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. Hoping to get more opportunities for collaborations and discussion with scientists at MPI Marburg in the near future.
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.