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FEMS Microbiology Ecology Webinar on Ecology of Soil Microorganisms

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Introducing the FEMS Webinars, online events to help you take part in scientific discussion, wherever you are.

Join us for a captivating journey into the Ecology of Soil Microorganisms. Discover the secrets of how soil bacteria and fungi respond to stress conditions, habitat restoration, and changing climates. Our three expert speakers will unveil the remarkable adaptations and roles of these microorganisms in regulating ecosystems. Whether you're a researcher, student, or nature enthusiast, this webinar promises insights into the vital role of soil microbes in shaping our environment. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to delve into the intricate world beneath our feet! Register now for a deeper understanding of soil microbiology.

Date: Thursday 16 November 2023

Time: 10:00 EST / 15:00 GMT / 16:00 CET / 23:00 CST

Chair: Max Haggblom, Editor-in-Chief of FEMS Microbiology Ecology


Speaker 1: Emily Solly - Department of Environmental Systems Science, ETH Zurich, Switzerland - Impact of water limitation on soil microbial communities involved in nutrient cycling - author of: Contrasting sensitivity of soil bacterial and fungal community composition to one year of water limitation in Scots pine mesocosms

Speaker 2: Nicholas A. Barber - Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego CA, USA - Restoration age and reintroduced bison may shape soil bacterial communities in restored tallgrass prairies - author of: Restoration age and reintroduced bison may shape soil bacterial communities in restored tallgrass prairies

Speaker 3: Ana E. Escalante - Laboratorio Nacional de Ciencias de la Sostenibilidad (LANCIS), Instituto de Ecología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico - Functional significance of microbial diversity in arid soils - author of: Functional significance of microbial diversity in arid soils: biological soil crusts and nitrogen fixation as a model system

16th November 2023 3:00 PM through  4:30 PM
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