum presentations of 5 minutes followed by discussion.

15.00-18.00 Continued discussion during excursion to Kronborg (we have rented Kronborg Castle after dark and will get an exclusive tour in this impressive monument from the time when the Danes ruled 🙂 )
19.00-21.00 Dinner

Thursday November 25

8.00-9.00 Breakfast
9.00-11.00 4 inspirational talks on future use of molecular techniques in microbial ecology. 

Stefan Bertilsson (confirmed); Andreas Schramm (confirmed); nn and nn

11.00-12.00 Summary of workshop, future activities in NENUN, do we need a board?
12.00-13.00 Lunch for those who want (Optional)
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