On the 9th of October Amelia gave a talk about syntrophic acetate oxidation at the Survival Artist workshop in Marburg. The list of speakers was incredible for anyone interested in interspecies interactions and not only. Survival Artists 2017 Flyer – neu 29.Sept Very thankful to Andreas Brune for the invite.
We were surprised to discover that Methanosarcina reduced mobile and toxic uranium (VI) to less mobile and less toxic uranium (IV). For now, you can find a preprint of this paper on Biorxiv: Potential for Methanosarcina to contribute to uranium reduction during acetate-promoted groundwater bioremediation Will keep you updated.
Oona presented some of her work at the Goldschmidt conference in Paris, and at the workshop in marine geomicrobiology in Sandbjerg. Oona got valuable feedback during the poster sessions at these two events. Here is Oona’s abstract:
At the beginning of August, Paola went for a three-month environment exchange to UMASS Amherst where she will work with our collaborators Prof. Derek Lovley and Prof. Dawn Holmes. During her stay, Paola will learn how to do genetics in Geobacter and other organisms. She’s also taking a course in
Both Mon and I returned to SDU after our journeys abroad. I returned after a 6 months research stay at UMASS Amherst and Mon returned after a 2 months research stay at Radboud University in Nijmegen where she worked with Cornelia Welte. Mon participated in an EMBO anaerobic microbiology course